the4taals Profile - (18661697)


Home Town: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Oct. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids
Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Charity Work
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Feb. 24, 2015 9:41 am 
Updated: Feb. 27, 2015 10:45 am
If you have never tried Biscoff Spread I recommend picking some up! I had never tried Biscoff Spread before, but Marie C. on the AR Buzz recommended this recipe and I had to try it: couldn’t find Biscoff Spread or Trader… MORE
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From The Blog:  Musings of a stay at home Mom
Twinkies and Devil Dogs
Valentine's Cinnamon Heart Pan Shortbread Cookies
Valentine's Cinnamon Heart Slice & Bake Cookies
Buche de Noel
Pear Strudel using Cottage Cheese Rough Puff Pastry
About this Cook
A SAHM of 2 boys. Have a home based chocolate business that I run part time.
My favorite things to cook
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas cookies and other treats. Birthday cakes for my sons.
My cooking triumphs
Weddings in July and August!
My cooking tragedies
Too numerous to recount! I am always trying new recipes, some not so good.
Recipe Reviews 365 reviews
Baked Denver Omelet
I needed a fast dinner and this fit the bill. I added 1/2 cup of milk since it was quite eggy and omitted the salt, used onion powder, garlic powder and salt free Cajun spice. I baked it right in my pan after I sauted the onion and pepper. Next time I would use the whole onion and pepper and maybe 12 eggs as it was not very filling for my growing son.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 26, 2015
French Canadian Tourtiere
My son had tried frozen store bought Tourtiere and really enjoyed it so I thought we would try this. I used beef boullion for the water and reduced the salt and thyme to 1/4 tsp. I added extra garlic and salt free Cajun seasoning but we still felt it was missing something. I will keep looking for the right recipe for us.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 24, 2015
Best Raisin Currant Butter Tarts
I would say more of 4 to 4.5 star recipe. I choose this recipe for the first Canadian Allrecipes Allstar challenge because I had all the ingredients and liked the fact the recipe did not contain corn syrup. I halved the recipe, which yielded 30 3 inch tarts. I used premade tarts shells because I needed to transport them and I find them easier. The tarts smelled awesome while baking, just like what you imagine they should smell like. The only complaint and it is a minor one, is my husband found them a little too sweet compared to my usual recipe, but he also said he could easily eat 10 because they are butter tarts after all! One recommendation I have would be to streamline the ingredients a little bit e.g. 10 tbsps milk is 2/3 cup 1 2/3 tbsps of vanilla is 5 tsps, it just felt a little awkward.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 20, 2015
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