Cooking for the Love of It

I love to cook .   I recently saw a survey that said people now spend more on dining out than at the grocery.   It is something I have a hard time getting my head around.   I think it is so because I not only love to cook, I love to feed people.    To me cooking is part art, and part escape.  Definitely an expression of love.  When I cook I get to vicariously by making a meal go to other places and make things that I might never get a chance to taste otherwise.  Today I had a roast and a busy schedule full of work,so I wanted a recipe that I could crock pot this and turn it into something fun.   I went  online and sought out a  new recipe using the ingredients I have on hand.    I found a recipe that I truly wondered how it would turn out, time was running out and because I had everything I went with it.   My rule of thumb is the first time  on any recipe is by the book, so I did just that.   By lunch time   I  had decided that pie was in order  to go with my roast dinner and put together a cherry pie.

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My baking creation today, cherry pie.

Tonight when RangerSir got home he was greeted by the smells of our crock pot roast and his eyes feasted on a cherry pie worthy of Instagram.    I put a dinner feast  on the table worthy of the love for RangerSir.

5 comments on “Cooking for the Love of It

  1. As you may know, I redid my kitchen 2 summers ago. The custom design was for the purpose of plenty of workspace, more burners and room to congregate. Nothing beats a home-cooked meal made with fresh ingredients! There is a reason they call it comfort food.

  2. The pie looks to die for. What was the roast recipe? I love to cook too, as you know. And quite often share with my neighbor as can be a problem sometime cooking for one. So she shares with me too when she cooks. Way to expensive for me to eat out.

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