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    10-18-2014, 11:39 AM
    patt replied to a thread Good News! in Other stuff
    That's lovely news, Joyce. Happiness to all.
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    10-17-2014, 05:53 PM
    A few years ago, I found some wings at Goodwill, brought them home and spray painted them black. I took a long black Tshirt/tunic and sewed on bright...
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    10-17-2014, 07:28 AM
    patt replied to a thread getting rid of a sofa in Other stuff
    I asked our handyman/yard guy. He took the one sofa and chair and then hauled the other really worn sofa to the dump for us. In our neighborhood,...
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    10-13-2014, 06:19 AM
    patt replied to a thread New fall TV shows... in Other stuff
    Since we are totally streaming or Netflix, we were really unhappy when Longmire was cancelled.Maybe there's hope. I don't think I could give up on...
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    10-12-2014, 02:52 PM
    patt replied to a thread Hip Pain help? in Other stuff
    I'm really looking forward to the replacement for all the reasons given. My surgeon did both my knees and the results and healing were so good that I...
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    10-11-2014, 03:03 PM
    patt replied to a thread Hip Pain help? in Other stuff
    I'll ask my regular doctor when I see her next week about cortisone, but I think it's too much-bone on bone- for any help. I'm living on Ibuprofen...
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    10-11-2014, 12:14 PM
    patt started a thread Hip Pain help? in Other stuff
    Hey all you helpful people out there, I have a worn out hip that will be replaced in February. YAY!!!!! However, that's four months away and some...
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    10-11-2014, 12:10 PM
    Cookieee, I had no problems following the link. The link is to Smitten Kitchen - Deb Tolin's blog, not the one you referenced. Applecrisp, those...
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    10-11-2014, 06:45 AM
    Fingers crossed and Good Luck wished going your way.
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    10-11-2014, 06:17 AM
    patt replied to a thread The Case for Home Cooking in Great Food
    I think that for us on the BB, Bittman is preaching to the choir. I love to cook. I love to go out to eat. I'm lucky-DH wants whatever makes me happy...
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    10-09-2014, 05:30 AM
    patt replied to a thread Tuesday Fun - in Other stuff
    That is so cool! Thanks for sharing it.
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    10-02-2014, 07:06 AM
    Ana, thanks so much! I made two of these-one for home, one for the office. There were a few tweaks: 1/2 egg substitute and 1/2 eggs Swerve...
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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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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...
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