Happily married since 1980. Four grown children, two boys and two girls. My favorite places are home, Ireland and the Chicago Botanic Garden.
My favorite things to cook
Anything that will bring all six of us to the dinner table together!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving Dinner with mashed rutabagas and creamed onions, corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day, crepes with strawberry butter on Christmas morning and black-eyed peas on New Year's Day.
My cooking triumphs
First place in our village pie contest with my Blueberry and Nectarine Pie.
My cooking tragedies
Not winning the following year!