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I Love to Cook and Bake

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    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

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    pollo en mole rojo con arroz.

    ..homemade :D for dessert: oreo cheesecake :) i enjoy cooking for my fam.
    batmansgrandmother batmansgrandmother 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    DixieLandDiva101 DixieLandDiva101 36-40, F Nov 24, 2015

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    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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    I am making my homemade cinnamon rolls

    and they should be out of the oven in 10 minutes. They house smells wonderful already. I have a fresh pot of coffee too, if you want to stop over and enjoy a decadent lunch with me!!
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    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

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    I made biscuits this morning

    for a couple of my friends who are staying with me for a few days. And their utter delight at such a simple recipe surprised me. I understand that there are untold blessings in handmade bread, but bread seems different to me. Bread, with its yeast and time and the cyclical...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2, 2015

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    NanamiMomozono NanamiMomozono 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2015

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    Lasagna made, banana cake baked

    and ready to ice. Produce prepped for the week. Now what do I do :)
    Sunnykel76 Sunnykel76 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 23, 2015

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    There is nothing I enjoy more then cooking i

    find it relaxing and it puts my mind at ease.
    katiejade197 katiejade197 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2015

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    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

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    megann08092012 megann08092012 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    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 22-25, F Nov 23, 2015

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    I like to bake but I hate washing the tools

    and equipments.... Bakers gonna bake ;)
    silverice1994 silverice1994 18-21, M Nov 5, 2015

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    DustToDust97 DustToDust97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2015

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    My friends are in for a treat :) Let the 13

    hour countdown to amazing BBQ sammiches begin!
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 7, 2015

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    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 3 Responses May 18, 2015

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    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 6 Responses Feb 20, 2015

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    I burn things occasionally

    but I love baking anyways ;)
    itskaitlynn itskaitlynn 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2015

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    It's definitely time

    for a big bowl of chili.
    dmc313 dmc313 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2015

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    My best dish, is toast served with the

    slightest cream of butter.. Cooked to a crisp.. With a glass of milk lol
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Sep 27, 2015

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    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 4 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    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.
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2015

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    bxcka bxcka 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 9

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    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

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    I'm more of a baker ,

    but love anything to do with cooking.
    utterlyfffflutery utterlyfffflutery 66-70, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    Brokeback Danny taught me how to fry potatoes

    at a rainbow gathering thirty some years ago. If you knew Danny, you would know that he didn't watch over me and say, "do it like this". He let me cook them and serve them then said, "These ain't done." lol. He had me make another batch. Start with cast iron and let the pan get...
    pcflvly pcflvly 51-55, M Jan 8

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    My hubby grilled some pork ribs today

    for our family New Years dinner. We had Blackeyed peas, Mac & cheese, greens, cornbread and for dessert German chocolate pie and eggnog cake.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 1, 2015

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    I like to eat whatever is baked.

    So yea, that still counts.
    dmc313 dmc313 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2015

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    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

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    Does anyone have any easy last minute dinner

    recipes they'd like to share?
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    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

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    Why are macarons so hard to make.

    I keep burning them or they come out like crap. Lol
    vicmo94 vicmo94 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2015

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    dmc313 dmc313 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2015

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    I'm craving chicken and potato dumplings.

    Definitely tomorrow 's dinner menu, even if the rest of them feel ho hum about it. Yum!
    EllenF EllenF 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 16, 2015

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    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

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    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 r├ęcipe 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

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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 1 Response Jan 3

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    i do really love it,

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

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    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

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    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...
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