Are you smart enough to dodge a telemarketer yet clueless as to how to chop a clove of garlic? Are you clever enough to forward an email but don’t know the difference between broiling and baking? Ingenious enough to operate a blowdryer but not sure how to use your blender? If you are basically competent, then you’ve come to the right place.
This website and my upcoming book The Can’t Cook Book, Recipes for the Absolutely Terrified are for those of you who have tried and failed in the kitchen, are too frightened to even try, and feel the cookbooks and food websites out there are just too advanced or daunting. Maybe you are one of those who just doesn’t have the interest in cooking but need to start for any number of reasons. Here, we make it fun and interesting. Or at least we try, because we appreciate how much it suuuuucks to start something new.
So many of us have busy, complicated lives and cooking is pretty much the last thing we feel like making time for in the day. But, it’s one life skill that’s good to work on. Besides, your kitchen is sitting there waiting to be used. You may as well build up some confidence in there, and even master a meal or two. Right? Let’s get you competent with the cooking basics. It’ll be less difficult than some other things you’ve done in your very exciting life.
At do it Delicious, we break the recipes way down for you with video and step-by-step photo recipes - no tricky techniques or fancy vocabulary here. Our focus is to give you the simplest (yet most delicious) meals that any beginner can tackle with ease. No surprises…except for your own success!
So dust off those pots and pans. You can do this. We’re with you every step of the way.
Jessica and the do it Delicious team
ps - Even if you are not a beginner, the recipes here are pretty fantastic for any level. Or we think so.
Jessica Seinfeld is the author of two New York Times bestselling cookbooks and the President and Founder of Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing clothing and equipment to families in cities across the U.S. She lives in New York City with her husband, two dogs and three children.