Thursday, April 22, 2010

Little Sprout

Early 70s.  Every recipe blog has a beginning, and that is when the seed for this one germinated.  In those days of yore, sharing a recipe meant hand-writing a list of ingredients and instructions on a vegetable-laden recipe card that more often than not said, "From the kitchen of...".  At my house, those words were followed by my mom's name printed in different ink and a different font.  Gotta love Mom for supporting my desire to sell catalog items for prizes when I was young.  As a result, she always had an assortment of these personalized recipe cards.

So, there I was... the first-born and the girl my grandma never had.  So much of my childhood was spent helping Mom and Grandma in their kitchens.  Here I am baking pies in 1974 (three years old), and somewhere in the family photo albums is a picture of me making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on the kitchen floor.  If it ever surfaces, you can count on it showing up here, too.



I don't require a stool to reach the counter anymore, and I've long since moved my sandwich-making operations off the floor.  My love for kitchen creativity and sharing the subsequent spoils of my labor remain, however.  Thus, the seed continues to grow and sprouts a blog in 2010.

Enjoy!
Kimmers

7 comments:

  1. Kimba, this is fabulous! Can't wait to read and eat! :)

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  2. I need all of the help I can get in the kitchen.....looking forward to some new treats!

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  3. So happy about your site! Seems we all get stuck in making the same things over and over! Great way to share!

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  4. Nice stories and great photos, I can almost smell it cooking!

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  5. This is awesome!
    Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful recipes, photos, and stories!

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  6. I am so thrilled that you all are enjoying my blog! Nothing motivates me more than your encouraging words of support. Thank you, friends!

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