Dottie Profile - (11765429)


Home Town: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Living In: Texas, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Southern, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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Dottie in the kitchen
About this Cook
After 40 years of cooking I'm still learning.
My favorite things to cook
Spaghetti sauce Eggplant casserole Taco/Mexican
My favorite family cooking traditions
Homemade spaghetti sauce from scratch
My cooking triumphs
Spaghetti sauce
My cooking tragedies
While baking banana bread, started a fairly large fire in my oven. The batter overlowed and caught fire in the bottom of the oven, made tons of little pieces of black charcoal!!
Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Chinese Pork Dumplings
I have done this recipe several times and it is fabulous. It is really really easy to make it just takes a little time but what I do is double the recipe and they freeze very well

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Reviewed On: Oct. 16, 2014
Tomato, Cucumber and Red Onion Salad with Mint
I've been made fun of for making this, for years! So glad to see that other people enjoy it too. I've never known how to dress it up and thanks to you now I can. I always had it with just tomatoes, cukes, vinegar, salt, pepper! And folks out there concerned about it getting watery, not a problem. Cukes and tomatoes are so full of water, the ingredients bring out that water. But I just eat this delicious, refreshing snack and leave the water in my dust. It's always going to "sweat" I believe it's called, just because of it's character. Not a problem for me, I use a fork and the water just drains right through to the bottom of the dish. :o)

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Reviewed On: Sep. 27, 2012
Baker's Secret Pie Crust
A double OMG on this pie crust. Everyone raves about it and Carolealana deserves the rave reviews. I've never heard of using egg or vinegar to wet the dough but it works like a miracle. I made a cherry pie at 2am last night and the pie didn't last 24 hours, for a family of . . . 2. Me and my husband could not get enough pie crust! Absolutely delicious. Thank you Carole, thank you, thank you. I will use this recipe the rest of my life, I will hand it down to my kids, and I'm sure they will hand it down to theirs! OMG.

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Reviewed On: Sep. 9, 2012
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