For all the talk and shows and the endless stream of books, it seems Americans are still not cooking at home. Here’s a neuroscience Ph.D.’s take on the subject. I think she nailed it, and she goes on to develop a short course in intuitive cooking.
There is also the coolest site I have found on Facebook. I subscribe to it, and believe it’s an inspiration for how to keep it short, simple, “tasty” and inspired.