I'm a passionate home cook who loves to try new recipes.

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  • Location: Washington State
  • Favorite foods: A crisp waffle, A good burger, A great steak, Walter Dacon Syrah
  • Last bite on earth: See above :) plus a big slice of coconut cake

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Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker Black Beans With Chorizo

Same question as above. I have an electric 4 qt, which I'd like to use for this recipe, but I'm thinking too small??

Oatmeal and Brown Butter Pancakes

@keltrue - The daily recipe email said 'butts.' It put a smile on this face during a tough workday :)

Hazelnut Maple Cookies With Orange Zest From 'Ovenly'

I'd like an answer to the above question as well. I have a couple bags in the freezer.

Win a Copy of 'Plenty More'

Not really unusual, but even though I'm not a big eggplant fan, I love eggplant lasagna

Win a Copy of 'A Change of Appetite'

I'm really late to the party, but just started enjoying kale even though I'm typically not a fan of greens.

Gluten-Free All Day Lemon Cake With a Choice of 2 Toppings

No sugar IN the cake? Just want to be sure before I make it...thanks!

Win a Copy of 'Mother Daughter Dishes: Reinventing Loved Classics'

Back in the day we made an A La Pudding Dessert that reminds me of the picture above. Yum!

Win a Copy of 'Vibrant Food'

Heirloom tomatoes and fresh figs

The Best Valentine's Day Giveaway Ever: Lobel's 4" Prime Dry-Aged Heart Shaped Steaks for Two

My man thinks he is the grill master, so it would make him happy if I let him grill it.

Easy Strawberry Danish

I'm all for homemade, but it's nice to have a shortcut recipe once in a while, when you just don't want to go to all the bother. I think I'll try it as it looks pretty tasty!

What Gross Food Stuff Did You Do as a Kid?

I dipped cold hot dogs in mayonnaise and also ate unbaked Bisquick dough. It makes me nauseous to think about it now.

Which Is the Best K-Cup Coffee?

I was actually surprised when I finally tried coffee from a Keurig. It is pretty good, depending on the coffee used. My favorite K-cup is available right now for a month or two - Casi Cielo from Starbucks.