I Cook Minus Recipes

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    My Own Invention ...

    I rarely use cookery books.  I must own about 30 of them and love to read them and look at the pictures and read tips.  But, when it comes to actually cooking I prefer to make up my own recipes.  I have a group of things that I make regularly - curries, stir...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Sep 1, 2009

    I Prefer To Use My Own Sense Of Taste And Judgment

    Sometimes I will look through a few recipes to get a feel for something if I am going to try a new dish. But I usually like to make up my own recipes and I find that my family usually likes it when I follow my instincts rather than copying a recipe exactly. Probably because I...
    cutefactory cutefactory
    36-40, F
    Dec 16, 2010

    I Tried Using The Recipe!!

    I searched on-line for an hour for just the right recipe. There would be 6 of us eating tonight and every recipe was for 4 so I knew there would be a few adjustments.We are all close. I know she doesn't like mushrooms, he's not a fan of red wine, etc., etc. . .Well, as we sat...
    Gabe9389 Gabe9389
    51-55, M
    Oct 26, 2012

    I Am Not Disciplined Enough ---

    I love to cook but I cant bake. I was told one needs to be good at chemistry to be able to bake.  But I think, one needs only to be disciplined to follow a recipe......I am not.  Not enough to be baking so I cook instead--when I ...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 23, 2009
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