Sunday, February 3

Too Many Cooks Can Share The Broth


Homemade sausage biscuits prepared by JB.

I have never known a man (before JB) that could make homemade biscuits! When we first married, my Jeni was equally impressed with how her stepfather prepared breakfast for us all. She watched him making biscuits and calmly stated, "Mama, he's your bitch."

JB is a different sort. We share time in the kitchen. I cook or he cooks and it's really no big deal who does it. It doesn't always work out if we are both cooking at the same time, though.

He has his methods and I have mine. But we are learning that sometimes its best to keep your methods to yourself, and allow others their preferences.

Last night he made dinner so I could complete web design assignments. He prepared a marinade for his steak and was comfortable with me seasoning my own.

Cooking can sometimes become too personal. But like life, there's so much to be learned by looking beyond our own concepts and ideas, into the life of another.

9 comments:

cce said...

I would gladly relinquish the keys to the kitchen but sadly this would mean we'd eat frozen food of the packaged variety as My Better Half is no cook. He is trying to perfect a homemade pizza recipe. I LOVE pizza night for the break it gives me!
Congrats on your JB. I love a man who can make a mean biscuit.

slouching mom said...

"He's your bitch."

I LOVE THAT!

Jennifer (Jen on the Edge) said...

Being able to peacefully share the kitchen is high on my list of requirements in a marriage. Luckily, my guy and I are compatible that way.

Linda and her Surroundings said...

That looks like a tasty snack.

At home we both jostle around in the kitchen. I think that is because we all eat different foods at dinner (truly, 3 different meals are cooked most nights). Plus, I am never going to be THAT controlling about cooking.

Christine said...

my husband taught me how to make biscuits so many years ago in virginia. . .

Elise said...

Men can cook... most just don't let on that they can. My boyfriend is a wondeful cook. xx

anna said...

JB is a keeper.

Anne said...

There is a lot to be said for tolerance. There is more than one way to do things. You are lucky.

Jack said...

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if I know one man exists who can cook, then there's hope for me yet!

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