I Love to Cook and Bake

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    I made a stew I found on a japanese cooking

    site. It has steak, sweet yellow peppers, sweet orange peppers, sweet red peppers, onions, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and garlic in it and HOLY GOD it's amazing! I'll his the recipe some time soon!
    jessijessi1234 jessijessi1234
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 3

    I made pizza chicken,

    got the recipe from pinterest. it turned out really well
    srmfinity srmfinity
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 18

    Clam chowder and bread

    for dinner for my husband and myself, chicken and dumplings for the kids, all homemade. Its gonna be a cold cold night so I wanted someone hearty and warm for all of us to eat.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2015

    Hubby is grilling ribeye steaks

    and I have a nice big salad made, along with stuffed potato casserole in the oven. Homemade pound cake with fresh strawberries and whipped cream for dinner. Happy Weekend, ya'll!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    (Picture attached) I made crepes with my brother

    and OMG they're so beaauittiiifullllll! I love crepes.
    dabram71 dabram71
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 22, 2015

    I've actually decided to start baking snacks

    for the kids at my work. I think it could be a lot of fun. All I have to do now is figure out what exactly to make...and get started!
    Cass027 Cass027
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 19

    Who's cooking right now?

    I am making beef nachos for dinner.ūüćĹ
    wildbeauty26 wildbeauty26
    26-30, F
    Mar 1

    Baking is my passion ,

    like I love to make sweet treats ,I love seeing family and friends enjoy my baking ,I don't eat them but it feels good to see others enjoy it
    Thebakers Thebakers
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 21

    I made these breads in January,

    it's considered cake but its more like sweet bread to me. Every year my family buys one for Three Kings day. I'm not religious but most of my family is and I like to celebrate it anyway. Well usually the ones from the store are kinda plain so I decided I would make one for my...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 17

    I just added some great recipes to my blog!

    Happy cooking! mymilsobeginning.wordpress.com
    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Mar 17

    I baked a batch of peanut butter chocolate chip

    cookies for a coworkers birthday celebration. I actually have several peanut butter cookie recipes. Have you ever noticed that the peanut butter taste isn't very noticeable until hours later? Any idea why that might be????
    Mishu69 Mishu69
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 10

    Lasagna made, banana cake baked

    and ready to ice. Produce prepped for the week. Now what do I do :)
    Sunnykel76 Sunnykel76
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    I put up a new recipe on my blog!

    Baked chimichangas! 303 calories! mymilsobeginning.wordpress.com
    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Mar 3

    I love to bake. I'm also allergic to dairy,

    nuts, eggs, seeds, shellfish, beef, lamb, mango, green peas, and celery seed. But I make do. And I make badass soft pretzels...so good when they are hot out of the oven....and fresh blueberry lemon cupcakes...and fresh berry pie....mmmmm......and soft yeast biscuits, so...
    MermaidWolf MermaidWolf
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 21

    I have e secret recipe

    for cookies that people seem to like a lot. It made my boys popular at school at lunch time when they were growing up and their old friends still remember my cookies :) It is a recipe my grandmother passed down to me a very long time ago, we keep it in the family.
    time2qwerty time2qwerty
    41-45, F
    Jan 22

    i do really love it,

    and love to cook for my best friends and family
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 25, 2014

    I know it's Jello shots

    but it counts as cooking with all the stove top heating and preparation and garnishing... Lol Anyways I made these for my birthday! I never had Jello shots or made them so it's my first try and they turned out so delicious‚ô°Idk if I was supposed to but I replaced the water...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 17

    Tadaaaaa! Lunch for tomorrow!

    I got: Strawberry slices. Raspberries Ginger and vinegar cucumbers Rice balls (there are 3 kinds: honey garlic. Onion and soy) ^^
    jessijessi1234 jessijessi1234
    18-21, F
    Jan 3

    I Am Baking When I Should Be Doing School . . .

    But people love! my cooking. I brought cookies to school the other day and people were just following me around, practically worshipping me, asking for more, saying they'd never had anything so good. One of my mom's co-workers is asking for more of my special half and half...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2007

    I bake pies bread donuts cookies flap jack

    and cakes for a living I have a passion for it but cakes are my favourite
    JessicababyBell JessicababyBell
    26-30, T
    2 Responses May 18, 2015

    i love to cook and back,

    i love usually chicken to cook and i guess chocolate cake
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 23, 2015

    I found some rhubarb left over in the freezer

    from last year this morning - thought it would be an idea to use it before the 2016 lot starts appearing. So I made it into a rhubarb and custard cake: 1) 14oz rhubarb, cut into thumb-sized pieces, toss in a tablespoon of caster sugar and roast at 180C in a foil-covered dish...
    MrsArrington MrsArrington
    26-30, F
    Feb 29
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 9

    My friend and I are baking cookies: chocolate

    chip oatmeal, peppermint, sugar, Hersey kiss peanut butter blossoms.
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

    It took me two days to finish making these

    sweeties! My sister in law wanted some pastries for a party she was hosting and she's going to pay me for it. :) The top one is phyllo tarts with ricotta/creamcheese and berries, bottom left is chocolate ganache tartlets w. raspberries, bottom center is chocolate dipped...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 7

    I don't love baking but I like it.

