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user-inactivated  ·  158 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Loss of cooking skills has hurt our ability to adapt to rising food prices, experts say

Agreed, lots of recipes can come out passably just following directions, but plenty of stuff can't (tried making pastries which bombed), doing things anywhere near the time listed at the top takes a lot of skill, and knowing what things ought to look like and what do do when it goes wrong is not at all intuitive