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I Am Teaching Myself Cooking

Cooking is my escapism 30 People

    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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    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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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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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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    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 learned to enjoy cooking, it is fun to be creative and it's funny how easy some things are to make. Once I learn the basics like what spices and herbs go with what and go...
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    I feel claustrophobic in my own skin. I don't want to be me anymore. I honestly don't know how people go through life "happy" because for me life is literally just hard. It's hard...
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    I love cooking for people and making them have a great meal, making them happy. I feel good when I am cooking.
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    I think I learned to hate myself To say I hated myself As a way to punish myself for being Powerless in the face of hurt And unable to express my anger With all the things I...
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    Cooking is really fun for me. Even if I don't eat what I cook and am making it for someone else I enjoy putting things together for a meal.
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    I love cooking so much that i decided to be chef :)
    manunanu manunanu 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Cooking sucks! LOL Now that I am getting a divorce I haven't cooked in weeks, it's awesome! I just go to Wholefoods and buy everything already cooked.
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    Oh my my the joy of cooking can't be described! Love it! Especially when people taste your food and it puts a smile on their faces! Much love!
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    I don't like cooking because it almost never turns out the way it should. Too salty!! Too sour!! Over cooked!! Awwww :/
    desperatelyshywomen desperatelyshywomen 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Love cooking. Mum taught me spaghetti bolognese to make when she's late home. It's easy really! Trying to learn new ones. Don't like baking though!
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    I think the best time of the years are holidays something in the air that smells good and feels heart warming cooking for family and friends just make it that much better .
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    I love cooking breakfast for the family on Saturday mornings. Pancakes, eggs, bacon. :) I always look forward to it.
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    I always seem to find myself talking to myself in my time of need but I seem to be there for everyone else. So where are my friends? Or a better question who are my true friends?
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