broblake Profile - (19959394)

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Home Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Living In: Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2011
Cooking Level: Expert
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Bro. Thomas Blake
About this Cook
I am an Apostolic Pentecostal Minister and married to my best friend and partner in ministry Cindy. We have four adult children. Three in college and our one daughter graduated from Loyola University this past spring.
My favorite things to cook
Wok Cooking; Italian and Mexican
My favorite family cooking traditions
Same as above
My cooking triumphs
Cooked a Thanksgiving dinner for 50 people when I was 12 years old.
My cooking tragedies
Bread that came out like bricks!
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Slow Cooker Pork Cacciatore
I grew up in a predominately Italian neighborhood; where three generations in the home; was the norm. The grandparents were usually from the “Old Country.” The smells of food cooking all day long filled the air. This recipe is reminiscent of those days. Awesome flavor! I used fresh Roma tomatoes instead of canned. The Pork was cheap; country style ribs on sale for $169 per pound and it cooked up fork tender. There is a flavor that only comes from slow cooking meat in a tomato sauce. This recipe gets my five star stamp of approval.

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Reviewed On: Oct. 4, 2011

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