Graduated from Wachusett Regional High School in 1969. Two weeks later I found myself standing on the painted footsteps at Parris Island and from then on nothing would ever be the same.
I learned to make bread aboard the USS America and since I've always enjoyed baking my own bread.
My favorite things to cook
Bread, Boston baked beans, charcoal smoked chicken, American chop suie
My favorite family cooking traditions
I bake rum cake every Christmas.
My cooking triumphs
Charcoal smoked chicken and Boston baked beans.
My cooking tragedies
Too many to list but my biggest one was when I put the Thanksgiving turkey in the oven and forgot to turn it on.