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Old 08-01-2005, 10:17 PM   #1
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Bonjour from Pennsylvania

Hello everyone,
I happened to stumble upon this community searching for some grilling tips and I found some excellent ones so I figured I'd become a member. I'm 25 and never really learned to cook, but I'm learning slowly. I have taken to it as more of a hobby than as a chore due to the fact I enjoy it and it is refreshing. Art without the messy paint or bad mustaches!
Anyhow I am divorced which at first didn't help the cooking situation because I became Mr. McDonald's numero uno customer, but that has grown old very quick. So on to the mission......learn to cook well. I am an open book to this site and can't wait to learn everything possible. See everyone around.



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Old 08-01-2005, 10:19 PM   #2
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Welcome to the site. You found the right place to learn bout cooking for sure!

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Old 08-01-2005, 10:25 PM   #3
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hi bill. glad to have you here ! welcome to the dc family. you couldn't pick a better site !
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Old 08-01-2005, 10:51 PM   #4
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HI Bill!
Welcome!! We're glad you decided to
join us here at DC!
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
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Old 08-01-2005, 11:50 PM   #5
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Hey Bill!
Welcome to the family! I'm so glad you're here.

Yes, we do have some awesome grilling info here, and if you can't find it, just ask.

Once you want to learn other foods, dozens of people will be giving you their best "no-fail" recipes. We aim to please around here.

So glad you found us!
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Old 08-02-2005, 02:49 AM   #6
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Welcome, this is a fantastic site for cooking tips and ideas, you'll be a great cook in no time
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Old 08-02-2005, 04:38 AM   #7
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Much of cooking is just mastery and refinement of a few simple techniques that apply to most recipes. The basics don't take long, and before you know it you'll find your own style.

Welcome to the forum!
If we're not supposed to eat animals, then how come they're made out of meat?
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Old 08-02-2005, 07:17 AM   #8
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It's great to have you here Bill!
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Old 08-02-2005, 08:03 AM   #9
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Welcome, Bill! It's always nice to have another Pennsylvanian here!
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Old 08-02-2005, 08:52 AM   #10
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Hi, Bill!! Good for you for getting out of the fast food trap!

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