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Jun. 20, 2012 1:29 pm 
Updated: Jun. 24, 2012 8:23 pm
I don't understand casseroles. The whole genre. I just don't get it. Somehow I'm lost as to why throwing a bunch of indiscriminate veggies, canned soup, and ground beef or chicken (is it every anything but ground beef or chicken?) into a pan and topping it with cheese sounds like a super… MORE
Jun. 19, 2012 1:34 pm 
Updated: Jul. 6, 2012 4:03 am
Those who know me well will likely attest to this fact: I am no more a clean person than my (6'4") husband is petite. I mean, don't get me wrong, it's not like I would just choose to live in utter filth, but, truth be told, left to myself I'd really rather not clean. Maybe one day I'll have… MORE
Jun. 18, 2012 8:08 am 
Updated: Jul. 29, 2012 9:57 am
This is just one of the many lessons I've already been learning in the month that I've been married. Potatoes spoil. Not only do they spoil, but they turn black, white, and every shade in between. They turn to mush and take on a very foul odor.¬† Unfortunately, my husband and I had to learn… MORE
Jun. 18, 2012 7:30 am 
Updated: Jun. 23, 2012 8:17 am
I'm going to be honest with you. I'm not sure how all this is going to work out. You see, I'm a newlywed (read: very¬†inexperienced homemaker) that loves to eat good food and attempts to cook it. I'm on a tight budget, though, and I don't have a lot of time to cook since I work full time. I'm… MORE
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Lindsey Joy Burkey

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Hudsonville, Michigan, USA
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Grandville, Michigan, USA

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May 2012

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Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Gourmet

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Hey there! I'm a college student / brand new bride / hopeful housewife that really loves to eat! I've enjoyed cooking ever since my dad and mom started cooking with me when I was a young kid. I'll try almost anything and I love to cook anything with a gourmet flair to it! More than anything, though, I love cooking for my husband, family, and friends, and opening my home to others to share a meal and some Christian hospitality!
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook anything! I'm just starting to get into baking, it's a little tough for me because I really love being creative and there are some things about baking you just *can't* change (measuring out things like baking powder or yeast is something that I can only do with a great deal of self-control! :)). Nevertheless it's been a tasty ride! I also love cooking with the Mediterranean flavors that I grew super fond of when I spent a semester on a missions trip in the north of Spain. Gazpacho is my husband's personal fave. Fresh garlic is also big ingredient in our home, my husband would eat it a dozen cloves at a time if I'd let him! I think my favorite thing about cooking is that it's something Steve and I have always loved to do together! Whether it's making sushi, chocolate lava cakes, or a big pot of chili, sharing time in the kitchen is a huge part of our lives.
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