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Old 11-30-2006, 12:32 PM   #1
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Do you cook with an apron?

I like to cook with an apron for some reason. However, my only apron does not have an adjustable neck strap so it ends up being pretty uncomfortable to wear.

Why wear an apron? Is the purpose just to keep your clothes cleaner?

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Old 11-30-2006, 12:41 PM   #2
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Of course I cook with an apron, who do you think I am, Rachel Ray?


I like to cook with an apron; I think I have 7 or 8 of them. The bigger the better. I have terrible habit of wiping hands on my self, so apron is a must.
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Old 11-30-2006, 12:42 PM   #3
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I wear an apron when I'm doing messy cooking and pretty much 2/3 of the time in general. The purpose is yes, to keep your clothes clean, it has a place to hold a couple spoons for tasting if you are cooking professionally, it also has a place for an instant-read thermometer, and I slide my towel around the string in the front. I don't know of aprons that do have an adjustable neck strap - just fold up the area where the strings are attached wrap around the back to the front and tie around your waste that way.

In a professional kitchen it keeps one's jacket cleaner in case you are called tableside.
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Old 11-30-2006, 12:46 PM   #4
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Yes, because I am a very very
messy cook!
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Old 11-30-2006, 12:50 PM   #5
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no never, but I do have a teatowel that I shove through a belt loop when I BBQ.
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Old 11-30-2006, 12:56 PM   #6
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I never use an apron - TIDE is very gratefull for all the wash I must do!!!!
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Old 11-30-2006, 01:04 PM   #7
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I'm SUPPOSED to wear an apron. S.O. even bought me a New England Patriots apron so there would some chance I actually WOULD wear an apron.

She's always complaining when it's laundry time about the food stains on my clothing from cooking without one. I usually forget, creating more stains.
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Old 11-30-2006, 01:11 PM   #8
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I never use an apron - TIDE is very gratefull for all the wash I must do!!!!
I'll clean as I go and Tilex isn't good for black clothing - an apron will catch it first, then I'll realize what I did, then I'll change to another apron - you'd think I'd start wearing white. And I'm short - so there's always a Clorox, Tilex, line on my blouses/shirts.
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Old 11-30-2006, 01:23 PM   #9
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I have never bought an apron. So I hardly wear it. Those given by food establishments and from some friends as gifts only end up in my collection.
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I have about 8 of them, and I keep forgetting to use them. :-)
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