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Stirring Things Up!

 
Aug. 31, 2013 6:36 pm 
Updated: Sep. 1, 2013 10:39 am
"Beef. It's what's for dinner."... almost every night this month. I can't tell you how good it feels to sit down to a great cut of steak, perfectly cooked, on your dinner plate. This month our Allrecipes Allstars program sponsor was "Beef. It's what's for dinner." The recipe I selected was the… MORE
Maple-Balsamic Marinated Steak with Grilled Pear Salad by "Beef. It's what's for dinner."
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Dec. 31, 2012 9:52 pm 
Our sponsor as an AllRecipes Ambassador was Nestle. Wow! Who knew Nestle had such great cookie recipes? We Loved the White Chocolate Orange cookie recipe that is on this site. One of my chocolate cookies cracked and made a heart shape. Adorable! Cheers!MommySmith MORE
Heart cracked into cookie.
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Nov. 29, 2012 7:59 pm 
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I appreciate the time with my family and the ability to tell everyone how much you appreciate them. My Grandmother died in 2006 and my whole thanksgiving revolved around her so it was hard to take over things but I have since ran Thanksgiving myself or… MORE
Campbell's Green Bean Casserole
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Quick and Flavorful Vegetables
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Oct. 31, 2012 8:15 pm 
Updated: Oct. 31, 2012 9:28 pm
Earlier this week, we took our kids to a Halloween store to desensitize them from the possibly scary things they may see while trick or treating. We slapped the motion activated creatures and touched all the scary masks to see they were just plastic. We put on the things that looked the most… MORE
Premium Pecan Pie
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Mummy Wraps
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Holy Goofy Stare Batman!
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Mummy Wrap Pile
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Sep. 30, 2012 8:50 pm 
Al Fresco was a sponsors this month in the AllRecipes Ambassador Program. Al Fresco was a sponsor of the program earlier this year and after the two experiences, I still feel that Al Fresco makes a great product that has a fresh and unique taste. On the down side, their is only one store… MORE
 
 
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Jun. 29, 2012 6:15 pm 
Updated: Jul. 12, 2012 6:17 pm
When I think of summer, I think about the heat. I live in Alabama and boy is it hot!! Today the temperature hit a high of 104 degrees and that wasn't even the heat index! Needless to say we ordered pizza today. lol. It was way too hot to cook!! This month we have been using our propane grill… MORE
Made on the Cheap and Tastes Pricey
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Slice of Watermelon and Cream
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Top Notch Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
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Really Awesome Doughnuts
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May 31, 2012 2:03 pm 
Updated: May 31, 2012 8:58 pm
My husband and I work well with each other in every situation... except the kitchen. I see myself as the Chef de Cuisine (Executive Chef and Head Chef) in my kitchen. My husband sees himself as the Sous-Chef (second in command and direct assistant of the Chef). Although he is nice letting me… MORE
 
 
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May 2, 2012 10:45 am 
Updated: May 28, 2012 2:56 pm
Food is a glue that binds a family. No matter how busy you are, you have to eat. As fast paced as our world has become, we find ourselves eating fast food and carrying on to the next task for the day. When I was a little girl my life was still as fast pased, but we always tried to find time… MORE
 
 
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Apr. 23, 2012 12:30 pm 
Updated: Apr. 24, 2012 5:17 am
In our home, butter is a staple ingredient. Butter is extremely versatile and has a sublime flavor no other ingredient can match. You can brown butter for a nutty flavor, clarify butter for high temperature cooking, make compound butter to enhance a dish, bring it to room temperature to make… MORE
 
 
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Feb. 27, 2012 9:57 pm 
Updated: Feb. 28, 2012 3:12 am
Mardi Gras is close to my heart because my favorite Uncle lives in Thibodaux, Louisiana. As a child I received a giant box the week following Mardi Gras full of beads and candy. Why was he my favorite Uncle? He owns a portion of the Necco Candy company. They are the ones that make the… MORE
King Cake
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Husband's Grandmother's Gumbo
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MommySmith

Home Town
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Living In
New Market, Alabama, USA

Member Since
Dec. 2010

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Scrapbooking, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Boating, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting, Charity Work

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About Me
Mom that enjoys avoiding the microwave
My favorite things to cook
buttermilk biscuits, Spaghetti, Fettuccine Alfredo, Squash, breakfast or sandwich breads, Desserts of any kinds especially ones that are mostly unheard of, pancakes, and cookies
My favorite family cooking traditions
Southern vegetables, casseroles, amazing breads, cookies, and cakes
My cooking triumphs
Beer Bread with olive oil dip, Chocolate chip cookies, and casseroles
My cooking tragedies
Quiche and crepes. Trust me they were horrible!
 
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