My name is Mandi, and I am a 29 years old. I started cooking after seeing Rachael Ray on Food Network, and she inspired me that ANYONE can cook, and it doesn't have to take a rocket scientist to make gourmet meals. My favorite chefs are Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, and Mario Batali.
My favorite things to cook
Anything Rachael Ray has to offer. I have to say burgers, chicken and shrimp dishes. Oh, and who doesn't like cooking desserts?
My favorite family cooking traditions
I really don't know a lot of my family's cooking tradition. I did a lot of eating out when I was a child.
My cooking triumphs
The ability to look at bare 'bachelor' cupboards and make something awesome.
My cooking tragedies
Probably in my premature cooking days, when I burnt top ramen. That was not cool.