Put the Kettle on.... Blog at Allrecipes.com (5/2012)

Put the Kettle on....

May 26, 2012 4:47 am 
Updated: Jun. 5, 2012 6:33 am
Wow!  That sums up the turn my life has suddenly taken.  Jon and I are on a new life-changing adventure.  We're on a path we NEVER dreamed we'd be on.  It's only just beginning and fingers crossed everyone - we hope it's going to be a long, successful, fun adventure!  Here's the scoop:  We… MORE
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Menu cover - our son designed it, F got married in that church!
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May 6, 2012 8:23 am 
Updated: May 14, 2012 3:03 am
It's true - I've gone an entire week without cooking a single meal!!  I didn't really even realize this until I was sitting with my morning coffee deciding what I was going to do with this day; this day where nothing is begging for my attention.  Last Sunday afternoon we had our Mexican… MORE
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Mother Ann

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About Me
I've been married for 32 years, and live in Ohio. We have a daughter who is married and lives nearby. Our son graduated from college and moved to South Dakota. He has his own place but still goes to visit my sister and brother-in-law and have dinner with them occasionally. We have a black lab that gets to go duck hunting with dad, 2 cats, 2 cockatiels. We own a Mexican restaurant and are learning alot about the food industry. I love to eat, go camping, read, spend time with family and friends, watch movies, and drink wine; not necessarily in that order.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake - anything chocolate is fine with me. Seafood, chicken dishes and slow-cooker fare.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My husband and I enjoy cooking together with wine. We pop open a bottle of wine and get cooking. :-)
My cooking triumphs
Whenever I can put together a meal that gets many compliments and leaves the diners satisfied is a triumph in my book! I love to cook meals for family and friends.
My cooking tragedies
When I was first married we had my grandparent's-in-law over for a pot roast dinner. The meat came out great, but the potatoes and carrots were still half raw. My husband's grandfather went to cut his fork into a carrot and it flew off his plate. He looked at me, winked, and said he loved his carrots that way!
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