Cooking 101: Baby Steps

Probably the most common thing I hear from people who don’t want to (or don’t think they can) cook on a regular basis is that they don’t know where to start. I’d say the number two comment is that they don’t see why they should cook, when there is so much prepared food available. Before I give a little advice on how to take some first steps into home cooking, I wanted to share why I think cooking is important, and why it feels so good to do it. Read More Cooking 101: Baby Steps

How to Make Blueberry Cheesecake Parfait

This is the first post in a Ladyguides series that I like to call Adventures in Baking. In this series, I will bring you some of my favorite recipes with step-by-step photo instructions on how to create them. Today’s adventure is Blueberry Cheesecake Pudding Parfait.

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Kiss my Arsenal: The Joy of Cooking

So, as you join me on this little culinary journey I’m on, I thought I’d share you some of the tools I’ve been using. Since I’m immature and not terribly original, I’m calling it “Kiss My Arsenal.” First up is the little book that has helped me get going in the first place: Joy of Cooking. Read More Kiss my Arsenal: The Joy of Cooking

How I Learned To Stop BSing and Start Cooking

So, I’m a woman in possession of a fully-functioning brain. This sexy brain of mine had refused to acknowledge the activity of “cooking” for an extremely long time. Then, about six months ago, two things happened. Read More How I Learned To Stop BSing and Start Cooking