Reader Interview: Yours Truly

Today I interview myself. If you’d like to be interviewed, leave a comment below. Find out more at the About Me page.

  1. What do you remember about family meals and your mother’s cooking style when you were growing up? My mother ran a tight ship in the kitchen. One reason she had such good control is that my father only stepped inside to make himself a cup of tea when no one else was available. She trained me, the youngest, to do everything exactly as she wanted.

How Thermostats Work, Or Why Not Bake When the A/C Is On?

Electric heating and cooling elements or motors are not smart. They only have two settings, off and on. We can’t set them at some middle range to ensure a constant temperature.