Do you joke around that you're a "terrible cook" while chowing down on yet another carton of Chinese food? Do you always say you should learn how to cook but just don't have the time? If you’ve never been taught, building a cooking habit can seem pretty daunting. The first step is to address your challenges head on and come up with rational solutions.

Go to for some of the most common reasons people say they can't cook, and tips to overcome each one.