My favorite things to cook
Healthy redos of family favorites that picky eaters will enjoy. I also like trying new recipes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every other Sunday, my mother's extended family gets together for a large homemade meal. It's almost always traditional southern food that can take hours to prepare, but it's also how so many of us learned to cook, helping Granny with dinner and learning the little tricks that only a home cook with decades of experience knows.
My cooking triumphs
Buche de noel; cheesy chicken casserole (containing stealthy veggies); a Christmas tree made out of mini-cupcakes; baking biscuits that were almost like my Granny's
My cooking tragedies
It took me years to be able to cook rice correctly, even when I was great at cooking other things