My husband and I live on the west coast of Florida and have 3 adult children. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, energy healer and yoga instructor. My mother was a huge influence in my interest in cooking. She was a phenomenal cook as was her mother. That side of the family is Hungarian and I have fond memories of eating Chicken Paprikas and other wonderful Hungarian foods. My father's side of the family is Russian and his mother was a champion soup maker and exercised great creativity in the kitchen. All of my children enjoy cooking and it is nice to see the tradition passed down.