You pay for WHAT?
November 4, 2010 2:48 AM Subscribe
What things would you would never consider paying money for, once you learned how easy it was to do/make/fix yourself?
posted by benzenedream to Grab Bag (102 answers total) 419 users marked this as a favorite
This was spurred by a discussion with a friend whose family had never made garlic bread (foreign family) and considered it an exotic treat to buy the horrible tinfoil-wrapped stuff at Safeway. I had never considered that someone wouldn't know how to make garlic bread, but there are probably a lot of dishes I pay for at ethnic restaurants that are laughably easy to make. Ideally these should be things that you can explain to neophytes in less than 5 minutes with no understanding of the fundamental principles, no specialized equipment, and no chance of catastrophic failure.