Women's Health

THE JOY OF NOT COOKING

I own exactly two cookbooks.

I’m in the Kitchen, Now What?! was given to me as a bridal shower gift 12 years ago, but if you were to leaf through it now, the pages would peel apart like an algebra book on day one of seventh grade.

The second, What the F**k Should I Make for Dinner?, perfectly sums up my feelings toward the time-and-energy killer that is cooking: a bittersweet blend of apathy and resentment, plus a pinch of Resting Bitch Face.

Sure, Seafood and Spring Vegetable Risotto sounds amazing. But unlike the mavens of the Food Network— who can’t seem to sauté garlic without climaxing—when I think about hovering over

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