30 something male, have traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East as well as most of the US. Short stint in culinary school, Chefs apprentice at 18, perused a more stable career but kept cooking. Member of the ACF for 15 years.
My favorite things to cook
Anything with peppers, something on the grill, all kinds of chili's.
My favorite family cooking traditions
No traditions just traditional cooking.
My cooking triumphs
Winner of the hottest and best chili in numerous contests, mostly military cookoffs.
My cooking tragedies
scars from chefs knives and the occasional experiment gone wrong.