About

Hi there! I’m Maike. Thank you for stopping by and exploring some of my favorite recipes. I so am excited you’re here!

FOODIE THINGS about me

Maike, the Cheerful Cook

FOODIE THINGS About Me

  1. I began to photograph restaurant food when I got the iPhone 3GS. People always stared at me. That was then.
  2. Favorite Dessert: German Lemon Cake
  3. Favorite Salad: Oma’s Cucumber Salad
  4. I love good ice cream – all year long. 

RANDOM THINGS ABOUT ME

  1. I dropped out of law school because I fell in love with a guy. That was 1997. I married him and he will always be my best decision.. 
  2. My husband shares amazing renovation tips here.
  3. We have a cockapoo named Riley. And love him to pieces. 
  4. One of my step-sons is an outstanding video producer
  5. I was born in 1977. In Germany.
  6. I am dyslexic. You might find typos! You will find them. 🙂
  7. Maike is a Dutch/German derivative of Mary. It’s pronounced ‘My-kuh’. Siri doesn’t get it.

RILEY, The Cockapoo
Sous Chef And Recipe Tester

Cheeful Cook's Dog: Riley The Cockapoo
Riley – The Cockapoo

RILEY, Recipe Advisor and official Recipe Tester