Put the Kettle on.... Blog at Allrecipes.com (9/2012)

Put the Kettle on....

 
Sep. 21, 2012 1:45 pm 
Updated: Sep. 26, 2012 3:16 am
My son, Steve, just recently moved out on his own.  He's been gone from the nest since January when he packed up his bags and headed west.  He got a job as a youth corrections officer at a state facility in South Dakota, which is 1,400 miles from home.  My older sister lives out there and he… MORE
 
 
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Sep. 3, 2012 5:00 am 
Updated: Sep. 18, 2012 7:11 pm
Sunday morning started out like any other Sunday morning around here.  Suzy finally cajoled one of her humans to get up and feed her breakfast and let her out for a morning romp at 6:00 am.  Suzy doesn't understand that on Sunday it is OK to stay in bed just a little longer.  This Sunday it… MORE
 
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Mother Ann

Home Town
Streetsboro, Ohio, USA
Living In
Ravenna, Ohio, USA

Member Since
Oct. 2009

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert

Hobbies
Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Wine Tasting

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About Me
I've been married for 33 years, and live in Ohio. We have a daughter who is married and lives nearby. Our son graduated from college and moved to South Dakota. He has his own place but still goes to visit my sister and brother-in-law and have dinner with them occasionally. We have two black labs that get to go duck hunting with dad and two cats. We own a Mexican restaurant and are learning alot about the food industry. I love to eat, go camping, read, spend time with family and friends, watch movies, and drink wine; not necessarily in that order.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake - anything chocolate is fine with me. Seafood, chicken dishes and slow-cooker fare.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My husband and I enjoy cooking together with wine. We pop open a bottle of wine and get cooking. :-)
My cooking triumphs
Whenever I can put together a meal that gets many compliments and leaves the diners satisfied is a triumph in my book! I love to cook meals for family and friends.
My cooking tragedies
When I was first married we had my grandparent's-in-law over for a pot roast dinner. The meat came out great, but the potatoes and carrots were still half raw. My husband's grandfather went to cut his fork into a carrot and it flew off his plate. He looked at me, winked, and said he loved his carrots that way!
 
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