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Jen M

Jen M
Home Town: West Bend, Wisconsin, USA
Living In: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Knitting, Needlepoint, Gardening, Reading Books
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Jen and Alberto
About this Cook
I'm orginally from Wisconsin, but currently live in Chicago with my husband.
My favorite things to cook
Mexican, pasta dishes, meat, desserts, and breads.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Getting together with my sisters and having our annual potluck.
My cooking triumphs
When someone asks me for my's the biggest compliment.
My cooking tragedies
I haven't had any....yet!
Recipe Reviews 12 reviews
Bran Flax Muffins
This is a great recipe! Most baked goods containing flaxseed or oat bran that I've tried tasted gross but these little muffins are delicious. I followed the recipe to the letter with the exception of substituting 2 tbsp of veg oil for applesauce. Also the recipe says it makes 15 muffins but my batch made won't hear me complain about that though!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 24, 2009
Stacey's Fabulous Purple Potato Gratin
This was a great recipe, but I made some modifications. First, I didn't have any bacon so I left that out and sauteed 2 leeks and a shallot in a combo of butter and olive oil. Then I sliced a peeled apple very thinly and threw that in with the leeks and shallot. Next I used 6 purple potatoes sliced them really thin and coated them with flour. Then I threw them in with the leek/shallots/apples. I don't know if I used too much flour or what, but the mixture was still very thick even after adding a half cup of milk, I ended up using about a cup and a quarter of milk. Then I added cheddar cheese mixed it up really well, put it in a casserole dish, topped with breadcrumbs and baked at 400 for about 35 mins. MMMM Good! Thanks for the recipe Stacey!

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 20, 2008
Cranberry Orange Cookies
These cookies are to die for! I followed the recipe to a "t" and they were fantastic!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2007

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