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I Am Teaching Myself Cooking

Cooking is my escapism 35 People

    I Need a New Pot

     I ruined my old pot. I think I need to buy a new one. It gonna be one of those huge steam pots.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Dec 10, 2008

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    I Cook

    I am not sure whether I will ever become a good cook. That won't really matter, I guess. I just enjoy cooking: preparing ingredients and putting my heart in the food making process...and snapshot the final presentation of my food... Baking and making Cantonese dim sum is my...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Dec 1, 2008

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    I Have To Say

    I think I am going to be a damn good one!! :D It's about time! :) 
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    My Cooking Is Not So Good, I Realized.

     I realized my cooking is not so good.  As long as I enjoy cooking, I don't care.  Besides, I cook for myself.  I don't ask for much about food.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Dec 4, 2008

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    New Recipes For A Cookbook

    I'm thinking about writing a cookbook someday, & hopefully kinda shortly. I want to experiment with new ideas of recipes & set my own cooking trend with ingredients of foods, drinks, smoothies, desserts, etc. that you wouldn't even IMAGINE!
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    My Start

    2 years ago, the best and the only thing I could do was Fried-eggs. It wasn't until I found myself Suddenly living alone and I had to eat tons of canned food, needless to say over my budget. a while after, my financial status changed and I could no longer afford restaurants or...
    sirscorpius sirscorpius 31-35, M Feb 1, 2013

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    I Almost Set the House On Fire

     Tried making steamed rice cake today. It was just...there was oily water dripping out of the pot and set a tiny fire on one of the stove...and sent off the smoke detector... But at least the cake tasted great... Recipe: Ingredients--rice flour 3 cups, brown sugar 1 1/2 cups...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Not being confident enough to express how I feel, open up an idea, share an opinion, set my boundaries. Feels friggin weak huh? I do hate this part of myself and it does get to me...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    This is what happened after I stopped dating for two years now. I've been in a relationship for a year and six months before I realized that I needed space. My partner needed it...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I used to see no point in self harm because it would only mean even more pain, but now what I see is a different pain that will temporarily distract me from the pain I constantly...
    bandgeekavery bandgeekavery 13-15, T 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I thought I had it figured out already -- being confident with myself, accepting myself, being comfortable with being around people, socializing, believing in myself and in my...
    Chraie Chraie 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    feel so destroyed i always expected this...that it will fade away this illusion i cherish...i lived in..for some bright moments in my life i was ready to give all...never taken...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hey this is what I love... Food an Cooking, My son is also a cook we can mix ingredients up an make a meal. I'm from Louisiana and I love spice,Seafood oh I can throw down, My part...
    yvettemae48 yvettemae48 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't like to use the word hate often but if I am being honest...I hate myself. I've always hated myself since I was a child. This feeling has gotten to such a low point where I...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A few years ago I was very depressed. Just because I knew I am born in the wrong body. I am not a boy, I am a girl. But how should I tell my mom and dad? I was so confused about...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always had a thirst for the center of attention without rationalizing what comes with it. I always wanted to be desired and looked up to. I always wished I could have better...
    CaraBlossom CaraBlossom 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have had this problem with myself since I was a kid. I think this may have something to do with my autism but I get a bit hard on myself and put myself down all the time. Every...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    .. And it was like everything i did was falling apart.Everything i had was fleeting and everybody i loved ..they were losing trust on me.I couldn't find myself anywhere in their...
    anupamasatyarthi anupamasatyarthi 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I talk to myself all the time, it's a daily thing. I don't spend a great deal of time around people anymore. I feel I paid my face to face talking dues in my last job s I tend to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses a week ago

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    I hate myself more than you can know. Worthless doesn't even begin to describe how I feel. I smile and act happy just so people don't have to put up with my bullshit. I can't stand...
    NothingtoNoOne NothingtoNoOne 26-30, M Jul 24

