My favorite family cooking traditions
Gosh, my dad teaching me how to cook my whole life? He taught me how to tinker with recipes and what each ingredient did, and therefore how you could omit, sub out, or add ingredients. He's the reason most of my reviews start with 'I started with this recipe and then I ...' :)
My cooking tragedies
The Great Choco-'splosion of 2003 - when making flourless chocolate cake, decided to melt the chocolate in a glass bowl, directly on my electric cooktop. Of course the bowl exploded and my kitchen was covered in hot glass & melted chocolate. Oops!