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Old 07-14-2013, 12:10 PM   #1
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Hi I'm originally from Australia, moved to the US about 7 yrs ago. Sometimes still have trouble with conversions and substitutes for my Aussie recipes.

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Old 07-14-2013, 12:23 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to DC! I'm also in Virginia. What brought you to the U.S.?

We have an active Aussie member, Kylie. We have light-hearted trouble with her conversions and slang I should have memorized the conversion from Centigrade to Fahrenheit, but I still have to use an online calculator sometimes
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:24 PM   #3
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:34 PM   #4
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Married an American that I met in aus. We lived in CO for a year then moved over here. Altitude cooking was a fun new experience as well!!
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:36 PM   #5
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I am constantly using a reference card i got from an Australian magazine. It has a prime spot on my fridge for a quick reference to general conversions of weight, measurements and temps.
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:40 PM   #6
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Howdy!
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Old 07-14-2013, 01:21 PM   #7
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Don't feel bad. I was born here and still have problems figuring it all out. I'm sure you'll get more comfortable with conversions soon.
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Old 07-14-2013, 01:26 PM   #8
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Welcome to DC.

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Old 07-14-2013, 04:25 PM   #9
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Old 07-16-2013, 02:29 PM   #10
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Hello and welcome Ozblonde. I'm a newbie too, but the natives seem friendly!
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