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 good_catch77
Joined: 3/28/2007
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I can cook.....I can cook good...why do I cook because even though eating out is pretty simple and easy I like "homemade" food the best. Like a pizza would you rather someone say you have to have so much toppings or would you rather just do it yourself.

I eat out a lot because I hardly ever pack my lunch for my break at work. So enough is enough.

On to the actual post saying women have to cook is bad. To me that's like a gender slam on guys have to know how to do home improvement. Today there is hardly any gender based "jobs" at home or even in the workplace. I know men who can cook better than my grandmother and I know women who can build a deck better than my grandfather. Its the world today. Face the facts and get with the program women don't have to cook as much as men don't have to build a deck.

Best of luck to everyone

 BlueEyes1712
Joined: 4/24/2008
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Posted: 11/14/2009 3:11:35 PM
I suppose thats a good thing for the frozen food manufactures, they can sell frozen food junk or the hot foods island does good with those foulks. As a man I dont have time stopping for unhealthy fast foods, I learnt to cook back when I left home at the age of 18, four months of eggs, hot dogs and hamburgers just didnt cut it much longer.
 oceaneyess
Joined: 2/21/2008
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Posted: 11/16/2009 10:23:43 AM
I love to cook for the man in my life and loved ones. I'm Italian and I guess I "love "people with food. I owned my own resturant and really enjoyed creating dishes for others. Now I cook for friends and family all the time.
 xlr8ingmargo
Joined: 7/28/2009
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Posted: 11/16/2009 3:20:38 PM
I'm so hot I not only cook in the kitchen but every where else too! Yes I love to cook.
 acuddler
Joined: 10/30/2009
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Posted: 11/16/2009 7:19:33 PM
Actually, the world's greatest chefs have always been men...from the days of the first caveman cooking for himself, right up to the present. I enjoy it when a woman can cook well, but if she can't...I can. Whether making tuna tacos, or something a bit more exotic-such as Caribbean Chicken-I manage well enough.
 GrandmaBooBoo
Joined: 12/30/2006
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Posted: 11/16/2009 7:37:15 PM
Well, last time I looked...I was still female...and I like to cook...unfortunately I no longer cook for the 7 or 8 people that I always cooked for when my children were young. LOL! I HAVE however, successfully managed to get my grandchildren off of that NASTY Kraft Mac n cheese!!!! NOW, they much prefer my homemade...just the way MY grandma taught me to make it!

My daughter, with threats of forcing me to go to Bob Evans and eat their nasty gravy, always seems to talk me into making biscuits and gravy for breakfast when she is visiting.

Yesterday, for family dinner...we had pork roast with saurkraut, buttered noodles, candied yams...and blueberry pie...baked by Granny's own 2 little hands! LOL! Remember, the secret to a nice flaky crust is COLD water!!!
 Discerning Virtuosa
Joined: 6/10/2008
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Posted: 11/17/2009 5:41:22 AM
I would say in this economy it's expensive to eat out all the time especially for a whole family. and fast food is not real food - it fills you up but that's it. The mothers who feed their kids that constantly are doing a huge disservice to their families.
As another poster just said, cooking is not rocket science. It's mixing things together and heating things up. Any one who can read directions or a recipe should be able to cook and improve with practice. If ANYONE past college age cannot cook at least basic stuff, I would question their intelligence above all else.
 dorkfish77
Joined: 7/7/2009
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Posted: 11/28/2009 8:35:31 AM
This is why relationships go wrong because people end up expecting too much from each other. How the hell did you eat when you were hungry before the relationship?

I understand what you mean because I noticed women seem to be somewhat proud of not cooking, but I'm proud of not working on cars. The deflating monetary system doesn't allow people alot of time to accomplish the things that need to be done because they have to submit their time to labor to support themselves. Being a single guy that doesn't eat fast food or take out, I try to cook. I like eating the healthy food I create but cooking and dishes is a big time consumer.

