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I Cook To Destress

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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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    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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    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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    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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    In September, I cooked a Christmas dinner for my father, my brother and my grandmother. It was a practice for this Christmas. I think it turned out pretty well. I cooked a whole...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    A Great Day Baking!!!I had a great deal of fun baking this year!For Christmas cookies I chose to bake Lemon Thins, Mocha Thins, Peppermint Bites, and Butterscotch Pecan cookies!I...
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    It's my mom's fault. She didn't teach me me how instead she always kicked me out of the kitchen. I went to a Christian school for elementary school so I had to take home...
    LivvieDestroyerofSocks LivvieDestroyerofSocks 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I got it from my mom. I use to spend alot of time with my mom in the kitchen. She was old school southern gal so comfort food was her specialty. I've been on a health kick now for...
    OilDaddy OilDaddy 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 15

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    I love cookie bars. My mom and gram always make cookie bars around the holidays. Ever since i was little, i have never liked nuts so my mom and gram would make chocolate chip...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I think it is extremely attractive when a guy can cook! Too often in society, females are branded with the expectation to stay in the kitchen and etc, but a guy who can cook defies...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Cooking relaxes me. I like to be as creative as possible and cook with different ingredients and methods. I enjoy cooking vegetarian because it offers infinite vegetables and...
    BeyondIllusions BeyondIllusions 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    So I have a confession to make. I Don't ever make myself food unless I'm cooking for others..... I know it is pretty lazy of me.... But hear me out for just a second. Okay so you...
    FatFur FatFur 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I love gingerbread. This time of year I'm surrounded by it and it just makes me feel all tingly. I love the spices in it, the heady molasses aroma, the crisp cookies, the sultry...
    jkm52 jkm52 41-45, F Dec 11

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    I have just read the book Mastering the art of French cooking by Julia Child. Oh my god she is super cute. I decided to do some recipe for this New year weekend to enjoy with my...
    itsmenue itsmenue 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I LOVE TO COOK good now that we've gotten that out of the way lol i like to cook anything and everything i am always looking up recipes on the computer, on my fone, swapping...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love to cook. i started cooking when i was 14 at home by just making chicken and then till now i often cook for friends and some times for family. i can cook many different...
    YaminMalik YaminMalik 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Working as a chef means you gotta like cooking, I remember watching my mum and grandmothers cook as a child always got me into it, now I'm cooking stuff like this (picture attached...
    Tomm3y Tomm3y 18-21, M Nov 29

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    Actually , i really love food . I can eat any kind of food but i hate insects . In my country , so many vietnamese eat them such as mouse and snake. They even enjoy cockroaches...
    Autumntran Autumntran 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    But I've been having trouble cooking rice since we moved to our new house with a gas stove. I love the gas for everything else but every time I cook rice, it takes forever and...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 17

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    I love food. I love to create good food. My favorite toy is the pressure cooker, followed by the microwave. I dislike a slow cooker. I bake ice water pie crust, then fill it...
    afirsttime afirsttime 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Yes cookies are awesome cuase they are cookies
    VampireLoveBite VampireLoveBite 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    i do love to cook and love to eat too, and more important to cook for our loved ones gives a great feeling,
    newbeginningforme newbeginningforme 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Making sour cream sugar cookies with homemade buttercream frosting for me and the hubby :) I love cooking!!
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    When I get a wild hair up my *** about cooking, I really let it all out. Today i am baking peanut butter cookies and a custard cake. Later I'm going to make baked chicken legs and...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    When I get a wild hair up my *** about cooking, I really let it all out. Today i am baking peanut butter cookies and a custard cake. Later I'm going to make baked chicken legs and...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 9

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    I love to Cook and of course, to eat. My Favorite meal to cook and eat is Lasanga, homemade bread sticks, corn & for dessert, a delicious honey cheesecake.
    TerrestrialWoden83 TerrestrialWoden83 31-35, M Dec 12

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    I can cook pretty good but not in cooking cakes and deserts^.^
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I cooked steaks and hash browns on the BBQ for the family and they loved it. Not a bad cook when out camping too.
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Dec 15

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    I love cooking! Big meals, small meals, whatever. I love learning new recipes and being able to share food! The process is therapeutic for me too. I rarely eat out because I...
    ajusu ajusu 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    I didn't used to be a lover of cooking but I enjoy it more and more as I become a huge fan of the Food Network and cooking channel!
    Cyndie67 Cyndie67 46-50, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I really admire a man who can cook and loves to cook. Maybe it's not a coincidence that my boyfriend wants to be an executive chef for a living lol
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes fortune cookie advice is better than letting our minds go where they usually go - going other places in our minds can be a good idea. Fortune cookies give advice that is...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I truly enjoy cooking and try to do it whenever possible. The only issue is that my ratio between failure and success is around 1/2 regardless of the recipe ( a curse I tell you...
    DestinyWriter DestinyWriter 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Those Meth cooks from all over the world like the old schoolers in their 50s-70s who didn't wear Masks or goggles with twitching facial features your the backbone and because of...
    RonSims RonSims 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I love to eat while I'm cooking, I guess that's why I hardly have any food left after I'm done cooking. Lol :-) oops! But I love Southern food, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, American...
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This time of the year with The Christmas Holidays. I love the smell of freshly baked cookies. But much better eating Chocolate chip,Oatmeal with raisins,Peanut Butter cookies or...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I love cooking. I enjoy taking a recipe and creating something special. I enjoy cooking for the people I love. It's something I enjoy snd won't give up
    romanticheart77 romanticheart77 51-55, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes, true I love cookies! And encourage others to eat them as well haha ...and I'm new here :D Does anyone have any cookies for me? !!
    LeylaKoch LeylaKoch 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I cooked my 1st turkey this year. It was very good. Also cooked a sugar pie, which people raved about.
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love baking Christmas cookies BUT I love putting the cookie cutters away for another year!
    justsuzy justsuzy 56-60, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I love cooking. I started out at 16 in a restaurant and have been creating magic in the kitchen ever since. It's a passion of mine. I don't mind doing all the cooking
    romanticheart77 romanticheart77 51-55, M 13 hrs ago

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    I enjoy cooking but not washing dishes lol
    yingzilin yingzilin 22-25, F 15 Responses Nov 27

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    One time I wanted to be a chef...... Then I remembered that you have to be able to cook..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    recently i have become a very good cooked. my pulled pork is better the chili is off the hook and the pasta is out of this world now i just gotta learn how to do pasties
    lonelymom1982 lonelymom1982 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Cookie dough is the name of my vagina. No reason why I named it that...
    biancatodd biancatodd 22-25, F 12 Responses Nov 29

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    I just cooked a meat load with deer instead of hamburger. I might have to start hunting just because I don't want to go back. Hamburger is so flavorless these days and to freaking...
    beautybehindthefat beautybehindthefat 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30