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Learning How to Cook Three Proven Methods

Updated on May 10, 2009

Learning how to cook is always a fun thing to do. I know that you can find several methods of learning how to cook, but you will want to find the one that works best for you. I know that one thing that you are going to have to do though to learn how to cook well is learn to accept that you will make mistakes and that at times these mistakes might make your food not taste great once you accept that learning how to cook will be much easier.

The first method that you can use to learn how to cook is by talking your mom or a friend that cooks to teach you. I know that this method will work out best because when you are learning from them they will be able to teach you hands on exactly what you need to be doing and what to look for. That and they are typically a great resource that you can call at a later time if you come up with question that you might have as you start experimenting with cooking on your own.

The second method that you can use to learn how to cook is by getting one of the instructional cookbooks. The instructional cookbook will provide you with a basis of cooking and typically provide you with some simple recipes that you can follow to make your food. These instructional styles of cookbooks are nice, but you could easily get lost in them if you are not familiar with some of the terms that they are talking about.

The third method that you can take use of for learning how to cook is by seeing and scouring the newspapers and classified ads and educational sections of your newspaper or other type of papers that you can read for classes on how to cook. I know that going back to class might be a daunting task for some people and could cost some money, but if you take advantage of the classes properly you will be able to enjoy the benefits of not having to spend as much money eating out.


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While you might be a master chef or just learning to cook you will want to recall that you have to learn somewhere. I know that these three methods are how even most of the chefs that run restaurants learn how to cook. So you will want to take advantage of all the options that you can when you are learning how to cook.


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    • Isabellas profile imageAUTHOR

      Isabellas 

      9 years ago from Ohio

      Lol, thanks!

    • men are dorks profile image

      men are dorks 

      9 years ago from Namibia

      issa: Is that you in your avatar???

      Cute...

    • Isabellas profile imageAUTHOR

      Isabellas 

      9 years ago from Ohio

      I agree my husband before we got married was a great cook, but then I took over cooking and now if he even tries scrambled eggs he ends up burning them!

      Lets just say mothers day breakfast was a challenge for my dog to eat even! lol

    • men are dorks profile image

      men are dorks 

      9 years ago from Namibia

      Issabella, too much hassle for us single guys, we just through everything together and le it cook and see what comes out. Haha

      Kidding, I love to cook and good at it too, but your insight might help a few poor struggling souls.

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