MSgt Brian Hall
Hey y’all, my name is MSgt Brian Hall. My family and I are stationed at Randolph AFB in San Antonio, Texas. I have a Southern California soul and a Big Texas heart! Family, friends, and food is what I love! I’ve been blessed to have been married to my wife (my rock), Marianne, for 14 years. We share the joy of raising our three kids; Caleb, Milani and AddiLynn. I have been in the Air Force for 23 years, which is 19 years more than I had ever imagined. With that being said, food and cooking have been a part of my life, long before joining the military. As a child, I remember growing up having block parties every weekend with my family, the music playing, food cooking, and memories being made. I frequently remember my grandparents’ annual Oktoberfest celebration, where my Uncle Jeff taught me how to pour beer from a tap when I was eight years old and I made almost $40 in tips that night, lol! My life has always been about togetherness! Whether it was grilling steaks on the balcony in -10 degree weather while stationed in Alaska or late night BBQ’s after getting off work, while stationed in DC; there has always been food to share with friends and family. The food has always been the source of good times and memories.
Good food lets you see into one’s soul and I have always shared that philosophy with my kids. My connection to food and memories together is evident in my continued service to the USAF and has been passed on to my children. Our family loves getting in the kitchen; cutting, prepping, learning, cooking, and most importantly, having fun. Every weekend in our house, you will find us in the kitchen, making memories and incredible food. The most important lesson I have taught my children in the kitchen, is that food brings family and friends together for good times, great laughs, and unforgettable memories.