Teen Cooks Dinner for Family, but Everyone Insults Her Meal Choices. What Happens Next Is Shocking

Cooking for family
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Cooking dinner for a family of five can be tough, especially when everyone has different preferences. But what happens when your family constantly insults your cooking choices? That's the dilemma one 17-year-old girl faced when her siblings and parents criticized her pizza-making skills. After feeling frustrated and unappreciated, she decided to take a stand and not cook for her family the next day. This decision led to a heated argument and threats of being grounded. Was she being petty or justified in her response? Read on to find out.

Teen girl takes charge in the kitchen, but faces criticism.😔

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Cooking for ungrateful family? Relatable 😩🍝

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Teen's attempt at cooking for family met with harsh criticism 😞

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Teen's revenge on insulting family shocks everyone 🍜

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Teen feels unappreciated as a live-in nanny. 💔

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Teen goes hungry after being insulted by family for cooking

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When a teen's cooking efforts are met with insults...AITA?

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Teen's cooking goes unappreciated by family 😔

Cooking dinner for a family every night is no easy feat, especially when dealing with picky eaters. This 17-year-old girl has been left in charge of cooking for her family during lockdown and is facing constant complaints from her parents and siblings about her meal choices. After enduring one too many insults, she decides to take a stand and makes herself dinner instead. But when her family comes home hungry and finds nothing to eat, things take a turn for the worse. The teen is accused of being petty and rude and threatened with punishment. But was she really in the wrong for standing up for herself? Read on to find out what others have to say about this family feud and share your thoughts in the comments below.

17 year old daughter is burdened with cooking for family. #NTA

wind-river7 | wind-river7

NTA and sharing the chore load with family would be fair 💪

jednorog | jednorog

Teen defends herself against unfair punishment for not doing extra chores.

NomNom83WasTaken | NomNom83WasTaken

Teen's family insults her cooking, but she's NTA. 👩‍🍳

Chaij2606 | Chaij2606

Commenter defends teen's cooking after family insults her choices 🍴

juswundern | juswundern

17yo unfairly burdened with cooking and siblings. NTA.

itstheweathergirll | itstheweathergirll

17-year-old not the a**hole for refusing to cook after insults.

25ji | 25ji

Teens praised for cooking while parents act like cranky kids 🙄

Even_Speech570 | Even_Speech570

Commenters question a teen's responsibility for cooking and taking care of family.

Sugarpuff_Karma | Sugarpuff_Karma

Unfair division of labor in the household. 🤔

SomeoneYouDontKnow70 | SomeoneYouDontKnow70

Unfair chore division and gender roles in cooking, but she perseveres 🍴

MorgainofAvalon | MorgainofAvalon

Commenter defends teen's right to not be parentified. 👏

jluvdc26 | jluvdc26

Empathetic response to teenager's unfair treatment by parents ❤️

jentlyused | jentlyused

Teen steps up to cook for family amid pandemic, faces scrutiny.

Calm_Initial | Calm_Initial

Empowering comment reminds us of parental responsibilities. 👍

No-Chemist2719 | No-Chemist2719

Empowerment for young cooks 🍴👩‍🍳 #NTA

Gwendolynftw | Gwendolynftw

Commenter questions possible gender bias in parents' failure to teach cooking.

Feisty-Cat-Mum | Feisty-Cat-Mum

Teens cooking skills insulted by family, NTA responds perfectly 🙌

Katiebug1987 | Katiebug1987

Cooking for ungrateful family? NTA needs to stop serving them 🍴

TheLacosteCroc | TheLacosteCroc

Teen cooks for family, but receives insults. Commenter says NTA.

Neat-Cucumber-2161 | Neat-Cucumber-2161

17-year-old sister cooks for family, gets insulted, NTA for refusing.

