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Old 02-17-2009, 10:04 AM   #1
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Do you wear an apron when cooking?

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Do you wear an apron when cooking?

If so, how many do you think you own?

And ... do you have a favorite?

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Old 02-17-2009, 10:37 AM   #2
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Nope, but if I had a waist apron I might, if it had pockets.
I do toss a towel over my shoulder, does that count?
I own (as in they are packed in a chest somewhere) a dozen or so aprons, all little frilly flimsy things from the 1950s.
They look more like "Lets play French Maid in the bedroom" aprons
than real cooking aprons, but I vaguely remember Mom wearing them in the kitchen, so....
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Old 02-17-2009, 10:37 AM   #3
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Sometimes. It depends. If I'm wearing something nice, yes. If what I'm wearing is dangerously awash in cat and dog har, yes. Otherwise, I don't really think of it. My favorite apron is the one my friend brought me from the FBI academy. It's not really intended for cooking, but it gives people the right idea when they come into my kitchen!
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Old 02-17-2009, 10:38 AM   #4
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I own two and try and remember to wear them but I forget more often than I remember.
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Old 02-17-2009, 11:56 AM   #5
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I only wear an apron when I'm baking, because I can get a bit random with the flour and the apron helps keep it off my clothing. When I was still living in California, my wife and I took a number of weekend classes at the California Culinary Academy. They gave us one of their aprons for each class - one of the perks of paying a lot for one day of instruction. The classes were worth it though. Instructive and a lot of fun. They're nice aprons with a lot of coverage. They're my favorites. They're also the only ones I have.
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Old 02-17-2009, 12:14 PM   #6
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I only wear an apron when I wear white trousers. I have several, but only ever use one. What I do while cooking is tuck a kitchen towel into one of my pockets for drying my hands as I cook and wash my hands, I never worry about spilling food on my clothes. I change my clothes if they are smart and wear jeans.
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Old 02-17-2009, 12:15 PM   #7
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Most of the time I'll wear an apron while cooking. I just got a super cute one (from flirtyaprons.com) for my birthday last year so I love wearing it!) Besides that one, my mom gave me one my grandma had made and I also have a waist apron that used to be my grandma's. My fav (of course) is my new one! : )
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Old 02-17-2009, 12:26 PM   #8
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I own 3 and yes, I do wear them when cooking..........my gramma must have owned 20 or more.....we came home from church on Sundays and she'd change into a housedress (that's what she called it) and on went the apron and then the most fantastic fried chicken would come out of her tiny kitchen........we bought her a beautiful frilly, lacy frou-frou apron and she'd proudly wear that when she worked at the church.......she loved it.........
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Old 02-17-2009, 12:28 PM   #9
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It depends. If I'm wearing semi good clothes I'll put one on. If I'm in my hanging around the house clothes no. If I'm doing an all day marathon baking session in the kitchen (like at Christmas), I'll put one on. I don't have a favorite. I bought 3 apron pack of chef aprons at Sam's and use one of those.
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Old 02-17-2009, 12:29 PM   #10
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Sorry I don't wear an apron. I usually cook in my birthday suit.
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