I'm 62, live in upstate NY. My husband and I prepare meals together or we each have our specialities. My husband was a chef as is my oldest son. We like to try different recipes from different ethinic groups.
My favorite things to cook
Anything Italian style including desserts. I enjoy preparing fresh veggies in season.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Pasta sauce, meatballs, pizza, seafood meals
My cooking triumphs
Allcheese Cheese Cake, Spamoni(Italian icecream), marinated artichokes and mushrooms, Saltiamboco(veal or chicken cutlets w/egg, romano cheese and spinhage), WonTon soup and spring rolls, Tandoori Chicken, manicotti and lasagna.
My cooking tragedies
Burnt tomato paste in pasta sauce, EXTREMELY rare roast beef, cap on red pepper flakes came off over sauce pot - made a very HOT sauce.