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Raquel Teixeira


Raquel Teixeira
 
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Living In: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Sep. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy
Hobbies: Biking, Walking, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Here`s what I have been cooking.. http://www.digitaljournal.com/group/146 Just before I moved out on my own, I started to express an interest in cooking mainly because I wanted to eat healthier and stop eating prepackaged meals. My mom always made home-cooked meals and never used prepackaged anything. I thank her so much for bringing me up on good well balance meals and therefore inspiring me to do it for myself, and one day my family. I just started my 30's and living with my boyfriend and my cooking has developed to a pretty good skill level. I keep learning new things, trying new things and just enjoy food in every possible way, from cooking it, to eating it, to watching others cook. I love the Food Network and this site for inspiring me in the kitchen. :)
My favorite things to cook
I love trying anything new. I love ethnic dishes and I also enjoy swapping fatty ingredients for healthier ones without sacrificing the taste. I also like tricking my guests with healthier recipes. :)
My favorite family cooking traditions
Cooking for an army regardless of whether you're actually cooking for 3, 4 or 5 people - Having no room on the table (bread, side carb dish, main meat dish, veggie dish and a salad)and just being a loud Portuguese family around the dinner table. It's not a well mannered table but a very happy and satisfied one. :)
My cooking triumphs
Hosting my first turkey dinner and man-handling that massive beast of a bird. :) AND making home-made sushi that tasted AMAZING.
My cooking tragedies
Surprisingly I am still without a tragic event in the kitchen other than breaking glass, spilling flour...burning my fingers....etc...etc.
Recipe Reviews 166 reviews
Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
So good! I cut back on the oil in the marinade because wherever I can cut oil I will cut oil. Also, whenever I attempt to grill fish it usually falls apart so I pan fried. Very tasty and spicy!

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Reviewed On: Apr. 20, 2015
Muffin Tin Potatoes Gratin
I added sharp cheddar and layered it. Oh my it was to die for. The sharp cheddar is a must in my opinion which is why I gave it 4 stars instead of 5. The parm on its own wouldn't give it the melt factor. However, a cute idea that has room for so much variation based on your cheese of choice.

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Reviewed On: Apr. 14, 2015
Artichoke Chicken
So good! I used light mayo, and added chopped garlic, green onions and sundried tomatoes. Love the artichoke flavour!

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Reviewed On: Apr. 14, 2015
 
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