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    The WG was not in the mood

    for more sports field snack stand dinners this week and needing to keep busy and lift my mood. Pasta with chicken sausage and green beans for dinner last night. Prep work last night and at lunchtime today yielding better part of two meals. Top sirloin roast, baked spinach...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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 26-30, F 11 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    Unfortunately budget is low

    so left overs and hot pockets it is! I don't always have to cook lol
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 21

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    My challenge this year (new yr resolution) has

    been to prepare ALL of our meals without ANY genetically modified ingredients. So far, so good! Now, of course, Jon has eaten at the pub quite often and we've eaten food prepared by others. So, perhaps we've ingested a small amount of gmo. But the amount has been minimal...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    my daughter is coming home from the hospital

    I'm cooking her favorite mac and cheese chesse biscuits and chicken wings (fried).
    brownbunny4340 brownbunny4340 56-60, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    lightninbug90 lightninbug90 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    Tonight my wife is cooking.

    That is good too! (We alternate.)
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45 66-70, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    pork roast carrot potatoes

    and gravy for dinner all made by Lil ole me lol
    geoam geoam 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I finally found a way to cook Brussel Sprouts

    where I actually like them. Make a marinade of equal parts Balsamic Vinegar and Honey and marinate the Brussel Sprouts for at least an hour. Set the oven to 200C and line a tray with foil. Roast those suckers until tender, turning once. Season and enjoy.
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Running low on my monthly budget

    and had to try something that turned out amazing! Brown rice, chicken breast, diced tomatoes in a can, half an onion, one garlic clove, dried black beans and many seasonings including cumin and chili powder. Delish with a little kick!
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love cooking,baking,

    its my happy time:)
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 26, 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 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 22

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    I cooked boneless chicken thigh filets

    and I made chicken broth and lightly buttered the chicken partway into the cooking process. It is really good. The light butter made the tender, juicy chicken even more tender and juicy. Yum! :)
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Last night we were on a veggie kick.

    I made us portabella mushroom burgers and siracha coleslaw. Delicious.
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    meanameicallmyself2 meanameicallmyself2 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Mmm Sunday dinner was fantastic.

    . Bbq ribs and corn on the cob!
    katey2011 katey2011 36-40, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    ​Me in my kitchen again.

    So enthusiastic about preparing my zucchini pie!With grated zucchini (very thoroughly squeezed and drained of their juices)precooked potatoes cut into small cubessliced sundried tomatoes marinaded in herbs and oilfinely chopped onioncubed red capsicumgrated tangy mountain...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 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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    Tonight I'm making orange habanero

    and ginger sauce......sizzle........
    SnickerDo0dle SnickerDo0dle 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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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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    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 25

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    How is it that it take

    for ever to go from raw to "nearly done" then a nanosecond to go from "nearly done" to cremated? Plus in that nanosecond, something will always distract you - doorbell, earthquake, overflowing sink etc
    csouls csouls 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Tonight's menu is home made meatloaf.

    Yummmm!!! It's remarkable how something I ate when I was young and found so despicable can be so delicious when you make it yourself :)
    StellatedOdin StellatedOdin 22-25, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I also made peaches and cream tarts!

    My husband love these.
    Missinterpret Missinterpret 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    as much as i like cooking i never know what to

    cook or what to eat. i think this is because i developed food allergies that really limits my options
    evasweet evasweet 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Made some honey garlic chicken tonight

    and it came out amazing!!! I am so happy my cousin gave me the idea. The sauce only consisted of chopped garlic, hot sauce and honey boiled together for about 3 minutes and then glazed over baked or fried wings. It is something all should try if you like wings! :)
    pink1110 pink1110 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 28 Responses Mar 2

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    Last few nights I've had an unexpected guest

    and her kids stay over taking over what feels like the whole house. In the past weve always been really competitive where cooking is concerned, but tonight was really different. (maybe we've grown up). We cooked together over a bottle of wine. Pan fried scallops with chorizo and...
    dollymolly dollymolly 41-45, F 10 Responses a week ago

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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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    Instead of baked spaghetti,

    tonight's dinner was baked macaroni. It turned out to be just as delicious as baked spaghetti :)
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love to cook but hate cleaning up the mess.

    After eating I just want to relax and enjoy the fruit of my labors.... Heres to waking up to do dishes..LOL
    needtobloved needtobloved 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today I made a spinach & mushroom lasagne,

    just on an impulse, without a recipe. It all began with a bag of spinach at the veggie section, on my shopping tour yesterday. It was like "pick *me* today!". So I did. I gathered together some brown mushrooms, fresh green and dry red onions, cream for cooking, and organic...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    I've been noticing over the past few weeks how

    my body is choosing its diet and my cooking is following suit. This might sound weird, but every since I made the connection with my soul centre, I've found that it has become much more difficult to keep my old diet patterns, and much easier to choose and enjoy foods that my...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 27

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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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    So tonight I'm cooking dinner.

    which I love to do. Baked chicken, garlic potatoes, green beans and moms making dessert. She's helping a little but majority of the work I'm doing. I love cooking and only thing mom is really helping with is dessert and a little help with the potatoes because she is better at...
    countrygirl9916 countrygirl9916 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 12

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

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    tonight dinner is southern fried chicken with

    fried corn and collard greens
    brownbunny4340 brownbunny4340 56-60, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Fettuccini marina with roasted garlic.

    And pan fried pork chop in a lemon pepper and garlic salt rub.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Shortbread cookies. I wanted to make chocolate

    chip but I was out of brown sugar so here we are.
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 20

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

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    Today's recipe is quite simple

    as it is Walpurgis night. You take out a bottle of white wine, open it and pour into glasses. Then take two frozen pizzas and bake them in the oven. Carry them out onto the balcony and enjoy with good company!
    MipetKari MipetKari 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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