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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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    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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    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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    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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    Yesterday i baked cookies with nutella fillings, and just today i baked oatmeal cookies. I love bakings and cookings, especially when i see people happily eating what i cooked...
    tiffanyalcalei tiffanyalcalei 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    As much as I know how to cook, I leave that to my husband. I specialize in anything Italian while he basks in all that is Oriental... I know how to cook but he more than enjoys...
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It's like therapy. When I was young, my mother boiled everything. But, when I met my wife, I discovered that good could actually taste good... and be good for you at the...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    but i dont cook very much.
    ThePastIsDead ThePastIsDead 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am a very good cook, with a creative mind for cooking all types of foods from all different cultures. I started working in a restaurant when I was 9, and had to make meals for...
    Kman4You Kman4You 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I do enjoy cooking.....when I have the time or when I find something to cook. Its hard these days cooking a good meal due my fiancé's work schedule and hours and the (g.i...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    With a busy family of six to cook for,I tend to cook big batches of things.In winter its soup or curry,and in summer its salads and bread.I often get my four children to help me...
    mariemumoffour mariemumoffour 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to learn to cook properly and well because I'm 21, I'd like to be able to make nice meals for my boyfriend and I'm moving out of my moms house for the first time later this...
    beebeexoxox beebeexoxox 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I love to cook. I started experimenting with the idea of cooking when I was 12 years old. I would help my grandma. I'd even skip school to stay home and help.Over the years, my...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M Mar 21

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    How my *** cooked dinner tonight for tomorrow. I'm making a pot roast on a slow cooker. on the lowest 10 hour setting Ingredients n Recipe ROAST 1 kids cup of water <...
    Cosreal Cosreal 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I've been thinking about what word would best define why I love to cook. I'm really good at taking food on hand and turning it into something delicious - my husband is always...
    Heterodoxy Heterodoxy 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    I love cooking just about everything, but I'm learning to hate preparing hummus. I've made it hundreds of times, but I can never get it as good as the stuff in the tub at the...
    howie79 howie79 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I love baking homemade breads, cinnamon rolls, etc... From scratch. Also love making homemade candies... Chocolate peanut butter balls, and divinity are a few of my favz. An...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 5

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    This is a steak tortas from the taco truck in my town. I didn't cook this one but I have cooked them before. This is quite possibly the best f#cking sandwich in the universe.
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    This is a meal I cooked a while back. Pork roast cooked in an apricot jelly and plum sauce with sautéed garlic asparagus and baked potatoes.
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 6

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    In my travels, I've made a point of going to markets and grocery stores in every country I visited. I buy herbs and spices to use for my cooking. During my recent trip to Bali, I...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F Mar 9

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    I kinda like guys who can cook... Wanna find someone who can cook :))
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    What Did Lincoln Eat?In honor of the 150th anniversary of his death, I thought I would examine some of Abraham Lincoln's eating habits. In his case, “Less is More&rdquo...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Why is it that the raw cookie dough tastes better than the baked cookie?
    a2alexa a2alexa 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 12

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    It's almost like meditation to me. To empty my mind of everything and feel the ingredients and bring it all together using only my experience and no cook books. Cooking for my...
    GoddessBluefox GoddessBluefox 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    i love to cook and back, i love usually chicken to cook and i guess chocolate cake
    actionjacksonAZ actionjacksonAZ 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I think we all have our own signature dish that we got really good at cooking. My friends and I were discussing our "signatures" and I really wasn't sure what mine is. There's a...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    today is a dessert day. already I've made oatmeal raisin cookies, I've made peanut butter cookies, I've made chocolate cake, I've made pumpkin pie, I've made apple pie, and I've...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Got tired of tuna casserole, so at 10 I kicked my mom out of the kitchen and taught myself to cook from a cookbook. That's when we started having family pizza night. Bread...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    One of my favorite memories is eating chocolate chip cookie dough that my mom made. I was just a lil girl with a big spoon, too short to even hit the counter with my head. That...
    XraZorBladezX XraZorBladezX 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love cooking pasta. Cream pasta with smoked salmon Aglio olio Carbonara Pesto pasta with or without cream Good ol' butter and cheese
    Hymph Hymph 22-25 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I don't think I am. People say I'm good. They might be lying because kids are honest. They will tell you, but adults will lie. Im good at all the basics. Eggs, rice and chicken and...
    Glowygirl Glowygirl 31-35, F Mar 3

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    Pan fry chicken mash potatoes green peas toss salad for dessert upside down pineapple cake, just didn't feel like cooking today
    firechief601 firechief601 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I love cooking for friends, family and loved ones. It makes me feel like Im not entirely worthless because I've created something that brings enjoyment and happiness. This is a...
    DaedricApple DaedricApple 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    EATING LIKE JESUS "scripture has it, 'Not by bread alone shall man live.'”--Luke 4:6 (Jesus to Satan). Well, Jesus was right about that, because in The Bible there are many...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    In summer I love to cook burgers, chicken, and pork chops on the grill. I hate micro-wave food. I can not bake or do kitchen stuff, but give me some flames and I will make luunch.
    shorekid shorekid 18-21 1 Response Mar 4

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    Finally got around to cooking the meal for the Island night dinner party. Had to wait for pigeon peas and stone ground white corn grits to get here. Started with the idea of Peas...
    dano66 dano66 56-60 Mar 5

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    I feel like I have the gift. You know that rat in Disney movie.. Um.... ah, Ratatouille! I usually add things to other peoples foods and make it taste better than before! Maybe it...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    My job is cooking. I enjoy.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 6

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    Yesterday an 18 year old student gave his teacher a marijuana cookie and could be facing expulsion and a felony. I am confused about why the teacher wasn't more appreciative ha ha...
    obtuseabuse obtuseabuse 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Cooked? Does it count or is it just considered "prepared"? Whatever. I made salsa. And it is the most delicious salsa I've had for a while. Don't you just love it fresh as opposed...
    TigersEyeAndTurquoise TigersEyeAndTurquoise 70+, F Mar 8

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    Yes, I enjoy cooking for people I love when I get the chance :]
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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