First meal/beverages you prepared yourself.

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First meal/beverages you prepared yourself.

Post by R-Myra » 13 Mar 2018, 14:41

There are a lot of reasons that make you cook. Was there a reason you started cooking? What was the first thing you prepared yourself, without any help, to eat or not eatable food (failed attempt)?
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Post by Ronjafrigard » 13 Mar 2018, 22:59

I always thought it was so neat the way my dad made pancakes, so I tried to make them myself, but it didn’t work out so well. Let’s just say I managed to burn not only the batter and my hand, but there was egg in my hair for days!

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Post by victormabiria37 » 13 Mar 2018, 23:14

for me... I enjoyed watching how my mummy baked queen cakes and they taste yummy.. but the first time I tried instead of putting them in an oven I put them in a microwave.... what happened next all of them got burnt and turned out to be the worst attempt ever

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Post by kenchege » 13 Mar 2018, 23:39

I started cooking while in college, I tried to recook what my mum cooked at home.. but I haven't yet gotten better at it.

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Post by JudasFm » 26 Mar 2018, 08:14

I learned to cook at a very young age and was making 8-inch fruit cakes by myself when I was about 5 (Mom would never let me put them in the oven or take them out, but other than that they were all my own work) I could follow a recipe just fine, but devising my own...yeah, not so good.

One time, I decided I would invent my own cakes. I can't remember what went into them, only that eggs and flour were involved and probably nothing else. I microwaved them and served them proudly to my parents, who were kind enough to eat them and make all the right noises.

Next time I made them, my mother made sure that I tasted them too. "Vile" is putting it too lightly. That was the last time I ever tried experimenting in the kitchen :D

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Post by SABRADLEY » 26 Mar 2018, 16:57

I started cooking for health reasons (so I could know all the ingredients). From there, my love for cooking stemmed from a desire to experience a variety of foods without the cost of eating out.

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Post by maggiechap » 26 Mar 2018, 17:57

Eggs when I was in like middle school because I was home alone and had to feed myself lol. My mom was a single mom so I learned to take care of myself at a young age.

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Post by crediblereading2 » 26 Mar 2018, 21:52

If my memory serves me well, at the age of 15, I steamed rice with peas and coconut milk. It was delicious and I was congratulated by my family members.

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Post by Jeyasivananth » 27 Mar 2018, 09:09

I think I first cooked some ladies finger. I also remember learning to clean the crab first before learning to cook it.

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Post by Helen_Combe » 27 Mar 2018, 14:24

I once experimented with cocktails at home and made a smashing Long Island Iced Tea, but when I got up to have a third, I fell over the coffee table, so I left it at two.
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Post by Eileen R » 18 Apr 2018, 10:28

The first thing I prepared myself was eggs. It was the easiest thing for me to cook at the time.

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Post by teacherjh » 18 Apr 2018, 11:22

When I was in elementary school my mom worked two jobs. I wanted chocolate chip cookies one day so I looked at the recipe and gave it a try. The cookie jar was never empty after that.

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Post by Kolig595 » 18 Apr 2018, 14:43

I learned to make pancakes from scratch when I was approximately 6 years old. I then mastered coffee making so I could make breakfast in bed for my grandparents when staying there.

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Post by crediblereading2 » 19 Apr 2018, 18:04

I made rice and peas with fried chicken accompanied by lemonade.

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Post by puremajik13 » 20 Apr 2018, 20:00

I didn't learn to cook as a child and I got married at a young age. The first meal I tackled was a lasagna recipe that didn't require pre-cooking the noodles (more common now, not heard of back then), and it turned out great! It's still the basic recipe I use, 24 years later.

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