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I can't cook!


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I can't cook!

CookingGirl | Aug 11, 2006 06:22 PM

(I'm not talking about me. I can cook quite well, thank you.)

I'm wondering what you think about people who say "I can't cook!" or "I can't even boil water!" blah blah, whine, whine.

Personally, it drives me nuts. You may choose not to cook, or not enjoy cooking, or perhaps you can't cook well, but I would argue that certain handicaps aside, anyone can cook. For instance, I do not like to bake, I only bake when I feel it's absolutely necessary (ie, some sort of occasion, or to use up some ingredients), and I don't think that baking is my strong suit in the kitchen. But I wouldn't say that I CAN'T bake.

Even if you can't come up with your own things to cook, can't anyone follow a recipe if they want to?

Please note, I am not asking about people who say they are "too busy to cook", that's another topic.

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