southerncooker's Profile

From: Boomer, NC USA

Joined: January 3rd, 2010

About me: I collect cookbooks and love to cook and try new recipes. I tested recipes for Leite's Culinaria for almost eight years. I learned to cook from many good southern cooks including my Mom, Dad, several Aunts and my Grandmothers. My children and husband also like to cook and try new foods and recipes. My son still lives with us but our daughter is married. She often visits to cook with me. We are adventuresome eaters willing to try new things.


Latest review:

November 19th, 2018

Bourbon Roasted Pork Loin from Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook

This was delicious. I know she says in the book not to use the good bourbon but all I had was Woodford Reserve so that's what I used. I marinated for about 8 hours in fridge. Loved the apples and onions... read more >


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Bake Happy: 100 Playful Desserts with Rainbow Layers, Hidden Fillings, Billowy Frostings, and more

By Judith Fertig
Running Press - 2015

6th August 2015

Chocolate Ganache : page 27

This an excellent frosting for cakes and cupcakes. We used it on the Secret Filling Devil's Food Cupcakes from page 155.

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Delicious. Light as air with a hint of lime that complements the taste of the blackberries in the frosting. I got 21 cupcakes instead of 18.

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6th August 2015

Secret Filling Devil's Food Cupcakes : page 155

These were amazing. So moist and loved the cream cheese mixture for the filling. Made these with my 15 year old great-niece. She's been baking and cooking with me since she was very young. She's becoming a great cook. We frosted them with the Chocolate Ganache from page 27.

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20th July 2015

Venezuelan Spiced Brownies : page 175

Oh my these were fantastic. Loved the little bite of chipotle powder. Next time I'll gild the lily and add the suggested Venezuelan Spiced Chocolate Ganage from page 27.

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