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    I love food and cooking.

    Its rare that I do. Cooking in the single life sucks and im no fan of leftovers. One day maybe ill have someone to cook for all the time.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I always wanted to do a whole chicken on the

    BBQ. So I had a date coming over for dinner. I was late getting the chicken on the BBQ so I slathered it with butter and Greek seasoning. I had the heat on medium high about fifteen minutes later, I went to turn down the heat and the chicken was totally blackened. So I thought...
    Sherry68 Sherry68 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Main-dish salad with:romaine

    lettucecucumbereggbaconavocadogrilled chicken (in homemade spicy dryrub)homemade blue cheese dressingcroutonsgrated parano
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 5 Responses May 23

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    I made this awesome biscuits

    and gravy breakfast casserole for dinner, it was the most beautiful casserole dish that has come out of the oven. Complete dish with biscuits, scrambled eggs, crumbled sausage, melted cheese and topped off with country gravy
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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    I made a ranch cheddar chicken dish tonight

    for the family, of course we were missing some major ingredients so I ended up taking Cheeze Its smashing them up and breading the chicken with it....to be honest I was really surprised how good it turned out.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    I was looking for a movie to watch on Netflix

    tonight. The movie 'Toast' came up on movie suggestions I may like - and seeing it had Helena Bonham Carter in it, I pressed play. To my utter surprise and joy I discovered it was based on the life of Nigel Slater. Winning! My favourite quote in the whole movie would have...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I like talking about food.

    I love colors and textures, and putting together combinations that work like complementary colors, to make the tastes pop. I have a lot of dietary restrictions, so I have to be very creative with what I make. Because of this, I like to find the very best foods that I am able to...
    Catinthespin Catinthespin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    it's breakfast for dinner!

    nothing like bacon and eggs to end the day
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 8 Responses Apr 28

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    I'm really wanting a shepherds pie now.

    ..anyone else into shepherds pie?
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 13 Responses Mar 23

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    yingzilin yingzilin 26-30, F 14 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    well I like to eat Asian food at my friends

    house because there food taste more better.
    carlos634 carlos634 18-21, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just had a foodgasm

    while eating a slice of lemon cake from my favourite coffee shop. Yum. I've tried to recreate it at home, but it's just not the same.
    Chaosforthefly Chaosforthefly 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Tremendously so. Until GMO'S were force fed to

    us unknowingly. - Now grocery shopping hurts my head, ( what shall I cook ) hurts my eyes - (fine print is excessive) hurts my pockets - ( eating healthy is expensive) Granny would always said " what don't kill you makes you stronger" poor Granny had no idea that GMO was in our...
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    It's a hot coffee and french toast kind of

    morning..Drench it good...Flip..Sprinkle..Drizzle..
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 22 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    Cooking is awesome it relieves my stress.

    Who thinks that men who cook are sexy as hell? I do. If we cooked together I don't think we would end up eating the food. Just each other!
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    I just finished cooking a pork roast in the

    slow cooker right now. I'm making pulled pork quesadillas tonight for dinner. I seasoned the roast with a mixture of spices and juices and allowed it to marinate for a day before cooking.. the aroma coming from the cooker smells amazing . I can't wait to try it tonight!
    da2316 da2316 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    i just tried greek yogurt.

    added some berries and granola. dude. the stuff was so sweet! i couldnt stomach it. i blamed the berries. so then i tried the yogurt plain. and omg. that taste. so sour! people have been telling me how good it is. but how in the world do you stomach it?
    scarletwish scarletwish 22-25, M 8 Responses Jun 20

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 29

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    I have really been enjoying the meals I have

    been coming up with lately. I never enjoyed cooking because I only saw it as a necessary evil. Now I see it as a creative outlet.
    ladyjaneb ladyjaneb 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    there is nothing more disheartening

    than when you serve slow cooker fajitas and get a "ewe we are going to eat that!?" from one of the kids...lucky everyone else didn't think so and ate it all up
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    This was dinner tonight.

    Made me so full and sleepy
    EllaKarice EllaKarice 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    :-) water dumplings!

