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    Default cook less more often

    A chef says:

    "Our motto here is "cook less more often""

    I googled it and foound out that the origin is "eat less more often" but no explanation was provided. I can't the structure and the meaning.

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: cook less more often

    less = a smaller quantity. Eat, say, six smaller meals a day, rather than three big ones.

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    Default Re: cook less more often

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    A chef says:

    "Our motto here is "cook less more often""

    I googled it and foound out that the origin is "eat less more often" but no explanation was provided. I can't the structure and the meaning.

    Thanks a lot.
    Offcourse, the chef would want you to cook less in the house so that you can come and eat more at his restaurant. He just twisted a popular phrase to suit his business. That is supposed to be eye catching. He wouldn't suggest you eat less more often, that is bad business for him, but cook less more often is great because people won't cook often in their houses, giving them a reason to eat more often at the chef's place.

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    Default Re: cook less more often

    Quote Originally Posted by isedehi View Post
    Offcourse, the chef would want you to cook less in the house so that you can come and eat more at his restaurant. He just twisted a popular phrase to suit his business. That is supposed to be eye catching. He wouldn't suggest you eat less more often, that is bad business for him, but cook less more often is great because people won't cook often in their houses, giving them a reason to eat more often at the chef's place.
    Goti it! (I missed the joke, but you're right!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Goti it! (I missed the joke, but you're right!)

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    you're welcome.

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