ReneePaj Profile - (188828261)


Home Town: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Living In: Brunswick, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2013
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Healthy, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Sewing, Gardening, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
A food blogger with a passion for baking and cooking and enjoying good food that is good for you. Visit my blog at I really enjoy sharing my creations with my readers. I am currently an Allrecipes Allstar and enjoying all the great assignments that come with the voluntary position!
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake! Bread, cookies, cakes, etc. I also like to focus on making recipes diet friendly and good tasting!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas cookies! I normally bake over 10 different kinds of cookies each season.
My cooking triumphs
pralines as good as the ones we get down south! Being hired to make over 20 lbs of christmas cookies for a company's gift. Having one of my original recipes published in a Taste of Home Cookbook. Becoming an AR Allstar!
My cooking tragedies
many, many, many. It's the only way to learn to get better!
Recipe Reviews 106 reviews
Chocolate-Dipped Pistachio Biscotti
This is a fantastic biscotti recipe. Super easy, with great results. I changed up the add ins and used almonds and chocolate toffee bits. Wonderful addition to my homemade coffee basket gift this holiday.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2014
No Bake Cow Pies
Easy and delicious. Subbed craisins for the raisins. There are several recipes on this site that are exactly like this one ingredient for ingredient.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 5, 2014
Farfalle with Roasted Winter Vegetables & Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese
While I love all the roasted veggies in the ingredients separate, I'm not sure I love them all together in this dish. I think the Brussels sprouts overpowered the flavor a little. I would have preferred a more mild winter vegetable with the butternut squash. If i made this again, I would leave out the Brussels Sprouts. I did roast onion with the veggies, and that was a nice addition. I also shaved the Parmesan and added to the top of each plate along with some chopped fresh parsley. I did like the Barilla® Plus pasta. Very good texture and how can you beat the 17g of protein per serving?

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Reviewed On: Dec. 3, 2014
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