PINKFIREBALL21 Profile - (1863286)

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Home Town: Minnesota, USA
Living In: Minnesota, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2000
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert
Hobbies: Camping, Boating, Walking, Fishing, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting
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The skinny cook you can trust!
About this Cook
I love to cook and I especially love to cook for my family. My passion used to be desserts, but now it's trying to find something that is fast and pleases my kids! It's a tough job and I couldn't do it will all my fellow chefs on Allrecipes!
My favorite things to cook
Everything homemade using as little processed and convenience food as possible.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom has a Betty Crocker cookbook from the 80s and nearly everything is completely homemade in it. My husband and I now use the best pancake recipe from that cookbook to make pancakes every Saturday for our children.
My cooking triumphs
I have made the Tiramisu Layer Cake from this website so many times I have lost count and that is not even the fraction of the amount of requests I have gotten for the recipe and the dessert itself! I also get requests for my manicotti and lasanga recipe!
My cooking tragedies
They say silicone is non-stick. It's a lie. I have a silicone bundt pan and I just recently made a complete embarrassment of a cake!
Recipe Reviews 61 reviews
Dried Cherry Cake
I made this cake in a 9" spring form pan and got rave reviews from my coworkers! I personally thought it was just okay so I'm reviewing based on my own preference. Please note, if you use the 9" spring form pan you should adjust the cooking time. I cooked mine for 5 less minutes than the recipe called for. If I make again I might try different fruits and nuts! I might even use plain greek yogurt or sour cream.

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Reviewed On: Apr. 9, 2015
Strawberry Pie II
I made the recipe as-is and it tasted pretty good. I don't think anyone was overly impressed. It was really more like strawberry soup than a pie. Still, it tasted fresh and the homemade whipped cream made it a tasty finish to an Easter meal.

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Reviewed On: Apr. 5, 2015
Pizza Buns
Always a hit with the kids!

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Reviewed On: Mar. 29, 2015

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