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Home Town: Middle-Of-Nowhere, Illinois, USA
Living In: Illinois, USA
Member Since: May 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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About this Cook
Cooking has been a passion of mine since I was old enough to use the toaster! :) Some of the fondest memories of my childhood include moments with my mother or grandmother in the kitchen. Until a few years ago, cooking was just a hobby - now, it's a PASSION!
My favorite things to cook
Since becoming a mother, my favorite things to cook have gone from elegant, impressive dinners to delicious and nutritious meals for my child. HOWEVER, when I get the opportunity to cook for entertainment purposes, I'm always up for trying anything that looks fun and exciting!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I started cooking with my Grandmother when I was young - some of my favorite memories include the two of us making ourselves sick from eating cookie dough!
My cooking triumphs
Some of my biggest triumphs have been things such as making a non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner for 30 people, hosting an elegant NYE dinner party, and also coming up with some of my very own beloved recipes. I feel that I'm really coming into my own and that in and of itself is a triumph for me :)
My cooking tragedies
I once tried to surprise my hubby with his favorite breakfast; eggs Benedict. He's not a picky eater, but needless to say it made its way to the garbage with less than one bite taken out of it! It was vomit-inducing! (it had somehow curdled... I haven't tried it since!)
Recipe Reviews 44 reviews
Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies
Excellent cookies! Thank you for sharing!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 3, 2011
Fluffy Pancakes
We no longer buy pancake mix because of this fabulous recipe! I keep a gallon-sized bag of the dry ingredients mixed together in the pantry to lessen some of the time needed for measuring, etc. ~ We always use this pancake recipe when hosting guests and it gets rave reviews! Thanks for sharing!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 12, 2010
Actually Delicious Turkey Burgers
Not bad, but I felt it need some help in the flavor department. Also, when grilling be sure not to flip them too often and move them around as little as possible because I find it dries them out.

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 12, 2010
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