Firesunwatermoon | Firesunwatermoon

Escape parentification, leave toxicity, and thrive 💪🏼

PunditusMaximus | PunditusMaximus

User suggests passive-aggressive meal plan after family insults cooking skills. 😂

NeverRarelySometimes | NeverRarelySometimes

Teen stands up for herself after family insults her cooking 👩‍🍳🍴

Master-Manipulation | Master-Manipulation

Cooking for your family shouldn't be this stressful 😔

ComfortableZebra2412 | ComfortableZebra2412

Stand up for yourself and set some boundaries 💪

kdkincaid | kdkincaid

Teach a person to cook, they eat for a lifetime 🍴👩‍🍳

sarcasmis43v3r | sarcasmis43v3r

Encouraging sibling cooking lessons to appreciate meal preparation 🍴

Mvelhrea | Mvelhrea

Teenager rightfully called out family's rudeness during dinner. #NTA 🍴

shymilkshakes | shymilkshakes

Teen stands up for herself after family insults her cooking 🍴👩‍🍳

Arabbs13 | Arabbs13

Smart solution for unfair treatment in household chores 🙌

CompetitiveLecture5 | CompetitiveLecture5

Stand up for yourself! 🙌 You deserve better treatment.

Turtlelover342 | Turtlelover342

Stand up for yourself and keep cooking what you enjoy! 🍴

ostrichesonfire | ostrichesonfire

Empowering response to teen's family dinner insult. 💪

EllieLight94 | EllieLight94

Teen stands up for herself and refuses to cook for family 👏

Iaim2msbehave | Iaim2msbehave

Stand up for yourself! 🙌 NTA

Snoo57190 | Snoo57190

Teen cooks for family, everyone complains. NTA claps back 🔥👏

DSleepyEyesHere | DSleepyEyesHere

Take a stand and demand respect in the kitchen 🍲

redder83 | redder83

Supportive comment for overwhelmed teen caretaker. 🤗

Feeling_Ad4247 | Feeling_Ad4247

Standing up to parentification: empowering advice for a tough situation 🔥

GloryNewmarch | GloryNewmarch

Commenter sympathizes with OP and suggests a deal for sibling cooperation 🍴

Tackzx | Tackzx

Commenter calls out entitled siblings and parents. 👏

Steelexxe | Steelexxe

Empowering response to family's insults about teen's cooking skills 🍴

MauPow | MauPow

Stand up for yourself! 🙌 NTA takes control.

dembowthennow | dembowthennow

NTA calls for a strike for better working conditions ⚠️

Nogardenfairies | Nogardenfairies

Teen's cooking efforts unappreciated, NTA. 😔🍴

StickEquivalent | StickEquivalent

Collaborate on meal planning for easier and happier dinners 🍴

BazTheBaptist | BazTheBaptist

Encouraging involvement in household chores can reduce meal complaints. 🍴

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Commenter points out unfair parenting, advises on future plans 🤔

daytime_nightime | daytime_nightime

Internet recipes make cooking accessible for all ages and skill levels 🍴

BeatingsGalore | BeatingsGalore

Short and sassy: Let them starve. NTA 😏

damnyoumarlene | damnyoumarlene

Cooking win! Family insulted meal choices. OP not the a**hole.

Throne-Eins | Throne-Eins

Encourage siblings to cook and learn gratitude. NTA.

RebelScientist | RebelScientist

Respect the cook 👨‍🍳💥 Insulting their food is never okay.

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Empowering NTA comment advises 15 yo to go on strike 🍽️🙅‍♀️

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Stand up for yourself! 🙌 NTA claps back at critics.

Lost-Knowledge9467 | Lost-Knowledge9467

Get out and focus on yourself! 🙌 You're NTA.

Impossible_Town984 | Impossible_Town984

Teaching kids basic life skills should start at a young age 🍞👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

CaroSCP | CaroSCP

Teen cooks dinner for ungrateful family, stands up for herself. 🍴

UsefulCauliflower3 | UsefulCauliflower3