This is not a cooking blog. Nor will it ever become one, because quite simply, I don't really enjoy cooking. In fact, at one point this last week, I seriously considered making my Facebook status be "I HATE COOKING!" But my father once told me hate is too strong of a word to use, and I thought the men of the house might read my status and put a big HELP sign in the front yard.
I don't always enjoy it, but I do cook.
And I do try to make it somewhat appealing, especially on Sundays.
Rich grew up in a home where Sunday after-church meal was the highlight of the week. We lived with his parents for years two through seven of our marriage. I have many happy memories of time spent with Rich's mom. Cooking Sunday meals together are amongst my favorite memories. I have tried to keep up the tradition by putting a little more effort into Sunday noon meal, which is our bigger meal of the day. So if I ever share a recipe here - it will probably be on a Sunday.
I started this post prepared to type out my recipe for this amazing, rich, warm, yummy Cherry Cake Pudding that I made today. I didn't take a picture of it, but was going to share the recipe anyway. Then I remembered that this actually isn't MY recipe. I got it from someone else's blog. And she does have a cooking blog. And she has amazing photos. So instead of sharing the recipe, I'll just share the link: make this cake. It is really good.
And if you want some encouragement on making Sundays a bit more special in your home, search for a copy of Karen Buron Mains' book Making Sunday Special. It is a classic that I've had on my shelf for years and still find encouraging.