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Old 06-08-2007, 06:38 AM   #1
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Greetings from the Lake District - UK

Hello Everybody,

Hoping to learn lots of new recipes and get some ideas for good wholesome cooking from abroad, cause that's what we mainly do in the North of England. The 'real' men up here like good hearty food such as steak and kidney puds - jam roly poly - steak and chips - roast leg 'o lamb/pork with all the trimmings. None of that nouveau cuisine stuff i.e. half a sardine on a rocket leaf. Can anyone out there give me some new and different ideas to satisfy these northern lads ?

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Old 06-08-2007, 06:57 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome YumYum!!!
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Old 06-08-2007, 07:00 AM   #3
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Welcome to DC!!

Come on in amd make yourself at home! Using the "search" feature you can find many tempting ideas for your Northern lads!

Again Welcome and...

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Old 06-08-2007, 08:39 AM   #4
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Hi, yumyum. Welcome to DC.

Not to worry. You'll get plenty of ideas. Just sit back and ready your fingers for lots of "cut and paste" and make sure your SAVE key is in working order.

While you wait, take a look at all our forums to get ideas of your own. Enjoy.
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Old 06-08-2007, 01:14 PM   #5
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Just wanted to say hi and welcome to DC. I know you will have a good time here.
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Old 06-08-2007, 03:21 PM   #6
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Bienvenue, yumyum. You might want to focus your first foray into our forums in the Soups, Stews, and Casseroles section. Lots of rib-sticking ideas in there. We Yanks are also always looking for another way to do potatoes, so check the Veggies section.
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Old 06-12-2007, 09:49 PM   #7
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Welcome aboard!
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:28 AM   #8
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Hey yumyum!

Love the lake district - I lived in Lancaster for 3 years and went up to the lakes most weekends.

I'm sure you have a recipe for Lancashire Hot Pot
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:43 PM   #9
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Hello and welcome to DC.

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