Friday, April 17, 2009

Chef Spotlight: Angie R.

You thought we forgot about the chef spotlight, didn't you?! We didn't actually forget, the week just flew by so fast, and before we knew it Friday was already here!

This week our featured chef is Angie R., my best friend from eighth grade who I have had the pleasure to reconnect with online. Isn't the internet amazing sometimes? Here is her spotlight.

Angie R.

Where are you from?

I grew up mostly around
Utah Valley, but lived in Iowa for a few years while growing up. I went to college in Southern Utah, and now live in Southeast Ohio.

Why did you join
What's in {Your} Oven?
love cooking. I have always liked it, but lately I can't get enough. I thought it would be fun to have someone tell me to use a new and exciting ingredient and make something different. I was excited when Jillian emailed me about this blog. Funny enough, just before Jillian's email my sisters and I started a blog to share recipes with each other (you can see it at My husband asked me a couple of weeks ago if we are ever going to eat the same thing twice ever again. (tell him he can have the same thing twice if *he* cooks it. Ha!)

Who do you cook for?

My husband, Brett, and my two sons, Skyler (4 1/2) and Wesley (3 in a month)
. (side note: I know Angie's husband's brother, because he served an LDS mission in my town in WISCONSIN. It's a small world, after all.)

What kind of food do you like?

The funny thing about me liking to cook so much is that I don't really like to eat. I know, I'm weird. I love Mexican and Italian food and most things sweet, especially ice cream. I have recently discovered Indian food and think it is pretty yummy, too. (You may be weird, but we still like ya!)

What do you hope to get out of participating in What's in {Your} Oven?
Some fun recipes made with ingredients I'm not too familiar with. Also, I love that it gives me another excuse to cook something new!

We are glad that you are so excited about the blog. We all need a little excitement in our lives. It's great that you enjoy cooking so much and are daring enough to try new things. Thanks for being one of our chefs!

1 comment:

Mary Ellen said...

You really don't like to eat? How can I learn this mystical secret? Teach me!