Ina Garden, er, I mean Ina Garten on Gardening.
Some excerpts from the WJS interview with Ina Garten:
I hate cilantro. Not a chance I would grow that.
I don't want to grow something that you can buy perfectly well in the grocery store. One year I had red carrots that had an orange and yellow center. They were beautiful.
Cooking and gardening are both really hard and I like the challenge of them. As opposed to what I did in Washington, they're both immediate. If I do something in the morning, I know if it was a good idea in the afternoon. They're very sensual pleasures.
I think of myself as a business person who cooks. I'm someone who's never worked in a professional restaurant like Mario Batali or Bobby Flay. But I guess I ran a specialty-foods store for 20 years. That has to count for something.
Full read here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000...