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I Cook To Destress

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 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 6 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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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 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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    Related Experiences

    Cooking may be difficult for some, but my family demands an even greater flexibility and skill in food prep. Does rice tend to stick to the bottom of your pot? Try cooking rice...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm a guy who can cook. I was taught to cook by my mother long before I left home for college. Food one makes is always better than fast food. I still cook the huge majority of...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am trying to cook more healthy but I can not cook tofu everyday. It makes me sad . I cook comfort food and people just mistreat my meals and complain about their weight. I guess...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses 58 mins ago

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    While I don't have a huge range of things I cook, what I do have always comes out great. I enjoy cooking for myself but especially for others. The appreciation of someone who...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I'm a Italian and BBQ junkie! I love to eat it and cook it
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I think everyone should learn to cook, good or bad. It is an essential life skill, like money, stress and time management.
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    A few people on here have been asking me to share more about my personal life (honestly I don’t know why, I’m not that interesting) So I thought I’d share a little of my...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Who doesn't like a good home cooked meal? Less fat, less sodium, you can control the ingredients. Luckily my wife likes to cook, because I hate cooking. I was taught at a young...
    galdran galdran 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I've decided to compile a list of things I can cook lol. Why.....well.......why not? To save time by saying this on every single item, keep in mind that everything on this list I...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Me love cookies. ME LOVE COOKIES. Please give me cookies. I like all cookies. Chocolate chip, pecan sandies, peanut butter, sugar, YUUUMMMMMM, me like all cookies!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 5

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    Me like all cookies. Me like cookies fresh out of oven, but also from bag. Me like cookies old and me like cookies new. Anyone have cookies for me? Glass of milk would be good too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 5

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    I've just recently been able to cook. I went to Italy and observed the way they cook their food. And I think it wouldn't be too hard for me to try I guess. After I came back, I...
    pnsrstw pnsrstw 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just made some delicious mint chocolate cookies for a church function and they are incredible!!! The best thing is, they're super-easy because I cheated! 1 box of chocolate...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm passionate about cooking. Cooking great food is an artistic expression, and the awesome thing is the feedback on your art is immediate. I see it in the joy on the face of the...
    exmarinebusinessman exmarinebusinessman 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Why even cook the cookies! Me and my dad literally eat 2/3 of the dough by the time I get to cooking it!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    So I love food so much, and I realized one day that I didn't have wait for other people to make it for me so I tried to cook. I was only able to make scrambled eggs at first but...
    Xanturius Xanturius 13-15, M Aug 1

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    Nothing is better than mum's homemade home cooked food! When I'm at home and mum cook a meal I eat it all whereas if i go out to eat i can't eat it all... i can only eat a little...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I enjoy cooking too. I haven't been cooking lately been busy with school but the stuff I enjoy cooking are Italian, Mexican. I've also tried making these Thai spring rolls with...
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I made grilled New York ***** steak. I used a sweet and smokey rub with a butter sauce marinade. I soaked the steaks in the marinade over night in the fridge. After bringing them...
    NYX78 NYX78 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I learn how to cook by watching my mom cooking. I can cook almost anything but still learning more ahahah.
    MadaraU MadaraU 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Cooking is awesome it relieves my stress. Who thinks that men who cook are sexy as hell? I do. If we cooked together I don't think we would end up eating the food. Just each other...
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 12

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    Yeah I know, a man that has ideas of cooking... Must be gay... Nah just took a liking to it since I could never stand my parents cooking. Nanny was the best. So. I'm trying to...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Ahhh... today I just cut my finger while cooking some weekend fun time food. It was after a long time that I cooked and yes the food was great ..ahhhh I really enjoy cooking :) and...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I tried my hand at a pretty simple, yet time consuming project today. I made melon pan, or melon bread, either term is correct. it's bread wrapped inside a cookie. you can put...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Cooking is an art, and art is in infinite there is no right or wrong way to cook, even if the food is burnt. The thing about burnt food is that you need to have the strength and...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    Having a man cook for you is quite sexy. The two of you can cook together, which spices up a romance too.
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I have been cooking since I was 12 year old :) and when I'm dating someone I love to coo for them...why do ladies love a man who can cook? Message me
    smilinghappy10 smilinghappy10 22-25, M Jul 30

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    I am not a man that loves to cook. Actually I don't like cooking at all. But I love men and I love to eat ;)
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I can't cook food at all. The only food I can cook is eggs, bacon, and spaghetti
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I want my future husband to cook. I can't cook for ****. But I would be the one cleaning all around the house. he just pay the bills and wash his dishes. I buy clothes for our...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I love them type of cookies. Especially when it's soft and easy to break. I hate hard cookies
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I love to cook an no it will always look an taste good but once I cook I can't bring my self to Eat
    10hayleigh85 10hayleigh85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    YES I AM GOOD COOK, OR SAY SHEF, I DO LOVE COOKING, I AM GOOD AT CHICKEN ROAST
    veryunusual1 veryunusual1 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    My favorite thing to bake is cappuccino muffins. I bake them for myself as no one else likes coffee. Over the winter I cook using the slow cooker. One of my favorites is sesame...
    baraccio baraccio 26-30, M Aug 7

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    I love cooking a lot of people I know use a lot of frozen foods to feed there family's I enjoy nothing more than good home cooked food dinners, stews, soups, pies, this is home...
    rayventempest rayventempest 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I can cook anything but all my friends and family love when i cook Mac and cheese remix!!!
    Cherishmiracles Cherishmiracles 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Picked tomatoes, yellow peppers, jalepeno peppers, white and yellow onions, some oregano leaves, basil leaves, and garlic. I'm simmering it all now, making my homemade spaghetti...
    Redbuns Redbuns 56-60, M Aug 9

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    I just made chicken and rice (all in one pan) and added regular green beans as a side. Normally I put the chicken on top of the rice to cook but today I sliced up 2 chicken...
    GirlyMe GirlyMe 46-50 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm actually cooking my dinner now so I can eat early and sleep early. I'm glad that somehow I know how to cook especially some food that I like to have. Food just makes my day...
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I have 5 kids and just had a kid and married and I cook good to I'm a great cook
    vampirsofnorth vampirsofnorth 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Me and my best friend made **** cookies lol
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I LOVE to bake. So much that I want to own a bakery in Old Town (VA) after I graduate college (UVA) and culinary school. I will always stick with my decision to be a professional...
    Cupcakequeen19 Cupcakequeen19 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Im tempted to get some of my Granpa's cookie dough out of his freezer..anybody want some?
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M Jul 28

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