Idiots of the Kitchen Unite

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. 


I think half the problem with cooking is that it's made to look complicated--and surely some aspects of it are. But I think my 11-year old could knock this joint out. Just make sure you have oven mitts on both hands, and a towel nearby. The pan gets hot really fast.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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