pelicangal Profile - (13813995)


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Living In: Brookings, Oregon, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Mediterranean
Hobbies: Reading Books, Charity Work
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May 23, 2013 3:51 pm 
Updated: Jul. 6, 2013 1:25 pm
Life's Moments.  This is the task that we were given as part of the AllRecipes Brand Ambassador program for this month.  Specifically, mine was "Taste a New Food".  This was a real challenge for me as I have eaten all kinds of, what most people would think of as, weird foods.  I spent several… MORE
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About this Cook
I am semi retired. My husband and I both retired at the same time and moved to Brookings to be near the ocean and my sil. I couldn't stand the thought of staying home and cleaning house all day so I got a part time job. I now work 3-4 days a week and it keeps me busy.
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook all kinds of things. I try out new recipes all the time and I even cook lots of things that I don't personally like, for instance I do not like sweets but I bake cakes, cookies and breads for my friends and neighbors. I am an Allrecipes Allstar Brand Ambassador(a voluntary position) and I’m not compensated for my work with Products received from advertiser are only used for experienced-based reviews on - Thoughts from my Kitchen. The reviews, content and opinions expressed in this blog are purely the sole opinions of me, pelicangal aka Jan Elton
My favorite family cooking traditions
I always make beef wellington for Christmas.
My cooking triumphs
Winning the Best in show and the Judges choice ribbons along with 11 other blue ribbons at the 2006 Curry County Fair. They were for canning. My pickle relish won Judges choice and my pineapple marmalade won best in show.
My cooking tragedies
Too numerous to list here in only 1000 characters. But one is when my husband and I were first together, I stayed home from work to cook his favorite meal (spaghetti and meatballs). I had just tried to open a can of tomato sauce when the can exploded and I was covered with it. He came home at just that minute and he about burst an artery from laughing.
Recipe Reviews 212 reviews
Cuban Marinated Steak
Made this last night. Hubby was very sceptical and can't wait to have it again. Just love it.

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Reviewed On: Jun. 19, 2014
Elbows and Ground Beef
Loved this recipe. Subbed Johnsonville Sweet Italian Sausage for the ground beef and added cheese. Very, very good and quick. Thanks so much for the recipe.

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Reviewed On: Apr. 13, 2014
Amazing Muffin Cups
Love, love, love Johnsonville sausage. These were very easy to make, did not have any problems getting them out of the muffin tin which I sprayed with non-stick spray. I love this sausage so much that I ate a ton of it before finishing the dish. Like others did I used less cheese but still had all items leftover so I just threw them all together and told my husband to eat for breakfast and I took the pretty ones to work. lol

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Reviewed On: Apr. 9, 2014
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