Originally Posted by mordecai
My girlfriend is a much better natural cook than I am. Cooking is a hobby for me, not something that I was taught or that comes naturally at all, so I cook more, and I try to learn new techniques and get better at them and obsess over things she would never concern herself with. Often I'm trying to impress her. She is comfortable with her skill level and the dishes she knows, and they are often great. If she experiments it is in a pretty limited way of changing little things she always does, or by applying a technique she knows to something new.
Girls are like that. I can have the best camera, having studied the pictures from the greatest photographers, my wife who is an art major will still casually take better pictures than I ever will with a f*** iphone.