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Once you learn the basic tenets of cooking, you can cook anything. There's no recipe that's too complicated if you break it down because they are all just variations on your basic techniques. There's only a certain number of ways to cook. There's sautéing, braising, boiling, frying. And once you know how to do each of them, you can do them with anything. So there's no reason to fear cooking. Finally, cook for people you love, and they'll always appreciate it. If they don't, kick them out. They're not allowed at your table!