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Tales of a Lazy Cook

the lazy chef

The plain & short of it is this: I'm lazy. That is why I am afraid of the kitchen. The missing ingredients, the trips to the store, the dozen dirty spoons, the prep, the cook time, the cleaning; all for less than 15mins. of eating -- that's if you are even hungry after all the taste-testing you've done as you have nervously attempted perfection. Cooking is hard work.

However, in my hopes of one day becoming a domestic diva, I must power on. I'm in training, if you will -- I must take baby steps before I build to the big stuff. My most current strength test: creamed spinach w/ poached eggs via (you guessed it) Smitten Kitchen.

Part of my laziness is not reading directions carefully and checking ingredients before starting -- for example, I did not have enough spinach, but I didn't take the time to amend the other ingredients' amounts. I must say, however, it still worked, even if it didn't look like this.

Oh, and poached eggs? Not as scary as I thought with the help of this video.

6 comments...:

  1. if you are working with Smitten Kitchen - you're in the right spot. {I too am uuber lazy}

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  2. Oh my goodness, this look delicous! Sharon xx

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  3. thanks for stopping by! :) your space is wonderful too.

    confession: i am terribly afraid of poached eggs... i'll have to try that video... but if i somehow to manage to figure it out i'll have no excuse to go out for eggs benedict!

    xoxo.

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  4. ..thanks for stumbling over to my little corner of the blogosphere. that meal looks delicious, thanks for having me over here for a little breakfast :D

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  5. Haha! I love your honesty. I know I know, sometimes I seriously avoid cooking because I am just too damn lazy thinking about all of the steps, the cleaning, the prepping! Gah! Cooking IS hard work!

    Thanks for stopping by the other day:) Love meeting new bloggers and finding new places to come visit!!

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  6. I'm glad you found my blog! Yours is so nice to look at. Especially this

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