GIVE THEM FOOD...and other ways to cope with life Blog at Allrecipes.com (10/2009)

GIVE THEM FOOD...and other ways to cope with life

 
Oct. 7, 2009 2:01 pm 
Updated: Nov. 12, 2009 5:27 pm
Chocolate is complicated.  I'm not talking about the chocolate chip kind of chocolate or the melting wavers type...I'm talking about the high cocoa percentage, needs to be tempered and handled with kid gloves type of artisan chocolate.  When Holiday time arrives or you just want a… MORE
 
 
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Oct. 6, 2009 4:59 pm 
Updated: Oct. 8, 2009 6:39 pm
I have a love hate relationship with changing seasons.  True, I am Canadian but can clearly be heard for miles grumbling about summer leaving.  I don't like being cold..ever!  And yet, I find myself drinking in the sight of falling leaves, pumpkins appearing everywhere, vivid… MORE
 
 
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Oct. 3, 2009 6:15 pm 
Updated: Oct. 9, 2009 8:41 am
Last week my niece was married and I supplied the wedding favors.  Making you own favors is easy and much more economical.  Here's what I did in case any of you are headed down the isle as bride or mother of the bride looking to cut the cost of the perfect wedding for which I'm… MORE
 
 
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cocojo

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May 2009

Cooking Level
Professional

Cooking Interests
Baking, Stir Frying, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Gardening, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work

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About Me
Loving life at 50ish. Kids are gone and I'm focusing on my career! I enjoyed running a chocolate truffle business for 3 years and now teach adults and children about chocolate. I also teach hands on cooking classes at a local cooking school and am writing my first cookbook! Please visit me at my blog www.allrecipes.com/cook/givethemfood
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook almost anything but particularly enjoy Italian. I have been studying Vegetarian and Vegan cooking for the last few years and love to make healthy meals.
My favorite family cooking traditions
from scratch cinnamon buns on Christmas morning...they take forever but Oh! so worth it!
My cooking triumphs
landing my dream job as a teaching chef.
My cooking tragedies
when I was teaching myself to cook way back in college, I made these wonderful oatmeal raisin cookies for my roomies....only problem was I forgot the flour! The cookies became one big mass that overflowed the cookie sheet and made a huge mess in the oven!
 
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