Sherry Taylor

Q; According to Men’s Health, 1 out of 4 men have done this in the kitchen. What is it?
Q; According to Men’s Health, 1 out of 4 men have done this in the kitchen. What is it?

A: Started a fire.

Men’s Health offers these facts about the average guy and the kitchen:

  • His first taste of cooking was working as his mom’s sou-chef when he was a kid.
  • 2 out of 3 believe their cooking skills are now sound.
  • 1 out of 3 say the have the Food Network to thank.
  • 1 out of 5 think they can “throw down” with Bobby Flay.
  • Top reason the average guy enjoys cooking: It’s a chance to be creative.
  • 1 out of 20 men cook to seduce women.
  • The entree the average guy feels most confident preparing is steak.
  • The aspect of cooking that stokes a guy most: Anything involving an open flame.
  • 1 out of 4 men have started a kitchen fire.
  • 1 out of 2 men clean up the kitchen as they cook.
  • 20% of men have never burned dinner because they’ve never made dinner.
  • The average guy spend 30 minutes a week at the supermarket.
  • The average guy spends 15 minutes a day turning his groceries into greatness.
  • 23% of men are willing to pay more for organic ingredients.
  • 46% of men don’t care how unhealthy an ingredient is as long as it makes a meal taste better.
  • The average guy’s ideal dinner guest is Jessica Alba.
  • 1 out of 3 men think their chef skills have surpassed those of their culinary Jedi Master, i.e. Mom.
  • The average guy cooks 7 meals a week.
  • 36% of men have dropped food on the floor and served it.
  • Cuisine the average guy cooks most often in this order: Italian, American, and Mexican.

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