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T. Motes


T. Motes
 
Home Town: Carson, California, USA
Living In: Bryant, Arkansas, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Quilting, Sewing, Gardening, Camping, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
I am a full time nurse, mother of five, and married to a nurse turned minister. I do stay busy. Four of my five are boys, so needless to say the grocery bill is quite considerable. Cooking not only gives me time by myself, but it brings great joy to watch my family eat. They are great at complimenting! It also is great because we all eat together at the table.
My favorite things to cook
Anything that makes my kids smile when they eat.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My family is quite interesting. I was raised by two sets of grandparents. My mother's parents are Japanese so I learned many traditions from my Grandma Yamamoto as far as preparation. Asian recipes are fast to cook, but take patience in the chopping phases. My Granny Berry is from southeastern Missouri. I learned to cook all day from her. Beans, cornbread and fried potatoes are no good unless the beans have been on the stove for at least 8 hours... In the south, it is also a tradition for the women in the family to cook together sharing stories and laughing during family get togethers.
My cooking triumphs
Being asked to bring something in particular to a potluck or family gathering. That means it was good enough to be remembered!
My cooking tragedies
My first time cooking chicken and dumplings after my daughter mixed sugar in my flour.
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