My favorite things to cook
My favorite is baking- but I am not a big fan of sweets and I live alone so unfortunately I don't get to do it as often as I'd like because there is no one to eat it! Hopefully once I have a family...
My favorite family cooking traditions
I come from a German-American family so most of our traditions revolve around traditional German food. Kuchen, knephla soup, strudle, dumplings etc. I remember helping my mother kneed the dough until it was just perfect and then spreading it across the kitchen table until it was paper thin. So time consuming, but so much fun. The smell of German sausage and onions will forever remind me of those days.
My cooking triumphs
I make an outstanding rhubarb crisp... one of the few things I have mastered better than my mother. And my enchiladas are to die for- courtesy of a lesson from one of my Mexican friends.
My cooking tragedies
My most recent cooking tragedy was banana bread of all things... the culprit was some outdated shortening.