About Me

Hey, y'all!
     Whether you stumbled upon my little snippet of the blogosphere as a result of bad typing skills, or you found me on purpose, welcome. I'm glad you stopped by. Let me clear a few things up right off the bat...
     I currently reside in a suburb of Savannah, Georgia, but could be easily persuaded to move to Italy with a moment's notice. First, there's the glorious food and wine, but any country shaped like a boot can't possibly be bad. Am I right?
     Savannah is always fun to explore... Southern charm. Small town attitude. Rampant creativity. Great local food movement. 
      My name is Susan and I've been blogging about my love of eating, cooking and feeding people since August of 2010. Originally this blog was named, The Food Maven, but I found out there is another. Boo. :(
     In January, I reluctantly changed the name to Edible Creativity, the blog's original tagline. I'm still homesick for the original. (You never know when it could revert back. The other FM lives in New York, I'm in the Coastal South.) Anywhoo... try not to get lost.
    I love cooking, eating, reading, writing, traveling and chocolate, but not necessarily in that order. My world revolves around my husband and our two lovely chickadees; cooking in the church kitchen for the Lord, plus a whole bunch of wonderful people; and constantly obsessing over Italy. I just want everyone to be well fed and fed really well. 
     Bravery in the kitchen is my battle cry... experts schmexperts. Don't be afraid to learn something new! It's not rocket science. It's dinner. It shouldn't take a week to prepare or cost a week's pay. My goal for cooking: Simple. Fresh. Fast, but never fast-food.
     I like to make things over... recipes, furniture, houses and occasionally someone's dreadful outfit. I have the unfortunate notion that I'm way funnier than I really am.
     I'm still learning to work my fancy-shmancy Nikon 3100 camera. My favorite lens is currently the Nikkor AF-S 50mm 1.8G. It works really well in low light... like when you're trying to shoot your friends' dinner in a restaurant before they even get one bite.
     Kick off your shoes, (I already have,) grab a glass of wine or an espresso and stay awhile. I'm so glad you're here. Have you eaten?

The bottom line:
     I have been given a huge measure of Grace. It is out of humility and thankfulness that I pass that grace along... 
     "Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men, knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord—you serve the Lord Christ." Colossians 3: 23-4, hcsv 


  1. Hey there friend!! Just wanted to let you know that I come on your site every now and then and love it! And tonight I made your Harvest Salad. Wow! It was a hit and I shared with those who ate it where to find more scrumptious recipes from my friend!!
    Hope you and yours are well and all had a wondermous Christmas. Blessings and love to you. ~terri t

    1. thanks, t2
      i appreciate the love. come back often. miss ya :)

  2. you make me smile Susan...(its me, Kim Dickey) Looking forward to another year helping you guys in the kitchen!See you soon.

    1. thanks, kim
      I'm so excited to have you helping us in the church kitchen. i'm so thankful for my faithful volunteers :)