CeliaBelia Profile - Allrecipes.com (13722231)

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Home Town: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean
Hobbies: Boating, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I'm 29 and survived college on Ramen noodles and Easy Mac. I never EVER cooked before I got an always hungry boyfriend a couple years ago. Luckily as I've been learning he eats just about everything, as long as there's meat in it! I have found that coming home from work and making dinner is a time for me to relax and unwind from the day. This website has been WONDERFUL to encourage cooking. I love the reviews and hearing people's own experiences with the various meals. P.S. My picture is Sam, my devoted 10 year old cocker spaniel I've had since I was 19. He's my "kid"! (I also have a 8 year old orange kitty named Cheeto.)
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mum is really into baking, so far, I have not found that I have inherited her talents. I would love to be able to cook a roast leg of lamb like her's for Easter dinner, as well as her British Mince pies at Christmas! My dad grew up on a dairy farm so his meals were always made with fresh from the garden veggies and fresh from the cow milk...sadly I also did not inherit any kind of green thumb so fresh is as fresh as what the grocery has! Maybe one day! :)
My cooking triumphs
A true triumph for me: My first loaf of bread! My mum and grandmother have ALWAYS made their bread from scratch (without the help of breadmakers and KA mixers.) I'm a 3rd generation bread baker now, yay!! :)
My cooking tragedies
I volunteered to bring homemade pumpkin pies to our "Friendsgiving" dinner. Not sure how I screwed up the filling...but it tasted like you were biting into a spicebox! Must have mismeasured :(
Recipe Reviews 78 reviews
Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs
Doubled the sauce so that I had an ample amount to marinate and also use to baste and serve with. Used a mix of siracha and Thai garlic chili paste.

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Reviewed On: May 23, 2014
Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever
Added an apple per another reviewer and also roasted the squash beforehand. Pretty good!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 12, 2012
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Not a scrap of this left at our Christmas Party! I only used one block of cream cheese. I also served with Hawaiian rolls to create sliders.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 11, 2011
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