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Miss Lettuce

Miss Lettuce
Home Town: Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
Living In: Pensacola, Florida, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Knitting, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
Recipe Box 3 recipes
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Vintage Sandra
Mother and Daughters
About this Cook
I love cooking, baking, and experimenting with new foods/ingredients. I love having friends over for dinner, and truly enjoy feeding people!
My favorite things to cook
Mexican dishes, of course, but I love trying recipes from other cultures. If I go to a restaurant and eat something I really like, I go home and duplicate it!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Northern Mexican cuisine is really simple, with strong flavors. Roasted peppers, beef jerky, mild cheeses. I have been combining the regional recipes with the more intricate cuisine found in the Southern region of Mexico. Ever since I moved to Pensacola, I have been compiling my family's recipes and organizing them in a book, so they can be passed on.
My cooking triumphs
Tinga de Pollo (a chicken casserole with pineapple) I even won a prize for it at a work luncheon! It's all my friends' favorite thing to have when I cook, along with some good old Guacamole... it's always a hit!
My cooking tragedies
O, Lord... trying to cook some Lemon Chicken... the recipe called for a cup of lemon juice, and I put lime juice... it was soooooo bitter, no one could eat it!
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Chicken Mole with Four Chiles
Ty, your mole with four chiles is great! Not too many girls like to cook wholesome-more-than-three-ingredients recipes like this one. I am all about cooking authentic Mexican food from scratch, and I am also proud of making my own corn and flour tortillas!

21 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 11, 2008

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