About Me

Hi there, my name is Jen. Welcome to My Tiny Oven!


I am a lover of cooking and eating all kinds of food. I grew up in a home where both my parents cooked all the time. Both my Mom and Dad were fantastic cooks and we grew up eating a wide variety of home cooked meals. They were my inspiration for this blog and I have shared many of our Clarke family recipes here on the blog.

I only really started cooking and baking when I was in my early 30’s. Before that I lived off fish sticks and french fries. Once I finally figured out my way around the kitchen I couldn’t get enough. I watched a lot of Food Network and read a lot of Martha Stewart and now here I am, cooking and baking up a storm.

When I was 25 years old I moved from my hometown in Saskatchewan to Vancouver. I lived in a little apartment downtown for nearly 13 years. It was there I fell in love with all things culinary. My oven in that apartment was teeny tiny, hence the name of my blog! I couldn’t even fit a regular sized cookie sheet in that tiny oven, but I did end up making a ton of delicious food in that thing.

I just recently moved to Victoria with my in house taste tester. It is a lovely city and I have a much bigger oven now! I can’t wait to make a ton of new food memories in my new kitchen and then share them with you.
I like to cook simple quick food that tastes great. I hope you can find some inspiration here!

If you have any questions feel free to drop me an email jbclarke6@telus.net

Enjoy!

Jen






10 comments:

  1. Omg Jen!!! I loooovveee your recipes and photos. The bachelor buttons were awesome ...i will be trying them for sure. And i really want to try making the homemade chicken strips!

    You are so talented. Keep it up!

    niki

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  2. Thank you so much Niki! I am glad you like it! I am going to be brave this weekend and try your Roti Wraps! I hope they turn out as good as yours.

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  3. Hi Jen -- just browsed through your "My Tiny Oven" website. I am so impressed -- you have some great recipes. Your pictures make all the recipes look so inviting. Keep up the good work, I am certainly going to try a few.....Auntie M

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  4. Congratulations Jen on reaching almost a 100 recipe POSTS!!!!! That's incredible!!
    Niki

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  5. Hi Jen, I stumbled upon your site while searching for a mushroom roll-up recipe, and the recipe you posted is the exact one I was looking for. I live in Sedley, half an hour east of Regina and let me tell you, there's no snow here, just a light dusting and today it's gonna be +2. So much for -40.
    J.

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  6. Hi J.
    I am so glad that you found the recipe you were looking for! I am totally making those yummy mushroom roll ups for a party I am going to on Christmas Eve. They are soooo good!
    It is great you guys are having good weather, all too often it is -30 on christmas, I don't miss that! I hope you have a wonderful holiday season!!

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  7. your amazing!!Joy

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  8. Hi, Jen. I came across your site while searching for chicken kabob recipe. I will be trying it tomorrow. I loved your recipes so much, I am going to make a weekly menu based on them. THANK YOU VERY MUCH! they look so simple to make and so yummmmmyyyyy!!!!

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  9. Thank you so much for the lovely comment! It totally made my day! That chicken kabob recipe is one of my favourites, hope you enjoy it.

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