Learning To Cook

Learning to Cook: Coach's Corner

Since I've been deemed Larry's "cooking coach", I've been thinking a lot about how to cook. And it's been a great challenge. There is so much that is involved in cooking that has become habitual and that I completely take for granted.

Learning to Cook: Starting

Where does one start to learn how to cook? Of course, one can learn passively by watching gastro-porn on the Food Network or cooking shows on PBS. But to get some hands-on experience, there are a few things to consider.

This site outlines some helpful equipment and gadgets for outfitting your kitchen.

Why learn to cook?

Why should one learn to cook? There are many arguments for and against learning to cook. And there are also many excuses not to cook.

I can't quite remember not being able to cook or not being involved with my food at some level. I'm sure that in my early childhood and infancy, my cooking was limited, but I was always around food and the kitchen. And I started to bake using my EasyBake oven when I was four years old. So, I am biased towards learning how to cook.

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