[CnD] Braille cookbooks

Lora Leggett kc8gmt at comcast.net
Mon Feb 6 09:11:58 GMT 2012


I also use it sometimes to copy recipes out of because it has a pause and 
forward and rewind.  It is a little tricky but it works.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sandy from OK!" <warren.sandra at sbcglobal.net>
To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2012 4:12 AM
Subject: Re: [CnD] Braille cookbooks


> Hmmmm! Never! Thought of the simple voice! Box! It has been such a long 
> time
> since I went there, bet ya I do not know my pass word or any thing! Great
> idea, though!
> Sandy
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Lora Leggett
> Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 7:43 PM
> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Braille cookbooks
>
>
> I use the Simple Voice Box for keeping recipe messages.  My home box only
> holds 50 messages and they don't erase either.  My cell phone only saves 
> for
>
> 23 days I think.
> But I only put a recipe I am going to make that week in a message.  It is 
> so
>
> I can listen to it in the kitchen where I can take out all the ingredients
> and put them on the table.
> I use the message to make the recipe and then erase it because it is 
> already
>
> in my computer.
> Lora
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sandy from OK!" <warren.sandra at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 10:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Braille cookbooks
>
>
>> How does that work out? My messaging system only holds messages for
>> fifteen
>> days.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
>> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Lora
>> Leggett
>> Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 4:30 AM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] Braille cookbooks
>>
>>
>> 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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