Theresa Thornton (Street Articles Author)

My name is Theresa, I am married and have two children, ages 10 and 15. I am a cook enthusiast. Simply put, I enjoy cooking and almost equally I enjoy the pomp that comes with it. I enjoy creating special table scapes and themes.

My journey into culinary curiosity began more than 16 years ago as a young bride determined to become my husband’s top chef. With that desire, I became increasingly determined to build a kitchen inventory of cookware and recipes that would be the envy of all cooks.

I enjoy cooking, reading, writing, watching football and basketball games with my family and sharing with others the benefits of cooking meals at home.

Calling Cooks Back to the Kitchen
I recently had a conversation with a friend about the rising cost of food at the grocery store. During that same conversation, we also spoke about restaurant food and how, in her opinion, food quality has decreased yet, prices have increased at the better restaurants. She asked my thoughts and…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 03, 2012  
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My Heart Steel Goes Out to You
I am a creative junkie. I love creating the unexpected and seeing the look on my family and friends faces during the big reveal. My husband, on the other hand, enjoys an occasional creative project limited to his hobbies. Mr. cerebral and confident is generally not the overly-sentimental, mushy, creative…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Marriage   Apr 03, 2012  
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Is Butter Best
As a young girl growing up in the country, I vaguely remember my grandmother churning butter. The large barrel held a lot of milk. Making butter was a labor of love that took patience and strength. I can still see in my mind the large, golden, soft chunks of butter…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 31, 2012  
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Why I Prefer Uncured Bacon
Not much compares to waking on a cool morning and the house is filled with the aroma of cooked bacon or ham. The sweet, salty, melt in your mouth taste excites the senses. Maybe that’s why 70% of all bacon in the U.S. is eaten at breakfast. Did you also…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 30, 2012  
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Dinner In 20 Minutes Or Less
Sometimes getting dinner on the table after a hectic day at work can be a daunting task. It can be tempting to go through a drive-thru, pick up a bucket of chicken, a large soda and be done with it. Eating out for families a few times a week can…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 15, 2012  
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