Category Archives: Learning Project

The End of a Project…

Well, my learning project has finally come to an end! When I first started this project, I was super excited because becoming a better cook has been a goal of mine for a long time. However, I was somewhat nervous to proceed with this project idea because I also hate cooking… BUT don’t worry! This project has taught me to love cooking and I don’t completely dread it now. Here were some of the highlights from the project: Continue reading The End of a Project…

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The Finale: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

For the final week of cooking for my learning project, I had one thing left to accomplish… I wanted to pool together all the skills and confidence I have gained with cooking to make my family a turkey dinner (the turkey was too frozen so I ended up making a whole chicken… basically the same thing). I decided to make roast chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, corn, and carrots. Here is how it went: Continue reading The Finale: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

Chocolatey Snack in 5-minutes!

This week, I was craving something chocolatey, but also something sweet. It was one of those weeks were I was constantly on the go and did not have a ton of time to cook an elaborate dessert. So I did some research and came across chocolate covered strawberries. This involves exactly two recipes and was done in 5 minutes.  Perfect for a busy day! I used my google home assistant to guide me through melting the chocolate. The rest was pretty straight forward. Check out the video to see how it went:  Continue reading Chocolatey Snack in 5-minutes!

Date (or self-love) Night Dinner

Hello everyone! It has been a minute since I hopped on here. Last time I updated you all on my cooking progress, Valentines day was fast approaching. Since I hate the crazy Valentines Day crowds, I decided to save some money and make dinner at home. My partner and I absolutely love steak, so I decided to make him a steak dinner for the first time ever. THIS. IS. A. BIG. DEAL. Steak is the one thing I am absolutely terrified of cooking. It is expensive and once you mess it up, there is no going back. Here is how it went:  Continue reading Date (or self-love) Night Dinner