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Can you be a Chowhound if you don't like to cook?

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Can you be a Chowhound if you don't like to cook?

Janet from Richmond | Aug 1, 2006 06:55 PM

I consider myself very much a hound. I love food. I love trying new things, out of the way things, finding out the history of foods, exploring new cuisines, etc. but I do not like to cook.

I am a passable cook when I have to be. I have a few very good dishes, but everything else is about 80-90% there at best. I don't find comfort in cooking. It's a burden, a task and the vast majority of the time I would rather eat out, bring in take out, or get something prepared by a nice market.

When I cook at home (or bring my lunch to work), it's because of finances and/or weight maintenance. Surely, I cannot be the only hound who feels this way.

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