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Do you and your housemates all eat the same meals or do you cook individually
but when I did we used to mix it up.
It gets complicated though. One guy would never reciprocate, another guy was shit at cooking, people were rarely home at the same time etc.
i would share meals with one guy once or twice a week, and made dinner for the whole house about once a year, never reciprocated
Really can't be arsed with the politics of sharing meals. Just want to do my own and everyone else can fuck off.
if people are doing it regularly and inviting you to join them you should. if everyone just sorting themselves out, dont feel obliged to try and make anything happen
Not that we don't get on or anything but it's a logistical nightmare/different dietary requirements/I eat about 2 "proper" meals a week. Actually now that I think about it 2 or 3 of them do.
But 2 of them are married, so.
It's pretty big though
but i have to wait because in the kitchen there's a load of prepared food on the side ready to be cooked (sliced pepper, quorn pieces on an oven tray, sliced onion, chopped garlic) bet they wont start cooking until an hour or something and THEN i have to wait til they've cooked, eaten and washed up
Who the fuck prepares an hour before they coke? All the veg will go a bit crappy.
wish i lived with people i was comfortable with now though. getting so sick of having to buy food all the time and cook for myself. also i don't eat enough vegetables cos they go off too quickly so i cba buying them
then you will eat veg quicker
having a picnic on friday night though I think so unfortunately I'll have to leave my comfortable isolation
live with two mates, works reasonably well
what if one person doesnt't fancy what another one is having. Seems like it would be more hassle than it's worth.
and none of us is fussy, so it's not really a problem
we only ever cooked dinner for each other once.
We talked about a monthly Sunday dinner extravaganza where we'd invite a few friends around, everyone would bung in £5-£10, and we'd take it in turns to mangle the veg and under-cook the meat, but then we sobered up.
used to live with 5 mates and i'd cook meals with 1 or 2 of them fairly often, but still mostly cooked for myself. Will soon be leaving with 2 mates and i hope we cook/eat together as it's quite nice if you're actually mates and it means less stuff to do when you get in
individual meals thereafter
sometimes we try each others food. my french/chinese housemate made us dim sum last week. mmmmm.
we've had like 2 shared meals ever. i don't really want to cook for everyone else or for them to know how shit i am
Student house: occasionally but basically never
House after uni: it varied. And was really frustrating. I was working so I would try to make something proper; the other two would make some barely-edible crap made up of leftovers. I could rarely finish it. Was probably quite rude of me in retrospect but it really was some bad cooking.
Some people work late and aren't in but I usually cook for 1 or more of them at least twice a week. They return the favour and one housemate will regularly get us all pizza as she doesn't cook as much.
but we all tended to have different hours of the day and also I just liked to have less complicated stuff than the others.
We do cook for each other. It's not really expected/planned, but does help when you get home if someone's beaten you back they've already started cooking.
Generally if I'm making meals, I'll just cook bigger portions as I know it'll get eaten.
We do 'share' food in the sense that we do a big online shop every 10 days/local veg and fruit shop every 4/5 days. It works out surprisingly well.
I find it really weird when people don't tbh, unless its a special occasion or something.
It ended when he made me a meal consisting of fried beef mince in condensed mushroom soup, served with rice.
Imagine living in a houseshare as an adult.
I'm the worst at cooking though :(
At the moment I live with some that don't particularly have a lot in common and are out of the house a lot. I prefer to make my own food for the week for work lunches etc too
We used to do group meals from time to time but we all work on different schedules so it isn't practical.