Somethin' Good Blog at Allrecipes.com (2/2012)

Somethin' Good

 
Feb. 6, 2012 3:59 pm 
Updated: Feb. 10, 2012 8:19 am
I am ready for breakfast in bed.  I can sit straight up and hold a tray in my lap.  I bit the bullet and went out and bought a memory foam bed (the one that starts with T) on an adjustable base with built in massage.  It was a major expenditure for me, but by shopping around and some haggling… MORE
 
 
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covergirl

Member Since
Oct. 2011

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean

Hobbies
Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting

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About Me
I am a retired registered nurse. I have two fabulous grandchildren ages 10 and 7, they live only 1 mile from me so we cook together often.
My favorite things to cook
I like one pot meals, slow cooker, rustic fare. Lately, I am cultivating recipes for soup and have turned out some really good results, especially using curry seasoning. I am not a baker.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I make many of my mother's dishes. I like to entertain with just a wide array of appetizers sometimes, even though it is labor intensive.
My cooking triumphs
My Italian spaghetti sauce. My famous pot roast made in an oven bag. Appetizers.
My cooking tragedies
My latest debacle is making Pho, Vietnamese beef soup. Very labor intensive, many exotic ingredients, cook all day. I went to strain it through a cheesecloth lined colander and forgot to put anything under the colander. Down the drain it went; 7 hours worth of broth. Oh Well!
 
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