I am mom to two little boys who LOVES to cook (not that I have the time anymore--but I try!). Both my husband and I aspire to be foodies and love variety and trying new cuisines. Here's to hoping my children won't be picky eaters!!
My favorite things to cook
Main dishes and sides. I am not much of a baker but not for lack of trying! More specifically I love cooking the simple every day stuff and changing it up a bit everytime. I like to experiment and rarely stick to to a recipe exactly. I have many recipes in my mind for tried and true basics that I can pull out at any time for meals that will be guaranteed to please.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Cherry Cheesecake at Christmas is the top tradition which I carry on every year! Other traditions are slow cooked pasta sauces, stews, braised meats and casseroles. Oh yeah I can't forget about fried bologna sandwiches!
My cooking triumphs
When I try a new recipe and it turns out well and gets added to my repertoire because it was a hit!
My cooking tragedies
When I try a new recipe and it doesn't taste as good as it sounds on paper.