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Baker - love to make all kinds of cookies, pies, cakes etc 19 38.00%
Chef - savory stuff is your life, main courses and funky side dishes 34 68.00%
Dabbler - just starting out, not sure what you do well yet 5 10.00%
Specialist - Asian? Indian? Greek? other specialty? 2 4.00%
Reluctant cook - I only cook so no one starves. 0 0%
Gadget lover - Love to play with all those cool kitchen toys 8 16.00%
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Old 11-01-2006, 08:53 PM   #41
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OK, I guess I'm not a Chef as I voted in the poll. I'm just a home cook. Altho', since I'm still working at the nursing home & running the kitchen in the evenings, maybe I am a chef. But, is a nursing home kitchen a "professional" kitchen? Who knows & who really cares?

I like to be able to play around. Cooking is very flexible. Baking is more strict - you have to play by the rules to make things turn out right, for the most part.

I'm all about the food!
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Old 11-03-2006, 09:45 PM   #42
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I am always baking cakes, cookies, and pies for friends, family, and coworkers. So, guess I am a baker. But mainly I just like to prepare food that other people would enjoy. Another category that I have fun with is dips and appetizers. When I get invited to a party I always ask if I can bring an appetizer or two.

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Old 11-04-2006, 12:48 AM   #43
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i think im a all-rounder.I try to be flexible in cooking because i want to try different kinds of dishes.
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Old 11-04-2006, 05:51 PM   #44
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I love to bake, but, I just love making new things, sweet or not, especially for family get togethers.
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Old 11-06-2006, 04:40 AM   #45
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I am a chef, baker, dabbler and part specialist all rolled into one.
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Old 11-06-2006, 05:04 AM   #46
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Why repeat it, just read GB's reply, that's me to a tee!!! LOL

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