Back in July, Dani of The Average Cook had tagged me for a meme, one that I have let slide for quite some time. Many apologies and thanks go out to Dani. I’ve given it a food-related spin, the better to whet the appetite:
What were you cooking/baking ten years ago?
Not very much. I’ve been cooking and baking for years, but back then I spent a lot of time and money in restaurants.
What were you cooking/baking one year ago?
A Thanksgiving feast for five with all the trimmings, all from scratch. Times have changed from ten years ago.
Five snacks you enjoy:
Utz Salt and Vinegar Chips
Franklin’s Crunch ‘n Munch
Five recipes you know by heart:
Marinara and other red sauces
Pancakes and waffles
Tagine with couscous
Basic layer cake with frosting
Five culinary luxuries you would indulge in if you were a millionaire:
A kitchen twice the size with ample storage and counter space
Double the ovens, both of them in the wall at eye level
Professional stovetop with six burners
A small collection of glittering copper saucepans and skillets
Domestic help to scrub the kitchen once a week
Five foods you love to cook/bake:
Pasta and sauces
Five things you cannot/will not eat:
Blood pudding, sausage…you get the idea.
Okra, but that is changing but fast.
Five favorite culinary toys:
Programmable coffee maker AND
The little Bialetti stovetop espresso maker I’ve had for years
Magic Line professional cake pans
A red clay Emil Henry tagine
An immersion blender
I am passing this on to Lucy, Julie, Laurie, Ann, Sylvia, Carnation and Dhanggit with the understanding that no one is under any obligation to participate; let it be only as your interest and time allow. For those tagged and anyone else who would like to play along, please help yourself and be at liberty to customize this meme to suit your taste. --