I have this love / hate relationship with cooking.
Coming from a family of amazing cooks, I sometimes feel the pressure to live up to certain expectations. Living in New York, we tend to order takeout almost too regularly (it’s like a religion) and eat out way too much (it’s part of our social life, right?)! Groceries tend to just sit in our refrigerators, waiting for the cleaning cycle to occur.
Yes, I have those moments where I feel like being Barefoot Contessa, vibing to good music, drinking wine, while flipping through a cookbook. And as nice as that sounds, the reality is, those moments are so rare. All that said, I’s love to find easier options, whether it’s signing up for Blue Apron or downloading a 10 minute recipe app on my phone. Maybe this whole thing isn’t even that hard and I’m just lacking recipe inspiration.
How do you find ideas? How do you keep it exciting in the kitchen? Baby steps, I guess!