I'm a homeschooling mom of two in Illinois. I love to cook delicious meals for my family. The dinner table is a special place for us so I strive to create good meals. Allrecipes has been such a wonderful find for me. I don't even visit other recipe sites because all I need is here!
My favorite things to cook
Unique desserts, traditional homemade meals, Mexican and Chinese cuisine.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Once a week my five year old daughter plans an entire meal by herself and helps me make it. It is such a fun time for us. It makes her feel special. As a bonus, she's learning math with all of the measurements!
My cooking triumphs
I can't really put my finger on any specific triumphs in the kitchen. I have become pretty adept at seasoning dishes in my own way. I usually don't follow the seasonings in recipes. I would like to conquer my fear of fried chicken and homemade bread. Someday...
My cooking tragedies
Just lately while making frosting I mistakenly used flour in place of powdered sugar. I could not figure out why it was so dry until I tasted it... yuck!