    When I do bake cake I make the best creamy cake. One day I let you try it :)
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    Dec 23, 2015

    Yes I know it's only chocolate cake

    but it's the first cake I made entirely from scratch. Lol& I made it for my birthday! Its a chocolate lovers cake, it just has less sugar and I added way more cocoa powder. I made chocolate ganache for the filling and it WAS supposed to have chocolate buttercream frosting...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 16

    My best dish, is toast served with the

    slightest cream of butter.. Cooked to a crisp.. With a glass of milk lol
    DoorMattress DoorMattress
    16-17, M
    Sep 27, 2015

    I found some great bargains on meats yesterday

    so I stocked up and now I'm working on my menu. So far this is what I've got: Sweet & Sour Pork with steamed rice. Beef Roast with Veggies and a big green salad. Italian Wedding Soup and homemade bread (Soup made with stock and meat from a whole chicken I'll be roasting). Pinto...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 16, 2015

    Apples are in season now,

    so fresh, crisp and juicy...I have a bunch from the local market...going to spend some time today making apple pies and crisps to freeze for later use..and perhaps save one to bake tonight for my family...yummm :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 5, 2014

    I cook (but don't look) like somebody's

    grandmama. Southern/Soul, Vegan, Italian/Mediterranean, German...I create edible art. It's cathartic, like writing or painting--'cept your plate is the canvas.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 20

    Does anyone have any easy last minute dinner

    recipes they'd like to share?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 1
    DixieLandDiva101 DixieLandDiva101
    36-40, F
    Nov 24, 2015

    I love it. I know most people my age just buy

    pre made stuff, eat fast food, etc. but I make all my food. I haven't eaten out or had any fast food since I was a teenager. Now I'm 25. I've gotten pretty good at cooking over the years. I just love making legitimate, fresh healthy meals. It's so good for you and cooking is...
    sleepysleepy sleepysleepy
    26-30, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    Pastel de Tres Leches (Cake of 3 milks) When u

    think mexican dessert u probably think, churros or flan, Tres leches is somewhere around there. I never really liked tres leches. I tasted it once and i didnt like it. I dont like that its soggy. I knew my mom likes it so i decided to make one for Mothers Day. I found a great...
    ShesDisturbed ShesDisturbed
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2014

    My bread, fresh out of the oven.

    A good simple, recipe is the best way to start. Then you can try different things once you get the method down. 3 cups all purpose flour 1 packet of yeast 1-1/2 cups of hot water 1 tsp honey (or sugar) 2 tbsp butter melted (or olive oil, or a combination of both) 1-1/2 tsp...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    I used to hate doing it.

    But I have actually found it to be another artistic outlet, and one that is far more appreciated by my family. Lol especially when I make deserts. Lol!
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    Mar 16
    DustToDust97 DustToDust97
    18-21, F
    Mar 24, 2015

    since I was In hospital

    for pancake day and the they didn't give us any! ( what type of paediatric ward doesn't give kids pancakes on pancake day?!?). anyway I made pancakes this morning as my repayment and omg... I've missed them.. pancake with Nutella and ice cream.... not good for my diet but it's...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 17

    Chicken with 40 cloves (of garlic) in the oven,

    couscous staying warm on the stove and a nice big salad in the fridge. Hubby will be happy when he comes home tonight!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    Ok i love this, i really do.

    I don't just follow recipes tho, i always make something new and i can barely remembre a récipe i made in the past whether it was good or not lol, i just like trying new things. the problem is that its never good, the outcome. nobody ever even dares to try to my cookings...
    LemonSyrup LemonSyrup
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    My husband and I have decided

    that we're going to start eating cleaner and all after the new year so we each picked our favorite "bad" meal to eat before D-Day. LOL. Hubby's was homemade tacos, like his mother used to make. Meat seasoned with garlic, onion, hot sauce and tomato sauce and fresh corn tortillas...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    ever since I was little I would always watch my

    father cook dinner, and for some reason I loved it. I remember thinking, "this is what I want to be when I grow up".
    kryssybear kryssybear
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2015

    I burn things occasionally

    but I love baking anyways ;)
    itskaitlynn itskaitlynn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2015

    Lemon Chicken:Marinate Chicken pieces with

    garlic and green chilli paste and olive oil.Slow cook until tender.Add Cream and whisk.Finally end with the juice of a lemon or two Absolutely delicious!!.
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection
    31-35, F
    Aug 4, 2015

    I love to bake, and I've been baking dog treats

    for a while but I still need some help adjusting the prices!! Does anyone know how I should price my treats? I know to add the total of how much the ingredients cost but I don't know where to go from there.
    CannibalisticUnicorn CannibalisticUnicorn
    26-30, F
    Dec 23, 2015

    My lovely load of homemade bread,

    fresh out of the oven!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2015

    I like to bake but I hate washing the tools

    and equipments.... Bakers gonna bake ;)
    silverice1994 silverice1994
    22-25, M
    Nov 5, 2015

    My boyfriend and I made some cinnamon raisin

    bread in a bread cooker. I don't know if that counts as baking because it literally does all the work, and isn't in an oven, but it's delicious!
    soulexplorer7 soulexplorer7
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015

    The first time my father took me to his shop .

    ..when I was around...5 or 6 years old. He showed me all those amazing cookies and pastries . It was really that moment I decided I wanted to become a cook . So here I am 18 years later ! A cook in my fathers bakery. We love to try out different receipts and new things. It's...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Mar 28, 2014
    megann08092012 megann08092012
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

    I spent the weekend cooking

    and drinking. I absolutely love to cook and bake. I'll swap recipes if anyone is interested.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    Easter dinner with my inlaws yesterday.

    I made ham, loaded potato casserole, roasted asparagus, biscuits and white chocolate cheesecake for dessert. Today we're having Easter dinner with my family and I made ham and asparagus quiche, strawberry spinach salad, corn, and pineapple upside down cake.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 5, 2015
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