Counter Intelligence: Confessions of A Working Mom Blog at Allrecipes.com (10/2011)

Counter Intelligence: Confessions of A Working Mom

 
Oct. 19, 2011 1:52 pm 
Updated: Oct. 30, 2011 6:16 am
In this titillating episode we meet the main character of Cactus Crest.  He’s a meaty character!...The bones and marrow of our little story.  No really, he is the bones and marrow of this story and specifically this dish.  And before you get squeamish, before I translate espinazo, let me… MORE
 
 
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Oct. 4, 2011 5:08 pm 
Updated: Oct. 6, 2011 8:51 am
The Rothschild’s had their Coat of Arms The Channings had the Falcon CrestAnd so the Enriquez will have their ....               Cactus Crest  Really, this is almost not a joke!  My husband and I were planting cactus in our backyard and I joked with him and said “that can be your family… MORE
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1st Lady

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Covina, California, USA

Member Since
Nov. 2004

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy

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Scrapbooking, Gardening, Camping, Reading Books

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About Me
Born in Mexico...raised a California girl, I'm always trying to find my roots with my cooking. I have a big family with my mom as matriarch and master cook. So I have some big shoes to fill.
My favorite things to cook
I love cooking food that my mom always made when we were younger. She doesn't really have any recipes, so it's a challenge. Every time she cooks, it's a unique experience since variations on ingredients are never the same. I also love Mexican food El Paso style. I would like to dabble more in Italian and Filipino dishes. My all time fav is BBQ and down home Southern comfort food.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I come from a Mexican Family. Family gatherings center around the kitchen and dinning areas. I love having family around the kitchen cooking, sitting around the dinner table talking, laughing,joking, drinking and eating.
My cooking triumphs
Mastered flour tortillas in 2013!!!
My cooking tragedies
That I mastered flour tortillas in 2013...I think I gained 5 lbs in one week.
 
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