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Orka Orka 9 years
When i started working, that was a BIG mistake. I would come home after work, tired and hungry struggling in the kitchen.That made me dislike cooking for a while.
ShabnamMenon ShabnamMenon 9 years
I never used to cook as long as I stayed with my mother. I still remember telling her that she should be taking care of her house and not expect me to help (BIG mistake)And so it was that I never learned to handle my own home... till I got married and had to learn everything in a hurry. Not a mistake I intend to repeat with my own daughter! :)
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I've been cooking since I was little. I'd make cookies with my Mom and then it became me making them with her supervising.
ayuninur ayuninur 9 years
I started dabbling in junior high or high school.
Atiyah Atiyah 9 years
My mother did all the cooking until she had a stroke. Once she came home from the hospital I had to start cooking all the meals.
sharshar sharshar 9 years
I'm more of a dabbler when it comes to cooking, and because I don't have much time I don't get to do it regularly.
GibsonGIrl GibsonGIrl 9 years
I've been cooking since I was a very young girl. My mother even bought me a child size rolling pin, cutting board, and other cooking utensils. Who needs Fisher Price when you can have the real thing?
LilyBiscuit7 LilyBiscuit7 9 years
I made dinner for the family once when I was in fifth grade. No one was allowed in the kitchen until everything was perfect. They thought it was funny, but I was quite serious! But I really didn't cook a lot until years later.
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 9 years
I didn't get into cooking until after I had my first baby and going out all the time wasn't an option anymore.
gigill gigill 9 years
I only moved out at 24 and just started cooking then. I'm really trying to expand my repitoire past the basics but it's hard, especially since when I do cook something the leftovers last forever and it's awhile before I attempt something new. I really want to get down the few dishes I have done before though before I move on to crazy advanced meals.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Very young! My mother is like Martha Stewart and taught me everything I know.
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 9 years
My mom taught me how to make omelettes when I was in kindergarten. Been cooking ever since.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i've been cooking or baking since i was really little..some of my earliest memories are of being in the kitchen with my mom. i think that partly due to the fact that she was a single mom and my brothers and i were taught at an early age to cook meals for ourselves certainly helped.
looseseal looseseal 9 years
I'm not counting home ec in highschool, because we did the cooking in groups and afterwards I wouldn't have any idea how to cook with the group members around. I still didn't cook first year of college because I was forced to buy cafeteria points with the dorm room, anyway. Then second year of college I got a job and moved out of the dorm. Relied heavily on ready-made foods in the beginning. Cup noodles, canned stuff, stuff you nuke, simple stuff like sandwiches, etc. Then I made friends with some people who are amazing cooks. Learned a lot from them. I've been cooking more and more ever since.
Bisque Bisque 9 years
My mom never liked cooking(because of the heat she said), she liked cleaning the dishes more. I started trying to cook in high school due to practicing for my home ec classes, but I really got into it now in college, trying different recipes, making a mess of things, it feels awesome to finally perfect a recipe that everyone wants to eat. :)
mtothawhat mtothawhat 9 years
I put I still don't cook. I'm in the very beginning stages of learning and so far all I can muster up are eggs and bacon. Along with soups. Does that count? Haha but I can make a mean cheesecake!
stargrrl stargrrl 9 years
As the oldest child, my parents first started teaching me how to cook when I was eight. I'm glad they did because it's a great skill to have and is money saver to boot.
fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
CiaoBella, LMAO!!!! That was hilarious!!! :)
CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 9 years
When I was really young. One of my earliest cooking memories is that when I had to separate 2 eggs, I put one one on the right hand side of the counter and the other the left side, hehe. :)
megnmac megnmac 9 years
My husband and I both started helping as really little kids, and I remember being able to follow a recipe and making desserts all on my own by 12 years old or so. We both really love cooking and food and I'm always amazed at how some people see cooking as hard or a lot of effort since I have such a great time reading recipes and planning and sharing.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 9 years
probably around junior high with my mom and grandma
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 9 years
Not much until college during the year I studied nutrition since I had a class we cooked in.
shannon_xo shannon_xo 9 years
i only started cooking a few years ago and even then, its often a disaster but i try!
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 9 years
I started "helping" my grandmother when I was about 3, but seriously started cooking for my parents and I at age 10 when my mom became terminally ill. Many years later, I still love cooking, though, and baking is my favorite pasttime. My husband is a top-notch cook, and he shares cooking responsibilities with me.:)
ShePirate2010 ShePirate2010 9 years
I don't cook. I really want to get into it though....I dislike sweets (they are ok one in a while) but i love making them for other people so i am now trying to look up cool dessert ideas to make for friends and co-workers when im bored for the heck of it. and i want some nice dishes to make for my mom for supper.....I recently got into making diff. fruit drinks, like my fav. Virgin Sangria, I guess I cook a lil' if making up a lil' drink im trying....
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