Christina's Blog Blog at Allrecipes.com (10/2013)

Christina's Blog

 
Oct. 16, 2013 11:22 am 
Updated: Nov. 25, 2013 4:00 am
Ore-Ida products have always been a staple product for my family for as far back as I can remember, and they still are today! Their wide array of products are not only convenient, but they are actuall delicious, which is a big plus when we try to spend our money wisely, but we are still… MORE
 
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YUM, gotta love breakfast for dinner!
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Oct. 16, 2013 10:56 am 
Updated: Oct. 16, 2013 5:42 pm
We are a family that LOVES sausage! In fact, my mom, dad and I just got done making our own, so this month's Allstar challenge was right up my alley. The first recipe I made was 'Spicy Sausage Pasta Alfredo': http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Spicy-Sausage-Pasta-Alfredo/Detail.aspx. This couldn't… MORE
 
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Christina

Member Since
May 2008

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Italian, Middle Eastern, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Walking, Reading Books, Music

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About Me
Hi Everyone! My name is Christina and I live in Pittsburgh (born and raised here) with my husband, Jim (we have been married for 10 years), my son Gabriel (he is 7), and our twin baby girls born June 22, 2011, Abby and Ally. I love cooking and sharing recipes and have a pretty extensive cookbook/recipe collection. I think my love of cooking comes from my mom and dad. We are definately a family that loves to cook (AND EAT!). I also enjoy watching hockey, LET'S GO PENS!, walking, crocheting and doing crafts. I am looking forward to meeting alot of new people here, and sharing tips and ideas.
My favorite things to cook
EVERYTHING! I love trying new things and we are not a picky family, so anything goes!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Just cook with love and patience. I am 1/2 Italian and 1/2 Lebanese, so we have tons of family traditions.
My cooking triumphs
When I was maybe 12 years old, I had a dinner party for some close neighbors and I made stuffed shrimp, homemade gnocchi with sauce, salad, homemade croissants and creme caramel for dessert. I was so proud of myself. When I cook and I can see the look of enjoyment on the people I am servings faces, that is a triumph all in itself.
My cooking tragedies
None that I can recall, LOL!
 
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