I work in a technology department at a small college in Dubuque, Iowa. In my spare time I enjoy hiking, photography, and going on roadtrips to find new restaurants!
My favorite things to cook
I love to grill brats and burgers in the summer. In the winter, I'm a soup nut. My current favorite is cream of butternut squash. I also love to make apple crisp and bread pudding in the fall.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Making cutout cookies during the holidays. Least favorite holiday fare? Jello!
My cooking triumphs
Anytime I can use the food processor without hurting myself. :-)
My cooking tragedies
The first time I made monster cookies, I misread the recipe and ended up putting four times the recommended amount of butter! No one was killed, but still...