Here's a video for all those in the Horde who claim to be unfit for the kitchen. The thing I love about cooking is that there are sorts of recipes which taste great, but can actually be prepared on easymode. Here's my latest favorite from Mark Bittman--chicken, olive oil, salt and pepper, and you've got go.
The US is particularly miserable at putting aside money for the future. Should we blame our paychecks or our psychology?