brendadee Profile - (19137790)

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Living In: Astoria, New York, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2011
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Italian, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
i am puerto rican american born and raised in NY, i love cooking especially the foods of my native country. i am married to a wonderful full blooded puerto rican man who not only enjoys my cooking but absolutely loves it
My favorite things to cook
i enjoy making many different types of foods but i especially love puerto rican cuisine
My favorite family cooking traditions
i make my own sofrito from scratch of which has been handed down from 3 generations
My cooking triumphs
had a dinner party that was a great success, everyone loved the food even my mom who has been my teacher, who was taught by her father who was a chef at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. his specialty was puerto rican cuisine
My cooking tragedies
well learning how to cook is quite an event especially when you are very young which is when i was first learning how to cook, i had baked a layer cake that turned out like to be two cookies hard as rocks and flat as pancakes
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