What’s Up?

I was a Food Blogger before blogging about food was cool, back in the days of message boards, forums, and Live Journal. I am the chef and owner of A Gourmet Affair Catering and the creator of Salsa Addiction. I love sharing recipe’s with everyone.
I have a published Recipe in the Penzey’s Spice catalog/magazine, and encourage others to put away the jars and cans and cook fresh rustic and delicious meals!

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8 thoughts on “What’s Up?

  1. Thank you for following my blog, Kitchen Keepers because that brought me to yours, which I am enjoying! You may have noticed I am a fan of Penzey’s Spices as well, and mention various blends often in my posts.

  2. I prefer WordPress also, Maria. I began the Mappings blog on Blog Spot the first week in January 2009, not really knowing much at all about blogging. Later that year I took an online course in beginning blogging through a writing group I have belonged to for a number of years (Story Circle Network). It was very helpful. I could choose any blog service I wished for my course work, and thinking I would later combine the two blogs, I chose WordPress so I could learn more about it. As it turned out, that blog took such a different direction, I knew it would be a mistake to combine them, and have just maintained Mappings as I designed it. Later, when I was asked to record more of my cooking adventures (I thought it would only be family who would be interested in it) , I started Kitchen Keepers, and it has turned out to be the most popular of the 3 blogs.

    In the long run, Blogspot may be simpler, but I much prefer the options Word Press offers. Not that I use all of them!

  3. Hi there!

    What I need is a course in WordPress, I know it has so much more to offer me, Im usually a “self learner” but I just do not have the time to learn it all (or take a course lol) but I will get there eventually! πŸ™‚ I posted another recipe yesterday and Pasted it from Pages which helped a little in some of my font issues I was having.
    Not surprising Kitchen Keepers is the most popular, its a great blog and people love to hear other peoples stories, especially about food. Plus, food is such a popular and trendy topic right now!
    Hope your doing well!! Greg will be in Texas in the next couple of weeks, I think him and Sean might plan on getting together while he is πŸ™‚

    • The WordPress tutorials are very helpful if I take the time to plow through them, so if you have the extra time it takes it is well worth it. I am having trouble with getting the plug ins and widgets into my template. And even though there is a symbol that reflects my being published int the Roots Food anthology, it is not live to click on.

      • Ahhh ya, I have not even dug deep enough to get into all of that lol, Ill get there! Good idea with the tutorials, I just need to find time where Im able to sit all by myself with no children needing “mommy” every 5 minutes so I can listen and concentrate lol

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