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I love to cook and bake!

Roz Winter's picture

I love to make good home cooked foods for my family. Cooking has been a passion of mine for many years. Since the time I started to wean my first son, whos now 15, I loved to try out different recipes. Now Ive got 4 men in the house to feed and I still enjoy cooking for them just as much. I could happily spend a day in the kitchen baking bread, making cookies and doing dinner too, just to see the sheer enjoyment my family gets from eating what I make. The only problem is I find so many other things get in the way of cooking. There always seems to be something else that needs doing out of the house in this busy urban lifestyle. Then it ends up that I have to use foods I would rather not just for convenience. I suppose its a matter of getting a good balance and being more organised. Over the next few weeks I'm going to try my best not to buy store bought bread or cookies and I'm going to get going on making up my own home made bread(Lovina's Recipe of course Smile) that I will then store in the freezer to use as we need. This week when I went grocery shopping I didn't buy cookies/biscuits because I had already made a batch of 'Ranger cookies', kids really enjoyed them and there is still plenty left for the next couple of days. Going to make choc chip cookies next!! Feeling hungry now LOL.

Re: I love to cook and bake!

You sound alot like me! My 3 kids are grown now,but they have kids and I still enjoy baking and cooking for them. There are just more mouths now!! LOL! I think you have the right idea..if you don't buy the convenience foods,you'll have to cook more. Home cooked stuff tastes better and is way healthier anyhow!!