I work in Regulatory Affairs for a health and beauty care company, am married to a commercial airline pilot, and we have two wonderful daughters. Providing my family with healthy, satisfying meals is extremely important to me.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy making components of each meal from scratch - noodles, breads, refried beans, seasoning mixes, etc. I also love to bake.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas is a big cooking time for my family: scotch toffee and seasonal-shaped pizzas, and a big Christmas morning breakfast are a must.
My cooking triumphs
I created a chinese feast for New Year's Eve in 2009 that rivaled any local buffet! The menu included egg drop soup, crab rangoons, pork egg rolls, sweet and sour sauce, and general tso's chicken.
My cooking tragedies
There was an incident years ago with mushed up cauliflower posing as mashed potatoes that my husband still razzes me about...