ColeV25 Profile - (16430213)


Home Town: Northlake, Illinois, USA
Living In: Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Italian, Healthy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Boating, Biking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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Jan. 17, 2011 6:10 am 
Updated: Jan. 17, 2011 8:33 am
So today I am 38 weeks preggo. AHH my baby is due any day now :-) I cannot wait. Monday's are my shopping/menu planning day. I always sit down in the morning, plan my weekly menu, then head to the store! The past few weeks I have had a hard time planning for meals. I just dont find myself… MORE
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From The Blog:  Cole's Cooking Thoughts
38 weeks preggo
32 weeks preggo
The Arrabbiata Sauce. I used whole grain penne!
About this Cook
I have been married to my hubby for 2 1/2 years. Our first son is due in a few short weeks! We have three kitties whom we spoil. I love to be crafty and I love cooking!
My favorite things to cook
I like to find tasty healthier recipes, which can be quite the challenge. My poor husband is the guinea pig for these. But I try! I also love bread! Especially whole grain breads and other carbs.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Baking cookies around Christmas time with my mom.
My cooking triumphs
I have amazing chocolate chip cookies. I do not share the recipe though. It is my ONE cooking secret! My hubby, father in law, and my grandpa are all some of the men in my life who have requested these secret cookies!
My cooking tragedies
My portobello mushroom dish. My hubby brings it up. It was just terrible tasting. I can admit that. There are other dishes here and there, but that will be the one dish when we are 90 that he says, "remember the mushrooms?" :-)
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Boo's Kiwi and Mango Salad
This was ok. I think I would make a few alterations to it. I would add more fruits and a little less pepper. Some green apple and clementines (or any kind of orange) My hubby and I agreed that would have been more tasty!

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 24, 2011
Pesto Pasta with Chicken
Very excellent! I used a reduced fat pesto sauce and whole grain penne pasta. Both my hubby and myself loved it! Fresh tasting and a great alternative to the usual red or alfredo-ish sauces!

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 13, 2011
Greek Chicken Pasta
Very fresh tasting and light! I used whole grain pasta and a little more feta than called for because I love feta!!!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 22, 2010
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