I like to cook. But let’s be honest, cooking is work. During my exploratory twenties, I seriously entertained the idea of becoming a professional chef. I researched the topic extensively. My sights were set on the CIA (Culinary Institute of America). But the more I learned about the profession the more I realized that I wanted cooking to remain fun. So I let that dream die.
During the same time frame I got the best compliment ever about my food. My roommate told me,
“You’re the best everyday cook I’ve ever known.”
Joe was a good business manager and a better motivator. I seem to recall he didn’t fix another meal the rest of the time we lived together. Just another one of those things that make you go hmm….
But I didn’t mind because I like to cook. And one of the things I learned was there is nothing wrong with shortcuts.
One of the greatest time savers for the cook is the rotisserie chicken. It’s already cooked and the perfect starting point for many dishes. I’m not quite sure I have 50 recipes that use rotisserie chicken but it sure will be a lot of fun getting there. Check ’em out.
PS. Yes, there’s just 3 recipes in the series…for now.