Having raised a bunch of kids, I stopped cooking for about 10 years. Now retired, I love to cook again especially for my grandchildren. Living in an RV with an oven that is tiny and doesn't work half the time I have become very inventive at how to cook using other methods.
My favorite things to cook
My Spaghetti sauce, My mothers Beef and Noodles, My German grandmother's creamed spinach, potato salad and her cauliflower. My Swedish grandmother Swedish pancakes, Ebelskiver and Swedish meatballs.
My favorite family cooking traditions
On Christmas Eve we have chili and corn bread and then a big dinner on Christmas Day.
My cooking triumphs
Cooking Chicken Catchatori for about 20 people when I was 18. My mom was too nervous to do it, so I did.
My cooking tragedies
I've never had to throw out anything I've cooked, although I have had to doctor up some...