My Profile


Muskegon, Michigan

Member since Aug 2004

Flag This ProfileFlag as Inappropriate

Reviewed Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Dec 10, 2013 on

This is the first Ina Garten recipe that I have not loved. Found the filling too citrusy and tart and I was not wild about the allspice.

The pie crust is superb and this is my go to pie crust.

Reviewed Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast

Dec 10, 2013 on

Loved the smoked paprika. I recently discovered smoked paprika (SP) at my favorite mail order spice house and it has turned some ho-hum dishes into knockouts!

This is really easy. Had I read the reviews I probably would have skipped the microwave part and used a cast iron skillet rather than a enameled cast iron Dutch Oven....

Reviewed Aunt Peggy's Sweet Potato Souffle

Nov 29, 2013 on

Having read earlier reviews that the recipe was very sweet and made a few adjustments and really liked the recipe. There would be a group of 17 we were feeding so I increased the sweets potatoes to about eight cups of mashed sweet potato and used four eggs rather than three. Then baked in a 9"x13" pan. The recipe was still sweet but not overly....

Reviewed Mexican Chicken Soup

Nov 24, 2013 on

Very Easy and delicious. I was pretty faithful to the recipe and written and the soup was great. The first time around I served with cheese, sour cream and avocado chunks. During the week, I ate the leftovers without any of the garnishes and it was still super tasty! I will definitely be making this again.

Reviewed Chicken-Andouille Casserole

Oct 10, 2013 on

Incredible - will definitely make again. I only had marinated artichoke hearts so I left them out of the recipe. Other than that I was pretty faithful to the recipe as written. With the exception of parsley, I used dried herbs rather than fresh and I don't think it hurt the end product.

After tasting the finished sauce, I added...

Reviewed Roasted Winter Vegetables

Oct 3, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

So wonderful and the soup made from leftovers was even better!

Not what you're looking for? Try: