I love to cook...do many crafts....i have a recipe that is publish in a cook book that is going around the world as i speak..name of the cook book is CUP OF COMFORT..name of recipe in which i won is HOBO CASSAROLE....accomplishment in life i set out to do and done it...i have 2 wonderful childeren....iam engaged to be married this year...i working on publishing a few cook books of my own....have over 1250 recipes written already for my cook book...also am assistant manager of emeril live site..won the recipe of the month for the month of Dec.2004..so i love to cook!!
My favorite things to cook
i love to cook pasta's....cookies....mainly any kind of dessert there is to be cooked...i love to cook exotic dishes....also many different kinds of dishes that include cheese and many different kinds of spices.....
My favorite family cooking traditions
new years we always prepare cabbage with a 1/2 dollar in the bottom of the pot who ever gets the 1/2 dollar has good luck all year long....all the women in our family prepare all the holiday dishes together....and prepare a dish that there family has started the tradition in there family with..which carries on into our main family tradition....
My cooking triumphs
learning how to make biscuits that are flakey and fluffy and melt in your mouth...which i finally accomplished. Learning how to make a moist cake...which i finally learned....and how to make cheese sauces that were not to thick and lumpy....but with the right amount of milk and flour and cheese....I finally got these dishes right have no problems now..wooooo hoooooooo!
My cooking tragedies
my tomato dumplings were a disaster they look like bee bee's....to to small..but finally learned how to make....and muffins were like rocks on top...and biscuits were extremely to dry and to hard on top...not flakey at all...pies never got done in the middle like jello....but finally learned how to do all of this.....cooking is a great stress reliever at least for me it is everyone should learn to cook!!!