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Men in the Kitchen

This groups if for those men who love to cook. It's a place to discuss techniques, recipes and suggestions. Bon apetit!

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Welcome to Men in The Kitchen, a place to discuss the latest and greatest in culinary experiences by men who enjoy cooking.

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Pancake lasagne

Started by An Idle Dad. Last reply by Native Son Oct 11. 3 Replies

Help cooking with cast iron

Started by Kurt Swanson. Last reply by J. D. Apr 24. 8 Replies

Crockpot suggestions?

Started by Shane-San. Last reply by J. D. Apr 8. 17 Replies

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Comment by J. D. on November 10, 2014 at 12:43pm

I think it's crucial to teach kids all about how to take care of themselves, from cooking to money management to laundry to making their own bed to cleaning a shower or mopping a floor, etc.  Isn't that a big part of our job as parents?  My wife also first took an interest in me when she watched me cook and tasted a meal I made for the two of us.  I like what I heard once that for us guys who don't quite have the looks or the muscles or the big bucks, cooking is our best chance of getting a woman to take an interest.  I'll never forget the time I took a door-to-door bus service to school one day dressed in my chef's jacket.  The woman driver loudly proclaimed that she longed to be married to a man who knew how to cook.  And she is far from the only woman who has said something like that to me over the years.

Comment by Rusty Rogers on November 10, 2014 at 10:40am

Cooking:  it's not just men who are wooed by cooking. One of the things which hooked my wife (while we were still dating) was a knockout meal! It impresses the snot of out a woman when the guy can cook!  My mom felt that it was her duty to ensure that her kids had enough skill to be independent. That included cooking (and laundry). Actually, I think she just wanted to ensure that we didn't return home on weekends.

Comment by Henry II on October 26, 2014 at 6:45pm
This thanksgiving I will be making a homemade spice cake, found the recipe from a cookbook I recently purchased, one where all the recipes are made entirely from scratch the way people cooked in the 1800s
Comment by John on September 28, 2014 at 9:51pm

Yes, some folks don't know much about cooking...was in the same boat until I started embracing it as a hobby and traveling the world.  Trying to be more active and simplify my life. 

Comment by Native Son on September 28, 2014 at 9:38pm

Site seems to have been a bit moribund of late.  Went back to manly basics this year.  Got reacquainted with the BBQ, grilling the links and some corn all Summer long.  Also greatly impressed significant other with how to blend leftover hotlinks with mac and cheese for a killer quick stove top casserole.  Still amazed at how some relatives never considered adding celery and dice onion to lots of dishes.

Comment by Henry II on July 7, 2014 at 11:14pm
but for now I'm going to focus on making those desserts I mentioned yesterday
Comment by Henry II on July 7, 2014 at 11:14pm
next time I make spicy salsa, I'll try to limit the amount of chili peppers that go into it
Comment by J. D. on July 7, 2014 at 4:47am

Shirtless George:  Trust me, that is not true.  With the possable exception of something like a chili or soup, which you can make more of to try to bring the level of heat down, once the food is made too spicy, nothing can be done.  It's much easier to leave it out than to take it out or dilute it once it's in.  The same goes for salt.  One of the biggest mistakes beginner or novace cooks make is using too much or too little salt in their food or not knowing how to apply it properly to their food.

Comment by Henry II on July 6, 2014 at 9:08pm
I just made homemade strawberry rhubarb pie. next dessert projects will be tiramisu from scratch, followed by lemon poppyseed scones and key lime pie.
Comment by Henry II on June 25, 2014 at 12:35pm
I have homemade pulled pork sandwiches that were just as delicious as what you'd find in a restaurant.
 

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