One of the points was "Increase My Kitchen Confidence." I really wanted to be comfortable cooking and being in the kitchen. I just feel like I can't be a grown woman who is afraid of cooking... -_- But since I'm a chicken on the inside, I kept pushing that goal aside. Saying things like, "Lamar likes cooking... I'll just wash the dishes" or "I want to cook something... nah, Burger King here I come!"
So a whole year passes and I'm no closer to my dream of kitchen confidence. Then, one Sabbath, Lamar and I are invited to a potluck. Being the person he is, Lamar made a big pot of rice and beans (excuse me as I meditate on the yumminess........... ok). He also suggested that we make a dessert. We got creative and made a rainbow cake that was iced with chocolate frosting. It was the brightest thing there, lol. Hearts were broken though, because everyone was expecting chocolate cake.
Nope. >.< mwahahahahahahaha!
Soon after that potluck, Lamar got his job in Florida and moved. He told me that I should keep going to the potlucks to make friends and get comfortable around the people. So I did/am. Each potluck I make a different dessert and it's been really great. I am SO much more at ease going into the kitchen with my chosen recipe and baking up delicious buttery, sugary, fatty-fatty, will-def-need-a-glass-of-milk, desserts. So far, the people at the potlucks have
I'm in heaven.
I suppose I should write my stove a thank you note for working with me. It's still an upward battle, but I'm surely seeing the increase in confidence and it's only been a month or so. ^.^ This may turn into a series of posts where I show you guys what I've been making.
|1st Solo Dessert: Death by Chocolate|
|2nd Solo Dessert: Buttermilk cake with Caramel Icing. My favorite so far!|
|3rd Solo Dessert: Chocolate Velvet Cake|