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Old 04-25-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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Hello

I have been cooking for my family at home and the family I had after marriage for years. I started cooking in my early teens and copied mum's recipes and found easy things in her books too!

I occasionally tried a new, safe recipe but was unadventurous, that is, until my daughter became an adult. She is very adventurous in cooking and will cook without recipes. She has been a real inspiration to me in the kitchen and I have 'grown up' enough now to do the same, try new things, make up my own dishes and just generally really enjoy cooking

This forum fascinates me and I am pleased to see free from sections as I have many allergies and intolerances

Well, that is how I ended up here, looking forward to learning more and meeting you all.

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Old 04-25-2012, 05:17 PM   #2
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Welcome to DC Rays. Have a look around and jump in to the discussion where the mood strikes you.
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:20 PM   #3
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Hello, Rays! Welcome to DC!
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:31 PM   #4
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I think you'll like us. I've asked for advice for many things, and always get a good answer. Since people are always asking me for cooking advice, it's nice to have a source for my own various confusions. Whenever my nephew wants to cook (usually to impress a gal), my sibs & parents have one answer: Call Auntie Claire. This is my go to place. Even for non-food-stuff ("off topic") I've had good advice, and I wouldn't dream of buying kitchen equipment without asking my DC friends!

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Old 04-25-2012, 05:38 PM   #5
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Thank you Taxlady, Dawgluver and Claire.

I am already quite excited over the favourite kitchen tool thread

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Old 04-25-2012, 07:18 PM   #6
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Welcome to DC, Rays. This forum is a great source of inspiration (and the people are pretty great too).
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:37 PM   #7
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Watch out...it can cost you cash money...somebody always has to mention a new gadget or cookbook you just have to buy!!!

Welcome to DC, Rays! Have fun and remember to play with your food!
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:49 PM   #8
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Old 04-28-2012, 08:59 PM   #9
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Welcome to DC Rays! It's a wonderful, caring place to feel nutured personally & to learn so much professionaly.
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:16 PM   #10
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