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Living In: Hays, Kansas, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking
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About this Cook
I'm the mother of a family blend of four grown children, with nine grandchildren.
My favorite things to cook
Baking bread, baking brownies, baking cake, baking....
My favorite family cooking traditions
We're an average Midwest family- we enjoy a variety of typical farm food, a little Asian, a little Tex-Mex, a little of this, a little of that. We dabble in variety, but come back to our Midwestern roots for favorites.
My cooking triumphs
Putting food on the table, snacks in the cupboard and drinks in the fridge is a triumph all its own. A lifetime of effort to keep the family well-fed and happy.
My cooking tragedies
No real tragedies; I love to try new recipes and not all recipes please every person. No flames, mo charred pans...yet.
Recipe Reviews 133 reviews
Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers
These are very good. I used 3/4 cup bread crumbs per some reviews, and found the mixture too dry, so I added a second egg. I cooked beans to use for this rather than using canned, which may account for the difference in moisture. We froze the patties and cooked them on the stovetop from frozen and served them on homemade buns. My daughter loves them as is. I'll change the seasonings and add some grated carrot and diced celery for a different taste in the next batch.

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Reviewed On: Jun. 5, 2014
Homemade Hamburger Buns
An easy recipe with great results. I made ten buns-six 4-inch and four six-inch. I subbed in about 3/4 cup of soy flour because I didn't have enough AP flour. Great hot with peanut butter and a drizzle of honey, and equally great as a bun for Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 1, 2014
Brownie In a Mug
More cakey than brownie. A quick chocolate fix than I really appreciated, despite the calorie count. I might play with this a bit. I used butter instead of the olive oil.

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Reviewed On: Mar. 26, 2014
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