Chica Profile - Allrecipes.com (10249401)

cook's profile

Chica


Chica
 
Home Town: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Bellevue, Washington, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Gourmet
Hobbies:
  •    
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
Photos
If only there was something delicious here to stare longingly at...
Make sure your Cook's Profile is loaded with gaze-worthy photos.
Start uploading photos now!
About this Cook
Originally Canadian, I now live in Seattle Washington. I started life as a High School Biology teacher and am now a Manager at Microsoft. I come from a varied background; Dutch, French Canadian and Irish and am a dedicated foodie. I love and miss the authentic food (and breads) in Toronto, my home town and love the Asian and Ocean influences in Seattle. I have eaten worldwide and had some of my best meals in Nice, France and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. West Indian cuisine is a major food fav of mine!
My favorite things to cook
I cook a wonderful fresh pasta pomodoro, soups and stews are a specialty.
My favorite family cooking traditions
We are a very eclectic family - ribs, pasta, Swedish pancakes, smothered pork chops - we always have a smorgosbord christmas day coupled with freshly made cocoa.
My cooking triumphs
I was having my French Canadian relatives over for Reveillon - Christmas Eve and cooked a wonderful Tourtiere - a French Canadian minced pork pie.
My cooking tragedies
I once forgot a pot roast on the stove and came home to 3 fire engines surrounding the house. They crashed in the front door and luckily found a smouldering pot vs. a flame - this averted the house being hosed down. I subsequently found the smouldering embers that were once a pot roast unceremoniously chucked into the backyard.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Boston Baked Beans
The flavor was excellent - smokey and full. The beans became mushy - I will decrease the boiling time.Kids loved the beans and we coupled them with some shredded cheese.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 26, 2007
 
ADVERTISEMENT

In Season

Gourmet Chicken
Gourmet Chicken

We have over 150 different ways to take chicken from everyday to gourmet.

Springtime Salads
Springtime Salads

All the tenderest leaves, baby vegetables, and early fruits are ready for the picking.

Spring Sale! Only $5.99
Spring Sale! Only $5.99

Great recipes and cooking tips! For a limited time, get a year of Allrecipes Magazine for $5.99.

 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States