This template emerged two years ago when my cousins and I decided that it was time for us to take on the cooking responsibilities from the older generation. Many of us were flying in late Wednesday night or even Thursday so we needed to make sure that all our groceries were bought ahead of time. We also realized that many grocery stores are closed on Thanksgiving day.
To manage all the moving parts, we ask our family to sign up to help and mark down the dishes they are planning on cooking. Then, the ingredients for reach recipe are consolidated into a single grocery list.
Here are some other best practices for collaborative cooking that I’ve picked up over the years:
Best practices for collaborative cooking
I’m a product manager at Coda. Outside of work you’ll find me eating, cooking, hiking & sewing.