This survey was paid for by Bosch (full warning: the article below is basically a corporate press release) but the data they gathered was very interesting.
Over 50% of Americans do not cook because their spouse or partner does all the cooking. Yep, household duty sharing accounts for much of the non-cooking in this country.
But that's not the only excuse people had. 25% of the respondents said that they just can't stand the mess of cooking. (They probably have pristine kitchens like that white one up there!). 21% say they just don't have time. 66% say that grocery shopping is the most time-consuming household chore. And, discouragingly, 28% of the survey respondents say they simply do not know how to cook.
• Read more: What's Keeping Americans out of Their Kitchens? National Survey Reveals the Top Excuses for Not Cooking at MarketWatch
Do these stats surprise you? Do they make sense? What are your most common excuses for staying out of the kitchen?