A CPA turned self-taught cook, not something you hear every day right?
Well. That’s me! My name is Stephanie and I’ve spent my life in the beautiful state of Virginia. Most of my time has been spent in the Richmond area, whether the suburbs or the urban “city” life or most recently, a year next to the horses out on the countryside!!
But now I find myself nestled back in Richmond’s charming city lines. With all the fun food and restaurant entertainment a girl could ask for. This city is pretty cool now isn’t it??
With my recent move I’ve carried my passion for all things food with me. And have had the opportunity to do what I love to do best, create delicious and healthy meals for not only myself but a few more household members as well! 🙂
That’s right. A country boy and his pup stole my heart. Luckily he agreed to take his country roots to the city with me, and I’m sure all the delicious meals didn’t hurt in that decision!
Over the years I’ve been lucky enough to not only have the opportunity to share delicious recipes with all of you, but to also be a part of something I have to say, as a CPA, that I never thought I would do!
That’s right. Me. Talking. About food. Shocking to those that know me, I know. But I have to say that being in one of Chobani Greek yogurt’s first yogurt commercials years ago was an experience of a lifetime.
My many years of watching cooking and foodie shows, scouring recipe books, and finding friends and family nice enough to try it with me through it all have all led me here.
You’ll find that as a cook I love to work with healthy ingredients, and definitely like to venture out from just the standard recipe. I love to be creative and explore tastes/combos that are exciting and unexpected and challenge the palate. I also love to prepare dishes that anyone can make, whether you are rushing home from work to get dinner on the table or spending a quiet evening fireside enjoying the sounds of the country life!
I hope that this site will inspire all of you to give some new recipes a try, whether you’re looking at the sunset over a field or at a high-rise next to your own. Because if there’s one thing I have learned, you can take the girl outta the city but you can never take the cookin’ outta the girl…. that’s a saying of some sort, right? 😉
Thanks for stopping by!