A Semi-Autobiographical Guide to Cooking Like a Pro: Parts 1-4
You’re relaxed. You’ve practiced and looked and listened and smelled and touched and tasted.
Hopefully you now have some food. Ideally, of course, all of my sage advice has worked wonders and your time in the kitchen was fun and fruitful. You’ve cooked like you’ve never cooked before and turned out some tasty grub. That, however, is for you to decide. As much as you need to relax and not worry tooAs much as you need to relax and not worry too much when you cook (not to mention give yourself permission to fail), at some point between when you’re done cooking and when you serve your creation you need to step back and judge the results. You need to do this in order to follow some of the best advice for cooks ever: Never apologize. ..Never apologize, you say? Yes. I saved this one for last.