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The 7up Experience

 
Aug. 29, 2013 9:56 pm 
Updated: Sep. 4, 2013 3:54 pm
For the LLOOOOOVVVE of Coffee! Yes, I am my own personal coffee lover/coffee addict. There is a love that I find truly amazing about it, like a my grandfather's pipe tobacco when he would suckle on it in the den of his house years ago when I was younger. I grew up, learning how my momma liked… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 24, 2013 10:29 pm 
Updated: Sep. 4, 2013 3:47 pm
Every now and again, I get excited when I come across something new when it comes to food finds. As some of my friends know, I try and find things for my mother in law, Bonnie and my sister, Mendi, whom have celiac disease. So when I went shopping a few weeks ago, I ran across this tub in the… MORE
 
 
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mis7up

Home Town
Burkburnett, Texas, USA
Living In
Cave Junction, Oregon, USA

Member Since
Apr. 2007

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy

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Sewing, Needlepoint, Camping, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music

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About Me
I'm an active mom of 4 and married the love of my life. I'm a full~time certified care giver, part~time food blogger @ http://the7upexperience.com , avid & obsessed novice photographer. I love allrecipes and pretty much an addict. I'm also a new member to Banana Belt Photography Club that's local to my community, and an Allrecipes Allstar Brand Ambassador. And have stamped allrecipes on me for life. The site has opened up my eyes to so much more then just recipes. I'm proud to be a member of this site and my love, passion & learning other recipes from other valued members has really broaden my horizens.
My favorite things to cook
Asian, Mexican, Multi-cultured foods, Low-fat, Low-sugar, Stews, casseroles, slow cooker meals and baking......Everything!!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Funny but true: Cooking traditions men sit in the recliner and women in the kitchen...lol My family is always in the kitchen. My sister and her family, my parents and my family celebrate Christmas in January. Due to distance and work related jobs. Every year we plan what we are having ahead of time. Our tradition is usually food we've had abroad growing up overseas. Normally with Asia influences. It's always a special treat when we normally don't make the dishes often throughout the year.
My cooking triumphs
Unknown to me when I came up with a chicken and dumpling recipe of my own, my father was floored & delighted and told me it tasted just like his mother's.......My mom dropped her jaw because it was better then her's. It's a staple with my husband and kids.
My cooking tragedies
I had found a recipe for a Pretzel Pie(like Pecan Pie), thought it looked good and I didn't follow the recipe when it said unsalted pretzels. I just grabbed the normal stuff with the salt on it, made the pie, and my dad and husband were painting with thrist. And making weird pickle sour expressions, when I realized the pie was over salted. Oopppss! I never made it again.
 
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