I am 36 and a mother of three - ages 23, 21, 13. I know, I am young for having a twenty three year old!! She's my stepdaughter and stepson and I adopted them when we got married, then we had our own together. We lead very busy lives - always chasing after our children. Our oldest has been married almost a year already and we have a senior in college. Our youngest is spoiled being the only child at home. My husband and I have been married for 15 years.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake desserts! Only thing is my husband and kids don't eat them so I end up eating the whole thing myself! My children would say my favorite thing to cook is chicken. We eat chicken more often than not. And it's different every time.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Well, since my children do not take after their mother in the cooking department we really don't have any family cooking traditions. I cook, they eat - that's a tradition that happens every day. My mother, however handed down a great family tradition - her own cookbook with all of our favorite recipes from when we were children. I use it all the time and I am working on my own cook book to hand on down to my kids.
My cooking triumphs
A friend of mine asked me to make her 2 desserts for a family get together she was having. She told me the reason she needed 2 was because a couple of her family members were diabetic. Do you know how hard it is to make a diabetic dessert?? I had been succesful at making cheesecake before so I thought I would attempt a diabetic version and it turned out awesome!! She said they loved it!!
My cooking tragedies
There are so many - I can't just pick one!