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good food soothes the soul...

 
Feb. 3, 2013 2:09 pm 
Updated: Dec. 16, 2014 4:46 pm
I decided to take a leap of faith this year. I've enrolled in Culinary School. I will be 50 on May 23rd, and my very first day of college will be on May 28th! Am I crazy?! We have a local Junior college here that offers an Associate degree, and I decided that I really want to put the word… MORE
 
 
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Feb. 3, 2013 2:07 pm 
My husband, and my 15 year old son have been talking all week about what I'm going to cook for Super Bowl Sunday. They pick their favorite appetizers -- LOTS of them!  Here's what they came up with : Jalapeno Poppers (which I have never made before) Nachos cocktail meatballs loaded baked… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 17, 2011 10:53 pm 
Updated: Jan. 11, 2013 2:46 pm
so, here I am - sitting at my computer after midnight. I have always wanted to start a blog about cooking, and I guess tonight is the night! I love food.  I grew up in a Sicilian/Polish family, and learned that when you feed a body good food, you feed the soul. I've been surrounded by great… MORE
 
 
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soup1963

Home Town
Stickney, Illinois, USA
Living In
La Porte, Indiana, USA

Member Since
Oct. 2005

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Quick & Easy

Hobbies
Gardening, Music, Charity Work

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About Me
wife and mother - working as the worship leader and Children's Ministry Director at my church. I love to garden, make music and COOK! Cooking is my passion and my therapy.
My favorite things to cook
I'm more of a cook than a baker, but I love to cook Italian (being Sicilian in heritage). My dream is to someday open a breakfast/lunch diner - open at 6am, close at 2pm. Use all my Dad & Grandmother's best recipes....maybebsomeday....
My favorite family cooking traditions
I love cooking for the Holidays, baking cookies, making traditional Italian dishes. I am blessed to have a husband and a 16 year old son, who both love to try anything I cook! We laugh at the "misses", but we rejoice in the "successes"!
My cooking triumphs
When we have an especially tasty meal at a restaurant, the "challenge" is on for me to go home and re-create it! I love it when I can actually make it better than the restaurant!
My cooking tragedies
I made a batch of broccoli-cheese soup that was horrific, and my boys will never let me forget it! I need to redeem myself one of these days...so any recipes would be greatly appreciated!
 
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