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My name is Ashton, and I named this blog A Sweet Peach because I have a MAJOR sweet tooth, and my mom has always called me peach. She calls my brother pickle, so I feel like I lucked out. The salty pickle just doesn’t have the same ring to it.
I started this blog because I got sick. An odd reason to be sure, but its true. I’ve always loved food, sweets in particular, and everything about the process of making it. When I got sick, I started to feel like I was loosing pieces of myself. It started with lethargy, and I slowly started loosing mobility in my fingers, then my legs. My joints and skin ached constantly. I lacked the energy to do almost everything. So I looked at cookbooks. I Imagined the tastes and textures of the beautiful things jumping off of the page. I shared in the experiences of the cooks I learned from as I read about their loves and their lives. At my lowest, I could still flip a page. The love of food was a part of me that I could always hold onto no matter how bad things got. And I started this blog so that I could share that piece of me with you.
I hope you’ll join me in my journey through the joy and struggles of life and food.
FYI- I have a chocolate chip recipe rating system, 1 chocolate chip means they are awful, and 5 for amazing. Just a heads up so that when I mention the chocolate chips you don’t think I’m crazy. Or at least not completely.