“Ever since I was a young child, I’ve been interested in cooking. My mother set up a little table in the kitchen, and I’d do little kitchen tasks and help out. I then got interested in [chef] Emeril Lagasse … He’d shout, ‘Bam!’ when adding various ingredients, and I’d followed suit in making my own cooking videos when I was very young.” —Spencer Olson, food blogger
We’re well on our way through summer with fall in our sights. Typically, this issue would include our annual Prep Elite article. Each year, we ask area high schools to nominate incoming seniors, who exemplify the schools’ standards of excellence in a multitude of areas.