People need to focus on the bigger picture of life, educate themselves on how the world is run, and come up with a better system that will allow us to free up our time so we won't be arguing over trivial little bullshit like this.
 BLUEMISS
Joined: 7/15/2007
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Posted: 11/28/2009 10:03:55 AM
I can cook,but I have the fussiest kid in the world,he will smell food and if he doesn't like the smell he won't eat it. I always make him try a bite or two,but he will gag . The other night I made ribs[he likes ribs ] and thought I would make baked mac and cheese with it. He gagged on the mac and cheese and said he was going to the bathroom.To spit it out...I caught him.Because of him being so fussy I don't cook every night.Last night he had a bowl of cereal for dinner.
My ideal would be to find a man to cook with or let him cook and I will do the clean up.I actually got up this morning and made spaghetti sauce ,so I can have steak and spaghetti for dinner tonight.
I am looking for a recipe for buttertarts with shortbread base instead of tart base, to make for Christmas.Don't know if this can be done because I would think the shortbread would bake faster than the buttertart mixture.Anyone?
 tayl0rd
Joined: 5/19/2008
Msg: 350
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Posted: 11/28/2009 8:53:25 PM
^^^
Because heaven forbid you slip and do something nice for your supposed mate!!
 daydreamin_honey
Joined: 12/30/2008
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Posted: 11/28/2009 10:29:39 PM
Do I cook? Daily. And I enjoy it as well.
I've been "blamed" by many people for making them fat with my cooking, lol.
But i'm not into traditional gender roles, nor do I enforce them on my children. So while I might be happy to make you a sandwich out of the kindness of my heart, i'm certainly not doing it because I don't have dangling genitals.
 ArtilleryMike
Joined: 6/21/2009
Msg: 352
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Posted: 11/28/2009 10:38:15 PM
They do, but I feel it is more in my generation. (I'm 22)

I wouldn't mind doing all the cooking to be honest.
 MsYesterday
Joined: 10/30/2008
Msg: 353
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Posted: 11/29/2009 4:17:09 AM
Hmmmm interesting topic-I only cook if I have to...I simply do not like cooking ...for holidays I can put a great meal together -never enjoyed cooking.
I have met guys who do not know how to put a nail in the wall.......then again,I may lack in the kitchen department but do not have any problems with laying tile on the floor,fixing plumbing,doing drywall etc...........or changing a tire.
Over the years I have profit much more from "fixing things"than staying in the kitchen.
I am a great helper in the kitchen to a great cook.
 sungoddness
Joined: 6/30/2008
Msg: 354
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Posted: 11/29/2009 7:12:30 AM
yes i do and i like to but there are times when us girls need a break ! and its 2009 not 1899 ! most chefs are men ! and what really impresses me is when a guy offers to make me dinner!
 gracengracie
Joined: 2/3/2009
Msg: 355
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Posted: 12/6/2009 6:57:46 AM
Going back to OP statement,

I agree with OP, to me it is a shame that women feel proud of proclaiming their ignorance in the kitchen.

Even to have a housekeeper that will cook for you, you need to know so you can tell them what and how to do.

It it is about feminist thinking, its dumb as well, because we need to feel our children and nothing will be better from them than a home made and well balanced meal.

Everyone appreciates a great cook, it doesn't mean that they will be limited to staying in the kitchen, give me a break. Plus it will also help the household finances because eating in is not only healthier but less expensive.

I know how to cook and I am proud to proclaim it if needed. One thing though, my family and friends always compliment me on it. I understand the lady the explains his son has a horrible attitude about her cooking, thats a tough one and I would also get discouraged.
I would start cooking for myself only and let him live on cereal and milk. Probably sooner than later he will be begiing for some of that "YUKY" food he is always putting down.
 Steph0999
Joined: 7/19/2009
Msg: 356
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Posted: 12/13/2009 6:31:32 PM
any other day i would say you are a total sexest pig, but i just tried to assemble a storage bench from IKEA and i failed miserably, but I do make a pretty awesome ham sandwich.

