Leanne Ely CNC
Basic kitchen skills translate into meal-making -- a crucial component in running a home. Now, before you start to panic, please know that that doesn't mean you need a degree from the Cordon Bleu in order to make dinner for your family! You need skills, that is all. That, and a good recipe or two.
I met a young lady who was complaining about the "freshman 15" that she has gained thus far her freshman year at a university here in North Carolina. She couldn't understand it; all she was eating was salads!
Good food isn't a complex thing at all. We all have this notion that going out to a fancy dinner at a restaurant somewhere is how you get "good food," that it has to be away from home and cost big bucks. That's simply not true.
One of the most frustrating things in the kitchen is dealing with the plastic stuff. You know what I'm talking about: Tupperware, Rubbermaid containers ... whatever brand or style you use, we all have it.