The way to a man's heart is through his stomach?

@gxnfly (1147)
China
May 7, 2008 2:50am CST
I went to my friend Ming's for dinner. That was an absolutely delicious meal. Her cooking is always superb.She always tries new new recipes.She told me that meal was a recipe she hadn't tried before. She obvious excelled herself one more time. I asked,"Why are you so interested in cooking?You cook different dishes everyday.Whoever marries you would be very lucky." She was just like," Well they always say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach." Do you agree with that?Haha,are you a good cooker?I'm not,I hope my husband to be can be good at cooking.
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@Ohara_1983 (4120)
• Kuwait
11 May 08
im not a good cook, but i agree what she said he he he, most of man love thier partner much if she really cook a good meal for him, they appriciate the recipe specially if here wife cook for him:)
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@cortney09 (1346)
• United States
9 May 08
I think that if that is true, it all depends on the man you are talking about. I think as far as my husband goes that is very true. He is so much happier with a homemade meal than any take out or microwave meal. I guess with the answer to your other question about if I am a good cooker, it all depends on what I am making. I am great at cooking good old southern dishes, but not so great at cooking exotic stuff or foreign dishes.
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@suspenseful (40316)
• Canada
8 May 08
I am a good cook. I am very good at the basics, and I am more like an estimate the portions type of cook rather than measuring out the ingredients. I do not cook that many dishes, because my husband does not like variety. I did invent a new way to cook potatoes and he loves that way, I pan fry them, and add tomatoes, green and red peppers. plus onions, and herbs usually oregano. But I am not that good, I still do not know how to peel red peppers, but I guess I will have to ask that in another discussion.
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@coffeebreak (17820)
• United States
8 May 08
Well, no wonder I never got much love from my husband...he hates my cooking!
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• United States
8 May 08
Any woman who think the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, is aiming too high. Sure a good meal to a man means his wife can take care of him in the kitchen. And subconciously (sp) we pretend our mothers are cooking for us and we are little boys getting fed, but a woman who cooks for her man can fatten him up or keep him slim. We are mere hogs at the troff, be kind to us ladies, please.
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@evlo173 (435)
• United States
8 May 08
I agree with the statement.Nowadays,there are more women in the workforce and a few at home cooking and I think a man would stay when women knows how to cook a good meal.
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@pooh08 (672)
• Vietnam
7 May 08
I agree with that opinion. I think the man always want his wife can cook for him every meal, everyday. I don't like cook much. Although I agree that opinion but I prefer my husband cooks for me than I cook for him.
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• Canada
27 May 08
That comment is an old stereotyped cliche to make women think they need to stay in the kitcen all the time. If a person likes to cook and their partner appreciates it that's great, but it's not the only way to someone's heart, and no the only thing a woman can do to win a man's love.
• United States
8 May 08
It sounds like you have a really good friend that knows her cooking. I would have to agree w/ the comment of "a way to a man's heart is through his stomach" She is going to make a man very happy one day. She should start her own buisness she sounds like she knows how to do it perfectly.
• Indonesia
8 May 08
Lol, well i hope that's not true, coz I can't cook. Well, actually I can if i have the time and all the equipment. I don't have a big kitchen at home so whenever i want to try to cook something which needs an oven, i go to my mom's house and cook.
@subha12 (18453)
• India
8 May 08
it is said so. actually most men find good food prepared by their partner as a plus point.may be thats why it is aid so. I ahve seen many men appreciate and like to boost to their friend about their partner's cooking skill.
@Eileen01 (227)
• China
8 May 08
most of women think so. I don't know about man,maybe man prefer delicious food to woman.LOL!
@xParanoiax (6999)
• United States
8 May 08
It's also the key to some ladies' hearts..and entire armies... Food in general is important in lotsa cultures, I don't think ours is any different. We like to make it as special as possible, so in potential mates it is something we tend to look out for. Guys, I think, still stuck in the gender roles which our culture still hasn't gotten rid of..tend to look for ladies who can cook 'cause not all of them can actually cook themselves..sometimes because they never learned, and their mothers never taught them (or their fathers in some cases). Girls are slightly more flexible, so occasionally the same principle applies.
@marciascott (25555)
• United States
8 May 08
That is very true, That is an old saying but it is the truth. I don't think a man would want a women if she couldn't cook. LOl. I think that is how I got my husband.
8 May 08
not true not true..men have many other interests other than food..i wonder when this saying was made..may be wen woman was restricted to just house and was not treated equal in the society..now times changing which woman has time to cook for a man to impress him...
• China
8 May 08
I think that if they love each other, who cook the meal is not the important issue in the family. He or she must have the desire to cook for the other and glad to do this. And I admit that eating is the very essencial thing on daily life. As for the lovers who just know not long time, the most constant action is to find some places to enjoy the meal together like the candle dinner.So they should insist this wonderful behavior and love each other deeper
• United States
8 May 08
Well if it is true, another woman can have his heart and I will have the rest of him. I don't cook and I don't see learning anytime soon.
@newtondak (3950)
• United States
8 May 08
I think everyone enjoys a good meal, but I don't necessarily think its a deciding factor for all men. I would guess than men whose mothers were good cooks and cooked at home a lot probably look for that in a wife. Those who were not raised that way may not put as much importance in having a wife that is a good cook. Of course, I guess it could actually be the opposite too!
@phoenix25 (1543)
• United States
8 May 08
I'm sure any man would like to marry a woman who is a good cook, but sometimes the appreciation lies within the man in question. You might meet a man who loves your cooking or you might meet a man who doesn't care if you can't cook. You never know.
@toosh21 (800)
• Australia
7 May 08
I LOVE to cook & try new things all the time. I am like your friend I guess because I never seem to ruin anything, even if it's something I've never done before. My husband loves that I am a good cook - and so does my whole family as they love to come & visit & get fed up! LOL