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Old 10-16-2010, 03:42 AM   #1
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Smile Hi Everyone Happy to be here

HI, I am new here, and am a retired chef, so always looking for new ideas,recipes and will love to share some of my own. (guess its in my blood) Hope to pick up some good ideas here.


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Old 10-16-2010, 06:43 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome, you'll find alot of new and different ideas, I sure you being a retired chef you will have alot of experiences to help someone out here too.
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Old 10-16-2010, 06:47 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply

Nice warm welcome, thanks, I have loved cooking since i was 13 years old, enjoy now as hobby. Hope to help others here if I can ,and pick up new ideas myself
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Old 10-16-2010, 06:55 AM   #4
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Welcome to DC!!!!!
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Old 10-16-2010, 06:58 AM   #5
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Howdy! Welcome to DC.

As a chef, what was your specialty dish?

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Old 10-16-2010, 12:42 PM   #6
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Hello and Welcome! I was never a Chef, but I've worked in kitchens. My specialty is soup from scratch. At one point, I taught a kitchen manager that it WAS possible to serve steaks to order to over 300 students in a Campus Cafeteria.
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein
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Old 10-16-2010, 01:26 PM   #7
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Hi RC, and welcome. You'll find yourself in good company here. There are many who have cooked for a living, many cooks who have years of experience in our home kitchens, along with beginner cooks. It's a great place to hang out, and we have great time. Put your feet up, and enjoy.
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:05 PM   #8
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Can't wait for some recipes.
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Old 10-16-2010, 03:03 PM   #9
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Welcome! I've only been here a couple days but everyone is very nice! I used to be a waitress and catered too but didn't develop much love for cooking until after those years, go figure... We look forward to your input!

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