I didn't learn much, if anything, about cooking growing up. My husband was really my inspiration. He is naturally good at cooking and it's also something he greatly enjoys. After watching him cook all the time for us the first few years we were married, I decided it was time to step up and start trying to impress him, as well as our two young children. It took me a while to get the hang of it, but I'm getting there.
My favorite things to cook
Anything in the crock pot! I love the way the smell fills the house and how flavorful things taste coming out of it after cooking together all day.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Baking holiday treats with my mom and sister
My cooking triumphs
I consider anything that my kids ask for seconds on or gets an 'oh my gosh this is good' out of my husband from a triumph. I know I'm not a bad cook, but it's nice to know they really like something that I made
My cooking tragedies
Luckily at this time I don't have any