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  •  My savior is the rice cooker (3+ / 0-)
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    LynnS, ZenTrainer, puzzled

    I'm a stupid cook. I've never been successful at it, and I don't like standing at the stove or cutting things up.

    My easiest dinner is 1-get out rice cooker. 2-add water and Rice-a-roni. 3-push button

    Take off shoes, lie down and relax. Fix drink. Whatever.


    Dinner's ready.

    Get spoon. Eat from cooker.

    Sometimes I'll add a handful of frozen veggies to Rice-a-roni. But that's about the extent of my cooking.

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    by pucklady on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 05:31:48 PM PST

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    •  LOL! I didn't like to cut up vegetables either (1+ / 0-)
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      until I got good knives. The difference is amazing. I would still prefer good knives and a staff.

      Tracy B Ann - technically that is my signature.

      by ZenTrainer on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 06:30:26 PM PST

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    •  I like Rice-a-Roni too. good texture for my taste. (1+ / 0-)
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      unfortunately, I'm the only one who eats it and I like it SO much that I can't make a package last more than one sitting.

      and one package really is too much for one meal, even if you don't have anything else with it!

      "real" work : a job where you wash your hands BEFORE you use the bathroom...

      by chimene on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 07:22:51 PM PST

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