I recently switched to an afternoon and evening work schedule. It has made cooking and eating well a lot more challenging. During the Fall and Winter, the slow cooker will be a lifesaver. But the Summer has been a blur of fast food and late night foraging!
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook for a crowd. It has to be casual, though; I have a great kitchen, but no dining room!
My favorite family cooking traditions
When my husband and I entertain, we have a great time together in the kitchen preparing goodies for our guests to enjoy. We laugh, make a mess, and celebrate each others creative triumphs.
My cooking triumphs
Brined and roasted or smoked turkey; not just for Thanksgiving! Anything Greek, but especially baklava.
My cooking tragedies
A friend an I once spent an entire day making chili con carne. There was masa, there was adobo, there was beef, and who knows what else? When it was done at last, and we sat down to eat, within 5 minutes, we had the pizza guy on the phone. Epic fail.