This website is WONDERFUL! I've always enjoyed cooking and baking, but never was comfortable with experimenting with recipes for fear of really messing up. This website allows me to use everyones feedback on recipes and make a good thing into a great thing! Which is turning me from a good cook into a great cook. ;)
My favorite things to cook
Desserts...I love baking. Recently a recipe I have for cookie crust cheesecake cupcakes has been in great demand.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I have to make a dutch apple pie every Thanksgiving. It's been something I've had to do since I was 16, when I just did it for fun, but my parents were so impressed that I have been made to do it every year since...I still enjoy it so long as someone else peels the apples. :) Thanksgiving is my favorite "traditional meal" not sure why...but I always enjoy it.
My cooking triumphs
Anything that I try making for the very first time that turns out awesome...like my chili. Thanks broiler maker recipe...and the oh so helpful reviews below.
My cooking tragedies
Well there have been a couple. I forgot to put flour in brownies once...boy those were some sad looking crunchy pudding things...and the other I forgot to put eggs in a kahluha cake and it turned in something bad too. Bless my boyfriends heart for still eating it even though I couldn't figure out what I had done wrong...the person who gave me the recipe forgot to mention the eggs...whoops.