Brenda Laughlin Sumner Profile - (18759520)

Brenda Laughlin Sumner

Brenda Laughlin Sumner
Home Town: Sulphur, Louisiana, USA
Living In: Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA
Member Since: May 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Knitting, Gardening, Music
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About this Cook
Stay at Home Mom to twin girls. A HUGE pet Peeve of mine is when someone changes a recipe, adds ingredients or screws around with the technique... then has the nerve to give it a bad review!
My favorite things to cook
Southern/Cajun, New England Fare, Mexican and Italian
My favorite family cooking traditions
The holidays were always very special for my family. I can remember my grandparents cooking for what seemed like days when I was a kid. I've followed that tradition with baking lots of goodies in the days approaching the holiday season. I hope to continue the tradition with my girls someday.
My cooking triumphs
having a published cookbook :)
My cooking tragedies
I'm not very good at cooking fish or any sort (unless you count fish sticks!). I always tend to overcook it and can never get it quite right.
Recipe Reviews 30 reviews
Easy Apple Crisp
Now I know why New Englanders need cheddar cheese with their apple pie and crisp. This was SOOO sweet. Next time I'll put in only 1/4 cup of brown sugar, especially since the cake mix already has sugar in it. I also added 1/2 cup of oats and that helped.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 21, 2011
Juicy Roasted Chicken
This was probably the juiciest chicken ever! I followed the directions to a T.. didn't change a thing except I had an 8 pound chicken and it took 3 hours to cook... but I'd make this again in a heartbeat!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 30, 2011
Good Old Fashioned Pancakes
My kids always ask for pancakes when they're sick. It's the one food I can count on them eating. They loved these pancakes! I did add a teaspoon of vanilla, and a tiny bit more milk as others suggested, and they were perfect! Thanks so much!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 24, 2011
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