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Old 03-05-2015, 05:03 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone! New here from Texas

Hiya everyone! I've been lurking here for a week or two and just really like this forum.

I've been a home cook basically since I was 5 - assisting my mom. I was putting full meals on the table since age 10. My mom and grams really taught me well.

Now, I cook for my hubby and sometimes my kitties (with veterinary approval, of course).

For Christmas 2014, my hubby got me a much anticipated Excalibur food dehydrator, and I absolutely LOVE it! Hadn't had much chance to use it as I was injured in a recent car accident on 2/13, but used it the other day to make some lovely potato chips. Hubby ate most of them before I could get to them...

I also love to bake, cook just about anything for ourselves and groups of friends, and of course use that dehydrator.

I have a recipe for fresh salsa that Randy (hubby) and I created several years ago that is always requested at parties. We had fun that weekend eating the "mistakes". I'll see if I can't post that in the near future.

The cold and icy weather we've been having really get me enjoying making stews. I don't have any recipes for those - just all by taste and what is in the pantry/fridge.

If you can't tell, I can be a bit chatty.

This is a great and informative group and I hope to be a positive contributer.



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should relax and get used to the idea." Robert A. Heinlein
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Old 03-05-2015, 06:05 PM   #2
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Welcome to DC Maelinde !

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Old 03-05-2015, 06:24 PM   #3
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Old 03-05-2015, 06:49 PM   #4
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Welcome to DC and another Welcome to a fellow Heinlein fan.
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Old 03-05-2015, 07:04 PM   #5
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Hi & welcome to DC....
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Old 03-05-2015, 07:07 PM   #6
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Hi, welcome to DC.
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Old 03-05-2015, 07:32 PM   #7
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Welcome, Maelinde! Jump right in, hope to see your salsa recipe!
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Old 03-05-2015, 09:11 PM   #8
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Welcome to DC, Maelinde. It sounds like you'll fit right in here. Join the party and share some of your cooking ideas with us.

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Old 03-06-2015, 01:14 AM   #9
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Hi Maelinde
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Old 03-06-2015, 06:06 AM   #10
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Welcome to DC! I cook for my dogs and chickens...well, they get oatmeal and pasta when it the weather is brutally cold.

I've got OCD--Obsessive Chicken Disorder!
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