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Old 10-22-2007, 05:20 PM   #1
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Hi everyone. My name is Melle. 58 year old semi-retired secretary living in the Eastern townships about an hour from Montreal Quebec. I hate to admit this but I don't like to cook much but am trying to force myself to eat more at home cause it's better for my health. So I happened accross this forum by chance while doing a search on how long to cook lentils. lol. Go figure hey. I was married and had a daughter and been divorced and living alone for 10 years so I don't cook.....but I guess at my age, it's time I start learning to like it since we have to eat to live. lol.

Nice to see everyone and I'm sure I'll learn lots of wonderful things here. :):)
Melle :)


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Old 10-22-2007, 05:23 PM   #2
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Hi, Melle. Welcome to DC. You'll soon discover we have many Canadian members here. We're a big family and look forward to your participation. We're glad you've found us.

P.S. Hope your lentils were good.

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Old 10-22-2007, 05:32 PM   #3
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Thank you Katie for the wonderful welcome. Maybe with this group, I'll start getting the hang of things and liking it better. :):):) Lentils are coming along ok so far. lol.
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Old 10-22-2007, 05:39 PM   #4
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Hello Melle, so much of what you said rings with me also - but I've been around about ten more years and about two years ago decided to learn to cook - for the satisfaction of it - I was getting kinda tired of opening a can, skipping the warming step and just eating out of the can.

This is a great place to learn!
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:08 PM   #5
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Hello Quebec. My family origins are from Quebec, and I was thinking of them this weekend because I brought a tourtiere to a party. It was a huge hit. Welcome!
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:28 PM   #6
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Welcome Melle, nice to have you with us, and this site will inspire you to cook !
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:30 PM   #7
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Bienvenue, Melle! Welcome to DC! I was born in Montreal and spent summers in the Eastern Townships. Still have lots of relatives there, and a cottage . Enjoy!!

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