Gratitude Challenge. The Cook

Heather —  November 11, 2010
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Today is Day 11

One of my quiet and faithful TOS crew leaders, Brenda, over at Garden of Learning, is doing a Gratitude Challenge for the month of November. I am pleased to join in and should be posting something I am grateful for each day.

Today, I am grateful that my son is a GREAT cook!

I am in awe that my teenage son is such an amazing chef. He can make anything and it comes out delicious. For example–yesterday, he wanted to make a cake for some company we were having. At the store, I told him he did not need to buy powdered sugar for the frosting–that I already had some. Later that night, we realized I was out of the powdered sugar.

My response was, oh well, we can’t have cake then, tonight.

His? He went online and found a recipe using regular sugar, butter, etc that he cooked and beat, etc.

We had the best cake EVER! And, even better, he is willing to make the “not” exciting recipes as well, recipes that actually feed us dinner when I don’t have much to work with…

Often, I beg him to cook–not because I’m tired, just because his food is better. He’s got a gift for it.


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Heather

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2 responses to Gratitude Challenge. The Cook

  1. That IS a blessing!! One of my boys has just begun to take an interest in cooking. I’m hopeful that someday I can write a post like this one. =)
    .-= Catherine´s last blog ..Gratitude Challenge Day 11 =-.

  2. That is so awesome. My husband is a great cook but with his job for the past several years he gets home too late to cook. :o( The first few years of marriage I was spoiled though!
    .-= Christine @ Our Homeschool Reviews´s last blog ..2010 Gratitude Challenge – November 11 =-.