First and foremost, Laura wants you to know that she's 100 percent Italian and won't put up with any extra drama in her life. "I don't put up with any B.S. and I don't take any lip," she says. "I'm an awesome cook and the way to my heart is through my stomach. If I meet a guy who can bake, barbecue or broil, he's already scored a billion brownie points in my book -- no pun intended."