You have got to be freakin’ kidding me.
“Thirty years ago, a recipe would say, ‘Add two eggs,'” said Bonnie Slotnick, a longtime cookbook editor and owner of a rare-cookbook shop in New York’s Greenwich Village. “In the ’80s, that was changed to ‘beat two eggs until lightly mixed.’ By the ’90s, you had to write, ‘In a small bowl, using a fork, beat two eggs,'” she said. “We joke that the next step will be, ‘Using your right hand, pick up a fork and …'”
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