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LindaT


LindaT
 
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Living In: San Jose, California, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2000
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Reading Books, Charity Work
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May 12, 2012 7:51 am 
Updated: Feb. 28, 2014 7:52 am
So what’s the big deal about Allrecipes.com?  Hmm. Gonna take a while to explain it I guess so I had better start from the beginning..It was sometime in 1999 that I was online, looking for recipes of some kind. What exactly I was looking for I can’t remember. That was thirteen years ago and my… MORE
 
 
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From The Blog:  Linda's boring ramblings
  
About this Cook
I cook because I love to create. I find it to be very soothing and rewarding. My mother was my greatest influence, but because of my love of experimentation I think I am a better cook than she is now. :)
My favorite things to cook
Anything healthy. I love to try new recipes and love the challenge of altering high caloriefat recipes to something more healthy.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Swedish Christmas cookies. These were baked by my mother and now by me.
My cooking triumphs
I have had few failures when cooking. Every new recipe is a triumph when it turns our terrific.
My cooking tragedies
The first cake I made by myself was a bit of a disaster. I think I was 11 or 12. I didn't let it cool in the pans after baking and frosted it while it was still warm. Needless to say, it sort of fell apart. Refusing to let that stop me, I held the cake together with half a box of toothpicks. My father ate half the cake.. he was a good Dad. Didn't complain once about the toothpicks. :)
Recipe Reviews 976 reviews
Spicy Chicken Broccoli Casserole with Fresh Arugula
This was delicious. I used oil for the roux and cut back on that a bit.. an used a jalapeno pepper because I am a wimp. Tios doesn't make much sauce so if you like it saucy... make more. For me it was fine..a very light coating of sauce that is pretty much absorbed into the broccoli. Next time I will use panko crumbs on top.. was out this time

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Reviewed On: Feb. 26, 2015
Seitan Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches
I just had this and boy was it GOOD! I used homemade seitan and added a little garlic when I was sauteing the seitan up. I am wishing I had more.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 25, 2015
Heavenly Lemon Cake
I made these into mini cupcakes... batter tasted great Baked @ 350 for 15 minutes. Perfect. Then I glazed them. WOW. The glaze was very strong.. not in a good way either. I let them sit overnight and they did tone down quite a bit. I like them now. I dusted the tops with a bit of powdered sugar and next time, I think I will add some chopped almonds as I like that flavor combo

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Reviewed On: Feb. 19, 2015
 
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