Yesterday, Regina left this comment for me:
I love your site and enjoy receiving emails with new dishes that you have made. I am trying to get more home cooked meals in our house and your website is helpful with ideas on what to make and what ingredients are needed. In the mashed potatoes you mentioned you use a stand mixer; I am in the process of getting one and would love to hear what model you have and if this helps with your homemade meals. I was looking at a Sunbeam Heritage mixer (alot cheaper than the Kitchen Aid) but I have read a lot of bad reviews on this. Anyhow, would love to hear what helps you in the kitchen to make all your homemade meals. What tools and appliances are essential for you completion of wonderful meals? Thanks for your great recipes and I am looking forward to trying lots of the already posted recipes.
I’m going to answer Regina’s question in this post. You’ll also get a good look at my cooking philosophy in action. I don’t believe that you need the latest and greatest to put wonderful meals on the table for your family. Don’t get me wrong. I like new shiny appliances and cooking tools, but they aren’t always in the budget.
Come with me on a tour of my kitchen. I’m betting it looks a lot like yours. (In fact, yours may be nicer ) [Read more...]