Mother of 3, Grandmother of 13, Great Grandmother of 5. I am a Registered Nurse, work part time in home health and group homes for MHMR.
My favorite things to cook
Hungarian Goulash, Tacos (beef/chicken or potato ) various way to cook chicken/ turkey, New England clam chowder, chocolate gravy.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Using my mother's cookbook published in 1948. Teaching my grand children how to cook from scratch, Fixing Turkey, dressing, salads, and all the trimmings for Thanksgiving.
My cooking triumphs
Individual meat loafs(ball shaped) w/o use of salt.
Never having any left overs of food taken to a church or reunion get together.
That my son, and several of the grandsons can cook as good as the girls
My cooking tragedies
Making pie dough. I can mix it up really good but whenever I try to roll it out, it all comes apart. My mother would always have to roll out the dough. Now that she is gone, I don't make home made pie dough anymore.