Married to my best friend. He and I have 3 awesome kids, 1 son and 2 daughters. We have a seed farm and a seed plant and I stay at home with our kids. I am a college graduate that enjoys friends and family.
My favorite things to cook
It's easier to answer this by saying what I don't like. I don't enjoy anything that takes too terribly long or that has weird or unusual ingredients. We like good, comfort food or food with great flavour, but not too spicy.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I would say that our family has a long line of great bakers. I enjoy dessert-making more than cooking.
My cooking triumphs
I have taken certain recipes and altered them to fit us better. I use yogurt in place of margarine or oil in waffles and pancakes. I use yogurt as a base for Baked Parmesan Chicken in lieu of margarine. I have my own Shepherd's Pie and pasta meat sauce. I'm most known for baking great cookies and desserts.
My cooking tragedies
Who hasn't had those? I've forgotten baking powder/soda a couple times. I once prepared a dough for my bread maker and left the canister out until my daughter noticed. My greatest blunder was when I made this attractive chocolate pie with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles for my soon-to-be husband and father-in-law at their home. They had their sugar stored in an old peanut butter jar and that's what I grabbed to make the crust. When they went to eat it, I found out that the pie was very SALTY! Here there were TWO old peanut butter jars in the cupboard and I obviously grabbed the salt!