Something about…Jennifer Heasley

“Something about” is a feature that introduces some of the local peeps who work and play in the wonderful world of social media. You’ll find them on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Linkedin and a screenful of other social media platforms. To be profiled, email and put “Something about” in subject line.

In photo:Jennifer Heasley (left) and friend Leslie Giordano.

Name: Jennifer Heasley

Lives in: York Township

Facebook: Jennifer Heasley

Blog: Cooking with the Pros

Other social media: Linkedin

Hobbies/interests: Spending time with my daughters, cooking, going to sporting events, reading, exercising, entertaining, traveling


Q. If you were a superhero, what powers would you have?

A. Mental telepathy!!! That would be awesome.

Q. What makes you angry?

A. When I miss coffee on my grocery list. Not having coffee is s horror show for everyone involved!!

Q. If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be?

A. Wonder Woman see question one.

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. “Boomerang” with Eddie Murphy and Hallie Berry and “Just Go With It” with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Hilarious!!!!

Q. What is your favorite song?

A. “Here and Now” by Luther Vandross. I always knew that would be my wedding song. Ironically, I have danced at many other weddings to that song.

Q. What is the last book you read?

A. “Win” by Lee Rubin. Lee is a good friend of mine who played football for Penn State. He recently published his book about insight into the “Game of Life”

Q. What is your favorite sport?

A. Football….Steelers and Penn State all the way!!!

Q. Beer or wine?

A. Beer definitely beer

Q. Coffee or tea?

A. Coffee… a good 45 ounces a day for me

Q. Bacon or sausage?

A. Bacon. When I prepare our big breakfasts on the weekend, I try not to eat half a pound. One piece turns into ten.

Q. Rock or country?

A. Ummmmmm I guess rock, but I do love me some Taylor Swift. R&B is more my flavor.

Q. Twitter or Facebook?

A. Facebook

Q. Fiction or nonfiction?

A. Nonfiction….self-help and motivational. “The Power” and “The Secret” are two of my favorites. I am big on sport magazines and cookbooks.

Q. Sweet or sour?

A. Sour but I love any chocolate ice cream

Q. What is your favorite thing to do with your kids?

A. Cook, go to the movies, museums, and traveling

Q. How would you describe yourself in three words?

A. Resilient, kind, loyal

Q. What video games do you play?

A. Wii Disney Sing Along….I am awesome. My daughters love to hear my incredible voice :) They really like it when I sing for their friends.

Q. What will you do if you won $2 million?

A. Set up full time production for my cooking show, cookware line, and a cookbook….take my daughters on a well deserved vacation and set-up their college fund

Q. If you could take a time machine, what year would you pick and why?

A. 1970 to meet my biological parents

Q. Would you rather fight a pirate or a samurai?

A. Samurai so I could wield a sword.

Q. What is your favorite Pennsylvania Dutch dish?

Q. Whoopie Pies

Q. If you could have dinner with any historical figure, who would it be and why?

A. Martin Luther King Jr. Without his efforts I am not sure what the world would be like today.

Other peeps featured in this series:
Mary Yeaple
Sharee McFadden
Sarah Mock
Blake Stough

About Buffy Andrews

Assistant Managing Editor of Features and Niche Publications for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Also, Social Media Coordinator.
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11 Responses to Something about…Jennifer Heasley

  1. Lee Rubin says:

    I’m so glad you and your blog are getting more exposure. It is really well done and interesting. Keep up the good work!


  2. Leslie says:

    This is GREAT!! I llove the questions and answers. I think readers would really enjoyed it if Jen’s blog were linked to the YorkBlog.

  3. emiliano perez says:

    im jennifer heasleys student she’s awesome shes my 2nd favorite teacher but she gives 2 much home work sometimes but shes awesome but she just got brought down a nocth because she likes the steellers.

  4. Really nice Q and A. Looks like cooking really is your thing. Bet u cook with lots of love!!!

  5. Sha'Quayshia Ellis says:

    This is Mrs. Heasley’s student she is the best you should always read her blogs.BUT………………………. chocolate ice-cream is the worst.The steelers r the best like u said.BUT…………………………………… Chocolate ice-cream is still the worst. P.S: U should make me some chicken so i can see if u really can cook thank u very much… :)

  6. Julie Fabie says:

    Nice q and a and Jen has cooked for me many times and she is awesome!!!

  7. Sandie says:

    Great Q&A! Learned some new things about you. Absolutely love your blog Cooking with the Pros!

  8. Shelly says:

    Nice article!!! I’ve known Jen since we were 19 (a couple years) and she is very passionate about her daughters, cooking and sports. “Cooking With The Pros” is going to be a hit show one day soon so check her out on Facebook and follow her on Twitter/CookWithJen.

  9. Thanks Jen for all you do for the school and community. Also thanks for encouraging me to eat until I’m ill every Sunday.

  10. Abigail Acevedo says:

    Nice Q and A very interesting i learned a little more about you that i didnt know Miss. Heasly is my teacher at Hannah Penn and she is a very amazing woman who should be more known because of her amazing talents.