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    Bestest Ever ... Easy Sandwich

    Growing up,  living a happy carefree life,( before anyone ever heard of latchkey kids), I use to run wildly around being unpraticed, unknowning about others or the town. Well ok my town which consisted of 4 squre blocks radius. I came and went in and out of our...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2009

    How do you cool chicken?

    Want to know for the future xD and baked veggies ? Potatoes? XD please help!
    GaiaMD GaiaMD
    13-15, F
    Sep 24, 2015

    I'm not great at cooking

    or anything but I can make dishes that tastes rather good in my opinion. Sometimes it's fun to try out making something new or preparing a favourite meal. Other times it's just a drag since I live alone so I always have to do the cooking and it gets tedious.
    Humbuckerzz Humbuckerzz
    22-25, M
    Feb 4


    Steamed brown rice, garden salad. Pork chops, stuffed with prosciutto, mushrooms, garlic, oinions. Served under a creamy mushroom sauce made by... sauteing mushrooms and Frech shalots, with fresh rosemary, adding Dijon mustard and deglazing with white wine, then adding cream...
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    Mar 12, 2012

    Great Quick 1 Minute Meal

    Growing up not carrying or wondering what was others Ideals towards  Breakfast, lunch or Dinner  I found this quick One minute meal that sure to satisfy towards hunger alleviation... take 1 glass Bottle of Heinz 57 Ketchup, look for any peice of bread, apply...
    Randysdot Randysdot
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2009

    I Didn't Start Cooking Until I Got Married....

    I didn't even know how to make a pot of coffee! I learned a lot from wonderful neighbors and lots of cook books. Now I look for recipes online. I like to learn new recipes. I hve a tendency to get into cooking ruts if there is such a thing. I have branched out into Chinese...
    koolgooseygramma koolgooseygramma
    Sep 26, 2010

    "Are You Kidding Me???"

    I cook. When I finally decided to go get a piece of paper from culinary school, we were asked what was the most important thing we knew about cooking so far.  All but one had no idea what I was talking about when I said, "Are you kidding me?"  I told everyone...
    kitelemon kitelemon
    31-35, F
    Apr 16, 2008

    Thursday Apr 7

    Brown and crisp up some chorizo sausages. While doing that, Cut up an onion and some garlic. Sweat in a pot with good olive oil Add cut up Italian tomatoes and tomatoe sauce. Add 3 bay leaves, fresh chopped parsley, basil and oregano. Chop up a few pieces of broccoli and add to...
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    Apr 7, 2011

    Right Now

    Right now, for dinner, well I was at the store and saw a veggie I'd never seen before. So... I'm oven roasting carrots, onions, potatoes, garlic and parsley root with some fresh herbs. I've never tried parsley root... Kitchen smells awesome. I will have that with seared pork...
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    5 Responses Mar 8, 2012

    Sunday Apr 10

    2 cupe of flour.Fresh grated curcumaCuminChipotle chillyGarlic powderSaltPepperAllspiceSmoked paprikaPaprikaMix.4 eggs with a bit of water, beat.Dip chicken legs in egg.Cover wet chicken legs in flour and spice mixDeep fry for a few minutes.Enjoy.Accompanied withPeel carrots, 2...
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    2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

    Cook For Myself

    I cook for myself all the time.  All the food in our house that I can eat requires cooking of some kind, usually stove-top or oven.  Most of the time it's box-foods with recipes but every so often it's something fresh. Like today.  Today, about half an hour ago, I...
    axelval axelval
    18-21, T
    Jan 8, 2009

    I made a new soup tonight.

    Just threw a bunch of stuff together and it turned out good. Chicken broth, celery, carrots, heavy cream, kidney beans, white onion, salt, and rice.
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    Didn't Know I Could

    My husband and I moved into our first house together early last month. Before moving in together, I was pretty worried about being able to prepare decent meals, but so far, things have been going great in the kitchen. My husband's a really picky eater, but he's pretty much...
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    Feb 24, 2010

    When I get a wild hair up my *** about cooking,

    I really let it all out. Today i am baking peanut butter cookies and a custard cake. Later I'm going to make baked chicken legs and sweet mashed potatoes.
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2014

    Im not crazy about cooking,

    but I cook a lot. I watch youtube cooking videos and I learned so many recipes. Many are really good,some I have to throw out. Practice makes perfect.
    blackgirlsblush blackgirlsblush
    31-35, F
    Feb 10

    Since I Have To Cook I Do It Right... well sort of

    I really like getting creative in the kitchen but I dont like cooking for just me, and it isnt all that much easier when I am cooking for both my daughter and myself. That side of my life had gone dark in the days I was married, partly because I stayed busy with the outside work...
    NaoLoirasMais NaoLoirasMais
    46-50, M
    Dec 18, 2012
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