About/Contact Me

Hi there! 

Thanks for stopping by. I'm Nichole, also known as the Cookaholic Wife. I'm 26 and I was married in September 2010. 

The first time I remember cooking something (other than eggs or Ramen), I was 16. My boyfriend at the time mentioned that he wanted crab dip for his birthday. I knew I didn't have enough money for us to eat a full meal at the restaurant with the best crab dip, so I decided I'd make my own. I researched recipes and combined ingredients from three of them together to create what I've come to refer to as Nichole's Famous Crab Dip. Everyone loved the crab dip and it gave me the confidence to start making other recipes. 

It wasn't until my early 20's that I really became interested in cooking. I would spend hours on www.allrecipes.com going through all of their categories trying to find recipes that appealed to me. I was a very picky kid and we typically ate the same things over and over again for dinners. At this point, I wasn't as picky and wanted to expand my cooking knowledge. 

Around this time, I met my husband. It drove me crazy that he mostly ate fast food so every time we would stay at his place I'd make sure to make a homemade dinner. When we moved in together, I began cooking dinner 6 nights a week. I had a huge binder full of recipes with ingredients and steps crossed out and new ones written in their place. 

About a year later, the idea of a cooking blog came to me. I love writing, I always have, and I love cooking. Why not combine the two together into a blog? And thus, The Cookaholic Wife was created. 

My favorite challenge with cooking and baking is to try recipes with a lot of ingredients and steps that seem like they would be difficult. The harder it seems, the more determined I am to make it. 

If you have any questions or just want to say hi, email me at cookaholicwife@gmail.com or leave a comment on the blog post. 

I hope you enjoy the recipes!
~ Cookaholic Wife