I tell you—I just had to open up the cupboard
where all my pans are—and it got stuck. That’s because there’s just too
many pots and pans in there. Is this a problem? Nope. See, I’d like to
think that once you can’t properly open or close a cabinet door, it’s
time to get rid of some stuff, but it’s not. No.
See, I love every pot, pan, and paring knife in
my kitchen. Sure I’ve got too many, but don’t you, too? Admittedly, I
have to deal with the ‘gear’ gene most every guy has, on top of the
‘cook’ gene that makes really, really think those new mixing bowls will
make me cook better, but all this is totally normal, right? I do,
though, have some favorite bits of gear—they ain’t children, you know,
it’s okay to prefer one—and I think maybe I’ll take some time to say
which ones, and why.
I’d love to know if you agree—or disagree, for
that matter. The great thing about cooking is all we really care about
is the taste. How you get there is up to you, but I think it’s the most