Stay at home mom of three and former Hospice Nurse. Lived in the US for 24 years. When people tell me I don't work and how lucky I am to sit around at home, I go crazy. I've done the going to work for pay and the stay at home work for free. Comparing the two leads me to the conclusion, that the latter is by far more challenging. Not to mention the lack of pay. It is also the most rewarding.
This,of course aided in my becoming a better cook. No choice there, right? Baking is my favorite thing to do in the kitchen, though.
My favorite things to cook
German dishes and deserts. My favorite desert being Linzertorte. I love soups, salads and tomato dishes the best. Chicken is okay, but I could live without meat and poultry.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Don't have one. Maybe that's because they all run when kitchen duties call.