I remember cooking burgers and grilled cheese in the Burger Buddy my Memaw and Grandad got me for my birthday in the early '70's...I was probably about 11 years old. Now I sautee and stir fry and broil. Who knew? The redneck grows up...sort of. Also, I had to learn to cook in a more healthy way after having a stent placed in 2006. Somtimes I succeed, sometimes I don't. Play along and let's see how it goes... Luckily, I have a partner who likes everything I cook. I think it's just because he doesn't have to make it. Oh well. Whatever it takes.
My favorite things to cook
Italian, Southern, American, Breakfast, Healthy, Fusion, Original, my own...
My favorite family cooking traditions
It used to be velveeta and fat and sugar. I have made my own traditions of low fat, not trans-fats, lean, low glycemic and tasty. Fresh and whole foods is the motto now!
My cooking triumphs
I can grill a steak to perfection while grilling veggies that are perfectly al dente.
My cooking tragedies
Sometimes grilling asparagus has turned out mushy. Blech! Oh, and once, while reading a recipe for cream cheese pecan pie, I thought it said "28 oz. cream cheese" instead of "2-8 oz. cream cheese". It was kind of runny and I did not understand why it would not set up. I also couldn't figure out why I had to work so hard to get 28 oz. out of pre-packaged cream cheese. Figured it out later. Duh!