Sometime during her travels from Iowa to North Carolina to Virginia, later settling in Gloucester, Marsha Weatherwax “got the cooking bug.”
“Growing up in Manchester, Iowa, I didn’t cook very much at all. I was much younger than my siblings so by the time I was in high school my parents ate out a lot,” Marsha confesses. However, following her marriage to her high school sweetheart Matt, having to cook became a necessity.
“Matt joined the Marine Corps and was stationed in North Carolina. I moved there but my cooking skills were very weak. I could barely make anything without burning it. These were the casserole years. My husband was so sick of casseroles he decided to do something about it.”
When the couple moved to Virginia, Matt purchased basic cooking lessons for Marsha from a chef’s kitchen in Williamsburg.
Her education on cooking didn’t stop there. “I have found Cook’s Kitchen is another wonderful program that tests scientifically how to make the best dishes. They hav...
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