About Me

 I am a librarian by day and love to cook when I can.

Why I blog about cooking.

  • For as long as I can remember I would spend time in the kitchen with my mom.  My mom was not an adventurous cook but I enjoyed helping her and eventually cooking an entire meal by myself.

  • I enjoy trying new techniques and flavors.  I think cooking does not have to become a drudgery and with  a willingness to experiment a meal can be both favorable and simple to make.

  • My son moved into an apartment and was more interested in cooking so I wanted a place to share my recipes and cooking techniques. 

  • I enjoy reading cookbooks and learning new cooking techniques. Some of the recipes I have included are adapted from other recipes, some my own creation.  Over the years I have taken cooking classes at our local Cook’s Ware and online through Craftsy.

My first cookbook was Betty Crocker’s Cook Book for Boys and Girls.

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