[CnD] Braille cookbooks

Lora Leggett kc8gmt at comcast.net
Sat Feb 4 10:30:17 GMT 2012


One thing I have been doing for myself is reading recipes into a message box 
on my phone.  Then when I go into the kitchen I do not bring my computer or 
a book in there.  Then when I make the meal I just erase the phone message.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Rivard" <wee1sman at fidnet.com>
To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>; "Rhonda Scott" 
<earthmagic7 at sbcglobal.net>
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CnD] Braille cookbooks


> Unfortunately, brailled cookbooks seem to be less and less popular, even 
> though they are the best format for in the kitchen.  I personally wouldn't 
> want my Pac Mate or Plex Talk Plus or Library of Congress digital player 
> in the kitchen where there is a chance of getting them, shall we say, in 
> need of repair? due to food particles.  Brailled cookbooks, on the other 
> hand, especially if they are using thermoform paper, can easily be cleaned 
> off, suffering no consequences.
>
> ---
> Be positive!  When it comes to being defeated, if you think you're 
> finished, you! are! finished!
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Rhonda Scott" <earthmagic7 at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 11:33 AM
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Braille cookbooks
>
>
>> Hi Nancy,
>>
>> I'm a Braille user and love Braille cookbooks, so any resources you would
>> like to share would be appreciated here. I don't care for the cookbooks 
>> on
>> tape either for the exact same reason you spoke of.
>>
>> I don't feel you are being pushy at all. I think any information you 
>> would
>> like to share is going to be appreciated here on the list. Some folks do
>> like audio cookbooks, some still prefer the Braille.
>>
>> Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like I have an 
>> easier
>> time now finding cookbooks in audio formats than in Braille. They take up
>> less space and are probably more popular in today's tech-oriented world.
>>
>> Rhonda
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Nancy Martin" <nancyam1111 at att.net>
>> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 12:13 PM
>> Subject: [CnD] Braille cookbooks
>>
>>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> My brain isn't shopping at the moment and I would like your opinion about 
>> my
>> latest idea. Would anyone be helped if I listed all my Braille cookbooks,
>> possibly where they came from and perhaps what they cost? Would it be 
>> better
>> to post information about the sites such as Horizons for the Blind, 
>> National
>> Braille Association, National Braille Press, etc. I usually like to check
>> things out myself. One book might be meaningless to me but just what 
>> someone
>> else needs. At the same time, I don't want to leave non-Braille users
>> feeling left out. I hate cookbooks on cassette because they usually are 
>> not
>> tone indexed. I realize that I need to send the promised recipes before I
>> start another project. I just want your thoughts. Am I coming across as 
>> too
>> pushy? I don't want to do that at all.
>>
>> Nancy Martin
>>
>> Oklahoma
>>
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