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sweetslady


sweetslady
 
Living In: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I've been in the kitchen since I was a little girl. I love to make and create new meals and use recipes that have been in my family as well as try new ones and adapt to my family's liking. We just moved from Japan where I was a baker/caterer on our base.
My favorite things to cook
Cookies, cakes especially cheesecakes, or basically anything that pleases my family
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every year my children and I make Christmas cookies together - gingerbread/sugar. I also host or help host a cookie exchange. We all bring 6 dozen or so cookies of the same kind and go home with 6 other kinds of cookies. It helps me get my holiday baking done to give to neighbors and friends.
My cooking triumphs
When my family or friends love it, I know I have a keeper. :)
My cooking tragedies
I can be a klutz in the kitchen - burning or cutting myself. It doesn't deter me though from cooking. :)
Recipe Reviews 90 reviews
Grandmother Stougaard's Caramel Pecan Sweet Rolls
Yum! Yum! Yum! These are great! The whole family gobbled them up. I didn't add the nuts as I have one that doesn't like them, but they still were great! Thanks!

16 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 7, 2007
General Tsao's Chicken
Great recipe! I made a few modifications. I doubled the sauce and cooked in pot however only used 2 tsp ginger and 3 Tbsp cornstarch. I also used regular vinegar and no MSG. I didn't coat the chicken but pan fried in canola oil. Everyone loved it!

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 17, 2007
Corn Dogs
Great recipe! We all enjoyed it along with some homemade onion rings also on this site! I did have some trouble having the batter stay on, but I hadn't looked at previous reviews to see how to handle that and I'm sure I'll get it to work next time. :)

30 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 24, 2007
 
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