Lesson 2: How to help

To a layperson, attending someone else's dinner party seems to be a fine and brave idea. It provides a night off from their own cooking, a chance to meet old friends, to widen their cooking horizons, and so on. To the Cookman, the mere idea of someone else hosting them is enough to make the skin crawl. This lesson will assist the aspiring Cookman to turn the tables and claim the dinner table as a prize.

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Lesson 1: Unpacking a meal

Lesson one of the Cookman Correspondence course, on the theme of timing a meal. Not timing when the dinner is actually cooked, but when in your life will hosting a dinner gain maximum attention of how much strenuous effort you supposedly put into it, for maximum reward of guilt and wine.

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