I'm a single Dad of 6 kids . . . almost "arrived" to empty nest. I love my kids and love to "do" for them: cook, make things, spend time with them . . . I'm a Christian and love my faith community.
My favorite things to cook
I love to take old Southern recipes and "convert" them to healthy alternatives without sacrificing flavor and enjoyment. I do believe in "all things in moderation" and enjoy including desserts as "treats" in a menu.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I enjoy making a full meal that "comes together" with the right entree with the accompanying vegetable, starch and other dishes. From time to time this includes choosing the best wine and dessert to make the meal perfect.
My cooking tragedies
Hollandaise sauce for a holiday dinner at my daughter's home. . . resorted to a cheese sauce. I'll definitely practice this one before trying it again.