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Old 02-23-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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A great rainy day find!

Hi! I am located in the currently VERY wet Northern California (the part people think is Oregon) and I finally stumbled onto this site after YEARS of googling recipes...what a great find!

I did a couple of years of culinary school, then changed majors to get a "real" degree while wating tables, living off Ramen and mac-n-cheese. Now I don't use that degree either, but have made my peace with a kitchen again, and cook in my free time, for anyone who will eat! My partner works graveyards and is gone for days at a time, so when I have time to cook and create, I do, and give it to neighbors and strangers...as I can't eat it all myself!

My even greater passion is my garden. I so look forward to getting some good ideas here and sharing some creative endevours!


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Old 02-23-2009, 06:28 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, We were in Santa Rosa yesterday and it poured all day. We're home now here in So. Cal and its a nice day, just a few drops. Used to live in the real Oregon. Miss the rain believe it or not.

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Old 02-25-2009, 06:24 AM   #3
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Hi & welcome to DC ! It's really nice spot and i am glad to meet you here.
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Old 02-25-2009, 08:29 AM   #4
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Old 03-08-2009, 12:30 AM   #5
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Hi there and welcome. I hope you enjoy it here.
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Old 03-08-2009, 08:35 AM   #6
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Welcome to DC..........my daughter is living in Santa Barbara, CA.......I think the dryer end:) I give lots of food away, too.........when the drivers found out I no longer had a working oven and their homemade American cookie supply was going to be cut off they bent over backwards to help get it repaired :):) I sent them a cake on Friday........

The only difference between a "cook" and a "Chef" is who cleans up the kitchen.
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