Personal Narrative Essay - Original Writing

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Personal Narrative Essay
Let 's get straight to the point: Raise your hand if you don 't like warm, rich, ooey-gooey chocolate-chip cookies fresh out of the oven! If you don’t then you are a disservice to humanity, but hey, more for me. Chocolate chip cookies have been and always will be my favorite cookie. Even before I started cooking things from scratch, those bricks of Nestle® cookie-dough have always been a treasure in my life. Now, baking and culinary arts in general are my life. I live, eat, and breathe kitchen. I am an advanced baker-in-training, but back then I had just begun understanding the principles of cooking.
Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, I was the second oldest of two brothers, with three younger sisters. My father was always working. This wasn’t a problem for us, however, because he became our main income source when my mother decided to become a stay-at-home mother. This was beneficial to all of us, because she was able to spend more time with us, and ultimately nurture us into the world. She took her time a bond with me even when I was at school. But when I did get home, I would hastily head to the living room, and turn the television on to Food Network. I was always watching each and every show that came on that channel. As I started the second grade I became very familiar with the intricacies of Emeril Lagasse’s Italian cuisine, and the flare of Giada De Laurentis’ unique sweets. However, the majority of my Saturdays were spent watching one…

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