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Old 06-16-2006, 10:19 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, I'm a newbie from Stamford, CT. If you've ever met someone who loves to cook but is TERRIBLE at it, that is me!!

Seriously, for the last two years, I have been working very hard on improving my cooking skills. I've attended about a dozen classes at the CIA and spend almost every weekend trying out new recipes.

I'm hoping to learn more from all you experts here!

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Old 06-16-2006, 10:20 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard, Deb.
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Old 06-17-2006, 07:28 AM   #3
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Welocome to DC deb,WE are not all experts here but there are some. Most are here to learn and have fun with great folks.If your just beginning to cook, this is the place to be.
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Old 06-17-2006, 07:47 AM   #4
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The CIA has nothing on this place

Seriously though, you will hopefully find a lot of real world advice and tips and tricks here that you would not find in a classroom setting. In the classroom they (not always) usually teach you how to do things one way. Here you will find tons of different ways to do the same thing. Through trial and error you will find what works best for you.

Welcome to the site. I am sure you will love it here.
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Old 06-17-2006, 12:29 PM   #5
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welcome to DC...
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Old 06-17-2006, 01:19 PM   #6
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Hello Deb and welcome!! we are all glad that you have found us here, I hope you will enjoy hanging with us here and share a lot of fun!!
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Old 06-17-2006, 01:53 PM   #7
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Welcome to DC. You will find answers to any questions that you may have, just ask away. Everyone is very free with their help and advise.
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Old 06-17-2006, 02:20 PM   #8
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I'm not an expert at cooking... but I am pretty darn good at welcoming new people to the group! WELCOME!!!! Enjoy!!!
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Old 06-17-2006, 02:52 PM   #9
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Welcome to DC Deb!
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Old 06-17-2006, 07:40 PM   #10
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Quote:
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In the classroom they (not always) usually teach you how to do things one way. Here you will find tons of different ways to do the same thing.
Excellent point, GB - when you ask a question here, you will normally get a lot of tried & true answers - from some professionals & a lot of amateur home cooks, like yourself (& myself!)

Welcome, Avalon!

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