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There seems to be two kinds of cooks in the world: those that use a timer and those that don't. If I'm not testing or developing recipes, I tend to not use one and what's worse, I don't even have a clock in my kitchen. So far, this hasn't been a problem for me but I suspect I'm in the minority.

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