Handmade Tales: Home-made food

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Handmade ginger fudge.

Handmade ginger fudge. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version?


Home-made food.

Food made at home with loving care and dedication.

Items stirred and mixed and flavoured by hand.

This would top the list of items I prefer in their traditional, handmade version.

Sure, gadgets such as electric mixers have eased the burden and reduced the effort taken. But the tastiest and most nutritious meals are never packaged meals. They’re the meals our mothers made for us when we were kids.

Yes, nothing should ever replace this ancient and yet modern wonder.

Handmade shmura matzo used at the Passover Sed...

Handmade shmura matzo used at the Passover Seder especially for the mitzvot of eating matzo and afikoman. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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0 Non-existent—Complete lack of any recognizable processes. The enterprise has not even recognized that there is an issue to be addressed.
1 Initial/Ad Hoc—There is evidence that the enterprise has recognized that the issues exist and need to be addressed. There are, however, no
standardized processes; instead, there are ad hoc approaches that tend to be applied on an individual or case-by-case basis. The overall approach to
management is disorganized.

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