do you cook?

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  1. lauren03 profile image53
    lauren03posted 8 years ago

    if yes, what food do you cook the most often?

    1. 2uesday profile image83
      2uesdayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      English and Italian style meals mostly. When I cook if I can I like to use fruit and vegetables that are in season locally.

    2. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      yes, but not every night..
      we take turns.

      I usually use veggies, chicken or fish, stir fry, grains like couscous or brown rice, millet. during the summer, more salads and fish, something light.

      btw, welcome and I like your avatar!

      1. lauren03 profile image53
        lauren03posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh thank you smile i like your avatar too smile

    3. nathaniel86 profile image55
      nathaniel86posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      no! i don't like cooking! hmm

    4. nifty@50 profile image73
      nifty@50posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I like to cook Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Italian and regular American type of food which is what I cook most often. The reason I cook American type meals is because of time constraints and watching calories!

    5. profile image0
      Contriceposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yep...it's one of my favorite things to do.  I usually go for the classics like mac and cheese, pot roast.  But lately I've been recipie searching and trying new recipies.  One of my future business ventures will be to open a small catering company.

  2. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Yes, I do cook. However, there isn't anything specific that I make more often. smile

  3. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    Yes..... Toast with your Marmite? hmm

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Marmite?????????????

      Bl**dy NZ'ers........................ lol

  4. prettydarkhorse profile image65
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    asian foods

    1. lauren03 profile image53
      lauren03posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      like what? smile

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image96
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    Yes, all kinds of stuff-- but not big on baking or desserts.

  6. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    Everyday... Lots of steak and potatos....

  7. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    I just purchased the Donner Party cookbook.  Can't wait to try some recipes.

    1. wilderness profile image96
      wildernessposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad I don't live in Arizona......

  8. Michael Willis profile image76
    Michael Willisposted 8 years ago

    Yes I do cook. And my cooking style is for those who enjoy the Hot & Spicy recipes. I have a few of them on Hubpages and plan top add more.

  9. maven101 profile image81
    maven101posted 8 years ago

    Cooking is my passion...There are so many great cooks here on HubPages that offer recipes everyday...
    I prepare Portuguese and Irish dinners I inherited from my two wonderful grandmothers...They used to get together and create a fusion of the two cuisines...I continue with that theme in my own original cooking...Larry

  10. Greek One profile image73
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    My hobby involves cooking's more amiable and gratifying cousin.. eating

  11. lender3212000 profile image72
    lender3212000posted 8 years ago

    Does calling for takeout count?

    1. caroline22 profile image56
      caroline22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      no lol the question is what food do you cook, not calling for takeout

  12. profile image0
    Surabhi Kauraposted 8 years ago

    Yes I do. I usually cook vegetable rice with salad and cheese chilly.

  13. telltale profile image73
    telltaleposted 8 years ago

    Yes, I do cook, and only on certain occasions.  Mostly will be Western dishes like Ribs, and sometimes Asian dishes like Curry.  It is more a passion to me than a vocation, and I have been 'warned' about the amount of work I have to put in if I decide to open a Restaurant.. smile

  14. Princessa profile image83
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    Yes I do.  I like to try different things.  Sometimes it can be a challenge to please two growing children and a Scottish husband with healthy foods.  If they had their way we would have chips everyday!

    I found that the best way to get them to try new foods is in restaurants.  A couple of weeks ago I took them to a seafood restaurant, where they didn't sell anything but seafood (mostly raw!)  They ended up tasting everything... and they loved it!!!

    Now it is them asking me to take them back there!

  15. akirchner profile image94
    akirchnerposted 8 years ago

    I live, therefore I cook! I generally cook every week across the board internationally as I like to keep Bob enjoying my cooking - so one night maybe Mexican, another Italian, and then another maybe Asian - but I pepper in there lots of vegetarian or American/English dishes as well. I also do all my cooking as 'light' as I can so I am perpetually trying new recipes such as baked egg rolls or baked flautas - then will do a skinless oven baked 'fried' chicken and maybe a white bean and kale soup.  I generally have at least 5-6 recipes mapped out that I want to try per week and I find that that keeps me 'honest', using up ingredients and creating a variety of different foods so it's not always same old, same old.  On the days when I don't want to cook though - Bob to the rescue....steaks on the barbie or hamburger sliders!

