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  1. Thread: Ten years!!

    by VictoriaL
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    Soooo, Susan, whatcha been doing with yourself lo...

    Soooo, Susan, whatcha been doing with yourself lo these many years??? ;)

    I don't know about the nutritional info, either, but I never noticed that before.

    Welcome back! The Boards are a lot...
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    Valerie, thanks so much for the information since...

    Valerie, thanks so much for the information since I'm pretty sure that this isn't available to non-CR subscribers. :)

    Now I'm sure that chiggers have been around me forever, but I've never been...
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    First, Joyce, the baking soda and vinegar worked...

    First, Joyce, the baking soda and vinegar worked great. Better than the other stuff I had. Thanks!

    I found a couple of websites with photos of insect bites and I think that mine are made by...
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    bug bites, need relief!

    I don't know what the h*ll is out there, but I've never experienced insect bites like this. The other morning, early, I put on shorts and a lightweight, long sleeve top, and went outside to do a...
  5. Alicia, good to hear that your elbow is mostly...

    Alicia, good to hear that your elbow is mostly healed and that you have regained most of your range of motion! :) Now to get on with the rest of your summer activities. ;)

    I've been a slug. I...
  6. Thread: pacemakers?

    by VictoriaL
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    Sorry, Valerie, I kept meaning to reply... ;) ...

    Sorry, Valerie, I kept meaning to reply... ;)

    Thanks for the information. My Mom is doing well, we are visiting her for a few days and aside from her being tired by late afternoon, she seems to...
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    That's exactly what I thought when I saw that...

    That's exactly what I thought when I saw that this was one of her recipes. :) But it was very good, everyone had seconds and there were no leftovers.
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    This was incredible! I used a (butterflied)...

    This was incredible! I used a (butterflied) boneless pork loin roast and grilled it. The marinade was boiled down and served over. Leftovers were used for pork tacos (w/ lime cabbage slaw,...
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    Ahhhh... ;) Oh well, it's already marinating in...

    Ahhhh... ;) Oh well, it's already marinating in the entire mixture so I'll be cooking part of it to serve. Maybe next time!
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    Five minutes it shall be-- thanks! :)

    Five minutes it shall be-- thanks! :)
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    I am assuming that you have to cook the reserved...

    I am assuming that you have to cook the reserved marinade before using it on the cooked pork, so what do you think-- a 5 minute boil? 10?
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    This recipe seems to be almost exactly the one...

    This recipe seems to be almost exactly the one that I "remember", although I don't think that there was lime zest in it. No matter, I have plenty of limes and think that this recipe will do just...
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    ISO corn, tomato, avocado salad

    I can't find my favorite recipe, and anything I locate in a search isn't quite right. I can wing it, I guess, but if anyone knows of a good recipe that uses:
    fresh cooked corn kernels
    avocado...
  14. Thread: pacemakers?

    by VictoriaL
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    Ana, your reply helped me "get through" the...

    Ana, your reply helped me "get through" the waiting period. :)

    Alice, that really is amazing. I'm so glad that you're doing well, and will pass your comment on to my family. And another...
  15. Thread: pacemakers?

    by VictoriaL
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    pacemakers?

    I'm sitting here, twiddling my thumbs and waiting for my sister to call with good news. My Mom had an EKG last week and the doctor office called her yesterday morning and told her to get to the ER...
  16. DH vacuumed the screens... ;) He did this from...

    DH vacuumed the screens... ;) He did this from the inside and outside, using a small shop vac with a wide, fine-brush attachment (to collect the pollen better). It worked really well, but I think...
  17. Congratulations on the new house! Have you sold...

    Congratulations on the new house! Have you sold the "old" one?
    I have no input on induction, though, but I notice that my new Viking gas range boils water a LOT more quickly than the stove in my...
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    i Absolutely. ;) DH has Raynaud's, which...

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    Absolutely. ;) DH has Raynaud's, which makes his fingers icy even in the summer, so when I need a quick cool-down I reach for his hands!
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    Just wanted to thank everyone for their...

    Just wanted to thank everyone for their responses. It's weird, never having had this issue before, but apparently we're doing it "opposite" of what everyone else does. :o I just don't think that...
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    Since it's summer, how about agua fresca? Here's...

    Since it's summer, how about agua fresca? Here's a mango version, but I love the watermelon and pineapple recipes too. :)

    http://www.food.com/recipe/mango-agua-fresca-361115
  21. Oh Alicia, I'm so sorry that happened to you! ...

    Oh Alicia, I'm so sorry that happened to you! (an aside, I removed the clips from my bike in anticipation of something similar happening... I'm a klutz!) I hope that you're able to at least do...
  22. Virtual Running/ Riding/ Walking Buddies Summer 2015!

    The Spring thread was started with Elizabeth mentioning snow, and ended with Les talking of mid-80 heat that was sucking all of his running enjoyment away. What a difference 3 months can make!

    I...
  23. EW's Spinach Salad with Avocado-Ranch Dressing

    This dressing is great! I used fresh garlic instead of powdered, subbed fresh parsley and chives for the dill, and added a little ground chipotle pepper. As good as it was with a spinach/ red onion...
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    At what temperature do you set your a/c?

    Not having had a/c for the last 30 years in our farm, the new house is a wonderful change of pace with this lovely feature! :D

    We keep it at 75 or 76 during the day, but knock it up to 77 or 78...
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    Well, both asparagus and green beans were on sale...

    Well, both asparagus and green beans were on sale today, and looked good, so I got both. I like the idea of lemon sauce on the asparagus... and lots of fruit, too (MinEaston, I agree with your...
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    98 degrees, but "only" 55% humidity. My tomaotes...

    98 degrees, but "only" 55% humidity. My tomaotes seem to be loving it, though!
  27. I wish that I could be like her... :o I thought...

    I wish that I could be like her... :o I thought that I'd organize more when we moved, but I was just so busy unpacking boxes/ coolers and shoving things onto shelves!

    Loooove BB Theory! Kind of...
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    Great ideas, thanks everyone! Now to choose, and...

    Great ideas, thanks everyone! Now to choose, and finish the shopping list... :)
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    Menu suggestions please!

    My brother and his family are arriving for a long weekend and as I sit here planning meals and making a grocery list, I've run into a mental roadblock... :o

    Can someone throw out some ideas to...
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    freezing blue cheese?

    I was leaving a friend's house the other day and he asked if I had finished a hunk of Danish blue cheese that he gave me a month or so ago. Yes, I replied, to which he opened his refrigerator, got...
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