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  1. Judybabe

    Judybabe Guest

    I emailed the home office with the suggestion about the DCB cookbook using the 100+ recipes Carol compiled. it's a automatted thing. Nobody actually reads these emails? it said they are reviewed periodically through out the year? What's with that?

    sorry Carol, I tried.
    Aug 28, 2009
  2. babywings76

    babywings76 Legend Member Gold Member

    I know, I've submitted ideas as well. They do read them, though. I think it just says that because they don't have the time to personally respond to everyone's ideas and probably can't divulge what projects they have going on or might be. So I think it's good to submit ideas anyway. :)

    I took that file Carol made (she was so awesome to do that!), switched the order around (micro meals, oven meals, dessert in oven, dessert in micro) proofed it and made a cover page and can I just say, I think it's great--Due to the collaborative efforts of so many wonderful cheffers! We have a great book to give to our customers. Seriously, I printed it off for a host's grandmother who ordered a DCB because she doesn't have a computer or e-mail. It was so thick I couldn't staple it! It was 28 pages, so I used a large paper clip. I'm going to print one off and put a comb binder on it (w/ Office Max's help). I have a friend who is going to order a DCB for her SIL for Christmas, print a copy off and have it bound and add that to the gift.

    You know, PC will probably come out w/ one. I asked the guy in the test kitchens when on the HO tour at Conference, and he just smiled real big and said he couldn't say. :D

    But what we all put together here will have far more recipes than one PC makes, I'm guessing. Of course theirs will be nice cause it will be professional, official, have pictures, and people can BUY them. :D
    Aug 28, 2009
  3. heat123

    heat123 Legend Member Silver Member

    What's this book of recipes from Carol I have been reading about? Anyone? TIA!
    Aug 28, 2009
  4. NooraK

    NooraK Legend Member Gold Member

    Usually, most HO emails will send you an automated reply, to let you know it's been received. I think the reviewing periodically part refers more to how new products are decided on. HO probably has a meeting of some sorts on a regular basis to discuss new ideas and to decide what ideas to develop further into products. The idea to catalog process for many products can take years.
    Aug 28, 2009
  5. Judybabe

    Judybabe Guest

    Carol W. compiled a list of recipes specifically designed for the dcb. almost at 100 now!

    at any rate, because people were abusing her generosity, you now have to pm her to get the file. it's still free, but just making sure you're a consultant who will give it to dcb customers.

    not try to sell it.
    Aug 28, 2009
  6. babywings76

    babywings76 Legend Member Gold Member

    Carol went through all the files and searches and found every recipe someone posted where they used the DCB. She compiled it and shared it here. But then some snotty person took it and is selling it on Ebay. Completely took advantage of their membership here. It was like getting stabbed in the back by a family member. And poor Carol got so many people giving her a hard time about the file not being "perfect". It was so rude. She was so nice to spend all that time and gather it and get it all in one document and share it with us. People are just obnoxious sometimes. She still sends it out to people who PM her, though, I think. (Sorry Carol if that's not true...) :blushing:
    Aug 28, 2009
  7. babywings76

    babywings76 Legend Member Gold Member

    And being the long-winded poster I am....I was too late and Judy beat me to the answer to your question. :D
    Aug 28, 2009
  8. JDooley

    JDooley Member

    I would Love to see this file I must have missed something. Sorry I dont know who Carol is to PM her can someone help please! Thanks!!!!
    Aug 28, 2009
  9. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

    You always get an automated response when you send an email to HO.

    Someone answers it later - but the automated response is to let you know that it was received...and not just hanging out someplace in the www. There are over 70,000 consultants in the US, and also customers, and all those home inventors out there, who can email product suggestions to HO - and just a handful of people who review them. So - get in line and wait your turn!;)

    HO gets TONS of suggestions for products. Suggestions for a DCB cookbook have been given for a couple of years at least.

    Keep in mind that HO is not going to just take a bunch of recipes and print them off as a cookbook. All recipes have to go through the Test Kitchens, tested for time, temp, measurements, ingredients, and all of the nutritional values.

    I'm pretty sure that a DCB cookbook, or a cookbook with lots of DCB recipes has already been in the works.
    Aug 28, 2009
  10. Shawnna

    Shawnna Senior Member Gold Member

    Is this the same book that said "updated" on the thread? I have that, but if it has been changed again I would like to have a copy of it. I haven't sold any of the DCB and I really want to push it in September with the stoneware special.
    Aug 28, 2009
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