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I Am Teaching Myself Cooking

Cooking is my escapism 35 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    The person I am. The way I think. The way I look. I hate everything about myself I constantly question my whole existence. I wanna look pretty and not be lied to I wanna feel...
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    I can't help it, I....just can't look at myself without feeling pure revolution. What the hell is this thing.
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    so I read that people will talk to themselves to help think or to get rid of anxiety but I will talk to myself as if I am other person just to. I do not always do Otto think. is...
    PietroMaklakov PietroMaklakov 16-17, M 20 hrs ago

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    Wow. Just. Wow. I'm still a little shocked at myself. I wonder if he is too... He made me mad, you see. Not like it's the first time he's made me mad in 15 years, of course...
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    Sherry68 Sherry68 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love cooking by nature, but I'm really bad at it. what keeps me going is that no matter how bad I mess up they'll appreciate my efforts
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    Eating more than cooking at given day lol
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