A Little about My Life

The last picture I like of myself (before I got pregnant!) with Peter, my son

I’m constantly trying recipes, maybe 3-4 a day, in what sometimes feels like a small-scale test kitchen. I’ve had some great successes and disappointments from both simple and exotic ingredients. At dinners and parties, I frequently talk about what’s coming from my kitchen lately, and thought I’d share with my friends and family who are interested.

Most of my cooking I do for my family, which is now a family of seven, although I love to entertain as well. I also have an incredible intolerance for monotony in food–hence the constant sampling of recipes. I think it’s great fun to build up a good supply of great recipes–something for every occasion–I hope others will enjoy these recipes too!

After living in Rhode Island for several years, I now live in Utah, close to the place I was raised, and I open my front door to one of the most beautiful canyons I can imagine. I teach about the humanities at a local university, take my kids to lots of music lessons, try and keep the house in working order, and I am working on my gardening skills, at least from April to October. I also love traveling with my husband, and have a special love for France, Portugal, London, and Brazil (especially EATING in Rio. The best!) I generally think life is a miracle and love to get up and see what every day holds for me and my family.

Some of my favorite people and favorite moments!

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13 thoughts on “A Little about My Life

    • Natalie says:

      There’s lots of other things I don’t find time to do . . . I just always manage to have time to make something sweet . . . it’s a curse. and a blessing.

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  1. Lin Sherman says:

    Natalie: I just tried the wedding cookies that Rex brought to the department today. Oh my goodness!!! They are the best that I have had since my mother used to make them. Could you get me the recipe?

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  2. Shari says:

    I also love to cook and try new recipes. I noticed you also have a lot of bread recipes on your site, and I would love to get better at making bread and rolls. I look forward to looking through your posts and hope to learn from them.

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    • Natalie says:

      So fun to look at your site as well! Bread making is addictive, and I’m sure you’ll love it. Let me know if you have any questions!

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