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Discussion Questions

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School

1.To which of the volunteers did you most relate?

2.Who did you feel had the most pivotal transformation, and did her shifts feel realistic?

3.Did you feel frustrated with any of the volunteers? Why?

4.What lesson do you think would have most impact on you specifically and the way that you cook? Alternately, what lesson are you most likely to incorporate into your daily routine?

5.What are your own cooking disasters? Most people learn the most from their greatest failures. Did you?

6.What are your top kitchen triumphs? Has a successful dish, meal or other experience changed you as a cook? Do you find it offered you confidence to cook more?

7.What keeps you from cooking? Time? Planning? Fussy kids? Everyone has a story.

8.What did you eat growing up? How did your familial food habits impact you as an adult?

9.How much food do you think you waste? Have you ever documented or kept track of it?

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School
by Kathleen Flinn

  • Publication Date: September 25, 2012
  • Genres: Food, Health, Recipes
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
  • ISBN-10: 0143122177
  • ISBN-13: 9780143122173