Comp Ii Essay
Think back to childhood years and those few things done at home with mom or dad that seemed so small then but have come to be a favorite memory. Of all the aspects of my childhood one of the most influential and memory filled was cooking in the kitchen with my mother. In addition to cooking being a favorite memory for me I believe it is a great activity to do with children, it is a useful lifelong skill and it is relaxing and enjoyable. I am grateful that I was taught how to cook and how to enjoy cooking as a child. It has filtered into my life as an adult and my family now.
I can recall the wonderful smells of the traditional fall time cooking, apple crisp, whoopee …show more content…
Just watching is the best way to learn a lot about how to cook. Makenzie and her dad know that when I randomly start making baked sweets that I have probably had a bad day or I am bored. I find cooking relaxing and I enjoy cooking daily. Makenzie is starting to pick up on the enjoyment as well; I have discovered her favorite task is frosting cupcakes because she can decorate them to her liking. I need my time in the kitchen, sometimes it is the only time during a day where I am doing something alone. More satisfaction comes to me once I have made dinner, put it on the table and Makenzie exclaims how good it is and that I have won her approval. Childhood is crazy, fun, and full of memories people never forget. Cooking with my mother captured a spot in my memory forever. The experiences of burnt cookies, and hard pasta in my spaghetti sit right alongside with the perfect baked chicken and adorable cupcakes I eventually learned to make by myself.