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Jumbled thoughts after a great cooking class

Jumbled thoughts after a great cooking class

Sometimes I feel the need to come home from a class, one that was super successful I might add, and write down my thoughts. I get  a real “high” of sorts from teaching because it’s something I am so passionate about and love to do. And like I said before, the fact my son is … Continue reading

Way behind on writing

Way behind on writing

I should have written this a few weeks back but I’ve been lazy. Yep, too lazy to write but I’ve been a bit busy. Two days a week I run my grandson into the next city for a summer camp and then pick him up and bring him home again. I have time when he … Continue reading

My future is bright!

At least to me it’s bright. Just a few short years ago I never dreamed I’d be where I am today. When I started this blog and my cooking journey, the only goals I had were to learn about the ways my ancestors cooked, more about my heritage and possibly improve my picture-taking skills when it … Continue reading

Just when did I get all this gumption?

Just when did I get all this gumption?

I was busy minding my own business looking at funny sayings on Pinterest the other day when I came across some inspirational sayings as well. I think some of them had an effect on me because next thing I know I am making calls and finding jobs for myself. I called two places yesterday where … Continue reading

How I spend my Tuesday evenings this month…

How I spend my Tuesday evenings this month…

I’m taking a four-week series of cooking classes at a great place called Gatherings Kitchen. I am having so much fun learning and cooking alongside other foodies like myself as well as the chefs who are teaching us. Last week I forgot my camera but we made the following meal: Hot and Sour Mushroom soup … Continue reading

The Teacher Goes to Class

The Teacher Goes to Class

Photo Credit: MeganBruce.com When I began this journey to learn traditional and authentic Italian cooking, I truly did not know where it would lead me. For the benefit of my new friends and readers, I will give you a quick timeline. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and creating new dishes for my family. I also came … Continue reading

Why do I teach cooking classes?

I’ve been asking myself this question since I’ve had a rash of classes over the past week. My simple answer is this- I love to cook and I love to teach others how to cook. I get so much joy from watching people learn they can make delicious foods in their own kitchen and it … Continue reading

Class Recipes and More!

Tonight I had to privilege to teach an appetizer class to a fabulous group of people. You guys rock!  This was a fundraiser for a worthy cause, Project Learn which focuses on adult literacy classes. They have three used bookstores in our county, which I have shopped at frequently, and they are run by volunteers. I love … Continue reading

Cooking classes and recipes

The teacher in me is so very happy. In the next week I have 5 classes scheduled at Cool Beans Cafe’. It excites me because I am going to teach classes in Italian cooking.  This Saturday will be homemade pasta with a homemade tomato sauce and meatballs followed by cannoli for dessert. On the following … Continue reading

Adventures of the cooking teacher continued

When we last heard of the cooking teacher’s classes, she was busy getting ready to teach preschoolers their basic shapes and letters as well as some fun cooking skills. This time around the average age of the students was about 9 years old.Keep reading to learn of the newest adventure. Photo credit: Deviant Art Yesterday … Continue reading