Not everyone can be a wiz in the kitchen, but it sounds like there are a lot of folks embarrassed by their lack of cooking skills.
A new survey, commissioned by Mazola Corn Oil finds:
- 37% of Americans feel judged by others for their cooking skills.
- 52% of folks say they’re guilty of having huge kitchen disasters, with 31% saying they were forced to start over from scratch.
- Regardless of how bad they are, 21% of people say they have at least one standout dish that they make.
- The foods most people feel confident making include:
- Eggs over easy (49%)
- Scrambled eggs (46%)
- Hard-boiled eggs (44%)
- Poached eggs (44%)
- French toast (41%)
- Soup (36%)
- Grilled cheese (36%)
- Pasta (36%)
- Rice (36%)
- Salad (36%)
But regardless of how hopeless they may be in the kitchen, it isn’t stopping people from at least trying to cook.
- 49% of people say they plan to try more complex recipes this year.
- Many want to master new skills in the kitchen, including:
- Air frying (42%)
- Baking (36%)
- Grilling (34%)