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Resturant vs Homecooked

Munkipawse | | Feb 25, 2013 11:38 AM

Growing up, anyone enjoy a dish that you've had out but not so much your Mom's home-cooked version? Generally my Mom wasn't much for recreating dishes that we would have out at a restaurant but when she did decide she liked something, heaven help us all when she would give it a go. My mom would improvise more out of wanting to save time not because finances dictated and as a result taste was the first sacrificed. There were several dishes she butchered but my most vivid memory was her attempts with cooking Jambalaya. Not wishing to shop for the sausage needed or the shrimp, my mom was ok with subbing hotdogs and fish sticks. Needless to say my sister and I stopped making too many happy noises when we'd try something out least my mother try to recreate her "version". I'm interested in your experiences....

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