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I Love to Cook and Bake

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    I just finished eating the baked fish fillets

    and veggie stir fry I made for dinner. Too bad dishes and cookware need to be washed now...
    FunNewAddiction FunNewAddiction 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    michaell11 michaell11 18-21, M Nov 21

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So excited for Thanksgiving!

    I can't wait to cook for my family. Mmmm, I can already smell the Turkey!
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    i do really love it,

    and love to cook for my best friends and family
    pregnantchick1 pregnantchick1 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Tonight: Homemade chicken tortilla soup with

    avocado and homemade tortilla chips
    thatgirlkay thatgirlkay 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Holidays!

    Every year, I make a whole bunch of goodies from scratch. I take some around to neighbors that we are fond of, some goes to various friends, and the rest is spread out among trays that I take to work, hubs's work, and the restaurant. I try to do something a little different each...
    StellaDiBellezza StellaDiBellezza 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    My Love sent me a text saying

    that we couldn't go to dinner, he spent too much money over the weekend, and I do NOT pay. I told him I would make dinner. I have wanted to make him dinner since I moved out, I just haven't been given the opportunity. I went and got a couple of flat iron steaks. I got home...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    This mornig I made blueberry muffins

    but burned them when I could not find my keys .
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Pot of my mom's vegetable soup in the crockpot

    staying warm for hubby. Some chewy bread and a glass of milk. Yum.
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I took left over turkey

    and rolled it with onions, olives, and cheese into tortillas. I made a sauce with 1 can of chicken broth, 1 cup of sour crème, 2 tablespoons of flower. I poured the sauce over the tortillas and added salsa, and slid the pan in the oven at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
    pondman pondman 46-50, M Dec 4

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    I'm making a nice Italian dinner

    for my grandma right now haha :P
    d0ntl00katm3 d0ntl00katm3 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 17

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    Carrot Cheesecake

    Carrot Cake Cheesecake (Cheesecake Factory Copycat) Ingredients:Servings: 12 CHEESECAKE 16 ounces cream cheese (at room temp) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon flour 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla CARROT CAKE 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup...
    EmpressofLoveandWar EmpressofLoveandWar 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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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

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    Cake, Cake And More Cake!!! Help Me Decide ..

    I love to bake, a lot, like ... a lot, a LOT ... especially fancy desserts, and cakes. I can be the tiniest bit of a snob when it comes to what I will make. I prefer to make as much as possible from scratch, with high quality ingredients and will take taste over form any day of...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 15 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    Yeaena Yeaena 16-17, F Nov 13

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    justdreamingxoxox justdreamingxoxox 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Nothing better on a cool,

    rainy day than a big pot of chicken n dumplins!
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F Dec 6

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    Thanksgiving Menu: Herb-rubbed roast turkey,

    gravy, cornbread dressing, sweet potatoes in a vanilla syrup, green beans sauteed with garlic, rolls with cinnamon honey butter, deviled eggs, cranberry orange salad and sweet tea. For dessert we're having pecan pie, pumpkin pie, eggnog cake, and chocolate chip zucchini bread...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    SouthernWifeinCali SouthernWifeinCali 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F Aug 29

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    I always look forward to Christmas

    and the opportunity to spend time with my family and enjoy the traditional foods we all love at Christmas time....roast turkey dinner, pumpkin pie, mincemeat pie......lots of chocolates...lol...I guess I am a kid at heart!! :-)
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Shai15 Shai15 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    My Moment Of Pride

    I started cooking and baking at a very young age, at first with my mother, then pretty soon I was doing it alone, following recipes until I felt confident enough to create my own. Last year a friend sent me a huge crate of apples from her orchard, so after eating all we could...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    The Joys Of Baking

    Baking is so much fun! A great activity to put a smile on a friend and family member's face. My favorite things to bake are cakes and cupcakes. Soft and fluffy! A chocolate surprise in the middle of the cupcake or the flavor of pineapples upon a cake. So many different flavors to...
    Shiiskrii Shiiskrii 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    I love to cook but don't enjoy my own cooking.

