I love to make things.
My favorite things to cook
Dessert! Chocolate! Stir-fries. In that order.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I love to make pumpkin seeds at Halloween with my boys. Growing up, my Mom would make "eggs in a Frame", and I loved when Dad stopped at the donut store (usually Dawn Donuts) after working the midnight shift at the plant. Grandma and I loved making fudge together, and she taught me to use a cast iron skillet for everything - especially cornbread! My French Canadian Grandma would make special items for Holidays; mincemeat pies and for my polish Grandpa we had to get kielbasa from Hamtramk, served with sauerkraut of course! I always looked forward to the elaborate relish tray too.
My cooking triumphs
When ever I make something BOTH of my boys like!