MYMAGICWORD Profile - (18716404)

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Living In: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Asian, Mexican, Italian, Nouvelle
Hobbies: Sewing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I'm a schizophrenic cook --- sometimes I like things easy, other times difficult. I'm usually willing to go through the pain if you can promise me it'll be good!
My favorite things to cook
Things rich in flavor that surprise people --- I guess I love the "circus" aspect of cooking.
My favorite family cooking traditions
That my sister makes me biscotti every year at Christmas. If I can get away with it, I eat the entire tin myself! (How's that for a tradition?!)
My cooking triumphs
Entertaining for a couple dozen people from my 10 x 10 kitchen. "Never say never."
My cooking tragedies
Burning the soup for my Book Club. Too many irons in the fire!
Recipe Reviews 43 reviews
Tzatziki II
Be sure to drain everything or you'll have a soupy dip. I used dill because we prefer the taste. This recipe is my husband's new favorite!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 29, 2011
Tzatziki Sauce
Drain, drain, drain! That's the key to a good dip. I've made this without the oil and it works just fine. Instead, use the oil to spread over quartered & split pitas that you dust lightly with garlic salt & bake at 350 for 5 mins on each side. Great for dipping. Yum!

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 10, 2011
Mango-Pineapple Chutney
I skipped the onions because of family allergies and substituted a can of crushed pineapple for the real deal. Still great! Loved it with chicken breasts. Would be a fab sandwich addition too.

23 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 27, 2010
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