I guess being in a relationship is about being part of a team.
With some couples the girl is really good at putting together ikea stuff and the guy is the cook. Whatever works.
 Starnow
Joined: 11/3/2009
Msg: 357
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Posted: 12/13/2009 7:59:01 PM
sure mature ladys after 40 we still cook because that is the way we been teach...in our families....especially Sud-American ones.....traditional..you know
but my nices....they refuse to go the kichen...they prefer the restaurant every single day....and a funcy ones.trendy ones ...wow....Im sorry for the men they are dating
 From Russia W Love
Joined: 1/3/2009
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Posted: 12/13/2009 9:30:21 PM
I noticed, that too. Two of my roomates (girls) dont know how to cook. It is a problem, because even in this century, they should know how to cook and not relay on the microwave. All that microwave food is bad for you anyway, nothing is healthy in those boxes, they put all that chemical in, just so it tastes better, plus it's a consumer product, they want people to buy those things, so they can make money out of it and also it's easy on your life, but at the same time it doesnt teach a person on how to cook, and rather than cook they just press a button on the microwave. It sucks, cause our future kids only gonna be able to cook microwave food and not learning anything on how to survive with out the microwaves...Back in the days woman did everything, from cooking to cleaning, watching kids and etc.. Now, some people are just lazy to pick up after them selves and cant teach kids on how to survive in life. Not, saying that guys shouldn't do it too, but they gotta contribute some part of the work in the house, cooking and cleaning, and etc.. besides fixing things around the house. Also, not all the women, but some women can put that table together, with out a man. I know it sucks, but there are some girls dont even know how to put a screw driver in the wall, it's a shame what this generation of people come to...sad, it is very sad..
 ninjaeleven
Joined: 7/15/2009
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Posted: 12/13/2009 9:31:38 PM
They microwave
 From Russia W Love
Joined: 1/3/2009
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Posted: 12/13/2009 9:32:00 PM
I noticed, that too. Two of my roomates (girls) dont know how to cook. It is a problem, because even in this century, they should know how to cook and not relay on the microwave. All that microwave food is bad for you anyway, nothing is healthy in those boxes, they put all that chemical in, just so it tastes better, plus it's a consumer product, they want people to buy those things, so they can make money out of it and also it's easy on your life, but at the same time it doesnt teach a person on how to cook, and rather than cook they just press a button on the microwave. It sucks, cause our future kids only gonna be able to cook microwave food and not learning anything on how to survive with out the microwaves...Back in the days woman did everything, from cooking to cleaning, watching kids and etc.. Now, some people are just lazy to pick up after them selves and cant teach kids on how to survive in life. Not, saying that guys shouldn't do it too, but they gotta contribute some part of the work in the house, cooking and cleaning, and etc.. besides fixing things around the house. Also, not all the women, but some women can put that table together, with out a man. I know it sucks, but there are some girls dont even know how to put a screw driver in the wall, it's a shame what this generation of people come to...sad, it is very sad..
 CompletelyDone
Joined: 8/12/2007
Msg: 361
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Posted: 12/13/2009 9:49:01 PM

Hot roast beef sammi for lunch with lotsa onjuns :)
My dog and my neighbor' dogs' reap the rewards of the leftovers.


I just learned the hard way recently that onions and garlic are potentially lethal to dogs (along with grapes, coffee, chocolate and certain citrus fruit.) They "injure" the dog by lowering their red blood cell counts and the smaller, more sensitive breeds can actually die from it. It can sicken a larger breed as well.

OT: Yes women still cook... Sheesh!
 Arabianangel
Joined: 6/9/2007
Msg: 362
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Posted: 12/14/2009 12:52:24 AM
I've just finished making the tasties salmon rissoles....anyone hungry?
 xlr8ingmargo
Joined: 7/28/2009
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Posted: 12/14/2009 3:39:48 AM
That sound so good!
 anunu
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Posted: 12/14/2009 6:46:48 AM
I definitely cook
Just about everyday lunch is at noon and dinner is at six in my house.
I don't mind cooking for someone. It gives me pleasure to see someone enjoy what I have dished out.
In all honesty, I prefer to be the housewife while my hubby goes to work. Cooking, cleaning, taking care of the children.
However, in this day that is not too common anymore. Takes 2 incomes to survive. Means I have to go to work and household duties are shared.
 virgiomonkey
Joined: 2/8/2008
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Posted: 12/21/2009 2:21:05 PM
....... Well I have agree, I am a very good cook, and taught my young adult Son to cook ,and my Son can cook extremely well,and as surpassed me in the Kitchen department .....Speaking of which do you Modern Western European Woman know what a Kitchen is.......???????
As for young Woman here in New Zealand .....there cooking skills consists of 'Fast Junk Food' and they wonder why they are so fat and obese .....and they think its there 'Equal right' that they shouldn't have too cook, let alone learn to cook....Yep 'Western European Social Engineering Feminism' as achieve a lot........

J.D ....Who can Cook

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