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    With a busy family of six to cook for,

    I tend to cook big batches of things.In winter its soup or curry,and in summer its salads and bread.I often get my four children to help me cook.My twins Jacob and Luna cook cakes with me,its good practice for when they're older.My 8 year old Kell helps with the salad,and my 11...
    mariemumoffour mariemumoffour 26-30, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    RICE MILK - better than what's online,

    I think: - bring 2 cups of water to boil in pot - add 1/2 cup of white rice (not instant rice) - stir a moment - adjust heat to very low simmer for 21 minutes, covered - remove from heat and put pot on a towel in fridge until cool, this hours long wait (or over-night) gives...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I make the best (!!!) lasagne in the world!

    😍😍😍😍 I totally ruin my diet everytime I'm in the mood for lasagne πŸ˜‚
    aa1144 aa1144 22-25, F 11 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    And trying out new dishes.

    It makes me happy when i cook something and ppl like it.
    Glorisel87 Glorisel87 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Garlic bread with Italian seasoning Pasta

    shells with a lightly sweetened sauce and brownies from scratch.
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Planning to make a nice chocolate cake

    for my friend's birthday πŸ«πŸ«πŸŽ‚πŸ˜
    daisykhorv daisykhorv 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    Tonight I'm making orange habanero

    and ginger sauce......sizzle........
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    Cooking is my passion!

    I love cooking for others and seeing the pleasure on their faces while they enjoy what i have made. It makes my soul shine:)
    missdevilina missdevilina 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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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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    It's a Saturday night.

    ..of course I'm gonna make a pizza.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 11 Responses Feb 28

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    It gives me a great sense of accomplishment

    when I manage to cook a great meal for my family
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    We had Turkey & all the fixings last night ~

    today, FOR THE 1st TIME, I am making Turkey Casserole with the leftovers. FINGERS CROSSED.
    Yankeegurl1216 Yankeegurl1216 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    On an impulse, I went off

    and bought all the ingredients I needed to make a savory mediterranean pie. I brought it all home and got started while the sun was shining into my kitchen area. I lovingly chopped the onion, courgettes, mushrooms, red peppers into small chunks, created an aromatic mix in the...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 26

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    I love cooking,baking,

    its my happy time:)
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    I love to cook. Growing up I always watched my

    Dads cook! They love to cook fresh food. I cooked last night and made shrimp tacos. It took only 30 minutes and it feed my whole family!
    Ashton9 Ashton9 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I love making my own Chicken Soup i make from

    scratch. I learned too make Chicken Soup from my mother. I put in plenty of vegetables such as carrots,celery,onion and leek.And yes hot Chicken Soup is great when you have a cold.
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 6 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Tonight was bacon-ranch chicken in the slow

    cooker. Put it over spaggetti...came out mm mm good :)
    rella27 rella27 36-40, F 17 Responses Jan 6, 2014

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    today is a dessert day.

    already I've made oatmeal raisin cookies, I've made peanut butter cookies, I've made chocolate cake, I've made pumpkin pie, I've made apple pie, and I've made chocolate pudding.
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ice cream cone cakes.

    They didn't work out perfectly but I fixed them.
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F Mar 5

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 29 Responses Mar 2

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    I splurged and got a set of Global knives,

    and it is the best investment in cooking I have ever made!
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    I think we all have our own signature dish

    that we got really good at cooking. My friends and I were discussing our "signatures" and I really wasn't sure what mine is. There's a few things that I make that I think I do really well at but nothing that I've really created. Then they pointed out that I am phenomenal at...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need some new ideas

    for dinner. My family and I typically eat the same things every week. Whats your favorite meal to have for dinner? I'd love some new ideas!
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    CookieMonstuh CookieMonstuh 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    I'll Do All the Cooking

    I've been cooking virtually my whole life. I come from a family where most of the men know how to cook. I like it so much that I considered going to chef's school. What always stops me is I worry that if it becomes my job then I won't want to do it in my leisure life. I love...
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 86 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    I do enjoy cooking...

    ..when I have the time or when I find something to cook. Its hard these days cooking a good meal due my fiancΓ©'s work schedule and hours and the (g.i) condition that I have. I have to eat certain foods cooked a certain way, I can't eat other foods and its hard coming up with...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Smoking a turkey and prime rib roast!

    Now what should I have for a side dish?
    jaxon38 jaxon38 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 6

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    mansonwolf mansonwolf 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I love cooking. Its calming

    and fun. I love to be able to bring a delicious gift to the table and see someones satisfaction with one of my creations.
    mydilemmas mydilemmas 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yum. Bocconcini!!! Homemade mozzarella with

    olive oil, fresh parsley, garlic, and crushed red pepper.
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 6

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    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 12 Responses Jan 27

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    I never understood what it meant

    when people said they burn water.......until I asked my friend to boil water for pasta. whilst I went for a shower.....Let's just say I had to replace my mamas pot -.- hahahha :D
    kaixin97 kaixin97 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    My wife had an appointment tonight

    so my sons and I cooked dinner. Lean ***** steaks, sautΓ©ed spinach, baked potatoes and garlic bread. Bananas Foster for dessert for some apple blossoms for the rest. Rocked it.
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 9 Responses Jan 15

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    I love cooking pasta.

    Cream pasta with smoked salmon Aglio olio Carbonara Pesto pasta with or without cream Good ol' butter and cheese
    Hymph Hymph 22-25 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 14 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ever tried "overnight oats"?

    ..that doesn't require using a stove so you can't say that it is cooking, but I recommend looking it up and trying it...soooo good.
    TheYing2MyYang TheYing2MyYang 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I made carrot cake and oatmeal

    and cinnamon cookies yesterday. I am not half bad, they were great.
    LiLkoala LiLkoala 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    But hate cleaning so I think I'm going to whip

    up some fancy Thai food, walk into the kitchen, remember what a pain in the *** doing dishes is, and end up eating a can of ravioli. Making my mother proud one processed can of dinner at a time.
    MissCocoGr MissCocoGr 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 19

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    Just made some cornbread

    and chilli for dinner!!! Yummy n da tummy
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    Finally got around to cooking the meal

    for the Island night dinner party. Had to wait for pigeon peas and stone ground white corn grits to get here. Started with the idea of Peas and Hominy n Penn On (short for depends on what you have to go with it). This is Turks and Caicos style (TC). Went to Jamaica for a good...
    dano66 dano66 51-55 Mar 5

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    I recently started working in a cafe in January

    and we usually get a free lunch there as employees. For the past few months, I made maybe a panino or had some soup, but NO MORE! For today, I let my imagination run wild and I created THE GOD SANDWICH. Ingredients: - Two slices of thick, brown bread; - Four rashers of bacon...
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 18

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    Making Bread in a Crockpot - I found this to

    be easier and better than oven bread: 1 - stir 1 TBSP of yeast, 1.5 TBSP sugar, and 1 cup warm water in a bowl. Let sit 5+ minutes to foam 2 - mix 2 cups flour and 1 tsp salt in a bowl 3 - add the yeast mixture and 2 TBSP of oil to bowl, mix with large spoon 4 - add another...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 15

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    My mother-in-law taught me this - it's really

    simple and quick and very filling - especially if you're into 'comfort food' like me: Brown up about 1 lb of ground beef in a large skillet (I like 85% lean or better) - drain fat (optional) - then add two cans of condensed vegetable beef soup - mix ground beef and veg. beef...
    roleplayladyfoottickler roleplayladyfoottickler 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 26

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    cubanita5432 cubanita5432 18-21, F 19 Responses Jan 12, 2014

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