24 year old female...trying to learn to cook healthy meals from scratch for me and my boyfriend!
My favorite things to cook
I do cook upon occasion, but when making something for fun (rather than specifically for a meal) I usually bake cookies, bread or a cake.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My family's traditional broccoli cheese casserole and homemade butterhorn rolls, and adding new family food traditions from my boyfriend's family!
My cooking triumphs
I cannot pin down a specific moment as a personal cooking triumph, but I always enjoy those times when I receive compliments.
My cooking tragedies
My first ever attempt to make something from scratch was in the 3rd grade. A friend was over and we tried to make a cake (I think that was the plan). We didn't follow a recipe and just threw things together (because my parents were able to do the same thing and have it turn out well). I remember we made a very floury, rock-hard, root-beer flavored mound. Needless to say we didn't taste it and trashed it immediately.
Since then I've followed recipes, making only minor alterations, and have never had a disaster quite as interesting as that first one.