Bloganuary: What chore do you find the most challenging?
It’s not that I find cooking dinner exceptionally challenging. I’m just disappointed that, despite the fact it’s 2023, we haven’t found a way for AI to do it for us. Where’s my Star Trek replicator that will make me some tea, Earl Grey, hot? I ask you!
I can turn the lights on and off by myself. Thank you very much, Alexa. But why must I cook dinner?
And it isn’t even the prep time or the cleanup. It’s that it goes by so quickly. You do all this work and all this cleaning. For what? Five or so minutes of eating?
Granted, I may be doing the eating part of dinner wrong. I realize that I don’t need to inhale my food like I’m in the dining facility, and a drill sergeant is clocking my every bite.
Sometimes you really can’t take the Army out of the girl.
It’s why I prefer to bake. The same amount of work, but the results hang around for much longer.
With that in mind, I think I’ll go make some cookies.
One response to “I, for one, plan on welcoming our dinner-cooking robot overlords”
I feel you on this one, too, especially lately. My favorite “shortcut” these days comes from the freezer at Trader Joe’s: panfried potstickers that I cook with whatever greens I happen to have on hand; takes 10 minutes. OK, I do add garlic, ginger, soy, and a little mirin. But as far as I’m concerned, adding the greens makes the whole thing “healthy.”