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I have 3 sons and they like to joke that I cook in 5 languages! Luckily, they are not too picky and all of them like to help out in the kitchen. It is always nice when they come to me with food ideas or input on menus.
I love to read cookbooks and I am trying to write my own cookbook now. Of course, there are too many recipes for just one book!
I am a huge fan of Paula Deen, and while her accent is different from Mom's, the way Paula loves to cook and shares herself with people is just the way my mother was.
My first memory of cooking is of just sitting in my mom's kitchen learning by observing, with my mom never giving a "cooking class", but just telling me about things she had learned, mistakes she had made, shortcuts figured out by trial and error, and cooking triumphs and tragedies. It was a great way to start learning, and I have taught my sons the same way. Read more
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Cranberry and Pear Sauce from m11andrade in Kankakee, IL.
This is a slightly different take on cranberry sauce. My oldest son loves this pear sauce so much, he heats it and pours it over i...
Cranberry Apple Custard Pie from m11andrade in Kankakee, IL.
I can't remember where I found this recipe, but it is great. I love anything that is topped with streusel! I make it often in autu...
Chocolate Sundae Pie from m11andrade in Kankakee, IL.
This is a pie I used to make for my dad. He was a fan of chocolate pie, and with this one, you get the creaminess of French Silk P...
Fettucine With Gorgonzola Sauce from m11andrade in Kankakee, IL.
This is a fast and easy recipe that I have had for years. With good, warm bread and a crisp salad, it makes a great meal....
Strawberry Ribbon Pie from m11andrade in Kankakee, IL.
I love anything with strawberries in it! This is a really good, creamy, sweet and tart pie. It is pretty enough for company and ea...
Super Tender Biscuits from m11andrade in Kankakee, IL.
These biscuits are tender every time! My kids love these with sausage gravy, but I think I like them best with lots of butter and ...