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JANIE12


JANIE12
 
Home Town: Whiteville, North Carolina, USA
Living In: Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Southern, Healthy, Quick & Easy
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About this Cook
I am just a southern girl. I mostly love to cook this way also. I married a man from the north (is it ok to say yankee?) He had never eaten food from the south and says he truly loves my cooking. Not only do I cook true traditional southern cooking, I also give a try at anything that catches my fancy. Coming from the coast, I can filet a fish, open oysters, and even hang gill nets ( only people from the coast will understand this, lol) I don't know if all people from the north have never tasted boiled peanuts before, but, my husband had never until I introduced him to them. He really likes them, however, he does not like oysters, too bad!!! I love them, especially steamed and served with cornbread....
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook any kind of beef. For some reason this turns out to be my best. I especially love to cook my crockpot beef and gravy........not to brag, but, it is so yummy!! Also, I can cook a mean pork roast any way you want it and add just enough BBQ sauce to cook in and give it that true, delicious, southern flavor that we are famous for....I don't like, nor do I cook, pork BBQ that is overwhelmed, or drenched in BBQ sauce, nor do I use any brand in particular. I mix all kinds of ingredients and make my own...........It is great!! wish you had some!!!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Chicken and dumplings....and cornbread dressing with ,potatoes, onions, and giblet gravy...........the gravy must have chopped, boiled eggs to give it that true, extra touch.
My cooking triumphs
This is when I made up my beef crockpot recipe with gravy.........I love it and so do others....
My cooking tragedies
When I was 14, I volunteered to cook a pot of rice for a family gathering. I did not know how, nor was I going to ask, or admit this to any adult present. Not knowing how much water to add, I think I added three cups to one cup of rice.....anyway, needless to say it was awful and turned out to be a gooey, rice, nasty, soup-like mixture........I threw it away before anyone saw it and claimed not to have any rice to cook.....(I know this was naughty......but I was a kid......geezzz)
Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Scotch Eggs
This recipe was outstanding! I was very leary about trying something new and especially one that had not been rated yet..however,im glad i did, my family loved it! I followed the recipe exactly and it was very easy to follow and prepare..i served the eggs sliced with a vegatable and cheese tray on thanksgiving..thanks Uklaine for sharing..

16 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 25, 2005
Light Wheat Rolls
For those of you out there that love rolls......but, cannot find the one recipe that makes you rave......this is it!!! I promise if you follow this recipe as I tell you too, you will never use another recipe for rolls again. Using this recipe I substituted plain flour for the wheat flour. (using about 4 and a half to five cups of flour total)Instead of using two packets of yeast, use 3. When you add your yeast to your water, add a teaspoon of sugar. ( this helps the yeast to froth) Everything else, do exactly as the recipe calls for.......DELICIOUS!!!!

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 13, 2004
Fried Green Tomatoes
I love fried green tomatoes, however, I was not crazy about this recipe. I think it may of tasted better if it was not fried in butter (or margarine, for that matter.) I may try this again, but, I will stick to frying the tomatoes in oil instead.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 2, 2004
 
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