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When you're cooking do you follow a recipe or just eyeball ingredients and wing it?

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benjamink

Asked by benjamink at 9:18 PM on Aug. 3, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Eye ball it!!!!!!!!!!
    a_and_j_momma

    Answer by a_and_j_momma at 9:19 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • I usually eyeball it. If I'm cooking something new, I might follow a recipe, but add my own stuff as I go. Or look at some recipes to get an idea of how to make it and go from there.
    drowninginboys

    Answer by drowninginboys at 9:21 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • Eye ball it baby. lol
    CarsBars08

    Answer by CarsBars08 at 9:22 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • It just depends. Like with baking cookies, bread, cakes, ect. I do, but other things like meals (meats, pastas, ect.) I don't.
    ABPeterson

    Answer by ABPeterson at 9:28 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • I follow the recipe and it drives my husband nuts!! He says it takes too long LOL!
    theutilitarian

    Answer by theutilitarian at 9:54 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • I follow the recipe the first time I use one. If I like it I might alter it the next time.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 9:54 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • Depends on what it is. If it's a soup or stew, I eyeball it. If it's a cake, no way.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 10:21 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • eye baller
    proleynot

    Answer by proleynot at 10:49 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • If I have a recipe, I usually follow it, but if I don't and I'm trying something new, I just eyeball it.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 11:31 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • Baking, I measure. When I cook, I never measure, I go by sight and taste. That is how I learned how to cook.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:42 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

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