The journey of becoming a better cook Blog at Allrecipes.com (5/2012)

The journey of becoming a better cook

 
May 2, 2012 5:35 am 
Updated: May 3, 2012 3:29 pm
Why oh why do I have to put my spin on recipes on the "allrecipes" site?  I choose a recipe because it sounds great and I have all the ingredients on hand. But still I find myself doing this to most recipes. I think the recipes I do this to the most are soups. Always adding kale or spinach to… MORE
 
 
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soupy

Member Since
Nov. 2008

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy

Hobbies
Quilting, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Boating

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About Me
I like to try to create new recipes for cooking and baking contest. I am a certified dialysis technician I am married to a great guy who is my best friend. We have a camp in Newport Maine and we enjoy spending as much time there as possible.
My favorite things to cook
I like to cook or bake most anything except fish. I am not great at all recipes but the best things I make are soups and stews. I like to try new things. I love to read everyones reviews because it helps me to avoid some of the mistakes they have made.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every Thanksgiving we spend at my sister-in-laws house. We always bring a ham and some kind of appetizer. This year they invited my dad to go with us.He would have been alone due to my passing two monthes earlier and my sister traveling to see her son. He had a great time and will come from now on.
My cooking triumphs
My triumph is that I have finally aloud my husband to cook in the kitchen. I am always afraid of what he would make for us to eat. Turns out he is a pretty good cook and we have a great time cooking together.
My cooking tragedies
My bread making never seems to come out right. Usually come out very hard and doesn't rise. I hope to conquer this some day.
 
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