I (along with my husband) am a Chaplain serving in Wyoming. I have been a cafe cook (been accused of being the best short order cook in Washington) and raised three sons and a daughter on a tight budget inventing ways to make inexpensive food good, not just edible.
My favorite things to cook
Anything people really enjoy. Enjoy creating recipes for people with specific requests, and of course the recipes that we as a family enjoyed particularly...mostly a variety of italian and mexican recipes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every year while raising our family, we would spend Christmas Eve baking sweet rolls (from a recipe I developed)and delivering them to family and friends for their Christmas morning breakfast. My daughter and oldest son's wife have carried on the tradition.