Rules We Cook By

1. Never Cook Sober

We find that we cook better when we drink. Not enough to end in culinary disaster or a trip to the local detox center, but enough to make us adventurous. Which leads us to…

2. Measuring Is For Wussies

The hardest part about writing this blog is developing the recipes, because we never measure our ingredients. Keep that in mind, as the stated measurements are more of guidelines rather than hard and fast rules. Our rule of thumb is…

3. Cook to Taste, and Taste Often

The best way to ensure the quality of a meal is to taste as you go along. Which brings us to…

4. Garlic Enhances the Taste of Just About Anything

When a recipe calls for garlic, always add a little more than the directions say. When a recipe doesn’t call for garlic…cook something else.

3 Responses to Rules We Cook By

  1. Thank you for the interesting little post!
    “Measuring Is For Wussies” – funny,
    when i measure i always screw up, so yeah, all you need is tasting along!

  2. I Wilkerson says:

    I love your rules. Everyone seems to think that recipes were handed down on a stone tablet–not true of course. And no one likes a tense cook, so…

  3. Ben says:

    I like your Rules! A Robot can follow a recipe but a Cook creates! Some things we create are Great…..and then there are those days that your wife and kids eat what you make even when it’s not Great!
    I have just found your website and I love it!

    Keep it up!


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