Have you ever (quite literally) burned pasta? If you had the choice of facing a cooking contest or an algebra test, would you opt for the later? Do you love eating delicious meals, but hate the idea of trying to make them yourself? Well friends, take a deep breath and find your finest plastic spatula, because we’re about to make a chef out of you yet. From all corners of the internet, recipe books, family traditions, and my own imagination I offer you simple (no I am not kidding… truly simple) recipes that will help you claim your rightful spot in the kitchen. So check that your smoke detector has batteries, and work up an appetite, because its time for some Novice Noms.