I like to cook and try new things, I also create my own recipes and alter others to become mine.
My favorite things to cook
I like to make stir fry and other healthy dishes. I like to do Christmas baking, mainly tea breads. I love to make chili in all its various types. I like soups and stews, also. I love to make pickles and relishes for my family
My favorite family cooking traditions
Women in my family get together after Thanksgiving to make candy and breads for Christmas. We all get together Christmas Eve and eat and eat and eat, usually a soup or stew with various appetizers and sweets.
My cooking triumphs
Green Chili and gumbo are two of my best dishes. The gumbo is my own recipe. The green chili is a recipe my friend gave me.
My cooking tragedies
first apple pie. I used self rising flour and no one would eat it.