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Misty Noriega


Misty Noriega
 
Home Town: Big Lake, Texas, USA
Living In: Portland, Oregon, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2002
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Camping, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
I could barely make toast when I turned 18 years old and moved out of my family's home. However, I discovered a passion for cooking and it is my favorite hobby today. I started out as a recipe cook, and eventually started tweaking those into my own taste and style.
My favorite things to cook
Vegetarian and vegan dishes with tons of flavor
My favorite family cooking traditions
I grew up eating southern-style comfort food. However, that is not what I choose to cook these days, opting for healthier dinners. The one thing I have carried with me into adulthood is Tex-Mex. I grew up with it and still love it today. I make it at least once a week.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Carrot Rice
What a wonderful way to spice up the already delicious and fragrant basmati rice. My husband and I both love basmati rice already, but this was excellent. I put a bit too much cayenne in for him, but it is never too spicy for me. You can make it as spicy or mild as you want. I also added about 3/4 cup of chicken broth to the carrot mixture to moisten. Also, be sure to actually let the mixture steam completely for at least the 5 minutes to marry the flavors and soften the veggies. I am making this dish again for a dinner party this superbowl weekend. Thanks so much!!

35 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 29, 2004
 
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