I am a business professional who enjoys college football, hunting, fishing, virtually all outdoor activities, and cooking for my friends and family.
My favorite things to cook
Dishes with lots of flavor. I love using fresh spices and bases that add a wonderful aroma to the kitchen. I want my dinner guests to enjoy the fragrance of a well prepared meal as well as they enjoy the flavors.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Although I have no specific traditions, all the men on my father's side are excellent cooks. My father, my two uncles, and both of my brothers and I know our way around a kitchen and our ladies love it.
My cooking triumphs
Getting my son to eat my dishes. He has a super sensitive palate and can taste each ingredient in a dish. Moreover, he knows exactly what he does not like and can detect the smallest traces in his meal.
My cooking tragedies
My first Paella while in college. It was a disaster and I was trying to impress my girlfriend. I have never attempted it again even though I know it would be a triumph this time. After 22 years, I have matured as cook.