The Short (dis)Order Cook

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Gender Female
Industry Accounting
Occupation Research Service Support
Location Mamaroneck, NY, United States
Introduction I'm a home cook, an amateur singer, dancer and actor, an equestrian, and a huge goofball. (I have a day job too, but that's boring.)

I love to cook, although I'm a bit of a bumbler in the kitchen. What I really enjoy is experimenting in the kitchen and putting my own twist on other people's recipes. I also enjoy cobbling together multipe recipes into my own creations.

I love entertaining and cooking for people and often say that I live to give dinner parties.

I admit to being a picky eater. I don't like olives, seafood, blue cheeses, and a few other things. I'm a failure as a "foodie" but I still am a lover of all kinds of food. I love all food ethnicities (if not all foods) and I enjoy everything from local greasy spoons to 5-star restaurants.

I'm married to a guy who is an even pickier eater than I am. Unfortunately, he's picky about different things. One of my biggest kitchen challenges is cooking around our respective tastes and intolerances and making things we both love.

Cooking is a fantastic creative process, so is writing. I do both with incredible relish.
Interests COOKING, Horseback riding, Singing, Dancing, Acting, Weight Lifting, Swimming, Kayaking, Hiking, Ranting about Politics
Favorite Movies The Princess Bride, The Fisher King, A Room With A View, Harold & Maude
Favorite Music Love Tori Amos, The Beatles, Susan Cagle, Elvis Costello, Rob Dickinson, Counting Crows, Depeche Mode, The Damnwells, TheDecemberists, Enya, Erasure, The Fray, Peter Gabriel, Indigo Girls, Jack Johnson, Sarah MacLachlan, Gavin Mihail, REM, Josh Rutt, The Shins, 10, 000 Maniacs, Tears for Fears, Adrina Thorpe, The Wailin' Jennys, Matt White, Dar Williams just to name a few...
Favorite Books Love the works of Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett. Also love Jane Eyre. Other authors I like are Wally Lamb, Margaret Atwood, Alice Hoffman, Christopher Moore, Barabara Kingsolver, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Christopher Moore, and Chaim Potok.

Paper or briefs?

plastic bikini