Christina's Blog Blog at Allrecipes.com (9/2013)

Christina's Blog

 
Sep. 25, 2013 9:11 am 
Updated: Sep. 30, 2013 4:04 am
One of the Ambassador challenges this month was with Butterball and consisted of having what was called 'Turkey Tuesday', so for the past 4 weeks, myself and my family were 'Turketarians'. We do eat turkey regularly, so this was easy for us. I chose my recipes, patiently waited for Tuesday,… MORE
 
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Sep. 8, 2013 2:29 pm 
Updated: Sep. 11, 2013 3:04 pm
This month's ambassador activities included something totally different (and totally scary, lol) for me...cooking with bison! Though I WAS scared, I was also very excited to try something new. I chose to make 'Bison Souvlaki… 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 11 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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