New mom to a beautiful baby girl. Even in the days after she was just born, I HAD to cook.
Nothing relaxes me more than chopping vegetables. Brainless but, you have to concentrate!
My favorite things to cook
Baking, baking, baking...BUT, I do everything and LOVE it all!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Holidays - hands down. Big turkey dinners are nothing but BLISS for me (and, I have now converted my husband!)
My cooking triumphs
Definitely my wedding cake. I had to make every layer twice (the first recipe fell for some reason) but, the end result was incredibly beautiful!
Next to that, getting my hubbie into the kitchen - with confidence! He is now almost as experimental as I am (although he doesn't bake...)
My cooking tragedies
I rarely cook dinner with a recipe so every once in awhile there is a "non-keeper". Probably the single worst were the brussel sprouts at Thanksgiving 2005 - undercooked, tasteless...they were thrown! (Good thing I had 5+ other vegetables to choose from)