Best meal I ever ate:
So many to choose from . . . but the most recent best meal I ever ate was at my mom's house in Alaska, where she made beer battered family caught halibut and Copper River red salmon, a delectable rice pilaf and a salad with lots of variety. Yum!!
My current drink of choice:
V-8 (Pathetic, I know . . .) I'm just probably in dire need of vegetables . . .
I really wish I could:
Make decent fried chicken
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Winter: Carbonnade ala Flamande (Cooks Ilustrated version) Summer: Baby greens with toasted walnuts, chevre and raspberry balsamic vinaigrette
My favorite comfort food:
Split Pea Soup
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Olive Garden, The Nor'wester (Gold Beach, Or), Gibson's Steakhouse (Chicago), El Tapatio (Ashland, Or), Red Lobster