I think basically an actor is a salesman.
I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that.
When I said I didn't have a cent, I didn't. I used to get annoyed with people who said they were broke when they had five dollars.
I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.
My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business.