I was taught to bake by my mother whom was self taught. My cooking skills are all self taught as my mother and grandmother fried everything. Funny that I hate to fry anything.
My favorite things to cook
I love taking recipes and making them my own.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Diabetic Baking: French Bread, Whole Wheat Bread, and Stuffing Bread. Apple Crumble Pie, Cinimon Rolls, Short Bread, Lemon Magraine Pie, Chocolate Pie, Ninimo Bars, Strawberry Dessert, Mince Meat Tarts, Butterscotch Squares, and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Cooking: Garlic Roast Potatoes, Stir Fry Veggies, Turkey and Stuffing, Apple Pork Chops, Rosemary and Mint Lamb, Garlic Roast Beef, Pineapple and Brown Sugar Ham.
My cooking triumphs
My first Christmas Turkey, it turned out great with homemade stuffing, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, honey glazed carrots, corn, peas, and dessert of Apple Crumble Pie (Even the crust was from scratch.)and a Strawberry Dessert (Fresh Strawberries, Jello, Whipped Cream, and torn up Angel Food Cake.)
My cooking tragedies
My first Christmas Dinner I burnt the Cresent Rolls of all things. Pilsbury Cresent Rolls.