My name is Erin Courtney, and I loooove food. I took a basic cake decorating class in April of 2011, and then everything just exploded with baking. Since then, I’ve developed such a passion for baking and it has expanded into regular cooking, so I have enrolled in culinary school…which starts in August of 2013. I’m very excited about what I will learn, and look forward to sharing some of my experiments, knowledge and experience as I continue on this journey.
Growing up with two working parents and two older brothers made dinnertime somewhat challenging for my mom to whip up something quickly for the five of us, so convenience food was what we were used to. All three of us kids grew up with very limited palates and craved the boxed, processed food. Whenever my mom would make something from scratch for us that was different than what we were used to, we would turn away from it because it “looked funny.” To this day, I have to fight the urge to step outside of my comfort zone and try new and different things…not only for myself, but also for my family as well. So, what better way to be violently shoved out of my comfort zone than to go to culinary school and learn an endless amount of information that could possibly spiral my creativity out of control? Exactly! I can’t wait!!!
So please, hang in there with me as I continue to learn more and more about this wonderful world of food…because it seems like almost every day, an idea sparks in my noggin that inspires me to do or create something new and different. My kitchen is my laboratory, and I am a mad scientist.
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