Do women still know how to cook?

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  1. mgm9128

    mgm9128 Senior member

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    I feel the skill is skipping a generation, and the fate of nourishment of the American middle class rests on the shoulders of the prepared foods section at Whole Foods.

    What happened?
     


  2. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Some of the best cooks I know are women. Actually, I'd say of the top 5 cooks I know, numbers 2-5 are all women.
     


  3. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Some of the best cooks I know are women. Actually, I'd say of the top 5 cooks I know, numbers 2-5 are all women.
    Thanks for putting me in there, little buddy. [​IMG] Anyhoo, mm, stop being a fucking idiot. You are not that good yet, and this silly attitude is what will keep you from getting there. Of course there are women who are great cooks, some are terrible, whatever. Get over this stupidity of yours.
     


  4. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Thanks for putting me in there, little buddy. [​IMG]
    You know you are #1. (0)
     


  5. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    glad to see I was not the only one who mentally DTed this from the get-go.
     


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    Thomas Senior member

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    glad to see I was not the only one who mentally DTed this from the get-go.

    The M&M avatar certainly is a red flag.
     


  7. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    great thread - would read again
     


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    Mandrake9072 Senior member

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    Anyhoo, mm, stop being a fucking idiot. You are not that good yet, and this silly attitude is what will keep you from getting there. Of course there are women who are great cooks, some are terrible, whatever. Get over this stupidity of yours.

    +1

    mgm, how old are you anyways? Given the responses, a little too young to be making overgeneralizations?
     


  9. CouttsClient

    CouttsClient Senior member

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    I feel the skill is skipping a generation, and the fate of nourishment of the American middle class rests on the shoulders of the prepared foods section at Whole Foods. What happened?
    Don't you live at home with your parents?
     


  10. mgm9128

    mgm9128 Senior member

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    I'm not talking about the ones that go into the industry. Maybe it's just me, but I observe the tradition fading.
     


  11. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Don't you live at home with your parents?

    I thought he lived at the Carlyle. [​IMG]
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    My girlfriend can cook very well.
     


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    mordecai Immoderator

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    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.
     


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    mgm9128 Senior member

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    Don't you live at home with your parents?
    Currently, yes, I live at home with mother; father has taken to a mistress. Neither can cook properly.
     


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    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Currently, yes, I live at home with mother; father has taken to a mistress. Neither can cook properly.

    plz elaborate if you feel up to it
     


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