If you want predictable results, follow the recipe.
Along with being a fabulous person, my Aunt Renie was the consummate baker. She made amazing desserts. Every time she set out to bake, she pulled out one of her many recipe books. She had made these recipes, successfully, hundreds of times and knew most by heart. Even so, she still looked up the recipe. When I asked her if she ever just winged it, she said, "If you want predictable results, follow the recipe."
The Importance of Process
Just as my Aunt Renie taught me, there is a relationship between ...