I am a busy Mom to two beautiful babies. I have been cooking and baking since I was a little girl. I enjoy spending time with my family outdoors. We love to go camping and for walks to the waterfront. I am a self-proclaimed interior decorator and artist. I love anything that allows my creativity to shine through...I think that is why I love cooking so much.
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook scrumptious and hearty dinners for my family and friends. Anything from roasted chicken to Indian butter chicken. I am a spice fanatic and enjoy experimenting with different spice combinations in my dishes. I also love to bake, which is something that I'm sure was passed down from my grandmother and mother. I love to make cookies, cheesecakes, cakes and dumplings with fresh fruit...yum!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Like a lot of others, I enjoy my Mother's turkey dinner with all the fixings. There is something about a delicious holiday meal that makes you feel content and happy. I also love to cook for my parents when they visit. It gives them a chance to try things that they normally may not, but they enjoy it just as much as I enjoy making it.
My cooking triumphs
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake! (from this site) My Mom still raves about it to this day. I also make delicious homestyle pork chops and buffalo wing pizza!
My cooking tragedies
I think most of my tragedies have been with baking. I can be somewhat of a scatter-brain, and I know there have been a couple times that I forgot an ingredient in some baked good. Forgetting an ingredient in cooking just leaves out a bit of flavour, but in baking...forgetting an ingredient can be tragedy for sure.