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Mary Hyatt says
Mary, you read my mind. My wife is a great baker, following every letter of the recipe. When I cook it is normally a half handful of this and a pinch of that. So far my success with momma is pretty good.
Sally Gulbrandsen says
Your response was the one I was waiting for. I think you hit the proverbial nail on the head.
Jess McFarland says
My wife is also a fantastic baker and I am horrible in that category. My wife usually tells me what she wants for dinner during the week and generally speaking, her wish is my command. I'm retired, so it makes sense that I do the cooking.
Lisa Vollrath says
Your answer certainly makes sense. I never thought about a lack of opportunities for female chefs, but I'm sure there is a a lot of validity in your response.
Hopefully stereotypes will wane with time. I learned to cook from my dad because he got home from work an hour before my mom. I loved watching him throw things together.
I think with more women in the workforce that roles in the house are changing. With that change we are now seeing more men in the kitchen making dinner for their families.
Stephen J Parkin says
I think that being a good cook is tied into whether or not a person really enjoys cooking. If you like it then you will excel. If you don't really care to cook then meals will likely be mediocre.
Nichol marie says
Many people, no matter what their gender, are great cooks. A lot probably has to do with the drive and passion behind the cook. If they love cooking, then they will pour their heart and soul into it. It's similar to writing. Some are great and then..