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Dec. 17, 2012 2:52 pm 
Updated: Dec. 19, 2012 7:54 am
I know we are all praying for the families of Sandy Hook, here's a little poem I wrote for the families:  This is the link, this poem is also on youtube with pictures and a little background music:  http://tempuri.org?link=newOff To Heaven by Christine Calabrese  Off to heaven now you… MORE
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ChrissyintheKitchen

Home Town
Huntington, New York, USA

Member Since
Dec. 2012

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Italian, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Sewing, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work

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About Me
Lately I'm I am enjoying the challenge of "Veganizing" and "Nutritionizing" otherwise decadent and fat laden recipes. See my Vegan Gluten Free Brownies for example. It's quite fun to match the taste and add nutritional value to our favorite recipes. Stay tuned as I'm always working on some kind of matching creation.
My favorite things to cook
I like cooking everything, rather than a favorite thing to cook, I would like to share my favorite kitchen equipment, which is, my Blendtec Blender. It is AMAZING. Almost every recipe I create reaps the benefits of this expert kitchen tool. Next to that, I'd say I love my cast iron skillet.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My Mom and Dad used to make the most amazing food. My Uncle Henry used to make these chicken wings that I loved. I remembered the recipe and make a tofu version!
My cooking triumphs
I like raw chocolate and spent about two years creating my own raw chocolate creation, which I call, Pure Delights. It was a fun occupation and hobby. I think, though, now since I'm on all recipes, I've finally come up with an acceptable vegan brownie!
My cooking tragedies
Burning my hand in the oven! Ouch! That hurts! I am prepared now, I bought a little burn kit which has come in handy recently!
 
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