I grew up in a large family in Texas and the center of our house was the kitchen. My mother spent many hours in there to assure that we would eat healthy, homemade meals. When I became a teenager she decided that it was time for me to learn to cook. Daunted at first, I soon realized that I enjoyed creating food as much as I enjoyed eating it. As long as my mother was there to help, anything was possible. My knowledge grew and so did my curiosity. I was fascinated by all the flavors, textures, and colors that were available; the grocery store became my favorite exploration site. I eventually moved away and pursued school; as I collected my scholarly degrees, I collected cookbooks. Always learning and being forever curious about the things I did not know. Now it is my greatest delight and honor to provide the people I love with wholesome meals and comforting treats.
Throughout the years people would request cakes for their birthdays, cookies for the holidays, and would sneak in my door at dinnertime. I am always happy to share and look forward to providing you and your loved ones with elegant and flavorful regalements.
Nevermore is my eight year old African Brown Necked Raven. I adopted him at six weeks old and my life forever changed!
He is full of energy and personality, and reminds me to keep a sense of humor about life. He observes all the kitchen creating, and approves the baked goods with a robust, “It’s okay!” (yes, he really does talk!)
Follow his antics!