There are three things every man needs to know how to do: change a tire, read a map and cook a meal, from scratch, without a recipe. The order of importance can vary but if you’re a single guy and you don’t know how to cook, you’re missing out on one of the greatest opportunities you’ll ever have to impress a potential mate.
Women expect that you’ll have a job. They expect that you keep your manscaping needs in order. They expect that you’ll have decent manners. The beauty of knowing how to cook is that she won’t expect it. Imagine her reaction when you invite her over, crack a bottle of wine and proceed to whip up a delicious meal without ever so much as glancing at a cookbook. The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach? Not anymore… The tables have turned, my friends.
Don’t let the whole lack of a recipe thing scare you off. I’m not saying you’re never allowed to use recipes, all I’m saying is that you should have one tried and tested go-to recipe that you can pull off on a few minutes’ notice. Over time, you can build on that and once you get the hang of a few recipes and techniques, you can start to do some improvisation with the recipes you’re already familiar with.