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Teri Davis Newman


Spanish/Cuban cooking. I am a former restaurant owner and I studied 2 years at Le Cordon Bleu in Tokyo. I started cooking for my family at age 10, so I have 30 years of experience in the kitchen.

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2016-10-12 Tortillas:

I'm sure you could use it but I have no idea of the results.  I assume you know that corn tortillas are gluten-free.  The problem is that gluten is the protein that gives elasticity to the dough and it's

2016-10-12 Tortillas:

Buckwheat is WHEAT.  Ergo, it is NOT gluten-free. So, while you can make soft tortillas with buckwheat, OBVIOUSLY they will NOT BE GLUTEN-FREE.  Gluten is a component of ALL WHEAT, so if something has

2016-07-07 Flatbread:

Nothing made at Taco Bell is authentic Mexican anything, but it's still cheap and tasty just the same!     What they have is a custom made product that is manufactured to TB's specs in commissaries all

2014-10-09 Avocado:

There is an easier way.  Wait until the avocado is RIPE and it will be soft and taste a LOT better! You can tell when an avocado is ripe because it will be soft and start to pull away from the skin. A

2012-01-31 paella:

You are correct, risotto does not need to be covered as it's basically a savory rice pudding. However, the celebrity chefs assume (apparently incorrectly) that people who are advanced enough cooks to buy


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