"Mariah's a great cook," he tells PEOPLE. "She likes to make fun dishes."
The couple, who will celebrate their second anniversary on April 30, often turn meal-making into quality time.
"We like to make little pizzas together," says Cannon, 29. But despite their high-end taste in clothes and cars – Carey received a custom pink Porsche from her husband for her 41st birthday last month – their culinary creations are surprisingly un-gourmet.
"You know, the pizzas with the English muffins and the mozzarella? We do that a lot," says Cannon, who currently hosts a morning radio show on New York's 92.3 NOW. The one ingredient that makes their pizzas unique: Mariah’s marinara. "She makes her own sauce,” brags her husband. “She's skilled like that."