I am a recent graduate of a masters program moving to my hometown with my fiance. I love my cat and weenie dog.
My favorite things to cook
I love baking. I'm trying to get into the low-GI way of eating to lower my blood sugars and lose some weight before I try to have a baby. This means I don't get to make as many cakes and pies but I'm actively searching for other tasty things to make that aren't so processed.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Shepherd's pie, rice & green beans, and the classic thanksgiving turkey are the big traditions. My dad makes stuffing muffins for the thanksgiving holiday- instead of making a pan of stuffing, he scoops it into muffin tins. That way everyone gets a crispy bit.
My cooking triumphs
I make the BEST banana bread. Well, my fiance thinks so anyway. It's super dense and squishy. I got it out of a book but I don't really have to tell her that, right?
My cooking tragedies
There have been so many. I'm guilty a million times over of starting the recipe without reading it all the way through. I'll skip steps or combine things too soon. It's gotten me some very interesting products.