There's no magic required to cook good food. It's really just a matter of reading and following instructions. My two sons learned to cook when they were in their very early teens for the same reason that I did. They were hungry! I was working very long hours teaching and sponsoring numerous activities in a small school, and they were tired of their dad's macaroni and ground beef casserole. As forty-somethings they still don't want any more 'mac and burger.'
Maridell, I guess I was lucky to get to experiment in the kitchen as a kid, but the whole family enjoyed what I cooked. Mother was very busy from the time I was ten, first with going to college and then with teaching fifth grade, so she let me cook whatever I wanted to. However, she was very strict about my cleaning up any messes I made. That's the part of cooking I dislike to this day.
Ah yes, cleaning the dishes....my husband would help but he does not seem to know where stuff goes...then I can not find it. For this reason he has been banned from dishes...somehow I think I've been had lol
Name: Linda Zone 9a, Houston, Tx. (Hobby) Godspeed & Good Harvest!
You were had!
I couldn't understand how my DH could build a house from the ground up, but couldn't seem to figure out how to stack a pot and its lid together and make a tower of the everyday pots. Same place, each time....
I was almost HAD, until I figured out it was his ploy to get OUT of washing the dishes....but, I have staying power!