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I Cook To Destress

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    I Accept That Fact About Myself

    Oh there's no question about it..I love to cook. I love kitchens, kitchen appliances and the comfort within.Kitchens don't have to be ultra modern, high end everything.  Nice  yes. However, I was raised in the average home with a cozy kitchen.There's something about a working...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 7 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    Thanks To Great Great Grandma

    When I was 15, my family left Sydney and moved to a six acre property on the banks of the Huon River in southern Tasmania.  I went from living in a crowded suburb to living in a remote country area.  There was no-one to hang out with.  My nearest school friend lived on the...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    Cook To Destress

    My mum came to live with me when she had her right leg amputated 20 years ago. At that time of my life i just joined the work force and was learning new things everyday. And cooking was one of the past time thing that i had to learn because my mum does not like outside food. She...
    pierrelee pierrelee 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 31, 2010

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    What A Day?

    I woke up this moring, had a cup of black coffee and try to stay awake. I knew i had a few meeting but i was not sure which one is more important. Then i had a call that someone is waiting for me at a construction site. i jump to my feet and got to the shower.i quickly dress up...
    pierrelee pierrelee 41-45, M Nov 10, 2010

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    I like fried rice. The best fried rice is made with rice that is boiled and left over, so it's spent a day in the fridge. Does anyone else pre-plan their fried rice to the extent...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    A cookie should bend before snapping. Can't be doing with overbaked cookies. May as well be eating a hockey puck!
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Theres only one special person i would share my last cookie with but since shes about 1,500 miles away i ate it. Screw your feelings. Go buy your own damn cookies!
    IchBinDeutsch IchBinDeutsch 13-15, M 17 hrs ago

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    Its rare that I cook, But when I do I love it. If you came to my home for dinner or what not and I cook for you its a rare treat for as a single guy I don't cook often.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day 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 3 days ago

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    I miss having someone to cook for. It's an amazing feeling when you cook for someone who enjoys the food you make.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    That's right! Best cook ever! Proof? I'm still alive and I love cooking! Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :)
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Jul 25

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    C is for cookie and thats good enough for me :) im the real cookie monster. dont tell anybody!
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    My first Husband died in 2007 my second Husband used to work in a fancy restaurant in Savannah and doesn't go into the kitchen much but he has taught me a few things that I never...
    tadmore254 tadmore254 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm fasting today, although ramadan over I am gonna keep 6 extra fasts as supposed to be positive in eyes of God. I've just cooked for my cousin as he will chill at mine after work...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 Jul 25

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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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    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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    .... even if it's the most awesome, amazing, one-of-a-kind cookie, I'd split it with you because I'm just an awesome, amazing, one-of-a-kind girl :DAs they say... sharing is caring...
    SunnyDayze2 SunnyDayze2 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 23

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    Rather, I am looking for a personal Cook. To cook me food morning, afternoon & night. Living+Food would be free. It is quite beautiful place where I live, a place of Dalai Lama and...
    lslav2 lslav2 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I love cooking all types of foods. I am also very particular about the kitchen when I am in there cooking. When my GF. And I were together I did all the cooking. When I wasn't...
    Kamryn83 Kamryn83 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 22

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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 stood here everyday offering you my last cookie. Each day I held up that cookie but you never acknowledged there was ever anything in my hand. There were so many other things on...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 12 Responses Jul 21

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    Not sure why but I haven't had a cookie in the longest time.
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    Oh my..., this man...everything he cooks makes my taste buds explode.... I love him... Well he's kind of distantly a cousin of mine and I've had sexual dreams about him, but that's...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Being on my own since 18 and lived bing with different ethnic groups. I have learned to cook lots of different meals from around the world. I also worked as an apprentice chef for...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 20

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    moms home cooked meals are the best!
    waitformesenpai waitformesenpai 18-21, F 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'm sure if you asked my daughter she would tell you she loves my cooking. She has spent plenty of time in the kitchen with me learning what I know. I learned everything I know the...
    js71c js71c 41-45, M Jul 19

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    Granted its rare when I cook but when I do its chicken cordon blue or chicken Parm. I am not much of steak fan
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Has a raw cookie dough Pop Tart just now
    ChrisHartung ChrisHartung 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    But once I start eating the cookies, I won't stop. Soon, all the cookies in the world will fall at my mercy, as my relentless crusade of non stop cookie eating puts me up against...
    deleted deleted 26-30 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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    when my mom cooked me a special dish that I loved the most and when I always tasted it's like I'm in heaven..I totally love to cook: )
    rayjeangwapps rayjeangwapps 13-15, F Jul 19

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    If I wasn't able to cook I would probably shut down because cooking is the only thing that makes me feel happy and like I'm useful and that was gone I wouldn't know what to do
    ThatOneUnicorn ThatOneUnicorn 16-17, M Jul 18

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    I live to cook and cook to live
    allychef allychef 36-40, M Jul 18

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    Food is so nurturing and its the earliest declaration of love and one that everyone instinctively understands. We don't have a lot of money so often I bake and decorate some pretty...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I love to cook across all cultures and love trying the best from each! Out of all my favorite, I love the simplicity (and taste) of shchi. Great when it's cold outside or when...
    AnnaEsthesia AnnaEsthesia 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I just LOVE to cook when I am happy... its a tremendous joy to get in the kitchen the best of delicacies... I love it when people appreciate my food and I think once in a week male...
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I always wanted to do a whole chicken on the BBQ. So I had a date coming over for dinner. I was late getting the chicken on the BBQ so I slathered it with butter and Greek...
    Sherry68 Sherry68 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Okay, experiment started. I've never cooked a vegetarian Korma Curry in the slow cooker (crock pot) so it will be interesting.
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    but...why cant I have any? raw cookie dough is so good! *DERP face*
    Aquamarinepearlz11 Aquamarinepearlz11 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    one time I got a fortune cookie that said "someone will give you something".....what? a headache? money? a hard time?? argh!!!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jul 17

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    I like to cook but I don't like eating the food that I cooked.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16