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Home Town: Portland, Oregon, USA
Living In: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Southern, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Needlepoint, Biking, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Genealogy
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About this Cook
Both my mother and grandmother were great cooks but they used basic recipes that never changed. I learned to cook with those recipes then alter them to make them my own. My brother who is a single father loves to cook for family and friends. We have a friendly family competiton to see who's foods get the most rave reviews at family events.
My favorite things to cook
Anything chicken
Recipe Reviews 14 reviews
Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto
This is a good and easy Risotto recipe; if you have never attempted Risotto before start here. 15 minutes to cook the Arborio rice is probably not enough, you need all the liquid absorbed and the rice to be al dente. To get that creamy texture closer to 25 minutes worked for me, don't rush it. I would also suggest breaking up the sausage so that the pieces are just a little bigger than pea size. Enjoy. Now go try some of the other delicious Risotto recipes on because I know you will be hooked.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 3, 2011
Sandy's Casserole
Very easy but very bland. Macaroni at the top of the dish was hard, not cooked, reccommend stirring half way through cooking time to remedy. Needs some kick and just spices in general.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 19, 2009
Fra Diavolo Sauce With Pasta
So easy, so good. Thanks

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Reviewed On: Oct. 18, 2008

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