Passing JudgementJanuary 22, 2008 at 12:15 pm | Posted in Random | 12 Comments
Am I a bad person? Lately, I keep hearing people talk about “baking,” but what they’re really talking about is throwing 3 eggs and some oil into a boxed mix. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’ve been known to use boxed mixes when I’m in a pinch or when I don’t feel like baking, but that’s the thing, I’m not baking when I use boxes. Am I? For me, baking is starting out from scratch, pulling out my KA, throwing eggs, flour, butter and whatever else inside and ending up with a delicious treat.
I feel like in todays society we’re so caught up in the hustle and bustle of life that no one takes the time to really bake, or even cook for that matter, anymore. This makes me sad. I love to bake and I enjoy cooking. Sure I like store bought crap when I’m being lazy, but I make a point of not always being lazy. I’m sorry, but nothing store bought will ever compare to a true home cooked meal or something baked from scratch and when I do use something store bought I certainly don’t try to pawn it off as something homemade.
Stop heating up pasta, throwing a jar of sauce on it and calling it home cooked and please stop calling store bought mixes and frosting baking. Unless you jazz it up a lot it’s nothing more than over processed, store bought crap.
I sometimes feel like people like me are a thing of the past.
What do you think?