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    good simple recipe that takes time to cook but is not hard. boxed Velveeta scalloped potatoes, the cheesy kind is what I used. beef tips. shredded cheese. all this varies depending...
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 18-21, M Jul 24

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    Sometimes I feel like I want to kill myself, that feeling just randomly hits me at full force and i feel like my life is out of control so i cut myself or burn or sometimes I...
    IHateYourSmile IHateYourSmile 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    making sense of it all the equations gifted to the living feeling, expecting..doing the chores silent yet so many opinions in the mind try..wait..think..hope..convincing the...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Jul 24

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    emotional clearing is a gateway to the next level of development on the individual basis it seems. since yesterday; being emotionally triggered revealed many things perhaps i was...
    Solongotgon Solongotgon 26-30, F Jul 24

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    I just finished cooking a pork roast in the slow cooker right now. I'm making pulled pork quesadillas tonight for dinner. I seasoned the roast with a mixture of spices and juices...
    da2316 da2316 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have to stop trying to connect with other people so hard instead of leaving myself laying there feeling sorry for myself and start connecting with my self and of course with my...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I was trying to make brownies but i had no eggs. I used mayonnaise instead and the brownies were cooking badly. I pulled them out with a tea towel and it caught on fire some how. I...
    bluehueque bluehueque 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 24

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    I sure do. I take care of myself and my emotions. I cheer up myself whenever I'm sad. I go out to shop my favourite things.Sometimes I pamper myself standing in front of a mirror.I...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F Jul 24

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    I struggle with low confidence and low self esteem, but I'm definitely trying to put in the effort to build it all up again. I tend to compare myself with others, which I think...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    No, I'm not confident at all. At least not in my abilities. I consider myself good at some things, but when I see a person who does better than me in that field, instead of being...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I made a decision that cost me eternal love, joy, peace, relationship... all the good things that only Love Himself can give. I don't understand why I did it, the only answer would...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 Jul 23

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    My boyfreind and i have been together for a year so far and i wanna thank him for all the good memories by cooking and invite him to dinner but i really dont know much about...
    lenameow184 lenameow184 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    i ******* hate myself ...i hate myself i hate myself i hate myseeeeeeeelf....why why why why why why why why why ******* whyyyyyyyyyyy.......im a loser and always will be...im a...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Not sure why I waste my time with the bullshit anymore and stress myself out cause I can't be myself with certain people, er most people. There's so much I want to do health...
    sweetiebomb sweetiebomb 22-25 Jul 20

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    There is a movie series I love to watch on Hallmark Movies And Mysteries called Murder, She Wrote. In one of the episodes, there is a grown woman who is blind. The way some of her...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have really been enjoying the meals I have been coming up with lately. I never enjoyed cooking because I only saw it as a necessary evil. Now I see it as a creative outlet.
    ladyjaneb ladyjaneb 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I really do like cooking. Except from the fact that I make the same mistake every time of putting my face right next to the oven when I open it. The picture shows what my face...
    Venables98 Venables98 16-17, M Jul 19

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    its almost as if my brain is wired to do that. i cant help it. i started comparing myself to other people when i was in middle school. i didnt really realize my appearance until...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I hate myself for not listening to my head. I hate myself for not breaking it off when I knew I HAD to. I hate myself for not letting it go. I hate myself for not crying when I...
    forevergirly forevergirly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I discovered I always ask myself a "why" question. Whenever I feel something, I don't expect me to feel it, I just tell her : WHY!? I think my first rule in loving myself should...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I don't know who I am and I am frustrated. I always pretend to be someone else. It worked, but it no longer happy. I want to be myself, but I don't know me....well, I know me just...
    anonymousgirl003 anonymousgirl003 18-21, F Jul 17

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    When I cook for myself, I feel better about the food I eat than if I get it at a restaurant. I do enjoy going to restaurants from time to time, but going to often spoils the...
    thunderstormwatcher thunderstormwatcher 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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