National Men Make Dinner Day

This sounds like a nice way to start the month of November with Men Make Dinner Day. It is aimed at the men who never cook. The day has it’s own website ( features reasons for participation, rules for today and even some simple recipes to get you started.

Rules include a no interference policy for the women of the household, no feeding the resulting meal to the dog, and no barbecue-ing.

Mention of this day brings me back to years ago when in my local tall club (Tall Club of Silicon Valley) had a hunks cook-off. Men did all the cooking and us ladies just provided the plates and utensils for enjoying the results. There was no barbecue-ing. I do remember enjoying some delicious chili.

Quotes  From Men on Cooking:

•”I ended up turning down a full scholarship of music at the conservatory to pay to go to cooking school.” – Emeril Lagasse

•“So, if I’m cooking, I’ll be steaming vegetables, making some nice salad, that kind of stuff.” – Paul McCartney

•“I guess I fell into cooking.” – Bobby Flay

•”I still love football, though, and I think cooking is like football. It’s not a job, it’s a passion. When you become good at it,  it’s a dream job and financially you need never to worry. Ever.” – Gordon Ramsay

•“I’m a home cook and love to read about foot, but I’m not trained as a chef. I’m just really into cooking and passionate about it.” – Ted Allen





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