Preparing your own meals is usually cheaper and healthier than dining out (or reheating ready-made frozen meals). It's fun, but also time-consuming. How many meals do you make for yourself each day?
Preparing your own food boasts a number of advantages. Cooking is cheaper, you control exactly what goes into a dish, and you can often impress people while doing it. We've shown you how to master oven basics to extend your cooking repertoire and how to improve your home cooking through science. And if you need a little push, we've also covered how you can break your addiction to takeaway.
So, how about you? Whether you're cooking from scratch or just putting together a sandwich or salad, we'd like to know:
Expand on your approach in the comments if you wish.