I am retired. I raised four daughters
with the help of my husband. We were
involved in sports as my husband coached our daughters in Fast Pitch Softball and we traveled to many states. I catered weddings and baked large and small wedding cakes. Now my hobby seems to be organizing recipes and trying out new recipes as often as I can. I also have started a quilt...the key word here is"started".
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy making desserts and casseroles.
Also new ways to serve meats. I make
harty soups & Chowders.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I have had Thanksgiving and Christmas
dinners in our home for thirty-five years. I have tried several new dishes
as well as the traditional dishes for
these holidays. Some of the recipes I
got from T.V. cook shows.
My cooking triumphs
My family tells me its the holiday
dishes I make. They look forward to
these gatherings. Not only do we eat but we have groups playing horse shoes,
basketball, softball & volleyball. We have special games for the small children such as blowing bubbles, swinging on a tire swing, playing with a giant ball,and other safe games. In
the Summer we have cook-outs and on one
"Fourth" cook-out we had 95 guests. Let the games begin.
My cooking tragedies
This happened in our early marriage. I
made a casserole using corn, pork chops
and I dont remember the other ingredients. While we were eating my
husband said "And what is the name of
this" I jumped up and ran to the open
cook book and told him what it was
called then I sat back down. He waited
awhile and quietly said "Well, you dont need to make it again" While I
was disappointed 'then', we later had some laughs about how he handled it.