  16. kerryg profile image84
    kerrygposted 8 years ago

    I cook a lot, mostly pasta dishes, rice dishes, and soups, because these are the types of foods that turn out tastiest with the least effort.

    Lately I am also finally getting a little better at Asian-style stir fries, too, which makes me very happy. I crave broccoli like most people crave steak. smile

    1. profile image0
      Home Girlposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I HATE cooking. I do it every day to save money. I find it a waste of time but it saves so much money, I have to do that. I do it very healthy: no saturated fat, no overcooking, lots of spices in it. But I still hate the process. I would never-ever cook for myself only. Well, may be I am just tired of it. But I agree with Greek One: the process of eating is the best.

  17. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I'm not a fan of cooking.  Not a big fan of most foods.  Don't want to spend my precious minutes on Earth mucking with food, thinking about food, talking about food,  or generally directing my energies at food.  If there's a holiday I'll cook because someone needs to, and sometimes I'll make something for someone else.  Generally - no.

  18. waynet profile image72
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    A good steak...you can't beat a good steak, except with a stick and even that's just a waste!

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      watch out for wayne, he carries a BIG stick !!!!! lol (just kidding!)

  19. CYBERSUPE profile image59
    CYBERSUPEposted 8 years ago

    I do and we love all kinds of soup. Soup and salad, Awesome!

  20. Fluffymetal profile image79
    Fluffymetalposted 8 years ago

    I love a man that can cook... I on the other hand... can catch watch on fire!

    1. daniel0365 profile image56
      daniel0365posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      really? well i can cook for you lol

      1. Fluffymetal profile image79
        Fluffymetalposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ok.... i'm hungry  wink

        1. william22 profile image55
          william22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          i know also how  to cook lol what food you like? wink

  21. Taj_Babii profile image61
    Taj_Babiiposted 8 years ago

    Anything! I love to learn new recipes, and I love cooking, it's so therapeutic.

  22. wytegarillaz profile image75
    wytegarillazposted 8 years ago

    Love to cook a roast on the open fire , or bacon, eggs for breakfast, make potato bake , cauliflower bake and lots more.
    My husband makes a gret stir fry/garlic prawns etc!

  23. mod2vint profile image61
    mod2vintposted 8 years ago

    Not if it takes more than 15 mins of my time! wink

  24. europewalker profile image75
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    I don't like to cook but my husband does and he cooks much better than I do.

  25. ediggity profile image59
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    I cook meat on the grill, and maybe some vegetables if they are doused in copious amounts of butter and garlic.  Unless it's a kabob, that gets a teriyaki pass.

  26. _cheryl_ profile image83
    _cheryl_posted 8 years ago

    I do! Anything from, chicken fettuccine, steak & baked potatoes, kung pao chiken, chocolate fudge brownies w/extra walnuts of course! lasagne, chicken enchiladas with spanish rice and beans, fried chicken, baked chicken, pasta salad, lumpia's, breakfast casserole with hashed browns/bacon/eggs, broccoli beef, homemade mac'n cheese and biscuits, pancakes w/ bacon cooked inside them, hamburger soup, chicken vegetable soup, pot roast, meatloaf, lemon chicken, chicken fried rice....I guess I cook more chicken than anything lol! My family LOVES to eat! smile

