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Jul. 21, 2011 8:22 am 
Updated: May 29, 2014 6:42 pm
I have never participated in a blog, so here goes...

 I've wanted to be in the kitchen for as long as I can remember. Even if it was just to make kool-aid (black cherry, preferably) or my parents morning coffee. I used to get in trouble regularly for getting up before my parents on the weekends and cooking when I was about 10 years old. Mind you I was being scolded between compliments. One of my favorite memories was when I was 12 and I made a sour cream coffee cake from my mom's Betty Crocker cookbook. My dad came stumbling into the kitchen sleepy-eyed and asking what that cinnamon smell was.
"Wow that looks good!"
Then my mom came out.
"What is that cinnamon smell?"
We stood at the counter and ate warm coffee cake out of the pan and my parents drank the coffee I made.
"Where did you find that recipe?" my mom asked
I showed her and she marked it.
"We'll have to make this again next weekend!"
I never got scolded for waking up early and cooking after that morning.
 
Comments
Jul. 21, 2011 9:21 am
Neat story! ... Welcome to the blog! I'm sure you'll enjoy writing and reading what shows up. I'll be watching for your posts!
 
Alex 
Jul. 21, 2011 9:30 am
I used to do that too, when I was like 8/9 or so except I'd make microwave scrambled eggs and bacon and the coffee, before we had a programmable coffee pot. I know now that my dad hates eggs done in the microwave, and my mom hates scrambled eggs period... but they always ate it!
 
Jul. 21, 2011 1:43 pm
I loved getting up early, setting the table and making coffee - only thing is, I would pour it into the cups then wait for everyone to get up. My Dad was great - he's always drink the cold coffee then pour himself a HOT cup! They also managed to choke down the cold toast I used to make for them! ;) Oh well, I made up for it when I advanced to pancakes and muffins! LOL!
 
Jul. 21, 2011 5:27 pm
Hey neighbor! Welcome to AR Blog! I'm in Columbia,SC. We have a son and daughter-in-law in John's Island. Love the coffee cake story... I actually have a scar on the back of my hand ,when I was 8 yrs. old reaching to get Mom's coffee cake out of the oven!
 
Lace 
Jul. 22, 2011 10:03 am
Welcome, and great story! Thanks for sharing it.
 
Jul. 25, 2011 7:47 am
I wish my kids would do that. Instead, they wake me up and ask me when I am going to make them breakfast.
 
flashscuba 
May 29, 2014 6:42 pm
I am planning to make. Your southern pimento cheese recipe for a party. I want to add the dry mustard and Worcestershire that you mention in a review, but I can't figure out how much of each? Can you tell me?
 
 
 
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QUEENREYNEY

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My favorite things to cook
Seafood! I also love to bake and fiddle around with recipes every chance I get!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving and everything about it. I will work on Christmas just to be off on Thanksgiving.
My cooking triumphs
Believe it or not it was a fried egg. I only make them scrambled, so when I met my current boyfriend 13 years ago I had to learn how to make "dippy eggs" without leaving the whites runny. I went through DOZENS of eggs trying to get it just right. Glad they're cheap!
My cooking tragedies
Steak-umm burritos. They were SO bad.
 
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