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Do You Mind Sharing a Cooking Station?

While I enjoy help (and company) when cooking, there's truth to the saying about too many cooks in the kitchen. I prefer to have plenty of room and a work station with my own cutting board and knife. How about you?

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muse2323 muse2323 7 years
Not only does it depend on who I have to share space with, it also depends on what's on the menu and what they're doing. I don't like people at the same counter as me if I'm chopping with a knife, and frankly, I prefer my space--and fortunately, there's plenty of room for me to be at one counter, hubby to be at another, and additional helpers can work at the butcher block or the kitchen table.
SusanTeufel SusanTeufel 7 years
If it's my husband or my MIL, I don't mind. Otherwise I am iffy.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I have a really tiny kitchen and I like having it to myself most of the time. I do like it when my husband hangs out in there to talk with me while I cook, but I get annoyed if he tries to help me do things.
starangel82 starangel82 7 years
I'm very possessive of my kitchen. When I'm cooking, get out. When it's time to do the dishes, you are more than welcome to come back! :)
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
Small kitchen and not so much counter space leaves me grumpy if there's too many people in the kitchen. As my uncle Janos would say about my aunt Maria in her kitchen, "let her rule over her own little domain with an iron spatula". :) Like my uncle, my fiance helps with the cooking by doing what I ask of him in the living room, leaving me my space in the kitchen. And when he cooks, I abide by his rules :)
buzzlightgirl buzzlightgirl 7 years
I get annoyed when my husband is there with me. I want it all to myself =)
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 7 years
Only when I am at the bacon station..........the more people at the station......the more bacon we'll cook!
Food Food 7 years
Sometimes, it's fine. All the time wouldn't be ideal at all.
jules0701 jules0701 7 years
I love cooking with my mom but we cant be in cooking at the same time. At thanksgiving tasks are slipt up and so i start the turkey in the morning and then she will do something and then i will come back in for my part and we will do that all day until dinner is ready.
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
I have what my mom calls "a one butt kitchen" but luckily it has a bar so there can be someone on either side.
darc5204 darc5204 7 years
I often cook with my boyfriend, but we split tasks and work areas so that we don't get in each other's way.
syako syako 7 years
Yes I mind. My kitchen is so tiny that I barely have room for just me in there, let alone someone else. :)
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