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Heidi McKeever Retano

Heidi McKeever Retano
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Living In: Sioux City, Iowa, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Camping, Fishing
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About this Cook
My name is Heidi. I am happily married and have 2 beautiful boys. I love to try new recipes!
My favorite things to cook
Mexican food. I grew up eating out all of the time, so when I met my husband (who is from Mexico) I knew I needed to learn how to cook fast!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I don't have any from my childhood but I hope I am creating many for my children!
My cooking triumphs
I submitted my Chicken Tinga Tostadas to the local news channel for a contest and won a $800+ grill/smoker!!
Recipe Reviews 7 reviews
Puppy Chow I
Absolutely delicious! Only thing I changed was using the smaller box or Chex and it turnd out perfect!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 5, 2011
Homemade Crispy Seasoned French Fries
These were a HUGE HIT at my house!! Kids loved 'em, husband loved 'em, I LOVED 'em! Will make these again and again! Thanks.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 23, 2010
Mexican Tinga
Ok, I have alot of things to add... We cook a chicken flavored white rice to put on the tostada before we pile the meat on, it's great. As for the chiles, I use 2-3 for 2 1/2 lbs. of shredded chicken. Be sure to use all of the adobo sauce from the can though. Sometimes I substitute the stewed tomatoes with tomato sauce or fresh, cooked tomatoes. We also top with queso fresco, shredded lettuce and sour cream (definately mexican). I always add 1 stick of cinn. while it is simmering. I pull it out when it's ready.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 22, 2009

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