Making Memories and Good Food

When Bradley and I first starting chatting (I was living in NYC and he was in Edmonton) we bonded over fitness and food prep.  These have continued to be a big part of our life now that we live together. 

NYC Apartment Kitchen

Food prep in NY was interesting.  My kitchen was the size of my closet now and I had about a square foot of counter space.  I would put a large cutting board on my coffee table in my living room, sit on the floor, and chop veggies while watching TV.  Bradley’s sister and I were recently talking about blogging and she joked that instead of writing about cooking in a small NY apartment like Smitten Kitchen – https://smittenkitchen.com/ (one of my favorite food bloggers), I could write about cooking in my spacious suburban kitchen.  All jokes aside, having space to cook has been an amazing luxury and I am excited to keep cooking with my handsome (sometimes obstinate) sous chef.

#SuburbanLiving

Each weekend we prep lunches and dinners for the following week.  By the time we get home from work and the gym it is after 7:00pm and we are tired and hangry.  Having meals prepped is a huge time saver and gives us something healthy and fulfilling to eat.  When we are short on time on weekends, food prep consists of baking a pan of chicken breasts and roasting some vegetables, however, when we have more time we enjoy cooking together and trying new things.  I have a tendency to use what we have available and just throw things into the pot without following a recipe or paying attention.  This is part of the fun of cooking, but when something turns out really well I have no idea what I did.  So, I am going to start jotting down what I do and will share some of our creations here.  In addition to food prep, I hope to dig into my numerous and largely unused cookbooks and try some new recipes.

Happy Prepping!!