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Cooking Essay Examples
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An Argument in Favor of Cooking at Home
Do you like to eat gourmet food, or for that matter, just plain good food? I do! I love to eat well prepared, well flavored food. I am happy eating at a fancy restaurant or at home as long as the food is good. And although I appreciate the convenience of going out to a restaurant to eat, dining out is not cheap. In addition...
Typical Taiwanese Cooking Preparations
Typical Taiwanese Cooking Preparations Taiwanese cooking preparations are very different from those used in other cultures' cuisine. The whole process of preparing food from raw ingredients to morsels ready for eating is so complex that Taiwanese cuisine forms a unique style which no other culture can rival. A traditional T...
The Creative Writing, Cooking With Me
A creative interest I have is cooking with pastries, seafood and poultry. Preparing food can be fun. All I need is just a little imagination and time. Pastries are dessert that are severed for special occasions and after a meal. Pastries are special due to the fact each one tastes and looks different. The creative forma...
What I Like to Eat
The shelves were stocked end to end with endless amounts of ink filled bounded paper. Pacing the aisles, scouring the shelves, title after title, reading various summaries, and there it is. Finally, I find the one with the most enticing, vivid, full color pages, colorful photographs of which depict challenging recipes. Afte...
Interview with Steakhouse Executive Chef
My interview was conducted on August 1st, 2011 with Justin Brophy, the Executive Chef at Sonny Lubick Steakhouse. We discussed the many channels of distribution that the restaurant utilizes. A brief history of Sonny Lubick Steakhouse starts on Halloween 2008. The Executive Chef of the previous restaurant, Nico’s Catacombs...
In my life, I have had my share of ramen, both good and bad. I have tasted my own ramen, and I have tasted the ramen of other people. However, I have never given much thought to the process of making ramen. At most, it takes ten minutes and is not considered an extensively laborious process. But do not underestimate the mak...
An Unexpected Career: An Interview with Theresa Pierce
When I was a kid I grew up eating mac and cheese, frozen pizza, and hot dogs. This wasn’t because my mother did not know how to cook, in fact she is an expert cook with 30 years under her belt. Theresa’s first experience with cooking was not one by choice. She worked second shift at the local truck stop as a waitress. One...
Bringing out the Worst in Your Friends
So, you think you know your friends, do you? Well, have you ever just spent too much time with someone that you want to rip his or her head off? Me too. Have you ever tried “keeping it together” when you are trying to ignore not only complaints and bickering from your friends but also the mosquitos and the “beauty of nature...
Different Ways of Making a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Who Wants a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich!?Being a chef sure is not necessary when it comes to whipping up a great peanut butter and jelly sandwich. In the process of making one though, following the steps is very important. Your typical peanut butter and jelly sandwich consist of any type of bread you prefer, as well as...
The Week I Forgot to Cook Dinner
It was a beautiful day in Iguedo, during the Week of Peace. Everyone seemed so joyful, and loving. I looked at the time, I figured I would catch up with my old friend Abelia, and get my hair braided. I left my hut, and went on the streets of Iguedo, and walked to my best friend Abelia’s house. She has long elegant black hai...