I am a teacher by profession now, spent many years in healthcare. Weave, spin, cook, read, paint, draw, sew. Love to travel. Life's too short..
My favorite things to cook
Pastry is my new love, working my way thru a gigantic book..decorate cakes too. Preserves, especially for the state fair.. ribbon winner.. Love to learn the food of other cuisines.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Gumbo is in my bloodstream, grew up in Cajun country. Oysters and brie en croute for Christmas eve dinner.. yum...
My cooking triumphs
Homemade cinnamon rolls, pumpkin pie from fresh pumpkins, marinated cheese
My cooking tragedies
i can't make biscuits, they look like hockey pucks