I started cooking at age 14 out of necessity,both parents worked full time and if i didnt cook,my sisters and I were left to eat cereal or Kraft Macaroni and Cheese.I learned early on that i loved to cook and my family loved to eat my dishes...A cook was born!!!
My favorite things to cook
Homemade gourmet pizza,mediterranean dishes with lots of lemon,Grilled meats and vegetables with lotsa fresh herbs,Anything grown from my garden.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mother only cooked on Sundays,when she did it was always a very large satisfying meal...I always looked forward to Sundays!!!
My cooking triumphs
Making homemade bread...from scratch without a bread machine at age 15.The house smelled so good...It was then i discovered I didnt like to bake too much.The bread was fabulous,It was just ALOT of work.LOL.
My cooking tragedies
Adding salt to a dish and discovering that the salt lid was not screwed on tight or even slightly tight...Ruined the whole thing...Had to start over.