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Home Town: Berkeley, California, USA
Living In: Izmir, Izmir, Turkey
Member Since: Mar. 2008
Cooking Level: Beginning
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Walking, Reading Books, Music
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Blog...  1 post
Sep. 23, 2011 12:49 am 
Updated: Apr. 20, 2013 12:26 pm
Sunday we'll have some people over. I'm not a great cook. While raising my kids i gave it low priority. Now that only one child is at home AND she is at school all day, i have no excuse to serve pre-prepared food or even buy take out more than once a week. At 48 i'm still an aspiring artist,… MORE
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About this Cook
I didn't learn to cook growing up. I studied studied studied all the time. Currently i'm working on a Masters in Philosophy. So when i got married it was a shock to have to cook 3 meals a day! I still go through phases where i don't want to cook. My kids, however, have learned to cook at a young age and they all cook better than i do. So now i'm trying to catch up.
My favorite things to cook
omelettes, cookies, i used to bake bread.. i'd like to start again.
My favorite family cooking traditions
paella i learned from my mom. I have taught my kids how to make pancakes.
My cooking triumphs
chili con carne, my husband really likes tortilla de patatas.. he's irish. But i don't really ilke potatoes that much.
My cooking tragedies
my stir fry rarely turns out. i can't make brownies taste like brownies.
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