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Home Town: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA
Living In: Sarasota, Florida, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2004
Cooking Level: Professional
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Camping, Boating, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
I grew with a dad that loved to cook on weekends....he was a great mom was a great cook once...when she used my dads steak filets as pot roast...well it was the best pot roast I ever had i told my dad...I dont think he ever got over that one...LOL...I have 4 kids and when they were growing up I would make things with show them around different spices and things...I love cooking for friends and family...Ive been in the catering biz 30yrs and I still rather cook as a hobby...but its never work in the kitchen for me...its a passion of love for great food and great times...the two go together....
My favorite things to cook
Im all over on this question...depends on my mood and time of yr..geezz
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving...its all about food and family.
My cooking triumphs
fed 5000 in a day
My cooking tragedies
I have had a few fires....once I was cooking for a date and set off the smoke alarm in the dept showed fire...just lots of smoke from the boiler...why do they but smoke alarms by the kitchen anyways...well that was my last date with her>
Recipe Reviews 31 reviews
Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread
Great Spice Cake, I added 1/2 cup of raisins,1/2 tea nutmeg,1/2 all spice,extra cinn. cream cheese frosting , baked 41 mins @350 and it turned out really nice, I used a bundt pan. I left everything else the same.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 4, 2014
Famous Japanese Restaurant-Style Salad Dressing
Pretty good!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 16, 2011
German Sweet Chocolate Cake I
Frosting I had to get it to a rolling boil to get that golden brown...I let it cook at about 6 on setting for about 8 mins , then I put it on 9 for a few mins then truned it til 8 and kept stirring for about 3 or 4 mins and it turned golden brown.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 21, 2011
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