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    Roasted or grilled vegetables are easy and can be...

    Roasted or grilled vegetables are easy and can be served at room temperature.

    Are you responsible for the appetizers? With time constraints, I would just get some good stuff from the stuff -...
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    If you make them let me know. They look very...

    If you make them let me know. They look very similar to the ones my grandmother made. My grandmother had a different name for them which isn't surprising.

    In googling a bit, it appears that there...
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    Canvas will stretch - in my experience, cloth...

    Canvas will stretch - in my experience, cloth shoes will often become too large over time.

    However, if the shoe is too tight in an area, you don't want to stretch on your foot.

    You can take...
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    This looks wonderful although I am on a...

    This looks wonderful although I am on a semi-permanent baking ban. :p

    I do love blueberry baked items made with fresh blueberries - the frozen berries just are no match.

    When I was a child, my...
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    I Died Today - by Duke Roberts

    No comment needed.

    This Dog's Final Day Proves We Should Live Every Day Like It's Our Last
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    I had never heard of mahlab but it appears it is...

    I had never heard of mahlab but it appears it is from a sour cherry pit.

    Galangal I've used in its fresh state. It's a form of ginger but seemed to be softer and milder. I got it when I was...
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    The popularity of names as they cycle through is...

    The popularity of names as they cycle through is fascinating as a glimpse of social history.

    My niece who was born in the mid 1980's is named Hannah which her mother thought at the time was...
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    It comes in a bag and is with the bagged...

    It comes in a bag and is with the bagged coleslaw. It started appearing when broccoli was being touted as a cruciferous vegetable (along with others in the same family).

    It's quite tasty eaten...
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    I'm with the other posters as I don't know any...

    I'm with the other posters as I don't know any women who don't clean before having guests over. Many men are in a different category.

    That said, I might not clean the same stuff - i.e. I would...
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    But if one has to assume that every chicken has...

    But if one has to assume that every chicken has salmonella or other toxic substances, what difference does it make from a practical point of view.

    I realize not every chicken is infected but I...
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    Doesn't all chicken carry this? I always assume...

    Doesn't all chicken carry this? I always assume that raw chicken is hazardous and treated it accordingly in terms of having a separate cutting board for chicken that can go into the dishwasher.
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    My experience with broccoli slaw is that it...

    My experience with broccoli slaw is that it doesn't become limp in the same way that slaw made with any kind of cabbage do. Not that limp ness is a bad thing in coleslaw made with cabbage as it is...
  13. I think WS and Sur La Table are both over-priced...

    I think WS and Sur La Table are both over-priced - or more accurately, I think one can find the same stuff for less money.

    At this point, I read their catalogues and am mildly intrigued but I...
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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/23/hope-for-...

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/23/hope-for-paws-dreadlocked-dog_n_5522596.html

    And a video of a dreadlocked rescue dog.
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    If you're moving in a few months, the whole issue...

    If you're moving in a few months, the whole issue is really moot because nothing horrendous is going to happen to the bathtub in the next few months. This isn't the kind of job that is extremely time...
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    I looked at the files and I think it represents a...

    I looked at the files and I think it represents a complete cookbook - Section 1 is breakfast but mostly has yummies like muffins and sweet bread types of things; Section 2 is "starters; Section 3 is...
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    The integrity of the coating on the bathtub has...

    The integrity of the coating on the bathtub has been compromised. The rust that you were seeing is just the tip of the iceberg. Water has been seeping into the iron and is causing damage where you...
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    Corporations often have stringent blocking in...

    Corporations often have stringent blocking in terms of downloading files so that might be the problem.
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    I don't get any ads when I went to the hyperlink....

    I don't get any ads when I went to the hyperlink. I use ad block. I know the porn ads that you are talking about because I used to get them on some sites before I installed ad block.

    The site...
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    I located the Cookbook and have uploaded it as...

    I located the Cookbook and have uploaded it as five separate PDF files.

    Obviously this is an honor system, but I am fond of dogs in case anyone isn't sure of a charity.

    Here are the links - you...
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    I am not disparaging what a SAHM does but...

    I am not disparaging what a SAHM does but realistically I am not particularly interested in someone extolling homemaking skills in lieu of specific job qualifications.

    Now if you were a volunteer...
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    I didn't mean to disparage your fruit salad at...

    I didn't mean to disparage your fruit salad at all but was just commenting in general regarding preferences.

    As I wrote above, fruit is extremely popular at most of the gatherings I've attended....
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    The veggie and fruit I have encountered at...

    The veggie and fruit I have encountered at parties have been fresh and NOT the pre-packaged trays from supermarkets so I agree that the quality of raw veggies and fruits makes a big difference....
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    I just recently concluded a round of phone...

    I just recently concluded a round of phone interviews that I was conducting for an office administrative position in my condo.

    In my experience, a phone interview is really no different than the...
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    Fruit is always very popular here in Southern...

    Fruit is always very popular here in Southern California as well. A lot of people don't typically have cakes or other less healthy offerings. The same would be true for other items - i.e. crudités...
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    What is the benefit of having a temperature...

    What is the benefit of having a temperature controlled kettle? When I have heated water on the stove, I generally just want it to boil.

    That said, here are reviews of various electric kettles and...
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    It would be wonderful if someone uploaded them to...

    It would be wonderful if someone uploaded them to a cloud drive. There are anonymous free cloud sharing places like zippyshare.com that work really well.

    Once someone uploaded it, they could share...
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    What about some cut up veggies for the dips - you...

    What about some cut up veggies for the dips - you can buy generally buy trays of veggies at supermarkets if you don't want to bother cutting up.

    For dips, what about hummus and/or clam dip. I...
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    The crockpot rotisserie chicken is pretty simple...

    The crockpot rotisserie chicken is pretty simple and, depending on the size of your family, there are leftovers for salad or sandwiches.
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    This was an interesting twist on potato salad. ...

    This was an interesting twist on potato salad.


    Sweet-potato Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing
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    Recipe By: Bon...
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