Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Meet the Taste Team



Michael Faulkiner owns Studio 42 Hair Salon in West Chester Township and has little time to cook at home in Forest Park. But he does eat out often in nearby restaurants.

A buyer for Ferromatik Milacron North America, Stephen Hahn lives in Mount Orab. His wife does the cooking, but he enjoys traveling and eating foods from different regions.

Jennifer Henson teaches English at Lloyd Memorial High School in Erlanger. She enjoys cooking at home with her husband in Milford.

A native of Oxford, Alex Kinne is a senior at Miami University majoring in systems analysis. He enjoys cooking a variety of foods, including pasta and stir-fries.

Chuck Merk of Loveland is a math teacher at Lakota Freshman School in West Chester Township. He likes to experiment with cooking Mexican and Asian-influenced dishes.

Doreen Schowalter grew up in southern India and lives in Mason, where she cooks for her husband and three children. She loves to cook Thai, Chinese, Greek and other ethnic cuisines.

A chemist who works at Procter & Gamble's Sharon Woods Technical Center in Blue Ash, Val Zackery cooks Italian and other ethnic dishes for friends at home in Amberley Village.




FOOD
Taste Team rates frozen pizza
How they rated
Meet the Taste Team
Skim fat from pizza
Veggie pizza possibilities
Smart Mouth
Mojitos in mint condition
Trade Secrets
Recipe Rehab
Best way to learn is to ask questions

HEALTH & FITNESS
Should women listen to intuition?
Women on intuition
Adding Zs can lead to more As for children
Body and Mind
Waste that beer belly
Long-term effects of Atkins diet unclear

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
'American Idol' sets the standard for talent shows
Lights shine on Broadway
MTV bestows icon status on Metallica
Rock 'n' roll ceremony honors spirit of the '70s
Oscar insights
Get to it!