I am a retired Music Therapist and mother of a Sam Francisco chef. Currently I have returned to teaching Suzuki piano to young children and trying to keep my friends spirits up if they are still working.
My favorite things to cook
Anything Amish or Chef John
My favorite family cooking traditions
Amish salads, pancakes, French Canadian Baked Beans (check out LaLande family recipe on this site.
My cooking triumphs
Huh?? You kidding???
My cooking tragedies
Make sure not everything is the same color and everything comes out at same time-easy: Start with longest cooking dish and count backwards. And never use more than the tiniest pinch of cayenne for hubbie!