I am a retired teacher who sometimes cooks for my extended family of 12 and sometimes for only my husband and me. While teaching and rearing a family simultaneously for 30+ years I never really had time to cook anything that took much planning or had long prep or cooking time. Now I must cook food that appeals to both my 98 year old mother and my picky 12 year old grandson. I tweek recipes to make them both healthier and easier. I ALWAYS read the most useful reviews.
My favorite things to cook
Something I can cook with my grandson.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Southern food made healthy.
My cooking triumphs
Cutting enough salt and bad fats from recipes to keep my family healthy. My live-in mother says I am a good cook! I have never cooked anything my husband refused to eat, even though I thought it was awful.
My cooking tragedies
That I didn't help my four adult children learn to cook well while they were young.