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Would you give up cooking or eating?

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Would you give up cooking or eating?

lamb_da_calculus | Aug 13, 2014 06:37 PM

Say you're given two options and must choose one. Yes, this is a silly hypothetical, but I like silly hypotheticals.

Option 1: Give up eating. Imagine that all of your nutritional needs are magically taken care of without food, and you can eat at most about an ounce of food per day (in this scenario, really just enough for you to taste the food you cook and make sure it works).

Option 2: Give up cooking. Eat whatever you like, but if you spend more than 10 minutes cooking in a kitchen in one day, the kitchen explodes (in this scenario, really just enough time for you to make basic food but not really cook - the 10 minutes counts cutting, mise en place, etc.). Or something less violent if you like. Whatever, the point is that you can't spend more than 10 minutes cooking.

I'd take Option 1 no problem. Cooking's an important creative outlet for me and I really enjoy sharing my cooking with others (assume for this hypothesis that everyone knows which option you chose and nobody is creeped out by your inability to eat your own cooking).

Curious what others choose.

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