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I Am Teaching Myself Cooking

Cooking is my escapism 32 People

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    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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    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 26-30, M Feb 1, 2013

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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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    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 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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    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 3 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    Well, I think everyone agrees that people live on the go today. We have a lot of "push button" convenience that have taken over our lives. Food and cooking are no different. I work...
    Darr6773 Darr6773 46-50, M Nov 9

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    Cooking is one of my favorite things to do.. It's one of the few thing I lose myself in! I love to experiment and play around, concocting new recipes. I never completely follow a...
    snarkybookworm snarkybookworm 22-25, F Nov 12

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 2 days ago

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    I worked most of the morning at the hospital and then came home to slave away at my homework. When I was done I was worn out but still kinda uptight. So I went to the kitchen...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I worked most of the morning at the hospital and then came home to slave away at my homework. When I was done I was worn out but still kinda uptight. So I went to the kitchen...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Pamela Ann's Lentil Soup I was wondering what to cook tonight. It's pretty cold today where I live, and I knew my husband and three girls would want something hot and satisfying...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I often write or type what I feel not because I prefer to express myself that way, but rather no one seems to be too concerned with what I have to say. I have always been pushed...
    rrainfall rrainfall 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I just got back from my Mamgu's house. It was so nice not to cook. I love cooking but every day? And I'm 14 and I got to?
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Oct 27

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    I LOVE FOOD!! Cooking has become such a stress reliever for me. I really enjoy making these edible masterpieces!
    ReignLove ReignLove 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I like cooking but I'm bad at it. Lol. So I tried to make croissants today but I failed miserably. (the ones in the can that are supposed to be crazy easy) The can scared the crap...
    gglz18 gglz18 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I prefer food that I cooked.. Cuz I don't like it when some restaurants put too much oil .. (Especially in scrambled eggs) I don't like following the ingredients so I just smell...
    Sharlita Sharlita 18-21, F Nov 1

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    Currently cooking pasta with a carbonara sauce with a nice piece of fish!!! OMG can't wait to eat!
    gordon94 gordon94 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    i do not know why, but lately i have had the desire to learn more about cooking. I can only cook basic things, but i find it enjoyable. I would love to be able to make something...
    MicheleTaylor MicheleTaylor 51-55, T 2 Responses Nov 7

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    For some reason every one in my family expects me to cook. I do like it! Now I am preparing for Christmas. I got four sisters and a brawd. Four of them have children, my nephews...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I like cooking such as pizza, pasta etc. but prefer eating ^^
    sulekrcva sulekrcva 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    In a way it's nice. I decide what people are going to eat. Some people say it's child abuse because I'm only 14. And I'm expected to shop for and cook food. I don't know! It is...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Unknown facts about Buddha that will blow your mind-From The Speaking Tree-The details of the Buddha's life are not known for certain, but most scholars are in agreement that he...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I guess the person that needs me most is me. I don't want to abandon myself anymore. I want to not judge myself anymore either. I want to see my limitations and instead of cringing...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    At the supermarket I work out we have been selling something you guys would only dream of. Cookie dough not for cooking just for eating. What do you think? (update, now it comes in...
    jakanddaxter625 jakanddaxter625 18-21, M Oct 26

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    1. I like Pop music a lot 2. I'm a cinephile 3. I have abandonment issues 4. I like sleeping with my window open 5. I like living in a peaceful serene place 6. I have a southern...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I don't know if this happens to any of you but I find myself constantly talking about food to anyone. It's funny because the topic of food is a great part of my family...
    ayuayumi ayuayumi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    1. My name is Ann. 2. I gave birth to my son on June 11th 2013 and he was born dead. (This is called a stillbirth). 3. I have lived a terrible life and suffered so badly because...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Tonight I am making myself a treat. Lemon butter pasta with artichokes and entirely too much garlic. It's going to be amazing. :D
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Hi, my name is Zoe, from California. Two kids, married, one dog. I stay home with kids at the moment. I love cooking healthy, baking, etc. I love to get good recipe recommendations...
    ZoeQuinn ZoeQuinn 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I started to starve myself last week. My weight is getting too out of control and it's the only way I know how to lose weight.
    fullen fullen 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    I picked up a pen and started writing today. I left my past behind some time ago. I felt that I lost a part of myself. The expressive self that always collated words into...
    EnchantedMay EnchantedMay 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm sick of being a pushover. I'm always giving in. But I'm also denying myself. For example, deep down I will be against doing something. I'm pressured (sometimes quite...
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    What do I do? I'm very lost with my life and I'm used to hiding my emotions so I'm not sure what I'm feeling right now. Basically a guy in my class is teasing me in almost an...
    Daliak Daliak 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I try to be good to myself. I exercise. I visit with friends. I help out when needed. I live a life of value. I live according to my values. I do what I value. I am what I value...
    Peter123 Peter123 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    1. I am an INFJ. (They're pretty rare.) 2. I love daydreaming. I practically live in my mind. 3. I absolutely love writing and poetry. 4. I love mystery novels. 5. Theater is...
    DayFawn DayFawn 16-17, F 28 mins ago

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    I took dirty pictures of myself and set them on my husband's computer as a screen saver : )
    imnervous42 imnervous42 41-45, F 1 Response 25 mins ago

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    I am learning to trust myself, to see myself as a friend, not an enemy. I will wake up in the morning, look at the mirror and say to myself that I trust myself unconditionally. I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M Nov 9

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    lets put it this way. i hate myself for lettin people fool the hell outta me i hate myself for trusting i hate myself for liking someone i shouldn't i hate myself writing this i...
    johnL3 johnL3 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 3

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    (Just before I begin, I don't mean I love myself physically, I just mean I mentally love myself so much that it hurts. I just wanted to clear that up.) Anyway, the thing is, I...
    KittyyKat420 KittyyKat420 18-21, F Nov 5

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 1 Response Nov 12

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 Nov 12

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    I honestly don't know what I'd do if I met myself.. In all honesty I really hate myself sometimes, but I also wouldn't ever want to be someone else. See, that's the confusing part...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F Nov 13

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    I find myself really hating the things that I do, the feelings that I have, or the inadequacies that I feel. I envy sometimes people who are bold and fearless in trying new things...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I have hated myself for as long as I can rememeber it may appeared that I was in love with myself. But that was all part of my act. I loathe myself for a lot of different reasons...
    xdarkangelx666 xdarkangelx666 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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