Archive for ‘Cooking Experiences’

August 30, 2011

Favorite Recipes Part 2 – Tony’s Tiger Bites

If you like peanut butter, you will love these. If you like rice krispies treats, you will most likely love these. And it only takes 15-20 minutes. This weekend I had the urge to make these and boy, am I glad I did… I’m also glad I bought extra marshmallows and frosted flakes so I can make some more now that all my friends are gone and I can have them all to myself. : ) Without further time wasted, I give you my favorite snack recipe of all time…

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May 3, 2011

Favorite Recipes – Part 1

This has been a long time coming. Since I started this whole cooking kick so many of you have been commenting asking for recipes that I’ve used so that you want make the same wonderful dishes yourself. Well, here are some of my absolute favorites: Orange teriyaki beef with noodles & the mini meatloaves! I’ll post Tony’s Tiger Bites (the peanut butter frosted flake bars) later!

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January 9, 2011

A Recipe for Desire

I was always afraid of cooking – partially because I didn’t want to have to put in effort to make something to eat but mostly because I was afraid I would be very bad at it. I made it all through high school putting off my mother’s attempts to get me cooking (I think maybe besides french toast I learned how to make chicken enchiladas once…). When college came along, I had a mealplan with the school, so anytime I became hungry it was close to one meal time or another and I would head over to the cafeteria for a variety of pre-prepared foods. You’d think after college I would have started cooking… nope. I spent the summer months living with a wonderful family in North Andover, MA while working for SoulFest full-time. The family I stayed with loved cooking and always had a meal prepared for me to eat whenever we were all home and ready to eat. When the summer came to an end and my job with SoulFest was over, I moved back in to my parents’ place where my mother continued to feed me.

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