I live in Portland, OR with my boyfriend, two cats and our dog. I have been a vegetarian since 2002, and enjoy finding new and creative ways to make meatless meals.
My favorite things to cook
Soups, stir-frys and lots of veggies.
My favorite family cooking traditions
All the women in my family are great cooks, and I learned a lot about cooking from them. A lot of the recipes I use today I ate growing up.
My cooking triumphs
Mastering fake tuna fish sandwiches!
My cooking tragedies
Baking a layered cake for a friend's birthday. There was raspberry jam filling between the layers, and an hour after the cake was finished, the jam started oozing out the sides and bottom of the cake, turning it into a soggy mess. I temporarily swore of baking after that.