I'm currently enlisted in the Navy, don't have many people to share my baking with so I take most things to work with me. The people there don't mind, that's for sure I especially enjoy decorating cakes and have taken all the Wilton courses offered at my local cake decorating supply store, Party Cakes 'n' Things in Virginia Beach.
My favorite things to cook
I absolutely love baking -- cookies, cakes, bread, whatever... but I am working towards mastering "cooking" more traditional meals as I am a vegetarian and want to cook for more people.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom used to make a big batch of pizza dough and let all the kids go to town making pizzas and calzones. We always had so much fun and then got to eat our creations!
My cooking triumphs
I made my very first wedding cake recently! It's was three tiers and strawberry cake with cream cheese icing.... weighed about 35 pounds!!
My cooking tragedies
I was making an apple pie that has to be baked in a parchment paper covering, well, I ended up getting a paper cut on my cornea from tearing the parchment paper off the box and the corner coming back towards my eye. I know, how did that happen? Only me.