Help! I've Lost My Cooking Mojo!

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Q: Dear Kitchn Crew, please help! I've lost my cooking mojo. I've always enjoyed cooking, but lately, all the magic seems to have gone, and I dread having to make dinner. What can I do to rekindle the romance? Alternatively, are there any easy dishes that get you through the hard times?

Sent by Sadie

Editor: Sadie, here's one similar question from the archives — it's a good place to start, since there are some great reader comments here:

Help! I've Lost My Motivation to Cook!

Readers, what sort of advice would you offer Sadie?

Related: Bad Mojo: How Do You Deal with a Cooking Rut?

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