About the Cook


I grew up in a motherless home so I’ve been cooking since I was 8 years old. It wasn’t until I was able to become a stay at home wife that I discovered that, contrary to what I had previously thought, I do indeed like to cook.

I decided to start this blog as a place to store my family’s most favorite recipes. None of them are foo foo frilly recipes, just simple and easy to fix with a minimal number of ingredients. I’ll also be posting about my favorite kitchen gadgets and the gadgets that I bought that were a total waste of money.

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Vickie
    Jul 19, 2009 @ 06:48:42

    I grew up without a mother and had 3 siblings to cook for when I was age 11 until about age 18. I decided the same thing after all, that I enjoyed cooking! Thanks for sharing the easy recipes.

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  2. Mark
    Jan 11, 2010 @ 11:39:52

    Your Granny’s Homemade biscuits…WOW, I found, I made and I can tell you…”YOU NAILED IT”. Your biscuits are awesome. Light, fluffy and quick. Their forever in my personal favorite cook book. Thanks for sharing. I had one of the best breakfasts in my life this morning..:)

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  3. Lady V
    Feb 10, 2010 @ 06:19:17

    Have you considered adding photos of your recipes to the site? The recipes are great and the photos would really make people salivate :).

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  4. Lady V
    Feb 10, 2010 @ 06:21:45

    Sorry, I spoke a little too soon :).

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  5. Kim
    Apr 09, 2010 @ 18:52:41

    Hello, I just found your blog while searching the best way to freeze homemade biscuits. I’m so excited to try some of your recipes! Some days I hate to cook…and other days, I love it. Since I’m in the Philippines and cannot get shortening here, I’m especially excited to try your biscuit recipe made with butter!

    I’m so sorry for the grief you’ve experienced this last year. I hope that you have a faith in the God of the universe who can comfort your soul! Keep up the posting, I’ll be bookmarking your site for future reference!

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  6. Marie
    Jun 22, 2010 @ 10:58:26

    My mother used to make us homemade biscuits for breakfast every morning when I was growing up. I have only recently started enjoying cooking and had always wanted to make biscuits but never got the hang of it. I found your recipe and tried it for the first time today. I think I need to try a few more times before they are the way I want them but your recipe was a great help in getting me started and tastes great.

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  7. Dave
    Aug 28, 2010 @ 21:23:42

    Just wanted to say your blog is amazing and I love how you made making biscuits so easy. Cant wait for your next recipe!

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  8. The Conservatarian
    Nov 20, 2010 @ 14:32:49

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for the biscuit recipe! One question- is the milk in your recipe whole milk/sweet milk or is buttermilk? Thanks!

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  9. Laurie Harris
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 19:53:20

    Hi – were you at my garage sale on Selkirk Terrace? If so could I talk to you about the stainless steel whippers, I have the match for one of them!!! Call Laurie at 778-422-2020
    Thanks!!!

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