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Why Everyone Should Cook

February 22nd, 2018 | Posted by Editor in Cooking

Cooking is a fundamental skill that would work to our advantage if we have this skill. Well, if you look at it in a more practical way, you really do save a lot from cooking a meal rather than buying one. Everything nowadays has become so accessible. With one phone call made, you can have food delivered right to your door but hey, nothing really beats the classical home cooked meal.

Cooking is something that involves not only skill but also intellect especially if you are cooking without following a certain recipe. Well, cooking with a recipe is great, but then again, where’s the thrill and growth? You’ll neer really grow if you don’t try out something new. Most of the best recipes started out as experiments anyway.

What most people do not exactly understand is that cooking involves more than just food. Cooking for your parents, relatives, or maybe even your friends could be a big deal since they are putting their trust on you to cook them a hearty meal. It is understandable that some types of food do not taste good on their own but this is why we cook, to make them taste better.

Cooking should be a skill taught to people as early as the age of 10 or 13 because it is a basic survival skill. One of the hardest things that could happen is if you learn to cook way too late. Way back in ancient times, the three strongest skills our ancestors used to have was gathering, hunting, and cooking. Imagine having to hunt for your food! Now that would be really inconvenient.

Everything nowadays has been made easy and accessible. Instead of having to scavenge for food, you can just simply buy from the grocery store. Instead of having to gather wood and build a fire, all you have to do is turn the stove on. Instead of having to hand pick and search around for the necessary ingredients, all you have to do is check out the selection from the grocery store.

Cooking may not be something that everyone is passionate about. We get it, maybe cooking just isn’t for them. But for some people, cooking is something that makes them happy! Another great thing about cooking is tasting your own food. If you cook the food you eat, it’ll definitely taste better! Well, not all the time though. But despite that, the more you cook, the more you’ll learn to value your food. Food is a very important part of life if not the most important. Everyone should definitely learn how to cook. Whether it be survival food or something crafted beautifully to make an orchestra around your taste buds, food is very important to our lives, we shouldn’t waste our pallets on bad food.

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