Love to research a new recipe and combine a few to put my own spin on it.
My favorite things to cook
Soups, stews, pies, veggies, meat
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving meal, start early make the pies, set the table, put the bird in the oven. Around 11 or 12 open a bottle of wine and start cooking the sides. By 4pm its nap time till guest arrive.
My cooking triumphs
Cooking first 26lbs fresh turkey. Mastering homemade pie crust.
My cooking tragedies
Inviting people over who don't enjoy eating.