I love to cook and see it as a great cross between science and art. I am scientist and love to know how things work and the chemistry behind cooking but at the same time I love to come home and create a meal without conforming to too many rules.
My Favorite Cook Books in 2008
My Favorite (Kitchen Related) Things
KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixers - I love this; it's like having another set of hands.
KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker Attachment - Perfect for making ice cream and sorbet.
Lodge Enameled Cast-Iron 6-Quart Dutch Oven- One of my favorite Christmas gifts. Great for going from stovetop to oven.
Williams-Sonoma WS Logo Towels, Claret, Set of 4- Another Christmas gift that is useful in the kitchen.