Pet Groomer, loves Jesus, loves to cook when there is time, loves a Standard Poodle named Phyllis, and loves time spent with family and friends.
My favorite things to cook
Lemon Linguine, Macaroni and Cheese, Fancy Tuna Melts, Homemade soups and stews, Oven-baked custard, Cheesecakes, cookies, quick-breads.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Mom's navy bean soup with cornbread. Mom's baking-powder biscuits with simple syrup.
Mom's potato soup.
My cooking triumphs
Four attempts at a Red Velvet cake using butter for the fat. Switched to Olive Oil, added an extra egg to the recipe and 4 oz of Chambord Liqueur and what a delightful surprise!
My cooking tragedies
Wild Mushroom and Leek soup. . . recipe did not specify how much of the leek to use; delicious aromatic soup with several varieties of delicious mushrooms that took hours to make . . .with little pieces of "wood" in it.