  27. Bloget profile image60
    Blogetposted 8 years ago

    Very little... ;-(

  28. McConnell Group profile image79
    McConnell Groupposted 8 years ago

    I keep my girlfriend out of the kitchen, for my safety. So yup, I cook smile

  29. Chaotic Chica profile image74
    Chaotic Chicaposted 8 years ago

    Hehe~I have come to love cooking.  Not all the time, I don't like when it feels like a chore but more often than not I enjoy that sense of satisfaction gained from making my family a healthy from-scratch meal.
    I have Spanish roots so I like to make spicy dishes with rice, veggies, and usually chicken or pork.  They usually contain some form of cheese and/or peppers, too!
    I also grew up in an Italian family so I'm prone to making garlic and oregano infused dishes with lots of carbs in the form of pastas and breads.  I make a mean stuffed chicken parmesan dish that has become my signature dish for pot lucks or big family get-togethers.  The next family favorite is spinach-lasagna roll ups.  Both of these take hours to complete but they are so worth it!

  30. Kangaroo_Jase profile image79
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 8 years ago

    I do cook a heck of a lot of variety of differing meals, yet being an Aussie, still cannot go past a great old BBQ in summer. BBQ T-bone steaks, snags (what we call sausages), onions, chicken, tomatoes, fish.......yummm roll on Summer !!!!!!

  31. fucsia profile image60
    fucsiaposted 8 years ago

    Yes sure, I do cook, every day! Usually I do the pasta, barley and emmer. And I do many  vegetables!

    1. sofs profile image89
      sofsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I love to cook, baking especially, I cook food from every land and continent but always tilt the tang and spiciness to my taste. As my kids are poor eaters I experiment and come up with new dishes all the time.
      I love making the different kind of breads, this is what i am experimenting with right now.
      I cook my best when I know I have good eaters who will compliment my cooking by polishing off their plates.  That is not my husband , but when my brothers are with me I am at my cooking best!!

  32. bingskee profile image69
    bingskeeposted 8 years ago

    yes, i do cook. simple Filipino dishes. when i have ample time, i cook with gusto. :-)

  33. wildorangeflower profile image65
    wildorangeflowerposted 8 years ago

    I like to cook morning noon and night time.

  34. profile image56
    suscanposted 8 years ago

    I cook several times a week. We do a lot of Italian in my house. I make macaroni bake,lasagna, spinach florentine lasagna. My brother says I make the best meat loaf. I actually cook a variety of items, we eat a lot of chicken.

  35. C.A. Johnson profile image67
    C.A. Johnsonposted 8 years ago

    I love to cook. My kitchen is like a science lab, I'm always experimenting with something. My specialty is a Florentine Dinner Cheesecake. It has spinach and chicken along with a half dozen exotic cheeses. It's not sweet but it is rich and very much an indulgence.

  36. alphonsians93 profile image57
    alphonsians93posted 8 years ago

    I dont cook that much, but when i cook i love cooking filipino dishes.. You know what? It is very tasty I suggest you try to cook humba, calderita ,etc... you will like it.

    http://www.worldwar42.blogspot.com

  37. arietm profile image62
    arietmposted 8 years ago

    Cooking is definitely a passion of mine, in which I cook pretty much everyday of the week.

    This time last year I was only limited to making scrambled eggs and simple pasta; now I've been cooking for large dinner parties for friends and family. Most recent was a Spanish themed night, so I whipped up a bunch of tapas for the evening. Needless to say, everyone loved it!

    Honestly I owe it all to Jamie Oliver, I opened up one of his books and got inspired instantly. His tips and tricks have stuck with me!

  38. sabrinaaq profile image61
    sabrinaaqposted 8 years ago

    Yes i cook, i cook mostly a varietyof things but what i make most often is probably some type of pasta because its quick and easy and i make a homemade pasta sauce along with it.

  39. waynet profile image72
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    Everytime I climb into bed.....oh you said cook!....every dinner time in bed!

  40. saleheensblog profile image60
    saleheensblogposted 8 years ago

    i boil water,lol
    i cook sometimes and can cook a variety of food

  41. ailang profile image59
    ailangposted 8 years ago

    Indonesian food..I love cook very much..

  42. wilsonallen01 profile image61
    wilsonallen01posted 8 years ago

    I can cook pazzta only...
    Thank You

 
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