I Don't Know How to Cook

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    I never really learned how,

    and the things I learned how to cook, people criticized. It wasn't just one person, but on different days various occasions, no matter who I cooked for...there was this overwhelming agreement that I just don't know how to cook. It's really upsetting, because I like what I cook...
    ChancellorLevi ChancellorLevi
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    But I Can Follow a Recipe

    I can not "cook" the way your grandmother knows how to cook. I do have a knack for finding good recipes.  Outside of a recipe I'm completely lost, it doesn't matter how many times I've made that recipe. I have to measure everything, which takes up a lot of time...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 11, 2009

    You Should Trust Your Experience And Knowledge

    I was hungry and I decided to cut my potatoes bigger.. when I know they cook faster when they are smaller.. I decided to throw everything in when I know  to throw the slow ones in first.. so all my veggies and green chillies turned soggy and my potatoes are half cooked.. what a...
    amejad amejad
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2011

    Can't Cook

    Im sure it couldn't be to hard... Just follow directions right?
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    14 Responses Jan 10, 2009

    I Never Really Learned How

    When most girls learned how to cook, my mom told me to focus on school instead. "Don't worry about cooking and cleaning, focus on school. Get a good job. If you make enough money, you can pay someone to cook for you and pay someone to clean for you. So don't focus on it." So I...
    RitaRee RitaRee
    22-25, F
    6 Responses May 1, 2011

    I Think I'm Cursed

    I grew up with a nanny by my side. And all i know is to cook rice in a rice cooker and steam vegetables. I got attached with instant pancakes, noodles and cakes and fell in love with mixing those artificial ingredients. Well, I proudly know how to open the stove and reheat left...
    mhel0w8 mhel0w8
    22-25, F
    Nov 7, 2011

    I'm a Short-Circuit Cook

    I do try to cook, but what I make doesn't come out tasting like the recipe says it should.  I passed Home Ec way back in Junior High but that might have been for my sewing skills.  Once when my nieces were spending the night with me I wanted to make...
    countrybird countrybird
    1 Response Dec 27, 2008


    I better be marrying someone who can cook! Cause I hate eating out..
    musared musared
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 21, 2009

    My Mom Has Been Screaming At Me To Learn..

    instant noodles, gutless fresh fish, eggs, and that's it.. don't know any other dishes, unless you asked me to preheat..
    amejad amejad
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2010

    My Mother-in-law

    My mother in law was the Worst cook I ever knew. Seven kids and her food always tasted Horrible. I thank God my wife took home-ec. She wasn't as Good as my mom, But there were several dishes she did really well.
    katysboy katysboy
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 1, 2011
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