Prefer healthy recipes with lower fat and fresh rather than canned or jarred ingredients. Try to avoid MSG, high fructose, and all the gunk in commercial foods. But, I'll try most anything and will definitely take short cuts when cooking for crowds or weeknight meals.
My favorite things to cook
Love to bake! Also love making apps and cocktails, esp. sangria, and calling it dinner.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Italian food and any yummy homemade baked good.
My cooking triumphs
I finally have a nice full list of perfected recipes in every category so entertaining as well as weeknight meals are low stress. Practice makes perfect.
My cooking tragedies
Too many to list with 1,000 character limit.