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 107 reviews
Grandma Minecci's Snowball Cookies
While this recipe produced very nice, not too sweet cookies, something is not right with the directions. I halved the recipe and got about 32 1" cookies (used a cookie scoop). I have no idea how you can only get two dozen 1" cookies using the entire recipe. I also baked the cookies for much less time than stated, about 10-12 minutes in a 350 degree F oven, 20 minutes they would have been burned. I realize all ovens cook a little different, but I can't help but wonder if the recipe got messed up when Allrecipes posted it. Otherwise, this is a great recipe for a great cookie.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 22, 2014
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
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