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Habeas Corpulent


Habeas Corpulent
 
Home Town: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Living In: Lakewood, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2003
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Knitting, Gardening, Reading Books, Charity Work
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About this Cook
Cooking is my first love, but I'm also a lawyer and a loving aunt to eight. It's sad to see how technology is reducing the need for cookbooks, because there's nothing like perusing a good cookbook - so much more fun (if more time-consuming) than searching a website.
My favorite things to cook
My favorite things to cook are dishes that I've never tried before. Taking on a brand-new recipe, especially one that's purported to be "difficult," is so much fun.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I love to make my late mother's recipes. She had great ones for Beef Stew, Chili, and German Potato Salad, and some luscious, "old-fashioned" appetizers. I also have a recipe from my grandmother for something called "Cerritz," an egg cheese that's a must for our family at Easter.
My cooking triumphs
When I was only 8 years old, I cooked breakfast (scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast) for my entire family without any assistance. Now much older, I consider every successful Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas Eve dinner to be a triumph. I usually cook for about 20 people at each holiday.
My cooking tragedies
"Tragedies" is a strong word, so I can't say that I've actually had a tragic cooking experience.
Recipe Reviews 12 reviews
Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies
As is, this recipe makes a very serviceable cookie, if a bit too sweet for my taste so I've rated it four stars. The second time I made these, however, I used unsalted butter in place of the margarine, 1/4 cup white sugar and 2 cups oats. With these changes, it makes a five star cookie. The butter gives a nice mouth-feel and crisp outer layer while the shortening provides a chewy center. As other have said, it's wise to refrigerate the dough a bit before baking to cool off the fats.

21 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 22, 2010
Banana Banana Bread
My goodness but this is some delicious and moist banana bread! I followed the recipe exactly and used five overripe bananas to get the 2-1/3 cups of mashed banana required. Also followed the advice of some more experienced bakers and did not over-mix the dry ingredients with the moist. I'm sure doing so made a difference in the texture of the finished loaf. Thank you for this great recipe.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 22, 2010
Lemon Zucchini Bread
This bread came out very moist and has a lovely appearance, i.e., the bits of zucchini and lemon zest make it look interesting. My first loaf came out a bit flattish. I may have over beaten the batter once I added the dry ingredients. I'm not giving 5 stars only because I, too, found it slightly bland in flavor. I'll definitely make this again, but will tinker with the cinnamon and/or lemon zest a bit. Thanks for sharing!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 11, 2010
 
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