Spent the first half of my adult life cooking very basic meals for very picky eaters; my oldest child is autistic and would only eat certain foods. I'm a mother, wife, and Registered Nurse who works 36 plus hours per week.
My favorite things to cook
I'm always looking for new recipes to try. My husband will "try anything once" and my child who still lives at home will eat just about anything (except seafood). I love cooking the "staples"; chicken, beef, pasta, and slow cooker meals. I'm no gourmet chef but I've been cooking for a long time. I also love to bake when I have the time to do it.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I can pull off cooking a full Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner single-handedly for a family of 5-6 people. Exhausted afterwards and someone else has to clean up the mess!
My cooking triumphs
2 published recipes on this site- recreated my Mom's macaroni salad and my Dad's Cucumber salad by trial and error until I got it right. They never wrote anything down but I think they were whispering in my ear when I did it. :)
My cooking tragedies
Too many to count... hahahaha