ar_smith Profile - (1936204)

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Home Town: Colma, California, USA
Living In: Pinckney, Michigan, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2002
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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Whipped cream cream cheese frosting on cupcakes
Spiced banana cake with cinnamon cream cheese frosting
Spice cookies with crystallized ginger
About this Cook
I am a mother of two girls. I've been married for 12 years. I work as a technical writer. I love baking treats for my family and friends.
My favorite things to cook
Any type of dessert, but especially cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. I like making Italian and Mexican dishes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
When I was a kids, my parents would make eggs benedict for brunch on Christmas day instead of the whole turkey / ham dinner. It is still one my favorite dishes today.
My cooking triumphs
I made an excellent prime rib dinner for Christmas two years ago. I also try to bake my family and friends a birthday cake and I try to make it something delicious and beautiful just for them.
My cooking tragedies
I once made a delicious potato leek soup for an appetizer for our Christmas dinner. Everything went well until I was adding the coarse black pepper at the end. I went to shake some out and the whole contents went into the pot.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
French Toast and Spam Sandwiches
Kind of greasy and salty. Also, the directions don't really seem complete. Don't you use butter or cooking spray in the pan when you cook french toast?

27 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 1, 2008

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