• Joined March, 2010
  • Intermediate Home Cook
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I'm a stay at home mom with 2 little girls and a young son. My love of cooking comes from a long line of passionate home cooks on both sides of the family tree. I grew up eating wonderful meals around the kitchen table every night. I love welcoming our family and friends over to celebrate holidays, birthdays, or to cheer on our Dallas Cowboys while sharing lots of great food

My Most Recent Ratings

Classic Coconut Cake with White Mountain Coconut Icing

Classic Coconut Cake with White Mountain Coconut Icing

Fairly easy and absolutely wonderfull! My family and guest loved this old-fashioned, from scratch, comfort cake. — Beachbumette 12/26/2012
French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

Super easy to make and kids loved it! Great breakfast recipe for a lot of holiday guest. — jonoble 12/26/2012
Kristen's Baked Artichoke Spinach Dip

Kristen's Baked Artichoke Spinach Dip

Great recipe. Very easy, very tasty. Our guest loved it! — ItsSunshyn 12/26/2012
Apple Almond Bars

Apple Almond Bars

Absolutely fantastic, a bit of work, but easy and so, so worth it! A perfect dessert for the holidays. Thanks for providing such a winner of a recipe. — sgrishka 12/26/2012
Grammy Sawtelle's Carrot Cake

Grammy Sawtelle's Carrot Cake

Delicious and so easy!!! I took 40 minutes to bake using my convection oven. — Chris1254 12/25/2012
French Apple Pie

French Apple Pie

WOW, what a great recipe. I used a combination of Granny Smith, Gala and Honey Crisp apples. The ground nut filling was a perfect addition. This was beyond good and I was asked for the recipe – which I of course shared :) Thanks. This is now part of my most favored dessert recipes!!! — ellie36 12/25/2012
Walnut Cookies

Walnut Cookies

Perfect cookie to add to the Christmas platter, sgrishka. I love these cookies and thanks for posting the recipe here. — sgrishka 12/25/2012
Maybe-the-Best Yeast Rolls

Maybe-the-Best Yeast Rolls

Simple, yes...but, oh, so delicious! Was a great addition to our families Christmas Eve dinner and the perfect accompaniment to sgrishka's Oven-Braised Brisket and Onions. — sgrishka 12/25/2012
Oven-Braised Brisket and Onions

Oven-Braised Brisket and Onions

I've made this on many occasions now and again for our families Christmas Eve dinner. The brisket was fabulous! Mouthfulls of luscious comfort! — sgrishka 12/25/2012
Brownie Peanut Butter Cups

Brownie Peanut Butter Cups

These were super easy for my girls to make and delightful for the whole family to eat. To my surprise they even turned out like the photo. That rarely happens with our attempts with most recipes. — debapaka 1/30/2012
Big Fat Jelly Biscuits

Big Fat Jelly Biscuits

Wonderfully simple recipe. I let my girls make this for our their daddies desert. He was pleased, the girls were overjoyed and I had a smile on my face and in my heart. Thank you for this wonderful recipe. — Beachbumette 1/30/2012
Bam's Seven Layer Dip

Bam's Seven Layer Dip

A great recipe. I used your families refried beans recipe, spiced to my families taste, for this dip. Our family loved it because it's simple and it's delicious! — Beachbumette 1/30/2012
Apple Coffee Cake

Apple Coffee Cake

It is delicious and so easy to make. I've made the cake in the evening and served it the next morning for a super quick yet wonderful breakfast. I also recommend using the Saigon cinnamon and fresh ground nutmeg (not canned) as stated in the recipe. Using the freshest best quality spices makes all the difference in the flavor and enjoyment of simple recipes such as this. — sgrishka 1/30/2012
Country Corn Pudding

Country Corn Pudding

Very simple and delicious vegetable side. It was great served next to roast chicken and fried chops and the kids just loved it. I'm gonna add some cumin and roasted chilies to make a southwestern version next time. — sgrishka 1/30/2012
Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Simply delicious. I've made it many times now and it's one of my favorite quickbreads. When I took it to our ladies auxiliary meeting it received many compliments. — sgrishka 1/30/2012
Spicy Garlic Rosemary Shrimp & Pasta

Spicy Garlic Rosemary Shrimp & Pasta

Terrific recipe! This is one of my husbands favorite shrimp dishes. Many thanks for all your great recipes! — digigirltx 1/19/2012
Red Lobster's Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp

Red Lobster's Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp

Tasty, Tasty, Tasty! Did I mention Tasty! — kilikini1 1/19/2012
Baked Shrimp Scampi

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Okay, this was fabulous! My husband, even my kids DEVOURED it. A huge hit! — slotze 1/19/2012
Thai Shrimp Curry

Thai Shrimp Curry

Gotta love this Thai curry! So simple, so delicious, so fabulous! I have made this curry many times and it is always a hit with family as well as friends. I think my family now considers it my signature dish! — sgrishka 1/19/2012
Chocolate Walnut Pie

Chocolate Walnut Pie

Super easy and delicious! My kids and I just love this recipe. — SBBurwell 12/27/2011

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Thanks so much for the medal! Happy holidays to you and your family.

1 years ago    Beachbumette

Thanks so much for the medal and the nice comments. I really appreciate it and I'm glad you're enjoying my recipes!

2 years ago    Beachbumette

Thank you very much for the medal! I'm so glad your family enjoyed the Chicken Spaghetti.

3 years ago    Beachbumette

Thank you so much for the medal. And, am pleased you are enjoying the pumpkin cookies. I love most all pumpkin recipes and , of course, "good old pumpkin pie" tops the list.

3 years ago    crittermom17

Thanks so much for the medal and I'm so glad you enjoyed the peach cobbler!

3 years ago    Beachbumette

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