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Aja Ruiz


Aja Ruiz
 
Home Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
Living In: Brea, California, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Dessert, Kids, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Wife,Mama to my 2 beautiful boys, and student! I have been cooking since I was 5 when my dad helped me flip pancakes and scramble eggs to now cooking delicious meals from decadent to healthy! I am not a professional cook but I am a darn good home cook! Love spending time with my family, Disneyland, camping, photography, and of course baking and cooking!
My favorite things to cook
Cooking traditional mexican recipes are what I love the best. I simply love my heritage and try my best to keep it going with the generations since my great, great, grandma recently passed! I also enjoy new recipes every now and then!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Cooking Tamales durning Christmas with my family and my husbands family. I always try to do stuff for the kids in my family like baking for Halloween with pumkin carving and cider!
My cooking triumphs
Learning how to cook from the region of Mexico my husbands family is from. YUMMY!
My cooking tragedies
One time I tried to make macaroni like my grandma and it was dissssscccusssting lol!! Also I tried to make spicey shrimps that my dad makes with chili and butter, oh my god another failure ickkkkk so nasty! lol
Recipe Reviews 19 reviews
Marinated Greek Chicken Kabobs
these were overall very good and different, I think it may need a little more zip or zest! But I will definately do these again!!!!!!!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 7, 2010
Oven Fresh Seasoned Potato Wedges
I loved these, I stole some of that seasoning from bobs big boy and they were so yumm!!!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 7, 2010
Spicy Cilantro Dressing
this was so yummy! I made it the way it says and it was good on fish tacos, next time im gonna add a little pepitas

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 7, 2010
 
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