I'm a native Atlantan and love to cook & bake. This recipe site is the first place I come to find different ideas on food preparation. I'll try anything once! :-)
My favorite things to cook
Baked goods! Each year for over 30+ years I have baked literally hundreds of thousands of cookies for my family, friends and coworkers. Year after year...I always give homemade Christmas cookies.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Collecting cookbooks and recipes from magazines and product packaging. I created a cookbook using the recipes my grandmother had collected from clipping out of newspapers & magazines (circa late 1950's/early 1960's)! I have hundreds of cookbooks!
My cooking triumphs
This past Christmas (2005), I prepared a full Christmas feast in my new home (first Christmas) for my family. Everything was a total success and everyone loved what I had prepared.
My cooking tragedies
When I was a teenager (long time ago), I was trying to impress my boyfriend by cooking dinner. Fried fish & hushpuppies! The grease was too hot and browned the fish & hushpuppies to a beautiful golden brown...with raw fish & batter on the inside! :-(