mkrek Profile - (1933524)


Home Town: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Living In: Fort Mill, South Carolina, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2002
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern
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About this Cook
I'm a working mom/wife who loves to cook. I could spend all day in the kitchen. My dream is to someday go to culinary school. Not so much to work as a chef but just do it for fun.
My favorite things to cook
I'm not much of a baker so I'd have to say pasta, chicken stir fries, anything cajun.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love to cook all day.
My cooking triumphs
Anything my kids say, "wow mom this is great."
My cooking tragedies
When I was first married, I made potato chip fried chicken. It was the greasiest thing on earth, but my darling husband ate it!
Recipe Reviews 46 reviews
Blueberry Cream Muffins
Great recipe. I didn't have enough blueberries so I just half'd the recipe and it turned out wonderful. Next time I make it though, I'll make sure I have enough blueberries because these muffins will be gone in no time.

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Reviewed On: Nov. 10, 2014
Kentucky Biscuits

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Reviewed On: Oct. 26, 2013
Apple Pie by Grandma Ople
This recipe was unbelievable. My son who dislikes apple pie couldn't resist trying it since it was getting such rave reviews from our other guests. He said it was great! This is a real compliment. I've never made a pie that you lattice first and then pour the "sauce" over. I was a bit hesitant to do that but OMG it was incredible. I will not use any other recipe from now on.

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Reviewed On: Oct. 19, 2013

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