Melissa Profile - (18941400)

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Home Town: Warsaw, Indiana, USA
Living In: Rexmont, Pennsylvania, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Biking, Walking, Photography, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
I'm a wife, & mother of 2. I love to entertain, & cook for others. My friends all tell me I should open a catering service. But who has the time with 2 small children?!
My favorite things to cook
I really love to entertain. So being I have so many friends w/ different tastes, I usually do appetizers. I love my garden & it's fresh bounties, so therefore, a garden party come August, is also a delight!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas cookies with my 2 girls, Ali & Mady.
My cooking tragedies
The first time I ever baked a whole chicken, I didn't know there was a "bag of goods" inside. So what should have taken 2hrs, ended up close to 5. It was at a dinner w/ co-workers, & they were all older than me. Luckily, they all had a great sence of humor, & we had a good laugh over it.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Egg Drop Soup I
This recipe was great! I made just a few changes being we eat mostly vegetarian. I used garbanzo bean flour to replace the cornstarch, which gave it an earthier flavor. I also used about a cup & a half of frozen peas, & a cup of chopped green scallions. My family said it was deeeeeelicious!!!! They told me to put it in the Keeper recipe box!

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Reviewed On: Feb. 12, 2009
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