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My Favorite Room | Andrew Howard

For actor Andrew Howard, who played Red Scare in HBO’s ‘Watchmen,’ food is a sense-memory trigger when he prepares for a role.

Actor Andrew Howard, shown in his Hancock Park kitchen, uses cooking as a way to get into his characters’ heads. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Andrew Howard, shown in his Hancock Park kitchen, uses cooking as a way to get into his characters’ heads. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Andrew Howard, shown in his Hancock Park kitchen, uses cooking as a way to get into his characters’ heads. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Andrew Howard, shown in his Hancock Park kitchen, uses cooking as a way to get into his characters’ heads. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
“The last few seconds of cooking a meal are the most important — when you season it, you squeeze the lemon on it and put some cheese on it. That’s what makes it,” says Andrew Howard. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
“Le Creuset and cast-iron skillets” are Andrew Howard’s go-to kitchenware.  (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Andrew Howard is Red Scare in HBO’s “Watchmen.”  (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Andrew Howard, shown in his Hancock Park kitchen, uses cooking as a way to get into his characters’ heads. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Andrew Howard, shown in his Hancock Park kitchen, uses cooking as a way to get into his characters’ heads. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
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