(WATCH) Mother/daughter duo cook pasta and popcorn


Pasta and popcorn are the focus in the latest episode of “Because I Said So,” a weekly instructional cooking show by Leah Packer and her mother Rachel Ornstein-Packer.

After the pandemic began, the two started making meals together to pass the time. And college student Leah had a revelation: She can’t cook.

“I had absolutely no idea what to do in the kitchen. Like, literally, I couldn’t do anything. And my mom kept saying, ‘How are you going to survive?’”

So Rachel Ornstein-Packer decided to teach her daughter how to make a proper meal. But it dawned on the two that there could be others Leah’s age who also lack cooking skills.

“Because I  Said So” is the result.

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