Cooking to Serve Others Blog at Allrecipes.com (3/2011)

Cooking to Serve Others

 
Mar. 2, 2011 10:33 am 
Updated: Mar. 26, 2011 9:52 am
After living and serving churches in various regions of Spain for twelve years, and learning much about simple Mediterranean cooking, I am now back living in North America. My husband and I have relocated to Toronto, Ontario, to direct an international volunteer program. Our responsibilities… MORE
 
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spanishdona

Home Town
Roxbury Township, New Jersey, USA

Member Since
Dec. 2005

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Italian, Mediterranean

Hobbies
Scrapbooking, Knitting, Quilting, Walking, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work

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About Me
My husband and I have served as Evangelical missionaries in Spain for twelve years. After spending a fantastic year directing an international volunteer program in Toronto, Canada, we have recently relocated to Greenville, South Carolina. After 22 moves in 28 years I call no place my hometown. My roots are in Jesus Christ.
My favorite things to cook
I love Spanish food! Real Spanish, not Mexican, not Tex-Mex, but Spanish! I make a great paella, and my Tortilla EspaƱola almost always has 'muy buena pinta'.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I have picked up a lot of Spanish cooking traditions. But, Christmas Eve is always Norwegian Meatballs in Gravy with Lignonberries, mashed potatoes, and peas. I picked up recipes from my Norwegian aunt while growing up.
My cooking triumphs
In December 2003 I won an all-village baking contest in Spain for a Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Pie!
My cooking tragedies
We once had friends over for dinner, and I mis-read a recipe for stuffed pork chops. They waited an extra hour before I was able to serve them! But at least it turned out!
 
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