Love to Cook Blog at Allrecipes.com (9/2012)

Love to Cook

 
Sep. 19, 2012 4:40 am 
Updated: Sep. 19, 2012 9:20 am
OMGosh!  It seems like it was just last week I was whining about the cold winter weather.  Last winter was mild but I do dislike having to go out into the elements.  This summer was amazing.  We have been busy setting up housekeeping in our new and newer campers.  I have enjoyed every minute… MORE
 
 
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Sep. 10, 2012 5:33 am 
Updated: Sep. 10, 2012 6:28 am
Finally, and I do mean finally, a camping weekend that didn't involve working on the camper(s) or attending various functions at the campgrounds.  I love the campgrounds where we camp and the people there are absolutely the best.  But sometimes it is really nice to just hang out with my… MORE
 
 
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Patricia Archinal

Home Town
Brunswick, Ohio, USA
Living In
Frederick, Maryland, USA

Member Since
Jul. 2009

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle

Hobbies
Scrapbooking, Quilting, Sewing, Needlepoint, Camping, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music

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About Me
I am 53 the mother of 1 daughter (grown and moved out on her own) and engaged to Darryl. We are avid motorcycle riders and each own Harleys! We have two dogs - Peanut 12 years old a yorkiepoo and our new "baby" is Mac - He is 2 months old and adorable. He is a yorkie. Both have carriers for the bike and goggles, so they ride whenever we do. Take me, take my dogs or I don't go! UPDATE: We got rid of the motorcycles and invested in a new pickup truck and camping trailer! WOW! Now I am trying to come up with meals to fix while we are camping. So much fun!
My favorite things to cook
Anything - I love the challenge of trying to create a new dish or just the comfort of the "old" dishes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Holiday Meals - same thing every year. But it really is worth looking forward to. Thanks to my Mom and Dad.
My cooking triumphs
So far I haven't lost anyone to my meals. I guess my biggest joy was the year I made Thanksgiving Dinner for my family and extended family for the first time. My Grandmother, was a home economics teacher and Granddaddy was just a wonderful person. Everyone enjoyed the meal and the best part....It was all done and hot/cold at the same time. Yeah!
My cooking tragedies
Lots, too many to mention here but lets just go with "no one died" or refused to try something else I made.
 
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