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  1. Thread: Easter menus?

    by lantana
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    We have a winner! I'm taking your "up to me menu"...

    We have a winner! I'm taking your "up to me menu" and making it. I don't have time this week to work too hard on menu planning. Thanks for helping me out.
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    I wanted to congratulate you on holding your...

    I wanted to congratulate you on holding your weight and glucose steady during your rehab. That is a big positive change you have made for yourself. Happy Birthday.
  3. Mangini, Mangosa...I don't know but it is very...

    Mangini, Mangosa...I don't know but it is very pretty.

    Don't want to derail the thread, but what are those cute kitties doing in the background, just snoozing or getting ready to cause trouble?
  4. I'm sorry but I don't remember from last summer....

    I'm sorry but I don't remember from last summer. I expect there is enough citrus and dressing that it protects the avocado both by acid and a barrier for a while. I think I have taken leftovers the...
  5. This is a recipe we use regularly in the summer...

    This is a recipe we use regularly in the summer and are excited every time its on the menu. It is one of my favorites from her blog. I do use less avocado when I make it, because I like those...
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    So good to hear from you on the boards. You have...

    So good to hear from you on the boards. You have been in my thoughts. I hope you continue to feel well as you work through the physical and emotional repairs to your heart and spirit.

    Alice
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    I have heard them called moka pots. On-line, they...

    I have heard them called moka pots. On-line, they seem to range from $15 to $50 or so. This type of pot is what my Italian friend used. It is easy and fun to use.

    Here is a higher end one at Sur...
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    I like to have vegetables with breakfast, and I...

    I like to have vegetables with breakfast, and I don't do so well with some grains, so my breakfasts are often savory.

    Frittata with greens and cheese - cook once and reheat
    Sweet potato hash with...
  9. I have my eye on the recipe for Mexican Chocolate...

    I have my eye on the recipe for Mexican Chocolate Pots de Creme on the Nom Nom Paleo site, link here. Spicy chocolate appeals to me.
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    It was fine weather, so DH is grilling lamb kofta...

    It was fine weather, so DH is grilling lamb kofta kebabs outside. We have some premade hummus and tzatziki sauce and will saute some greens with garlic. Not too much work, and a nice mediterranean...
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    So, I made beef stock...

    I bought a beef "stock pack" from a local beef producer. It was a mix of meaty and marrow bones. I roasted the bones in the oven and then cooked with plain water in a clean stockpot. I added some...
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    If you have inspected all your grains and spices...

    If you have inspected all your grains and spices and see no bugs, you may want to freeze those items for 24-28 hours to kill off any larvae you cannot see. Then vacuum all the corners inside the food...
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    Hi Vicci - He doesn't cook much from recipes, but...

    Hi Vicci - He doesn't cook much from recipes, but he make these great home fries for a brunch we host each month. Here is the general idea. He dices about 5 lbs of red potatoes. The day before brunch...
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    Anyone cooking with ghee?

    I have been making ghee from butter for about a year now. Today, I got distracted by a good book during the heating process, and the ghee is more light tea-colored than yellow. It has no burnt taste,...
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    We tend to eat much better if I cook on the...

    We tend to eat much better if I cook on the weekend and have options for meals to reheat for lunch and dinner (and sometimes breakfast) during the week. I have a lot of plans for today:

    Four...
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    I had a ham bone and 1/2 lb of bulk Italian...

    I had a ham bone and 1/2 lb of bulk Italian sausage languishing in the freezer. I also had homemade stock and leftover peppers on hand, so this went together easily. I made this soup from The Kitchn...
  17. Thread: Ipad Problem

    by lantana
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    Well, that took a while! I've also had the...

    Well, that took a while! I've also had the problem of not being able to log in from any device. Today...it seemed to work fine.
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    Oh dear, that would startle me, too. If a...

    Oh dear, that would startle me, too. If a handyman can pull out the dishwasher later, there are probably areas where the lines pass through the wall can be sealed better or stuffed with steel wool....
  19. I have been keeping my weekly menus in an...

    I have been keeping my weekly menus in an electronic file so I can refer back to something we liked or to adjustments I made to tweak a recipe. So, at the end of the year I do a quick inventory to...
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    Oh, we are having our usual good luck foods and...

    Oh, we are having our usual good luck foods and sides. I am very excited as I totally love this meal and the leftovers.

    Texas caviar
    Grilled pork tenderloin with chipotle mayo sauce
    Collards...
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    We are traveling to be with my sister and our...

    We are traveling to be with my sister and our cousins for the holidays. My sister is a hoarder of house stuff, like on the shows, and has developed a stronger love for cats. I have lost count of the...
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    Thanks for the reminder! I missed the information...

    Thanks for the reminder! I missed the information that this one was coming on. Our local PBS station has had 4 weeks of old programming so we have not been on that channel much.
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    Gluten-free desserts - banana pudding

    If you or a friend or relative eat gluten-free foods, here is a simple recipe for banana pudding. I tried several types of cookies, but found the Mi-Del gluten-free arrowroot cookies were the most...
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    Thanks, Cookieee. It appears I posted this date...

    Thanks, Cookieee. It appears I posted this date nut bread recipe in 2008 when I joined the boards. In a funny coincidence, I am planning to make it for a brunch this weekend. It must be a keeper!...
  25. Thread: I'm back.

    by lantana
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    Thinking of you as you are on the mend.

    Thinking of you as you are on the mend.
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    Congratulations on working so hard and achieving...

    Congratulations on working so hard and achieving your goals with top honors! I recall reading your posts over the years, and there were some hard spots for you. Bask in this!
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    Thanksgiving hits?

    We missed out on chatting about our Thanksgiving menus because of the board blackout. So...

    Any hits, new dishes or favorites tried and trues, to report from your Thanksgiving meal?

    We usually...
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    Thanks for posting such an adorable photo. I have...

    Thanks for posting such an adorable photo. I have no skill in cookie decorating, but I do appreciate seeing cute things like this.
  29. This seems like you have all the bases covered...

    This seems like you have all the bases covered with this thoughtful menu. The linked recipes look delicious. If this menu seems simple to you, stop now, because it sounds great.
  30. It was time to pull out those summer chiles and...

    It was time to pull out those summer chiles and make pork chile verde. The skins came off with no problems after the chiles were frozen and thawed. I'll have to remember this trick for next year and...
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