21 Reasons Cooking Is Both Terrifying And Wonderful

Ingredients + You + Mess = Dinner on the table.

1. So you’re on the Interwebs and all you see is delicious food.

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2. “I could totally make this! This looks awesome!”

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3. How hard could it be? You made that thing that one time.

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4. Sure, your usual attempts at cooking sometimes end up…

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5. But you’re not a quitter!

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6. First things first - buy the ingredients! Farmer’s market, here I come!

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7. Oh, right. You don’t live anywhere near a farmer’s market. Local grocery store it is!


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8. You can’t find anything. Honestly, it’s like they want you to fail.

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9. Prices are just stupid. This hunk of beef is how much a pound?

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10. You finally get your ridiculously expensive groceries home, and you have no idea what you were thinking.

Just… so many apples.

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11. Okay, time to make some magic!

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12. Messy, wonderful magic.

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13. This is totally easy. No, you don’t know what chiffonade means. You also forgot to buy half the ingredients. And you forgot to bookmark the recipe. Improvisation is key.

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14. You finally get everything all mise en placed, the oven is ovening and this meal is actually coming together.

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15. And now every plate and utensil you own is in the sink.

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16. And you don’t have a dining room table.

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17. But so what if you don’t have matching place settings and a beautiful table cloth..

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18. Messy is good!

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19. You made it with your own hands! You turned ingredients into food!

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20. Wonderful, wonderful food.

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21. You cooked, you succeeded, and now you can brag about it on Facebook.

Congratulations - you WIN.

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