Retired Navy, culinary student(2006) at the Culinary Institute of Charleston, Cook for local Soup Kitchen and my church
My favorite things to cook
Southern and Aisian Fare
My favorite family cooking traditions
Grits and groceries -- plenty and often
My cooking triumphs
Deep-frying succulent turkeys. Frying great catfish! Making Frogmore Stew. Baking green tomato pies. Prime Rib dinner in 2007 for Mother's Day.
My cooking tragedies
Lamb stew -- not even the stray dogs in the neighborhood would eat it!