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What People Learned to Cook from Their Moms

Julia Bainbridge
Food Editor
Yahoo Food
May 9, 2014

What People Learned to Cook from Their Moms

Julia Bainbridge
Food Editor
Yahoo Food
May 9, 2014

We asked you, you told us, we tallied up your answers. Here’s a peek at what your moms taught you to cook way back when. 

The overwhelmingly popular category: comfort food. And the overwhelmingly consistent and specific response: red sauce and meatballs.

So maybe comfort Mom with some fried chicken on Sunday, eh?


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Good old Mom.


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This is what your moms taught you to cook, broken down by category.


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"White flour with salt, pepper and paprika mixed in a brown paper bag. Fried in a very hot skillet. Hers was perfect every time. Mine, not so much!" -Julie Searcy Faulkner