Whether it’s a lack of time, tools, or inspiration, there are plenty of reasons to ditch your kitchen and opt to eat out or order in instead.

But cookware company Equal Parts aims to cut through the excuses and make home cooking easier and more fun. Not only does the brand offer high-quality pots, pans, and kitchen accessories, but it’s also providing a unique way to learn how to use them.

When Equal Parts launched last September, it offered eight weeks of access to an experienced chef via text messaging with each purchase. This year, in an innovative move, it opened up the free Text a Chef service to all. You can sign up and text a chef for as many weeks as you like—whether you’ve bought Equal Parts cookware or not…

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