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Old 05-13-2008, 05:10 PM   #1
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I am very new to cooking, I still don't know how to make quality food that my 2 year old would eat- except for a couple of things.

so basically, I lack variety- we end up eating the same things over and over.

I want to learn how to cook, but honest- I do not know where to start.

My daughter loves things with sauces- the only problem is that I don't know how to make them very well- so usually I have to rely on my mother to do them for me.
the only thing she likes that I make really good for her is the salmon with butter lots of butter- and white rice.
after that, I am always out to eat at restaurants.

I have the book "basic cooking for dummies" and "30 minute meals"

anywho, please help! if you know a good cook book out there for a person like me, I would greatly appreciate the advice.



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Old 05-13-2008, 05:15 PM   #2
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Just wanted to say hi and welcome you to DC. There are a lot of great cooks here to help you.

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Old 05-13-2008, 05:30 PM   #3
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hey girl....I know how it is when you're new to cooking, i am only an amateur myself. Alot of good resources and people to go on...and practice makes perfect!!! Welcome!
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Old 05-13-2008, 06:20 PM   #4
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Welcome to D C. How did you get two threads #ed 4?
See your thread "Problem! Need........"

I hope we can help you and you begin to enjoy the kitchen - the heart of the home.
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Old 05-13-2008, 09:57 PM   #5
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Hello and welcome to DC!
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Old 05-13-2008, 10:25 PM   #6
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Hey there, welcome to DC! The folks here are great and I'm sure they will help you with any cooking questions you may have!
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Old 05-14-2008, 05:16 AM   #7
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You don't need a special cookbook. Click around the internet, find something that looks good and try it. Open any cookbook, cover your eyes and point, make it!
We are always here for help!
Good luck!
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 05-20-2008, 07:10 AM   #8
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Welcome to DC!!

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