    !! My favorite all the time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19

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    EllaKarice EllaKarice 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    gonna make an Asian noodle soup complete with

    Chinese bbq pork ... one of the many things I've been craving lately
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    My lunch menu today: 1 slice of lightly

    toasted honey wheat bread, with... Avocado slices I slice of ripe tomato I sliced boiled egg Cheddar cheese slightly melted on top Italian seasoning and cilantro sprinkled over A glass of sweet iced tea Half of a juicy mango My taste buds were joyous! Sometimes naturally...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 18 Responses May 9

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    My favorite go to ingredients

    for cooking are onions, garlic, olive oil, lemon, fresh veggies and of course a quality cut of meat! Going to make myself up a cucumber, cherry tomato, onion creamy dill dressing salad to snack on!!! Mmmm! And of course I'll grate some garlic in there with my rasp!
    Sherry68 Sherry68 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Salad! they say you can't win friends with it.

    .. I disagree. Salad reaches far beyond the simple greens & a splash of olio & balsamic vinegar. Salad is a palette of colour & texture. I love colourful inventive salads! mmm crispy, crunchy, cool & juicy! Anyone want to share some salad ideas?
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 3

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    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 7 Responses Jun 4

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    I really do like cooking.

    Except from the fact that I make the same mistake every time of putting my face right next to the oven when I open it. The picture shows what my face looks like when it happens.
    Venables98 Venables98 16-17, M Jul 19

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 1

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    Just made homemade pizza sauce.

    turned out pretty good :)
    APerfectMess APerfectMess 31-35, F 5 Responses May 1

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    Who in gods name thinks it's still acceptable

    to sprinkle parsley over pasta?
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 18 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I've got some pork in the slow cooker

    and the smell is Devine!
    imgettingthinner imgettingthinner 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    Actually I love to cook,

    I mean we have to eat everyday?! Lol, I actually want to find a new recipe that's healthy and everyone will like. The thing is I HAVE to use chicken thighs and have limited ingredients. I love experimenting flavors but my siblings and father not so much (especially since my...
    SincerelyA SincerelyA 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 23

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    Peanut Butter and Bacon Sandwich Yeah,

    I know. I can hear you now, saying "Whaaat??" But at one time, in the 1940's and early 1950's peanut butter and bacon were the usual duo in sandwiches. In fact, people would have said "Whaaat?" to the absurd notion of peanut butter and jelly, which in those days was considered...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 13 Responses Jul 7

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    Well with three "starving" boys with good

    appetites you have to enjoy cooking. My food and the cooking must be alright because I get no complaints.
    wackygramps wackygramps 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I WANT SOME BROWNIES WITH CARAMEL.

    ......CARAMEL BROWNIES !!!!!
    jessykjones09 jessykjones09 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I made this a week ago,

    it tasted so good, biscuit base, white chocolate fudge with nuts, caramel and a final layer of chocolate
    Lahaynes14 Lahaynes14 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 20

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    I've always had to cook

    for my three older brothers... I still do now plus my boyfriend but I've come to really love cooking. It's so much fun and the guys always love what I come up with, it make me happy that they like what I cook... But I can't bake worth crap so I leave that to my oldest brother...
    LilyAntoinette LilyAntoinette 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    The secret to a great carbonara is using

    hickory smoked bacon, adding a raw egg right at the end and plenty of fresh herbs from your garden. I made this for lunch today, hope you like it!
    DaedricApple DaedricApple 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 4

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    Yesterday I made 68 cupcakes (lemon

    and dreamscicle) and peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies for my grandpa's bday party :)
    mya1984 mya1984 26-30, F 11 Responses Jun 15

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    Me gusta cocinar, especialmente para familia y

    amigos...quiero ser una buena anfitriona, y eso implica estar en todos los detalles... Los sabores típicos de cada lugar son una excelente forma de llegar a conocer un lugar, el idioma y la comida son partes muy típicas de cada cultura...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses May 19

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    JessicaAlways JessicaAlways 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    good simple recipe that takes time to cook

    but is not hard. boxed Velveeta scalloped potatoes, the cheesy kind is what I used. beef tips. shredded cheese. all this varies depending on how many people you are cooking for. just put the potatoes in a large casserole dish according to the instructions on the box. put your...
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I was trying to make brownies

    but i had no eggs. I used mayonnaise instead and the brownies were cooking badly. I pulled them out with a tea towel and it caught on fire some how. I quickly put it in the sink and watered it down. My mom is going to kill me :I
    bluehueque bluehueque 18-21, F <