What Makes a Great Cook?

Skills, creativity—or a little bit of both? Our community members weigh in (11 Photos)

Taylor Combs on Jul 13, 2010 at 2:07PM

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What Makes a Great Cook?

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Master of Science

“For me, I like some mastery of the basics of food science along with creative flavors. I don’t gravitate toward people who make the same attractive but uninspired meals over and over, but to really earn my respect, the person has to have enough chutzpah to sometimes say, ‘This is just trendy; it doesn’t actually taste good.’”


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