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I Cook To Destress

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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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    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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    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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    I'm a great cook. I love to cook weather breakfast lunch or dinner. Have lots of recipes in my head. I rarely cook though seems a waste cooking for one. My cat sure the heck won't...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I love to cook. Growing up I always watched my Dads cook! They love to cook fresh food. I cooked last night and made shrimp tacos. It took only 30 minutes and it feed my whole...
    Ashton9 Ashton9 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    Those of u who have been able to get to know me because u say more than 3 words to me, will know that I love my herb and veg garden and cooking a meal from scratch. But since i...
    urwright urwright 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Very thankful for learning to cook at a young age. Grew up in San Diego in a Mexican family where our family owed 2 Mexican restaurants in different parts of the city. Learned from...
    DrummerSD DrummerSD 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 6

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    I love to cook for family and friends. Really enjoy reading cookbooks and cooking magazines. It's the best when people give me a menu idea or tell me what they'd like to eat...
    Satx457 Satx457 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Ever since I was little I watched my mom, dad, and grandma cook all the time. When I was about 7 years old I realized I loved food (to eat it). When I turned 13 years old I...
    2323keka 2323keka 16-17 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some of my fondest memories as a child was watching my mind mom make cookies around the holidays. Always made from scratch. My 2 favorite cookies I loved to eat when they were warm...
    Allie9273 Allie9273 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I was in cooking class I'm actually a pretty awesome cook
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Cooking is the only thing my mother and I bonded over as a teenager. It's not like I was rebellious or she was a bad mom, we just had very few interests to share. Thanks to my mom...
    Niko2x4 Niko2x4 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I always cook with my dad you should see some of the things we make. I probably never had a dish we made or he made that was bad they sound weird though I love cooking with my dad...
    wintter54 wintter54 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I love cook to my family and friends alot. =) So far ewryone say I cook great =)
    MilenaLena MilenaLena 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    Miss all the great food my mom used to cook. My x wife and new Wife don't cook worth a ****! It would be great to come home to a meal like my mom made!
    Wackymac67 Wackymac67 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I always eat raw cookie dough when I'm making chocolate chip cookies it's delicious.
    londepV londepV 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    But I am absolutely awful at it. I made a apple pie today and burnt the side parts. Annnnnd I made cookies today which guess what? I burnt those too :P. But it's fun (and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I've heard, and said, that food is not Love. Especially fast food or junk food. Not that I don't love them both but still... I have to say I do Love it when I've prepared a meal...
    GirlyMe GirlyMe 46-50 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I love to cook! People always tell me I should be a chef because I stay in the kitchen. I cook a lot because honestly I love food and desserts!!
    WhooDatGirl WhooDatGirl 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I've been a vegetarian since a YOUNG age but ate poorly until adulthood. (white rice and cheese, instant mashed potatoes, cheese sticks, yeah, bad.) I was given the choice of...
    MissASC77 MissASC77 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I go to market everyday to buy things to cook. I prefer to cook from fresh, especially vegetables. I don't like prepackaged vegetables. I do eat meat, but not every day.
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 23

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    I love to cook, especially when there are people coming over for dinner. Ordinary cooking through the week is not my kind of dinner, but I like to be in the kitchen in the weekend...
    Rhyno01 Rhyno01 26-30, M a week ago

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    I love cooking! It's a little hard to get done with a pair of infants who need attention and are teething in addition to getting housework done. I wish I could cook the meals I...
    crystallography crystallography 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I hate sleeping unless I'm snuggling with someone and I'm a nice person I may not be the best looking but I have qualities where they count I'm friendly nice accepting and I find...
    chadcdft chadcdft 18-21, M a week ago

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    I love to cook for my friends Had a chance to do that few years ago. Cooked fish turkeys deer seafood. Muchmore. Loved it something I was good at
    guddad guddad 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mother-in-law taught me this - it's really simple and quick and very filling - especially if you're into 'comfort food' like me: Brown up about 1 lb of ground beef in a large...
    roleplayladyfoottickler roleplayladyfoottickler 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Not all of the time, but if I want a woman who is into me to be driven out of her mind, I will ***** down and cook for her. But NEVER Cook Bacon Naked! Trust Me Ladies!
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE raw cookie dough especially chocolate chip mmmmmmmmmmmm :)
    RedsSaphire RedsSaphire 31-35, F Feb 3

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    LOL eating cookie dough right now YUMMY :)
    RedsSaphire RedsSaphire 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    mmmmm going to try and cook Chicken Cordon Bleu for the first time. ;-)
    bayowolf2 bayowolf2 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Make him three meals a day :] Make him breakfast Pack him lunch And am usually cooking dinner when he gets home <3 I love him!
    Euphoricbunnymaster Euphoricbunnymaster 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Girl Scout cookies: infiltrate the dealer, find the supplier
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Yeah!!! It usually gets better when I'm struck with an idea. It's just effortless from preparation down to the actual cooking, and to think it's my first time doing it! I mean yeah...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I love to cook. It's such a huge passion of mine. I love finding new recipes and playing around with them. I really want to go to culinary school but I don't have the funds :(
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I love to cook some of everything. is there Amy good recipes that you guys know of?
    Shannon87 Shannon87 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My bread, fresh out of the oven. A good simple, recipe is the best way to start. Then you can try different things once you get the method down. 3 cups all purpose flour 1 packet...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 7

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    Weeeelllll I do like to bake .... and cook a lil. I bake when I have the ingredients to make something. I LOVE to make brownies, I don't have a big sweet tooth but I make then...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M Feb 7

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    Even if I love cookies :D Sharing is caring.
    CookieMonstuh CookieMonstuh 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    i love to cook, experiment and please others
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I love love love to cook, it's my stress relief
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 9

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    I failed at dinner tonight! it was a whole chicken with peas....chicken is still cooking! had everyone eat cereal and peas for dinner. ..epic fail
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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