My mom was a fabulous cook. When I was little, she would make flour tortillas from scratch, regularly. I mean, we always had fresh vegetables and salads and things like that and it was important that we sit down as a family.
My older brother was a big influence on me. When he went off to college, he took a lot of quantity food production classes. He was majoring in animal science and just got me real interested in that, so I kind of followed his lead. I even went to work