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Old 08-19-2007, 02:54 PM   #1
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Im new here and would like to introduce myself! My name is Ben and love cooking, so much so that I am teaching myself how to cook! I love baking bread and cakes and am interested in making jam as well! My favourite meals are hearty family meals!
I sure I will learn lots with everyone here!


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Old 08-19-2007, 02:57 PM   #2
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Welcome to DC, Ben! You'll find lots of info here. Explore.

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Old 08-19-2007, 03:04 PM   #3
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Hi, Ben. Welcome to DC. Looks like you're getting an early start on the "cooking thing." It's nice to see you have the desire to expand your culinary world. There's no doubt you'll learn a lot here. Just start asking questions. The answers will come. We're glad you've found us.
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Old 08-19-2007, 03:30 PM   #4
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Welcome Ben!!Have funand Enjoy!!
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Old 08-19-2007, 05:09 PM   #5
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Hi Ben,
so glad to have you join us. There are some great recipes, both easy and more difficult and some really great people who will be glad to pitch in and help in any way they can..So just join in ask questions and enjoy your time here.
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Old 08-19-2007, 11:14 PM   #6
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Hellooooooooooooooo Ben welcome to DC. I have a ton of bread formulas, but I do not know if they would mate up with UK flour?? but would be very glad to share. I have read where flour in Europe is different from the US flour ??
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Old 08-19-2007, 11:17 PM   #7
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Welcome to DC Ben! It’s a great place and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!

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