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    Cooking and baking blind

    I was asked today if I would be willing to help teach a lady in this area that is blind, how to make bread, and other cooking hacks. Of course I said yes, I have no idea what I am about to learn, but, I’m certain I will learn more.

    #2
    Sounds like an opportunity to learn many new things, Brother...

    I would think an interface that could address/vocalize temps, time, recipes, etc. would be a requisite startin place, but...

    It was done, previous, fer many centuries, afore any such kinda things were ever even dreamt of....so there's Ol Skool, as well...

    Lookin forward to followin along on this journey.

    Please, Do keep me current...

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    • Mr. Bones
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      I'd be quite surprised, if'n yer not quite surprised, at what she teaches yerself...

      In fact, I'd put money on it, sez I...

      That's what makes fer such an enjoyable situation, in this case...

    • Richard Chrz
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      Mr. Bones, I expect to be the student. I was a volunteer coach to a bunch of 12-17 year old kids. I went in as the coach, and came out the student, and still learning from that experience. I have no doubts, I’m in for an experience that I should just hold on as the learning starts.
      Last edited by Richard Chrz; July 26, 2021, 07:26 PM.

    • IFindZeroBadCooks
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      Yeah, I would be interested to see if the individual values the Alexa for cooking or not.

    #3
    Oddly, blind people in certain cultures were relegated to baking and other food skills where feel is key. There's a good chance you're about to teach an upcoming handicapable superstar

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    • Richard Chrz
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      Comedian for sure. She ordered a shirt that says, where is over here and over there, Lol

    #4
    Of course you said yes. Whoever chose you as the teacher certainly knew what they were doing.

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    • Mr. Bones
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      I very much share this viewpoint, as well...

    #5
    I'm sure you will both learn a thing or two.

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    • Mr. Bones
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      +1

    #6
    A great opportunity—for both of you. Good luck and keep us posted.

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      #7
      Richard - take a listen to this, a BBC segment with cooks who are blind.... https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct1rfk

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      • Richard Chrz
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        Thank you will check it out.

      #8
      A great opportunity for you to help others. You will do great!

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        #9
        Go for it Richard. You're the one for this task!

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          #10
          Not to be flippant, but it should be easy, especially for you. Be kind, gentle, slow & patient. She will stop you when she needs to, when she gets it you will know that also. Have fun, it will be a tremendous experience.

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            #11
            All I gotta say is that you teach us every day, Richard.

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              #12
              It's gonna be great! I used to do this with a blind runner. What an experience!! Let us know how it goes!

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