A meal made with your own hands will show a woman that you are willing to take the time and effort necessary to impress her. Most women will not usually admit when they are impressed by a man, but the fact is that when a man is willing to take the time to plan and prepare a really great dinner, this will trigger her curiosity about what else he can do. Immediately, through the creation of a meal, you have nailed two of the most important aspects of seducing a woman; demonstrated that you are willing to invest time in her, and made her wonder about the skills you possess.