About Me


Who is Bestfoodies?  I am an avid Foodie who simply can’t get enough of the foodie world from eating, cooking, collecting recipes, reading   magazines, books, blogs, and well anything about food and cooking.  My favorite foods are pasta, lattes, creme brulee, cheese, breads, freezy cokes, most sweets and anything with mushrooms!   Although I love everything foodie I love my family most and they come first always.  It is a great feeling when they enjoy the food I make and they graciously tolerate and test my creations.   We have a rating system:  definately eat it again, its ok but nothing to get excited about and no need to make again and they don’t always agree.   I also enjoy bargain hunting at garage sales & Goodwills, electronics, books, movies, Fossil purses and my favorite color is orange.  I am most comfortable in jeans, t-shirt, cardigan & flip flops or in my jammy bottoms with matching “T”  although I will dress up when needed.  There are also some great  furry  family members I love dearly  -Max (my chihuahua) and  Barkley & Bella (Maltese grandpuppies).   The Hubby  is my biggest supporter and helps with the technical aspects of my blog.  He by trade is a contractor and web developer and I help him on the job by cleaning and being his “gopher” .   (above - Steve & Karen (bestfoodies)  Here is a bit about the families foodie tastes:

The Hubby - Steve –  He also loves to cook and to eat.  His favorite food is cheeseburgers and he puts ketchup on about everything…ugh.  He also can’t be without mountain dew, sweet tea, cappuccino and pizza but generally likes everything except bananas.   He is an awesome cook, the best ever on a grill and his cheeseburger is better than any restaturant!  He also makes a really tasty chicken parmesan.    (above Steve grinding chuck)

The Son, Justin – He is like me and is comfortable just throwing things together in a bowl or pan and seeing what happens.  He loves pizza, mexican and chinese and good old home cooking.  His specialilty is biscuits and gravy and his mexican is outstanding! (above Justin)

The Daughter, Raime – She is more of a recipe kind of girl and although she is a very good cook seldom has time to do so.  She enjoys trying new foods and new restaurants.  She loves all kinds of food but she especially enjoys white chicken chili, cookies, strawberry frosty squares, shortbread and mostly mom’s cooking (sigh, smile).  (above – Raime)

The Boyfriend of Raime, Robbie – He loves to eat and try new foods but is addicted to McDonalds.  He makes the very best Creme Brulee on the planet.  He doesn’t really like chicken or spicy foods and he can eat more sweets than anyone I know.  ( Robbie above )

Furry Family -  Love chicken, pork, carrots and green beans and have it with their dog food for each meal.  Yep…we fix them special food.   Max, a chihuahua of which you never know which end to trust, the wagging tail or the snarling face.  Barkley, a Maltese aka tank…all muscle, but the biggest baby, loves to play, be held and to ride the quad with Gpa.   Bella, a Maltese aka The Princess, very sweet,  loves to snuggle, is jealous and tends to be a barker.

The Family & Friends – so many wonderful cooks with lots of special dishes they love to share!  Get togethers are never short on food, drinks, fun and stories!



  2 Responses to “About Me”

  1. I love your blog…and marvel that I am with you on almost all your anxiety points:-). Plus we’re both Hoosiers, right? You go, sweetie!

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