Cartographer/Spelunker/Carpenter/Cook/Minister to Singles, Now Married/Cheesecake Expert/Gardener/Event Coordinator/Barbecue Judge/Software Project Manager/Father
My favorite things to cook
Anything to grill, smoke (real barbecue), bake, whip, mash, sandwich between or put under a condiment.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving. I love to do it all by myself, but appreciate help as well. Have deep fried, baked and smoked turkeys on different occasions.
My cooking triumphs
Several awards for cheesecakes. Certified judge for Kansas City BBQ Society.
My cooking tragedies
First time I ever tempered chocolate and the first time I tried to make caramel!