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SoGirl

 
Jan. 30, 2011 11:30 am 
Updated: Feb. 1, 2011 11:23 am
Well, it's now a month into my plan to eat vegan and/or vegetarian.  I also continue to do interval training on the treadmill.  There've been some hits and misses along the way.  Fortunately, more of the former than the latter.  I still can't develop a taste for soy milk or tofu, but I… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 8, 2011 4:22 pm 
Updated: Jan. 10, 2011 7:16 am
I've spent a lot of time over the past couple of months researching and gathering information on a vegan diet.  My vegan experiment is in full swing now.  Although I'm not a full-time vegan, I am following a mostly vegan diet lately.  When I'm not doing the vegan thing, it's mostly vegetarian. MORE
 
 
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Living In
Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA

Member Since
Aug. 2006

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert

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Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing

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About Me
I'm a born and bred Southerner now living in the Midwest (temporarily!). I learned to cook by watching and helping my grandmother and great-grandmother, both of whom were wonderful Southern cooks who cooked by "feel" rather than by measuring. And that's how I cook now, too. Recipes are more of a suggestion than instruction for me. I love to garden and use my fresh veggies in my creations, especially salsa and hot sauce, which are my specialties.
My favorite things to cook
Baked goods (especially yeast breads), soups, pizza, roasted and grilled veggies...
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas candy making with my mom. She lives across the country now, so we haven't been able to do that since I moved..better on the waistlines!
My cooking triumphs
Planning an outdoor party for 20 people where the main course and the main side dish were to be grilled. It was POURING when the time came. I moved everything inside and prepared the food on stovetop and oven, and it turned out beautifully anyway.
My cooking tragedies
Making biscuits at my mom's house one time and accidentally using plain flour instead of self-rising. Needless to say, I had to make another batch of biscuits when I realized what I had done! Otherwise, I've been pretty lucky!
 
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