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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I and two of my siblings were taught how to cook well this past summer in my mom’s cooking class. This cooking class was undoubtedly a great benefit to me.For one reason, my...
    rabeeca rabeeca 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Well, at least my two little ones think and say so too 😊. I guess if you can get a 6 and 3 yr older to eat home cooked food, you must be doing something right. Now, I've always...
    booyah73 booyah73 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    speak not to me of fortune or fame, such trivial matters i feel are quite lame. neither money nor gold, does my heart desire, the worlds greatest treasures leave me uninspired...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    SLOW-COOKER TONGUE I admit that tongue is not as readily available as it used to be, unless you buy it from a farmer who has recently butchered one of his beef cattle. But tongues...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    I've always been a good cook.Yet I have no desire to be a chef or work in or own a restaurant. I make things up with what I can afford and I like the results.I don't like to rush,I...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Dont Tell Anyone Shhhhhh I usually tell people I don't like to cook. and given the choice, I'll gladly let a self proclaimed cook take the reigns. In the past, people have been...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F Jan 18

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    it's fun. cooking is part of my life! i prefer cook than buy something. chinese,japanese,italian foods..i love to cook any kind of meal. i have plan to cook tsukemono now.
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 19

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    Slow cooker pot roast 4 pound beef/lamb bone less chunk 2 teaspoons oil One shot coffee Ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon lemon juice Mix beef with ginger garlic lemon juice and...
    Goldenfairy Goldenfairy 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    New Years dinner was AMAZING! I cooked to much as always but I'd rather have to much than not enough!! So a turkey and a ham, lots of steamed veggies, and my cheese sauce and my...
    bonnieneedsherclyde bonnieneedsherclyde 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I posted a story about my traditional New Year's Day menu in a related experience, "I Enjoy Food and Love to Cook", which I did prepare as planned. I really only cook this menu...
    shortysammie shortysammie 41-45, M Jan 5

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    Here's the deal: I eat all the time, but when I lack food, I don't know where to get one. My mom's the cook, and most of the times she hides my Doritos and cookies, and even if the...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F Jan 6

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    Today i started on my cooking which turned towards such circumstances which i enjoyed immensely.This experience shows how blissful cooking can be.I just got sick tired of doing...
    zartashamalik zartashamalik 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I never really cook at home. I just let my mom and sister prepare the food. But last week I felt like I was possessed by Jamie Oliver and suddenly I wanted to cook spaghetti. So I...
    OhTrouble OhTrouble 22-25, F Jan 17

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    cooking is my passion ... I cook when I'm depressed or worried .... I cook different kind of dishes ... goggle the recipes ... lol
    beautifulbutsoulless beautifulbutsoulless 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Bacon Jalapeno Popper Twice Baked Potatoes Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 1 hour 15 mins Total time 1 hour 35 mins Bacon Jalapeno Popper Twice Baked Potatoes combine the...
    vickieprince vickieprince 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    sweet and spicy slow cooker meatballs meatballs: 1-1.5 lbs. beef 1 large egg 1/3 cup dried bread crumbs 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp oregano no heat...
    ac15 ac15 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I have been a cook for 5 years now. I love to cook for people so I can see their reaction and enjoyment from my food. I can cook all types of international foods and I also love...
    sumaura85 sumaura85 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love cooking eggplant parm. Making the sauce from scratch and smelling everything come together is the best. It's my favorite dish but I just love cooking anything.
    Talice88 Talice88 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    It's shocking to watch the people on the show "Worst Cook." I'm so glad I have the natural ability to learn and create amazing food. If I couldn't cook, life would be less...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I love making sauté Veal Chops. Its a great wonderful delicious meal. You take your veal chop and season it with salt and pepper on both sides. The coat both sides with flour. The...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 5

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    My wife is a wondefull cook. no doubt about it. But I blieve and I am not lost in the kitchen too. I like cooking or making food in any ways. Mostly because you can put all...
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M Jan 6

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    I love to cook but not normal everyday cooking but more of a special dinner chef, like a 3 course dinner. My kitchen gets all messy and I then want someone else to clean it :-)
    Rhyno01 Rhyno01 26-30, M Jan 7

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    i love cooking and i always love my cookings unconditionally
    mookun mookun 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    My ex just messages me saying "my boyfriend is cooking me dinner" my reply was "how are his soufflés" she said "he doesn't know how to make them...." And that is why you should...
    Tomm3y Tomm3y 18-21, M Jan 10

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    I'm a man that cooks, when I was a teen I had lots of free time and I would raid the kitchen, within 6 months I was literally able to cook anything. You name it I can probably make...
    Exotic1228 Exotic1228 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I love making Beef Pot Roast. I like buying beef brisket thats 3 to 4 lbs. and then warm up a big iron pan with olive oil. rub the beef brisket with garlic both sides and dredge...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I'm doing some bulk cooking today. I cooked a 5.5 lb pork roast in the crockpot overnight to shred for tacos, BBQ sandwiches, and BBQ spaghetti. When it was done I rinsed out the...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    I love cooking.... I was never perfect at it. Burnt all sorts lol but learnt and have improve immensely. I experiment a lot with my spices and very much influenced by many...
    iAmME880 iAmME880 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 17

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    I'm 15 and I can pretty much cook anything, I've always loved helping my mom and dad cook food when I was younger and I love it even more now since I can actually create my own...
    kenna760 kenna760 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    White Trash Dip INGREDIENTS 15 ounces, weight Canned Chili With Beans 2 packages (8 Oz. Each) Cream Cheese, Softened 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1 pound Bacon, Cooked, Drained...
    vickieprince vickieprince 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm an excellent cook that is rarely seen. It's a pia cooking for one. But I Excell on 2 or more you would be surprised.
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M Jan 18

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    Yes, I would totally share my last cookie with you. For me, last cookies are special. So if I give it to you, take it. It means you are very special to me. I would really want it...
    iiEdieCupcakeii iiEdieCupcakeii 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I liked the "I like to cook" group on the night I ordered pizza because I didn't feel like cooking! 😊
    girlfriday5 girlfriday5 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 22

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    I am passionate about cooking and good food. I love to be in the kitchen and create new recipes. I come from a European family and cooking good food was a huge thing. I moved to...
    EnchantedLilly EnchantedLilly 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really would! I love cookies but I would give my last cookie to you bc I probably have had to many anyways!
    AvaDay AvaDay 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Steamed chicken momos Ingredients For Momos 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp oil 1 ½ cup boiled minced Chicken 2 finely chopped onions 1 tbsp...
    Goldenfairy Goldenfairy 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can cook, sadly it's a skill I picked up bc I felt like I would be alone forever, no one to make me dinner, so why not make my own. I like helping my mom though, sometimes she...
    slimvince slimvince 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I do enjoy food and cooking. I'm more of a desert kinda guy myself. I suppose I can cook other things well but they just aren't as good as my deserts lol.
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Going to make some chocolate chip cookies today :):):):):):):) It's amazing I don't weigh 8000 pounds the way I cook and eat.
    soon2016 soon2016 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I`m starving but I hate having to cook for myself . lol . Just wish I had someone here to cook for me..
    persayous persayous 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Tonight's dinner was sesame chicken done in the slow cooker with sweet kale and broccoli salad and ramen noodles. It's chicken thighs and the sauce is soy sauce, sherry, brown...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I cook alot this is what i did this moring :)
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014