Whether guy or gal, everyone should learn some basic skills of cooking. More importantly, some basic skills of storing and preparing food. Preparing a meal without having done it properly can often be dangerous. It's just common sense that we should have the skills to safely and efficiently handle our body's primary fuel source.
This could be a useful skill in so many situations in life to come because you'll never know what will happen next. Things in life are going to need this as a skill or your pretty much dead and this is something that most girls would want and need so that this is really a skill that more people need.