Shaun Daws
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What should I get my wife for Christmas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Bridges Nov 29, 2010. 13 Replies

Awesome Hobbies

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Men in the Kitchen

This groups if for those men who love to cook. It's a place to discuss techniques, recipes and suggestions. Bon apetit!
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Brown Fox commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"Don't forget Alton allows two unitaskers in his kitchen, the fire extinguisher and the olive pitter, both for the sake of safety. P.S. You can use an egg slicer to slice mushrooms."
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J. D. commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"Matthew:  I am very familiar with Altobn Brown's no-unitasker rule, and with one or two major exceptions, follow it almost to the letter.  I'm also familiar with the Foodwishes site and have beena fan of his video recipe blog for…"
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Matthew Martino commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"Hey guys, I had no idea these groups existed and I am in love with the idea.  I have been cooking since I married my wife 5 years ago.  She usually gets out of work at 5 and I at 2:30 so it is my pleasure to whip up a nice meal for…"
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Men in the Kitchen

This groups if for those men who love to cook. It's a place to discuss techniques, recipes and suggestions. Bon apetit!
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J. D. commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"I am only with you part way on #1:  I prefer not to clutter up my kitchen with tools and machines that won't be used on a regular basis, though I do have more cooking things in my arsenal than the average male home cook.  On #2, I…"
Feb 22
Native Son commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"IMHO, the essence of men's cooking requires the following:  1 Using as few utensils and cooking vessels as practicable;  2. "Sneaking" herbs, spices, and extra ingredients into certain "plain recipes"; 3.…"
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Men in the Kitchen

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Men in the Kitchen

This groups if for those men who love to cook. It's a place to discuss techniques, recipes and suggestions. Bon apetit!
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Men in the Kitchen

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Man Skills

A group for sharing and discussing those amazing practical skills that every man aquires in an effort to make his world run the way he wants it to.
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All the world's an ape, and getting hairier
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The Quitter

Posted on February 7, 2010 at 5:54pm 0 Comments

I'm in the midst of reading a tremendous book - "A world of my own" by Robin Knox-Johnston, about his successful attempt to become the first man to sail around the world single-handed and non-stop. The book itself is fantastic, and I recommend it whole-heartedly, but this post isn't about the book, it's about a quote contained within the book.



Somewhere East of the Cape of Good Hope, after facing a number of major challenges, Knox-Johnston is starting to feel as though the trip will… Continue

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At 3:56am on December 7, 2010, I'mCosy said…
Hello Friend...



Cosy... :)
At 3:46am on October 15, 2010, thehuhman said…
Hi Shaun! Welcome to the Family Man group.
At 10:31pm on September 20, 2010, I'mCosy said…
Happy World Peace Day ! My Friend...

At 2:36am on March 18, 2010, Dave Walters said…
Hey Shaun, thanx for the birthday wish.
At 5:41pm on December 23, 2009, I'mCosy said…
Merry Xmas My Friend... :)

Merry Xmas
At 4:36pm on December 14, 2009, C. Wayne Lammers said…
Thanks for the warm welcome, Shaun. I have some recipes I know everyone will love. I'll try to post in a day or two.
At 9:19pm on November 26, 2009, I'mCosy said…
Happy Thanksgiving2
At 5:24pm on November 9, 2009, Matthew Mac said…
Thanks a lot shaun.
At 4:09pm on November 9, 2009, John Sherrill said…
Thanks for accepting my request Shaun. Look forward to getting to know you.
At 5:10am on October 30, 2009, Liam Boyle said…
Congrats. It will probably be mid Nov before I can get my norton and strop in hand.
 
 
 

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