I go to read about cooking at Ohiomom's blog, http://cookingincleveland.blogspot.com/, and I always learn something.
I cooked when I was young. I made all the bread that was consumed in my home at one time. Then I got divorced, and that stopped.
I have 6 children, so I had to cook. But I did enjoy it, back then. I was much better at it then.
I think one thing is that I still refuse to do the convenience thing, but I don't want to take the time to make the good stuff. I certainly don't NEED to eat, and would benefit from being left alone on an island with nothing but low-cal vegetation on it. For about 3 months would be about right.
But..that is not going to happen.
I think I can learn from Ohiomom.
One thing I want to know; Why is brown sugar always measured 'packed'? I was reading about making the "Blueberry Crisp", and noticed that the brown sugar has to be packed.
And I remembered it was always thus.