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I Cook To Destress

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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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    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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    I love to cook….will often spend all day making something when I'm home alone on a Saturday or Sunday. I have been told i'm pretty good at it :)
    macaulfi macaulfi 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I can cook,clean house,do laundry,raise children right.Make sweet love to a woman have her come back again and again for more.I don't drink,do drugs or give a crap about going out...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think that is so romantic when a guy cooks for you. I wish I had a guy who would cook for me, my ex couldn't cook if his life depended on it, I did all the cooking, which was...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I love creating new flavors and making taste good.Im still kinda beginner on cooking side.Im almost pro at baking though lol.I make some awesome banana but bread.Its moist and...
    punkglampire punkglampire 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I can still remember being in the kitchen with my great grandmother, grand mother, and mother at any given time in the kitchen since I was a very little girl. Cooking in my family...
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I cant cook to save my life. All of my ex's can cook, which was what attracted me to them, but I think it's really nice. It's obviously not mandatory, but it would be extremely...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to marry a guy who can cook. I would be cleaning. My husband or boyfriend cook I clean in whatever he wants. Does that sound nice?
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Cooking is so fun although I'm still learning but I'm the first one to prepare a meal for everyone to enjoy
    NatashaBish22 NatashaBish22 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love raw cookie dough before making cookies and the icecream favor of cookie dough is one of my favorites
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I cook very well. My specialties are: Mexican, Southern/soul food, and Japanese food.
    Jackdaniels13 Jackdaniels13 36-40, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love cooking by nature, but I'm really bad at it. what keeps me going is that no matter how bad I mess up they'll appreciate my efforts
    muradgh muradgh 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Oh boy do I! I find that the best cooks are men. I want to marry a man that will cook for me. Soooo romantic!
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Eating more than cooking at given day lol
    newstartnow15 newstartnow15 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Raw cookies is beyond good mostly when it's cold
    khalifah12345 khalifah12345 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I start learn to cook when i was 6 years old then i went to a cooking school i was there for 3 years . when i was there i was so far ahead of my class my teacher ask me to help...
    lookingforafamily lookingforafamily 41-45, M a week ago

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    Yez I loooove food and im a pretty good cook , I make jamaican food mosty cause that's part of my background and a big part of my family so love Caribbean cooking xp
    AlphaAlexander AlphaAlexander 18-21, F a week ago

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    yes i do love to cook and bake, i love chocolate cake
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M a week ago

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    Whoever my future wife is she gonna love me because it's 9:30 and i just got home and im about to cook.
    dblaze213 dblaze213 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I've always had to cook for my three older brothers... I still do now plus my boyfriend but I've come to really love cooking. It's so much fun and the guys always love what I come...
    LilyAntoinette LilyAntoinette 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    my favorite dish to cook is spanish paella
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm cooking with Noah and I just slapped him in the face with a fish... 3 times. I also put too much butter in the pie crust. Sign me up for Top Chef
    AnyaMN AnyaMN 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I'm not much of a baker, unless it's around the holidays, but I love to cook and try new recipes. needless to say my family and roommates are usually my guinea pigs
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Actually I love to cook, I mean we have to eat everyday?! Lol, I actually want to find a new recipe that's healthy and everyone will like. The thing is I HAVE to use chicken thighs...
    SincerelyA SincerelyA 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 23

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    irresistable... tempting..... uhg.... i lilli lilli like cookies!!!
    ritztwain ritztwain 18-21, M Jun 23

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    Cookies in the oven smell SOOOO GOOD!! lol At Subway and my bf is making cookies and I just want to eat them all! X3
    MammaWolfie MammaWolfie 22-25, F Jun 20

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    Being a grown adult that does know how to cook is a terrible feeling. :( it is even worse when people try a teach you and you feel like an idiot.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19

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    Only the freshest of ingeredients& menu guaranteed to knock yo socks off. Modestly , i am at very least a good cook. to be hustling multi-tasking all the while a lil boozing...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    i love baking but as i am allergic to peanuts and i try to avoid chocolate because of my acne my options are quite limited in baking cookies so any ideas ... what could bake that...
    zaafali zaafali 16-17, F Jun 16

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    I take great pride in cooking, sometimes I cook for hundreds of people just for fun :-)
    IndigoOryx IndigoOryx 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Since my mom works at the moment, I do most of the housework which involves cookings: My speciality is Chilli Con Carne, Spaghetti Bolognese and Lamb Rogan Josh.
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 16

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    yes i love to cook and bake, love to cook chicken,mutton, and all spicy food, i love to bake cake cookies,mostly chocolate ones i love the most
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    Just cooked a 3 course Harry Potter themed dinner it was amazing still doing dishes. 😬
    ik3man709 ik3man709 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 16

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    It's a cold, rainy day in Sydney Australia today and I'm in the kitchen. Beef cooking in the slow cooker for lasagne, and vegetable soup simmering away on the stove. After lunch...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 15

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    I'm upstairs making beef/broccoli and my brother comes upstairs like "what you cookin" then I start talking like Gordon Ramsay "im making a nice risotto and scallops in an red wine...
    rejectedhighly rejectedhighly 22-25, M Jun 15

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    Yesterday I made 68 cupcakes (lemon and dreamscicle) and peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies for my grandpa's bday party :)
    mya1984 mya1984 26-30, F 12 Responses Jun 15

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    Can I haz cookie? Pweeeez?
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    l like to cook, I love to cook I want to cook and serve to my kids but I'm sad becoz I'm very far to my kids, I need to work for them
    jelvie jelvie 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    My favorite thing to eat and cook is cornbeef and cabbage. I alway put potatoes, onions and carrots in mine.
    timberland1972 timberland1972 41-45 2 Responses Jun 14