Q1. What’s your favorite breakfast?
A: I love making breakfast skillets with pan roasted potatoes, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, and maybe a bit of jalapeno, breakfast sausage, and a fried egg (sunny side up) on top.
Q2. How do you drink your coffee?
A: With a spoon of brown sugar and a splash of natural vanilla creamer. There is a coffee store that I visit way too often called Coffee City USA. My coffee cabinet currently has 5 bags of different flavored coffees. My favorites are Jamaican Me Loco and White Russian.
Q3. What’s in your favorite sandwich?
A: I love McAlister’s harvest chicken salad sandwiches on croissants and Newk’s pimiento cheese sandwiches. I also love a good, heartburn-inducing Italian sandwich.
Q4. Soup or salad?
A: If I’m eating out, salad. If I’m cooking, soup. I love making soups. And, I love inviting people over on soup night.
Q5. No more sweets or no more savories?
A: The old me would have chosen savories, but the older I get, the less my body can tolerate sugar. This makes me endlessly sad, but what can you do? So…no more sweets. Sigh….
Q6. What’s your favorite cuisine?
A: That is an almost impossible question. But, I do think I could eat Mexican food just about every day and be happy. So, maybe Mexican???
Q7. What’s your favorite food movie?
A: I’m having trouble thinking of a “food movie”. How about a “food book”? And I wouldn’t even say it’s my favorite. But, the question immediately made me think of The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morias. I don’t know why, because I remember gagging repeatedly while reading that book…..
Q8. What’s your most guilty pleasure?
Q9. The tastiest food I’ve ever eaten was?
A: I love food. There have been numerous times when I thought what I was eating was the most delicious thing I have ever tasted. I can’t even begin to choose…..
Q10. What’s your favorite cookbook?
A: My most used cookbook is a church cookbook that my grandmother gave to me when I got married. I used it a lot pre-internet.
Q11. What’s your greatest inspiration source?
A: Pinterest. Period.
Q11. Cooking at home or going out for dinner?
A: I need a healthy mix of both. It is too easy to get burned out on one or the other.
Q12. High-end or low profile?
A: Definitely low profile. I’m a low maintenance kind of gal and would probably be too uncomfortable to enjoy myself at some fancy schmancy 5-star restaurant.
Q.13. What’s your favorite restaurant?
A: I don’t have one. I have favorite things to order at many restaurants.
Q14. I do my grocery shopping at?
A: WalMart and Brookshires mostly. But, I love Fresh. I’ve been known to drive to the one an hour from my house just to window shop.
Q16. Coffee with Leonardo Dicaprio or Gordon Ramsey?
A: How about with Benedict Cumberbatch or Michael Symon?
Q17. What should not be missing in your kitchen?
A: A rice cooker. I would never not burn rice without one.
Q18. What is your favorite snack?
A: I really don’t snack that much. Chili lime almonds are awesome, though….
Q19. What’s on your pizza?
A: All veggies. Or lots of pork.
Q20. What food do you really dislike?
A: I don’t usually like to eat Chinese food out. Nor will I eat McDonald’s. Olives are also a no.
Q21. What’s the one food you refuse to share?
A: I’m not a stingy jackwagon….
Q22. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
A: Nothing too weird. I’ve had shark. I’ve had a pear and arugula pizza. That was pretty weird, but not bad….
Q23. What’s on your food bucket list?
A: A Drivers, Dive-Ins, and Dives road trip. It would have to include the mushroom cobbler from Brick & Fire Bistro in Eureka, California.
Q24. I couldn’t live without eating?
A: Fresh veggies.
Q25. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your life, what would you eat?
A: Mexican food. Ha! Is that too vague?