DC-H Profile - Allrecipes.com (13294092)

cook's profile


Home Town: Pocatello, Idaho, USA
Living In: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Biking, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
Recipe Box 2 recipes
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
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
I live in Minneapolis with my husband. We enjoy Latin dancing, being outdoors (which is really only possible about half the year), and staying active (walking, roller blading, biking, etc). I hate the cold Minnesota winters! I am from Idaho and my husband is from Mexico. We ask ourselves every day of the winter how we ended up in such a brutally cold state!
My favorite things to cook
Since moving to Minnesota, I've really gotten into making homemade soups in the winter time. I like them because they are cheap, warm, easy, and filling! Some of my favorites are corn chowder, minetrone, and broccoli cheddar.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Growing up in Idaho before Christmas my mom would put on a crock pot of chili and we'd go up into the mountains and cut down our Christmas tree. When we got home, the chili was ready and we'd eat and decorate the tree together. I LOVE chili. It is probably in my top ten favorite foods. I am sure it is because I have such warm memories from childhood attached to it.
My cooking triumphs
I make a mean cream cheese strawberry filled crepe! I always had trouble with crepes sticking to the pan, but I think I finally got it down!
My cooking tragedies
I once experimented with making a black bean skillet. It was fine until I decided to mix in some scrambled eggs-- they turned black from the beans. It tasted ok, but it looked like something terrible. I think I should have done the eggs over-easy on top of the skillet concoction. Generally my experiments turn out better than that. What was I thinking!
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Roasted Winter Squash Seeds
Yummy! I'd add less salt for my personal taste next time. I threw in a pinch of cayenne. That was an even better ideas than I thought it would be. If you like spicy snacks, I'd highly recommend that.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 17, 2011
Hummus III
This is really yummy and easy to make-- so much cheaper, too, than buying those tiny packages at the store. I don't like tahini really well, so I cut it down to a 1/4 cup and added more olive oil. It turned out great!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 4, 2010
Slow Cooker Carnitas
My husband is 100% Mexican, born and raised in Puebla, and he said this is the most authentic tasting Mexican dish I have ever made. He was super impressed. I do have to admit they taste exactly like the carnitas we've had on vacations to Mexico. I am making tacos de carnitas for New Years and this is the recipe I'll be using!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 30, 2009

In Season

Salsa from Mild to Wild
Salsa from Mild to Wild

Salsa is the fresh condiment you can make at home and put on everything.

Healthy, Delicious Recipes
Healthy, Delicious Recipes

Whether you're going low-carb, low fat, paleo, or gluten-free, we have recipes just for you.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

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