I first learned to cook because I didn't have much money, but I like eating well. My experiments tend to be either restaurant quality, or inedible.
My favorite things to cook
I put tomatoes and garlic in everything.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My husband makes the best lasagne ever, but he only makes it on special occasions, which makes the occasions even more special.
My cooking triumphs
I made a marinara sauce better than anything I've ever eaten in a restuarant. It was complex and filling. Made me very happy.
My cooking tragedies
Wow. Too many to mention. 1. Mac n' cheese powder is flamable. 2. Chocolate cake that doesn't rise is nasty. 3. When the recipe says 'butter', that's not a suggestion. 4. Always check expiration dates on milk before cooking with it :(