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CEO or Chief Bottle Washer?

Yes, women are managing companies but do we still have our egos in domesticity?   Readers, I have to admit I love to cook.
Yes, I am a pressure cook (not to be confused with a pressure cooker, which I have never owned.   I nearly won one last year, but the alternative prize was a weekend away, and under serious pressure from my husband, chose the latter.  It was nice to spend a free weekend in the Midlands, but it didn’t save the enormous amounts of cooking time that I hear a pressure cooker does…)
Back to being a pressure cook – it is a two part definition:
I love to explore new recipes for dinner parties (not that they happen that often any more) and have a definite methodology – 3 course dinner = 1 experiment and 2 tried and tested successful courses.   Sometimes the experiment is more successful that the tried and tested, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles.
The second is that I love to throw things together, left overs, combinations of recipes, wrap fillings and create a mea…