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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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    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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    I love cookies~ Any sort... except coconut cookies! Yuck! I hate anything with coconut! I used to buy myself my own cookie's boxes. But mom doomed my future!! (A joke of course...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    they best kind!!! my mum makes really good ones! I love homemade chocolate chip cookies w/semi sweet chocolate chips! yums! I think everyone loves homemade chocolate chip cookies...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 3 days ago

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    I like cookies. You like cookies. Let's all have cookies!!!
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Me love chocolate chip cookies! Me think they is my crack. Me is Cookie Monster
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Fast hot breakfast: scrambled egg, sautéed spinach, with a sprinkle of goat cheese all wrapped in a small warm multigrain tortilla. I use Pam Olive Oil Cooking Spray to cook...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A new recipe. PAELLA. There are many varieties of paella in the net but I post here the one my father uses to cook. To cook a paella we use a perol ( the one you can see in the...
    mmorgam mmorgam 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Sunday night... Homemade chicken Parmesan in the oven cooking. Going to make a salad and cook some broccoli. Crusty bread and a glass of wine. Love my Sunday night family dinners...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    Cooking is my favorite thing on the whole wide world, but my mom will never let me.She thinks I'm too young to cook.When your 9,are you old enough to on the stove and the oven.Tell...
    eastvalley eastvalley 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Every single time I try to cook, I manage to burn myself, even when I'm just toasting bread or warming up something. I deeply hate cooking for life!!!
    Swombl Swombl 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Getting My recipes To Work A true feast which represents the symbol of celebrating independence is keep about the 4th of February, when Everyone gathers around the desk and serves...
    dilmaxaa dilmaxaa 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Chocolate chip cookie dough. Yummmm. After I'm done there are no chocolate chips left and very little cookie dough.
    NaughtySue NaughtySue 36-40, F a week ago

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    BLACK BEANS VENEZUELAN STYLE (Caraotas) Ingredients: - 500gr black beans (keep them in water through the night) - 1 red pepper - 1 green pepper - 1 onion - olive oil - 3 or 4...
    mmorgam mmorgam 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I cook more food than I can eat because I enjoy cooking so much....good thing I have a big family!
    lailahailallah lailahailallah 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I love to cook been cooking in restaurants for 5ish years and going to culinary school next year
    RyGuy090 RyGuy090 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I go to boarding school and I don't usually have access to any equipment other than a microwave, fridge, freezer, hot water, small bowls, and cutlery. I like to cook and experiment...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    This cook'n thing is addictive! I was just clean'n out the coop and realized that I was think'n bout omelets. Seemed to me that they are just flat scrambled eggs on the bottom...
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    La Pissaldiere is the dish that always reminds me of my French class. This is the first proper meal I ever learned how to make. :) The beginning of my love of cooking. Once I...
    mmerose mmerose 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I've always loved cooking....try out different recipes... mixing a bit of this, a bit of that...but ever since my husband and i started living apart...my desire to cook has left me...
    Xaara Xaara 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    And it saddens me to see people cook pizza, pasta or some sort of other tasteless food in their homes and call it home cooked. Like.. Have you ever even tasted a meal?
    BeautifulDemon BeautifulDemon 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 13

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    I wouldn't just share it; I would give you the whole thing, and then I'd sit there and think to myself, "Man, that looks like a great cookie," but I wouldn't show it. Then I'd try...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm cooking one of my all-time favourites tonight: curried sausages with mashed potato and greens. Comfort food to the max!PS....the image is not mine, but you get the picture...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    Yup, I do and I am pretty good too. I grew up in the restaurant business, though I don't work in it now. I just got down cooking up a huge batch of chili. Anyone want some?
    NJBeachGuy NJBeachGuy 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    In some ways I'm really way to into pleasuring people. Cooking is a way to put smiles on people's faces and I just love to please. I also like food, but I'm starting to think I'm...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Pfff... That would be a lie...I got lazy to go out to eat or order something to deliver.So... I cooked...
    SensualRomantic SensualRomantic 36-40, M Aug 9

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    Not to be that guy, but: Tuna Onigiri and frosting filled chocolate chip cookies. ^_^
    ColdPenguin25 ColdPenguin25 22-25, M Aug 9

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    Ugh I've been up since 8:00 am this morning cooking my but off..... I had to make 2 strawberry cakes, mac&cheese, beef roast, devil eggs... Ugh a Girl need a break from all of this...
    Lovethat207 Lovethat207 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I just came up with a great recipe for orange and garlic stir fry shrimp! Can't wait to make it again. Experimenting with cooking is awesome.
    jacobs22 jacobs22 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Steak and Jalapeno poppers slow cooked over charcoal and wood, none of this gas grill stuff for me!
    Bruggee Bruggee 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 7

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    I love to cook and bake with my daughters we have some much fun . But I have such a small kitchen that we can only fit one of in there at a time . I can not want until we find a...
    princessandravensmom princessandravensmom 36-40, F Aug 7

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    I'm a wizard in the kitchen. I love cooking and damn son, I can cook. Want a sandwich? I got ya. Want a 5-star worthy meal? I still gotcha.
    LinkTurtle LinkTurtle 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    I love to cook its rare that I do for being singe and one who hates left overs I rarely cook When I do its special t me and for me and throw left overs away
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 6

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    Even though I know that eating too much of it can make you sick I still like to eat raw cookie dough. One time my friend and I ate an entire container of raw cookie dough and even...
    allisonhashope allisonhashope 13-15, F Aug 6

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    Goodness gracious! I made pulled pork in the slow cooker yesterday with stout beer. I was a bit disappointed with the lack of flavor, so when it came time for dinner I took the...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm alright, so far I'm awesome at baking, but normal cooking I do alright.
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M Aug 6

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    I would NOT give you me last cookie.... Because if me give you me last cookie then me would not have a cookie. And then that cookie would be your last cookie. So that means me...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    idk but cookie dough is always good for all of us
    BradleytheBeast BradleytheBeast 16-17, M Aug 5

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    Hahaha many experiences I added time ago and does not reflect the present moment. I mean I still love to cook but actually don't do it often. Cooking is an art, made with love...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5

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