Lessons for the Lazy and/or Recipe-Impaired Cook, plus 3 More Side Dishes

Lessons for the Lazy and/or Recipe-Impaired Cook, plus 3 More Side Dishes

Um…yup, that would be me…lazy and recipe-averse.

For Christmas Day dinner I made an exception and purposefully selected 3 published recipes to ‘follow’. The word follow is accented because it never seems to turn out that way…

Most readers know that I don’t follow recipes. Not even my own. I did years ago, but I’ve been cooking for a long time…these days I really get my culinary kicks from the personal development of a dish. Yes, I look at published recipes. Every single day, in fact, when I visit my blogging colleagues. It’s become a ritual that gives me joy and feeds my soul, just as surely as food feeds my belly. I also occasionally do a recipe search because I already have an idea of what I want to do but perhaps am not sure of a technique or quantity, especially if it involves flour.

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