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Re: Read the recipe!!!!
« Reply #30 on: January 02, 2012, 01:29:54 am »
It's amazing how things often work out despite our errors. I hope your son is fully recovered now Emeraldsue.

I hope you are all ok with the heat. My thoughts are with you, I hate the heat. We are so lucky only around 31- 32 at the moment.
May all dairy items in your fridge be of questionable vintage.

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Re: Read the recipe!!!!
« Reply #31 on: January 20, 2012, 11:57:08 am »
I find my memory isn't good enough to remember and, all too often, my hands aren't dexterous enough to amend the recipe in writing so I've had to find a solution that works for me.

If I want to try a recipe part of my prep time is to put it into table in either Word or Excel with columns for:
ingredients | instruction/aim/note | temperature | time | basket/butterfly | speed/turbo | reverse/knead | measuring cup/varoma/basket for splashes | anything else
I then use a separate line for each stage / instruction / set of ingredients.
This has the added advantage of allowing me to convert the poxy non-metric measurements that still manage to creep in E.G. Australian tablespoon is 20ml, UK/US is 15ml - a 25% shortfall in something can make quite a big difference to taste and texture LOL.

Then while I'm cooking I can scrawl arrows or new numbers to instruct myself to do extra things, change the order of work, a quantity or a time to suit me.

An iPad app to do this with TMX icons would be fabulous wouldn't it!
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Re: Read the recipe!!!!
« Reply #32 on: January 21, 2012, 06:47:56 am »
Daska I have been able to get around the tablespoon problem by having 2 sets of spoons. One Australian and one British.
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Re: Read the recipe!!!!
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2012, 12:25:14 pm »
LOL - I'd have to remember which to use though, this way I spend the time converting it and don't have to worry. I've not seen Australian spoons here in the UK, will keep my eyes open.
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Re: Read the recipe!!!!
« Reply #34 on: February 05, 2012, 12:39:02 pm »
i am always forgetting to push the temperature  button :-))

i don't need a recipe i'm italian