    I always find something amiss. Do you have same experience as me ?
    andybub andybub 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    Cajun pasta for dinner!

    The hubby will be happy when he comes home from work tonight!
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I need to bake cupcakes

    for halloween, any interesting ideas?
    LiLkoala LiLkoala 16-17, F Oct 26

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    On saturday, i really wanted to make chocolate

    chip oat muffins. I really wanted to eat something sweet. They came out okay. They were kind deformed, everytime i make cupcakes or muffins they come out deformed. I dont know how to fix that. The taste was a bit plain, maybe if i add more sugar itd be better. The chocolate...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Helps Me Relax!

    I love to cook, especially baking. It is my escape from everything and helps me realx so much. I love seeing people's faces when they taste something delicious that I made. My Mama and I, and my Granny, have been cooking together for as long as I can remember and it's so much fun...
    taylormarie1993 taylormarie1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    I love to cook and bake

    for friends. What I do often is chocolate cheesecake it's one of my favourite cake. what's yours?
    Hashii Hashii 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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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...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 3 Responses May 14

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    It allows me to distract myself,

    enjoy myself, and tastes so good! Best anti-depression therapy ever!
    mollierh mollierh 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    Made the third batch of 100 something pie,

    lol I'm ******* freaking out I only have 37 right now holy ****... Who thought bake sale's can be soooooo exhausting? And it's already 11pm omg Hahaha
    xBizzleh xBizzleh 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Brining And Dining

    A couple of years ago I was listening to “The Splendid Table” on NPR, and I heard Lynn Rosetta Casper talk about the advantages of brining poultry. Yes! This was it!  How many years have I have suffered from the cotton mouth effects of way too dry Thanksgiving turkey and my...
    LaSonnambula1 LaSonnambula1 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Just made Blue cupcakes (blueberry) with hot

    pink frosting and pink sprinkles, chocolate chip cookies and Hershey's chocolate pudding pie with an Oreo crust ... Blue food coloring all over my fingers... Man my boyfriend better like this, I went through hell to make it haha
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 18

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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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    gotta get busy. need to bake my husband his

    birthday cake. turning 28. hes so d@mn lucky hes still in his 20s! lol I wanna be in mine again. does feeling like u are count? lol
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F Dec 12

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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 5 Responses Jun 21

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    Pumpkin Roll sliced up :) I wish I could find

    my favorite pumpkin roll recipe. This one was okay not my favorite.
    megann08092012 megann08092012 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    My daughter and I made homemade Christmas

    chocolates this week for a church fundraiser. It was great fun. I found these moulds in all sorts of great holiday shapes, Christmas trees, bells, christmas presents, Santas. As soon as they were cool though they had to get boxed up quick so they could last till the auction...
    vanislewife vanislewife 41-45, F Dec 6

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    So today I made a bunch of cupcakes,

    cake pops, one cake, and about 5 medium size pizzas. It took pretty long, but it was fun!
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Shai15 Shai15 22-25, F Oct 25

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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 :)
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I LOVE to bake. So much

    that I want to own a bakery in Old Town (VA) after I graduate college (UVA) and culinary school. I will always stick with my decision to be a professional baker, but I always want to slap the people (guys) who whistle or make stereotypical jokes everytime I tell them I'm a baker...
    Cupcakequeen19 Cupcakequeen19 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    7 layer Bean Dip I've been meaning to try to

    make a 7 later dip for some time now. I finally got around to it tonight. This one was a really good one! I even created a spider web on top using sour cream. Cute AND YUMMY! ^_^ 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled, cored, mashed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F Oct 31

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    Black beans & Mexican rice

    for dinner with tortillas, tomatoes, avocado, cheese and sour cream on the side. YUMMY
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I awoke this morning feeling

    so satisfied and revitalized from the night before that I made my baby some breakfast in bed! Bacon, eggs, hash browns, toast with apple butter, a cup of fruit salad and chocolate chip banana nut muffins for a little something sweet! Aww love!
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    megann08092012 megann08092012 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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