My favorite things to cook
We love grilling all year - even in a snowstorm on our back deck! Mexican is probably our favorite.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas cookie baking - we love to make and decorate dozens and dozens of cookies to give to family and friends.
My cooking tragedies
Sliceable gravy! Yep! Newlyweds having our best friends for dinner, first time in our new apartment. Did not know that cornstarch takes a few minutes of cooking time to develop. Well, roast and potatoes were ready but the gravy was too slow for me - added extra cornstarch, stirred it, turned it down and walked away. Came back and low and behold, I turned the pan completely upside down and it plopped out in a big, gelatinous blob! We have joked about my sliceable gravy for 35 years now!