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    09-28-2014, 06:01 AM
    patt replied to a thread Cooking this weekend? in Great Food
    Last night we had crab cakes from Trader Joe's, fresh steamed green beans and cheese grits. I made a great tartar sauce. It was all simple but really...
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    09-27-2014, 05:36 AM
    patt replied to a thread Pickling question in Great Food
    Thanks, all. I guess I got stuck in a thought process and never varied from it because so far, I haven't killed anyone with my pickles. Looks like my...
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    09-26-2014, 07:11 AM
    patt started a thread Pickling question in Great Food
    I always use the water bath method of canning so that I can store jars in my pantry, so I'm unfamiliar with refrigerator pickles. A friend mentioned...
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    09-21-2014, 05:22 AM
    Can you use Swerve(erithrytrol)? I've used it in baking.
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    09-19-2014, 07:15 AM
    Aw, but there is so much fun to be had when you move from one part of the country to another. Before too long, if you're in Edmonton, Canada, you...
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    09-08-2014, 06:09 PM
    patt replied to a thread Unused evaporated milk? in Great Food
    I would freeze it in an ice cube tray, without hestitation. If it separates on heating, make a little cornstarch slurry to thicken and recombine.
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    09-02-2014, 04:51 AM
    Oh golly, I'm not alone in the universe! Sorry, not hi-jacking. I'd use whatever I had on hand.
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A writer, a partner to my beloved husband, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Born near the wild Pacific and carrying the tang of saltwater forever. Immersed but seldom submerged by the current that is Life.
nearly Austin, TX
My dogs, my cats, gardens with fruit and flower, birds, laughter, the fruits of the earth
writer, teller of tales, tall and otherwise


With all of our running and all of our cunning, If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane...
"Changes in Attitude, Changes in Latitude" Jimmy Buffet


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