I Love to Bake and Cook

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    Baking Is My Form of Relaxation

    Nothing calms my nerves or relaxes me more on a stressful day than baking.  If I've had a rough day, I'll pull out some butter and whip up some cookies.  I may not even eat any of them; just the motions of making them is relaxing.   If I've had a fight with...
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    1 Response Apr 12, 2009

    My Friends Like It Too

    When I cook I will cook about 3-6 meals at one time and pack them up to meal side portions and freeze them. When I bake I take a slice or a few cookies or brownies then pack it up and call all my friends to come over and take the packets home. THEY LOVE Baking Days... especially...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    Dec 17, 2008

    I Am Obsessed With Being In The Kitchen

    It is true, I am obsessed with being in the kitchen. I could spend hours going through cook books or searching online for recipes. My specialty is baked goods, but I love to cook healthy meals too. Then, with how modern I am, I take photos of each of my creations. I love to...
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    Nov 6, 2013

    I Think I Messed Up On a Cake Design

    I baked a cake this afternoon and the cake part turned out just fine but I was trying to make flowers to put on the cake and  i think I messed up one the frosting process. I  have never made flower frosting before so I think it's okay mess up  right? lol anyways, I...
    wolfcries87 wolfcries87
    22-25, F
    Feb 24, 2008


    I woke before the dawn today.  Unable to fall back asleep, I tip toed out to the kitchen and made a cup of tea.  Sitting there contentedly in the silence of a sleeping house in the pre dawn hour, I decided that homemade bread would be this day's morning project and...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Apr 3, 2008
    babyle82 babyle82
    31-35, F
    Dec 27, 2014

    Slow And Delicious......

    .....i suffer from insomnia and anxiety; late-night baking and smelling chocolate(or vanilla)wafting in the air is very soothing. it also gets my creative juices flowing so i can start writing! maybe insomnia isn't such a bad thing afterall:)
    idagrace idagrace
    46-50, F
    Mar 16, 2012

    Love To Bake But...

    i love to bake & cook. i want to make a career out of it. however i dont know where to start...any ideas???
    bakingfanatic bakingfanatic
    22-25, F
    May 29, 2012

    I love doing these two things.

    It really relaxes me. The kitchen is my favourite place ❤
    kaatte kaatte
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2014
    andistar86 andistar86
    31-35, F
    Nov 7, 2014

    Meat Sundaes!

    Okay, I just uploaded a photo of some meat sundaes that I made for some friends of mine a while back. I used spicy sausage for the "bananas", two scoops of mashed potatoes for the "ice cream" and split the gravy into two bowls, and added black food coloring...
    annetastic annetastic
    36-40, F
    Apr 17, 2008

    it's very relaxing especially

    when cooking from scratch, I rarely eat anything I make past the first piece to make sure its safe/good, if I'm satisfied with it then I'll let others try it
    Zurea Zurea
    31-35, T
    Jul 30, 2015
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