That Time I Cooked Something from Scratch

2.29.2012






Recipe found here.

Let's get something straight. I never cook... like, ever. My cooking capabilities reach as far as sticking a frozen pizza in the oven or boiling water for some ramen noodles. Being a college student has its limits, and time management is pretty difficult for me to achieve. The result is me just sticking with what I know everyday in order to keep me living which includes an array of cereal, sandwhiches, cookies, and hot cheetos. Talk about a balanced meal.

That being said, I really wanted to take the time to actually cook something. From scratch. No frozen pre-made foods accepted. I was feeling Italian that night so I found a reasonable recipe on Pinterest for Chicken Parmesan and set to it. It said it only takes 30 minutes to prepare and bake, but it took me about an hour haha. Not sure why. I guess I didn't wanna screw up? Anyway, I added some spaghetti and salad as a side and taa daaaa! Mission accomplished. And I don't mean to toot my own horn, but I must say it was pretty tasty. :) Are any of y'all cooking experts? Props if you are!

xx

29 comments

  1. Looks yummy! Good for you for trying and making a great meal!

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  2. Whoa, proud of ya girl! Haha, representing us non-cookers very well. :)
    I never cook either. But that's because my mom is just an amazing chef and I never need too. Haha, but this looks so yummy. I'm tempted to try out a recipe this weekend now!

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  3. Well congratulations on your meal!!!!! I can make a few things but I would hardly qualify as a top chef yet and still I've never been sick from any meal I prepared and my taste buds are always satisfied whenever I put my mind and hands to a meal so I guess Im okay at it. lol. but I should try to cook more!!!
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  4. I love to cook. your dish looks very tasty!!

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  5. I have to win my lainess and learn something more about pinterest...great receipe!
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  6. you go on girl toot your own horn...i love that saying, mainly because toot is such a funny word...anywhooo...it looks great, yeah i'm not the greatest of cooks and that's why i'm greatful to cook books, especially ones with tons of pictures so i know that it came out looking right hahhaha
    and thanks for commenting on my blog...i'm glad i checked out yours cause i like it and i'm following you...hope you have a great day
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  7. I have a few recipes on my blog but I prefer to cook desserts and cookies rather tahn main meals, haha :). The italian dish you cooked looks yummy though :), well done :)! xx

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  8. hey hun, just thought i'd let you know i've nominated you for 'the versatile blogger award' :) CONGRATS!

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    xx janak'trina

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  9. cool post! , the end product sure didn't look like it was from someone who didn't know how to cook! I might need to try this recipe myself!

    Matthew

    http://speakingofstyle.ca

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  10. Your blog is awesome! This dish looks very tasty! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Please come back again.

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  11. well it looks like it came out great. Cooking can be a real hassle to learn but once you get the hang of it, its great.

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  12. i want to learn to cook something!
    great taste :P

    xx

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  13. I like to cook, but definitely no expert! Thanks for commenting on my blog. Following you now!
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  14. Looks amazing. Thanks for the post

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  15. Look sso yummyyyyyy:3
    Great recipeee!<3

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  16. hmmmm! looks so tasty!
    thanks for you comment on my blog!
    xo

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  17. thanks! your blog is lovely too! xx

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  18. Thank you for the comment you left on my blog!

    This looks so good! :)

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  19. That looks delicious!

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  20. Aww you're so cute. I love to cook and honestly this is the best way to start. The more successful recipes the better you feel and soon you'll start coming up with your own.

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  21. thanks so much! :) i invite you for a new post. and i'm hungry now!! :D

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  22. Yum! I made Chicken Parm a few weeks ago too, this look delish!

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  23. I love cooking! This looks so good. I am so going to have to try this recipe out. 30 minutes? Sounds perfect!

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  24. It looks gorgious! Thanx for the inspiration and congrats for the meal

    Kelly

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