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Emily33 July 4th, 2013 8:38pm

When you're cooking, do you usually measure out the correct amount of the ingredients or just eyeball it?

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ebailey1218 Over The Rainbow
07/04/13 3:08 pm

When I bake I measure carefully. When cooking its eyeball and taste

commonsense America isnt racist
07/04/13 3:05 pm

When I cook, I eyeball it. When I bake, I measure.

Keldeo Laverre City
07/04/13 2:50 pm

Measure, but quickly. I don't care that it's perfect.

aurealis the sky
07/04/13 2:35 pm

I'm very OCD when it comes to cooking, I measure every ingredient precisely and follow the directions verbatim. I'm not a very good cook and have bad estimation skills so I don't trust my ability to "wing it" lol.

EarlyBird Portland
07/04/13 2:32 pm

I don't cook much so have no confidence in my eyeballing ability. I measure everything.

aurealis the sky
07/04/13 5:15 pm

I'm the exact same EB! If I didn't follow the correct instructions I would probably butcher the recipe and burn the kitchen down. Lol.

Charence East Tennessee
07/04/13 2:28 pm

Eyeball it & my kids use the smoke detectors as kitchen timers to know when the meal is ready.

not_even Boston, MA
07/04/13 2:12 pm

I measure for anything involving cups, like 1/3 cup. Anything requiring teaspoons or tablespoons just gets eyeballed.

Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
07/04/13 2:07 pm

I measure with new recipes but eye it up after

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/04/13 1:53 pm

That would depend on what I'm making. I cook from scratch and I just put stuff together most of the time. If it has to be something very accurate and precise I weigh and measure.

07/04/13 1:46 pm

Otherwise my OCD would make we go crazy.

Emily33 North Carolina
07/04/13 1:45 pm

I measure it out to a t almost every time.

07/04/13 1:44 pm

Depends, if I've never made it before, sure but if its one of my standards nope never

susanr Colorado
07/04/13 1:41 pm

Depends entirely on what it is. Most things, I eyeball. Baking, I measure, at least the critical ingredients.

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/04/13 1:39 pm

Depends on what I'm making and how important exact measurements are. If I'm baking bread, for example, I measure almost everything. Tuna salad, not so much.