Rae's Kitchen Blog at Allrecipes.com (3/2014)

Rae's Kitchen

 
Mar. 20, 2014 10:52 pm 
Updated: Mar. 24, 2014 10:25 pm
I have to admit when I first learned I had to write a blog about “heart healthy” lifestyles I winced. I’m probably not the best person to write this kind of blog. Mostly because while I do consider myself a healthy cook I’m pretty sure not everyone would agree. I mean I use lard. Yes lard. I… MORE
 
 
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Rae

Living In
Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA

Member Since
Aug. 2006

Cooking Level
Intermediate

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

Hobbies
Sewing, Reading Books, Music

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About Me
I am a stay at home mom with three beautiful kids. I love cooking and I am always looking for something new to cook for my family. My husband was thrilled when I found this website cause I have a tendancy to buy any cookbook I see!
My favorite things to cook
I love baking. Fall and winter are my favorite seasons because I can always have something in the oven. I also love crockpot dinners as well.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Holiday cooking is the best. I love cooking the dessert my grandmother taught me how to make when I turned 14. Every year at Christmas and Thanksgiving I can hear her telling me what to do and how to do it, I can also feel her smack when I stirred the wrong way! Hehe.
My cooking triumphs
I have always been afraid of frying foods after a couple disastrous attempts at it when I was younger, my fingers always seemed to go into the oil, I have finally started trying frying foods. I am just a lot more cautious. Now I am trying to figure out muffins and pies, and different types of deserts. I think I have finally figured out cheesecake (yay!me).
My cooking tragedies
One Thanksgiving I was making Ham in the Slow Cooker. About an hour before we were supposed to eat my son asks "Mom did you want the Crockpot plugged in?" Whoops! We had a bunch of yummy sides though :) Now every time I make something in the slow cooker my family asks if I plugged it in :)
 
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