Colleen Profile - (18977948)

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Living In: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Knitting, Camping, Boating, Walking, Reading Books
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About this Cook
I'm retired now for 5 years. It's so much fun to be home and have the time to cook and bake.
My favorite things to cook
I'll try anything and everything and I'm very fortunate that my family will eat anything I cook.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I love Christmas and having the entire family here for dinner.
My cooking triumphs
The hardest things I ever mastered were pie crust and fudge. It took me forever to find just the right recipes for these.
My cooking tragedies
Oh, there's been a few. Somehow though not a lot. Wish I could remember what they were.
Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Cabbage Rolls II
Funny how after all these years of trying this and that and I mean a lot of challenging recipes, I'd never made stuffed cabbage. So, this was my first experience at making them and it was so easy I just couldn't believe it. They were a big hit with everyone and I didn't change a thing.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 18, 2010
Pineapple Cheese Ball
I read a lot of the reviews before I made this and decided to follow the recipe as originally given. However, I was disappointed in the flavor. Finally it dawned on me that I bought the crushed pineapple packed in water instead of heavy syrup. Important thing to look for next time....make sure it's crushed pineapple in heavy syrup. So, I added about 2/3 cup of sugar to it and it was wonderful.

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 18, 2010
Depression Cake I
My mother made this often when we were children. Somehow this recipe got lost though. I remembered that she made it in a jelly-roll pan, so that's what I did. I baked it for 30 minutes and then put a vanilla icing on it after it cooled. Yep, this was it. How wonderful to have this recipe back in the family. Thanks so much.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 22, 2009
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