16 “Ratatouille” Moments That I May Have Related To These Past Few Months

16 “Ratatouille” Moments That I May Have Related To These Past Few Months

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“Anyone can cook, but only the fearless can be great.” – Gusteau

If you’ve seen Ratatouille, you know how much of a chef Remy is. Without giving away any spoilers, I’ll say I have thought of him every now and then when it comes to my cooking skills.

While I’m best friends with my food apps, over the past few months I may have ditched the quick ordering and started to cook and bake actual food that tasted great all from home.


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Here are the ways I prepared my cooking, according to Remy from Ratatouille.

1.

I decided it was time for me to conquer the kitchen and really hone in on my food skills.


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As simple and easy as I thought it may have sounded, I soon realized cooking multiple times a day was a much bigger task than expected.

2.

I quickly realized this required me to learn actual measurements, like how many tablespoons go for each desired recipe…


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…and I started to question my new-found temporary career, considering how expensive this was all going to be.

3.

Starting at the strike of 8 a.m., I woke up every day ready to conquer the kitchen.


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After all, it was suggested for us to stay in and stop the spread.

4.

Each day became a personal mission to out-cook myself.


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5.

And eventually, I decided to become a great food stylist.

6.

I decided to add a pinch of salt. And by a pinch, I mean:

7.

Coconut cream, coconut milk, and EVOO became my best friend.


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A little bit of this and a little bit of that.

8.

Food tutorials filled the majority of my screen time.


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My Instagram feed became flooded with the newest food hacks and recipes to try.

9.

I decided to really go in and freshen up on my chopping skills…

10.

…and bought new dinnerware for those Instagram-worthy photos.


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Did I mention how pricey this was all starting to become?

11.

All while remembering to wash my hands for 30 seconds to make sure I did my part in stopping the spread.

12.

I decided to get real brave and started adding every seasoning I could think of to each cooking dish.


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Turmeric, paprika, basil, scallions, sea salt, cane sugar, etc..everything!!

13.

All while deciding to try eating as much food as I could cook, even if it didn’t taste so great.


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Burnt cookies, anyone?!

14.

I felt on top of the world and thought I was onto something once it started to smell real good in the kitchen.


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15.

After all that cooking, I may have decided to tackle the biggest food challenge that was on everyone’s news feed: sourdough bread.


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But ultimately decided not to.

16.

In the end, even if each recipe didn’t end well, I at least did the best I could in challenging myself, given our new circumstance.


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And that, my friends, is *Chef’s Kiss.*


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