My current drink of choice:
I really wish I could:
Make a living writing about food
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Seriously, the world's best old-fashioned lasagna
My favorite comfort food:
Depends. My homemade mashed potatoes with gravy are up there, as is homeade bread made with the old Joy of Cooking White Bread Plus recipe that called for lard.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
My favorite restaurant picks change by the hour, but a perennial favorite is Paradise Cafe in Santa Barbara, which has the world's best hamburgers.
My most tattered cookbooks:
The old Gourmet, Joy of Cooking, Silver Palate, Cookie Companion from King Arthur Flour, any of the Cook's Illustrated series.
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