(Closed) Who in your relationship does the cooking?

posted 12 years ago in Cooking
  • poll: Who does the cooking?

    Me. I don't trust him anywhere near a stove.

    Him. He makes the best meals.

    Both of us. We split up the task and often cook together.

    Neither. Take out and/or restaurants all the way.


  • Post # 47
    363 posts
    Helper bee

    We try to take turns but he usually ends up doing most of the cooking. We usually grill out…a lot…so he’s always in charge of that and I’ll do sides. But he’s good at anything…meatloaf, tacos, enchiladas, pastas, twice baked potatoes. One day I walked in and had made a zuchinni and sausage casserole and it was super delish. He just winged it on that one.  Oh, and he can make some killer SOS. The only crappy part is that I usually have to clean up after him. Oh well…I guess it’s a compromise.

    Post # 48
    742 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    He is soooo much better at all the breakfast things and grilling!! So I let him do that and I do most dinners that requires using the oven.  But we both enjoy cooking so we usually help eachother out!

    Post # 49
    2403 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    i do most of the cooking during the week (well, i try to that is!) ,he’ll do the grilling, if any, or we’ll just each make what we want…on the weekends we usually go out or order in

    Post # 50
    1245 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I do a lot of the cooking just because I’m home earlier, but when he’s here he likes to do it. He worked as an assistant in a kitchen a long time ago and he likes to keep those skills sharp (ergh, pun!). I cook 8 times out of 10, probably, and I end up cleaning too, but he helps out when he can. It’s also nice that he’s pretty good at it!

    Post # 51
    44 posts

    We share the cooking. It depends on the night and/or what we want to eat. He is probably a better (more patient) cook than I am!

    Post # 52
    1363 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I do the lion’s share of the cooking, but he does the lion’s share of the dishes.  And he offers to help, but I have a hard time delegating in the kitchen and feel like "help" is more like being in the way.  I’m trying to get better about that.

    Post # 53
    778 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2009

    I do all the cooking and baking, but he cleans up after me.  I’m a messy cook.  I get 12 different items dirty for stew.

    Post # 54
    303 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    My Fiance makes the best food, hands down. It attracted me to him even when we were just friends! He’s a macgyver type that can whip up anything from anything. I burn toast and spill things EVERYWHERE. He insists on "helping" when I attempt to cook but I think we both know he’s mentally going over where the fire extinguisher is. 🙂

    Post # 55
    349 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2009 - Rancho Bernardo Inn

    We both enjoy cooking and have fun preparing meals together.  Usually whoever gets home first will make dinner. 

    Post # 56
    3331 posts
    Sugar bee

    I hate cooking and he does it most of the time.  Our rule is that he cooks and I clean up. 🙂 Works for me.

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