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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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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 950 reviews
Natalie Powell's Knishes
I don't remember ever having a knish as an adult,, maybe I did but cannot remember. This definitely is my first time making them. I wasn't sure what "very thin" really meant so I googled it. Anyone coming after me, it really mean paper thin. I know I didn't roll this out thin enough but I think I did okay for a first timer. It seemed the preferred topping on this was spicy mustard so that's what I used. Really tasty.. I liked them both hot and cold

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Reviewed On: Dec. 21, 2014
Swedish Rice Pudding
Gosh this is good. I had it warm and cold. Delicious both ways, I topped mine with a few chopped pecans and some pearl sugar

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Reviewed On: Dec. 19, 2014
Creamy and Tasty Eggnog Fudge
Nice change from chocolate fudge. I used butterscotch chips. I do think white chips would have produced a more "eggnoggy" appearance. I added some chopped pecans as I like nuts in fudge and this was very sweet

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Reviewed On: Dec. 19, 2014
 
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