Originally Posted by Addie
For me it is what is on sale when I go shopping. Or if I have the ingredients on hand I will often deviate from what someone else made. But it starts with them.
I also work with what I have on hand and what is on special. I do not go shopping with a list of things for a dish I want to make--instead I go shopping with a list of things on special and then go from there.
I have over 1000 cookbooks. I read them for inspiration and techniques. I like playing in the kitchen. It is a creative outlet for me.