Buzz·Posted on 26 Jan 201726 Things You'll Only Understand If You Love Eating But Hate CookingFood is bae. Cooking, no way.by Gena-mour BarrettBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. There are few things more pleasurable to you than eating a good meal. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox Television / CBS Or any meal tbh, as long as you're eating. 2. But if there’s one thing you will avoid at any cost... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com 3. ...it’s cooking it. Speak Comedy @SpeakComedy when your mom leaves you home alone and tells you to feed yourself 02:37 AM - 16 Nov 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. It’s not necessarily that you can't cook. You're sure you probably could, if you tried. NBC / NBCUniversal Television Distribution 5. But the effort that goes into preparing an entire meal is enough to put you off, forever. reddit.com And there's no guarantee that it'll turn out good anyway. 6. Anything that can go straight in the oven or microwave is your favourite thing to eat for dinner. imgur.com Which means you eat a LOT of frozen meals and noodles. 7. But if it can be ordered, then EVEN BETTER. reddit.com 8. Because that means you don’t have to make breakfast in the morning. NBC / Via giphy.com Win-win situation. 9. Your freezer is full of frozen meals. Twitter: @lauraffrunti 10. And your fridge is normally scarce, since most fresh food requires actual cooking. Twitter: @nicofornara 11. On the rare occasion you do cook, you immediately regret it as soon as you see all the dirty dishes it creates. Twitter: @gardenerqueen "Oh great, so now I have to CLEAN too?! Fuck this, I'm getting McDonald's next time." 12. You’ve skipped a meal just because you were too lazy to get up and prepare one. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox / 20th Television 13. You’ve tried buying things that will encourage you to cook, but the novelty wore off after the first use. amazon.co.uk 14. 70% of your Google searches look like this: onsizzle.com 15. And you’ve had more accidents in the kitchen than you can count. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Atlas Entertainment / Columbia Pictures Which to you is just a sign you should never have bothered in the first place. 16. You’ve convinced yourself that by not cooking you’re actually doing yourself a favour. NBC / NBCUniversal Television Distribution 17. Twitter: @CristiEarnshaw / Twitter: @CristiEarnshaw 18. Whenever you're invited to an event where you're told to "bring a dish", you opt for bringing alcohol instead. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO / Dundee Productions / Via giphy.com 19. You LOVE attending dinner parties because it means eating a ton of food you didn’t have to cook. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MTV / Viacom 20. But hosting one of your own is practically your worst nightmare. Viacom / BuzzFeed You can barely cook for yourself, let alone several people. 21. You spend the majority of your money on eating out or takeaways. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / CBS Television Distribution You dread to think just how much. 22. Because if you eat at home, you’ll probably end up making yourself a dinner like this: View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 23. Or forgetting about your dinner entirely. Twitter: @lpag630 24. You’ve dreamed about marrying a chef at one point, just so you could have all your meals made for you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / The Geffen Company 25. Sometimes you wish you actually liked cooking, since the people that do seem to have a great time. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / Warner Bros. Television Distribution 26. But ultimately, you've accepted your fate. You're never gonna like cooking, so you may as well eat to make up for it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / NBCUniversal Television Distribution Food is bae. Cooking, no way.