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    In reading about various diets, I have come...

    In reading about various diets, I have come across the story of Dr. Terry Wahls and her Wahls Protocol in which she applied mostly paleo diet principles to treating her own MS. It may be too "out...
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    Vinegar-free salad dressing ideas?

    A friend of mine has learned that vinegar is a trigger for migraines/vertigo for her, and she will need to eliminate it from her diet. She asked me for some ideas for vinegar-free salad dressings....
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    Turmeric tonic for colds

    DH and I both have yucky colds and have cleared out all the chicken stock reserves from the freezer. I had come across a "detox tonic" recipe on the website Oh She Glows recently. A turmeric tea or...
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    Your menu sounds wonderful! The picture of the...

    Your menu sounds wonderful! The picture of the pineapple pomegranate salad looks festive. Kudos to your award-winning baker dad. I hope you have a great time!
  5. I'm going to pick up some extra spices this week...

    I'm going to pick up some extra spices this week and get this holiday season started. Thanks for posting, LeaHamm. This sounds great!
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    I checked on what I posted for last year's menu...

    I checked on what I posted for last year's menu --- and it is the same! We attend a giant potluck which is heavy on the traditional starches and meats and desserts. I am again taking Texas Caviar and...
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    Wow, Elizabeth, I have not heard of the overnight...

    Wow, Elizabeth, I have not heard of the overnight soak in water trick. I will certainly give this a try. We like to grill whole cloves of garlic with veggies, so your tip is appreciated!
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    peeling heads of garlic for a recipe

    I am making a recipe that uses 1 cup of peeled garlic cloves, and Trader Joe's did not have their usual bags of peeled garlic today. It's Garlic Lover's Crockpot Beef Stew with Olives, Capers, and...
  9. Thread: Summer Books

    by lantana
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    Thanks for the recommendations, Patt. I was able...

    Thanks for the recommendations, Patt. I was able to get on a hold list for The Martian at the library and have also ordered the Hilary Mantel book to our library for pick-up.

    I am working on the...
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    Well, I have to say I tried. I bought some...

    Well, I have to say I tried. I bought some powdered plain gelatin. The recipe I used worked very well, but I don't seem to be a gummie jello thingy kinda person. Oh well. Here's the method I used,...
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    I have been using a Y-shaped peeler from Zyliss....

    I have been using a Y-shaped peeler from Zyliss. DH doesn't like it as much for potatoes, but it is great for carrots and I have tackled a squash or two with it....
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    Ideas for homemade fruit gummies

    Any experience with making gummies from fruit juice and gelatin? I am preparing for a day of clear liquids next week and would like to play around with gelatin and the allowed juices. The cook in me...
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    Electric pressure cooker as a gift

    My sister has asked for an electric pressure cooker for Christmas this year. Are there tips or suggestions on good brands or things to consider about the purchase? She will be cooking for 2-3 people....
  14. Minus the sugar, this is my house cornbread...

    Minus the sugar, this is my house cornbread recipe against which all others are judged. I from a "no sugar in cornbread" part of the country originally. I tried Pam Anderson's Perfect Cornbread with...
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    Thanks for the tips, Patti. The Kraut Source lid...

    Thanks for the tips, Patti. The Kraut Source lid system seems really simple, and you can watch what is happening through the mason jar. When the ferment is done to your liking, do you just cap the...
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    I just checked out the book Wild Fermentation...

    I just checked out the book Wild Fermentation from our library and wanted to know if anyone on the boards makes sauerkraut or other fermented vegs--and found this post.

    So, I am bumping up this...
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    While I was getting my teeth cleaned recently, my...

    While I was getting my teeth cleaned recently, my dental hygienist had an interesting conversation with me about this topic. I was mostly listening, of course, as there were instruments all over my...
  18. We use cloth napkins every day at home, and I...

    We use cloth napkins every day at home, and I pack some in my lunch box for work. They are sturdy and have lasted years. I think the most recent batch came from Tuesday Morning about 9 years ago. We...
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    Wow--a wealth of good ideas! Thanks everyone for...

    Wow--a wealth of good ideas! Thanks everyone for pitching in. I liked all the options from checking Marshalls/TJ Maxx, drooling over the Rough Linen, to a giant pack of towels on Amazon, and making...
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    Dishtowel nostalgia

    I am looking for what I think as an old-school cotton dishtowel. I want a flat weave, not terry, with a simple pattern like a few stripes or checks. The cloth should get softer over time. I would...
  21. I am not a big fan of the gluten-free starches,...

    I am not a big fan of the gluten-free starches, either. In short, digestive issues. The paleo cookbooks don't use grains, so that that was a good start for me. Along with the Well Fed books and the...
  22. I have not been on an elimination diet myself,...

    I have not been on an elimination diet myself, but a friend at work did this about 2 years ago. Her mission was more for getting healthier foods in her diet and losing weight, and for that part it...
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    Fort Worth here. Our closest local lake and the...

    Fort Worth here. Our closest local lake and the river that is its outlet down the street are still within their banks. We have not had as much flooding of the streets as has plagued Dallas to the...
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    Maybe you would like a Greek theme with lots of...

    Maybe you would like a Greek theme with lots of interesting small dishes. We have a local restaurant that makes an eggplant and chickpea moussaka which is delicious. They do not skimp on the olive...
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    Thanks for bumping this up. I have it bookmarked...

    Thanks for bumping this up. I have it bookmarked because carrot cake is one of my DH's favorite cakes. I have not made one yet, but there is a birthday to think about. This a great treatise on carrot...
  26. Thread: Easter menus?

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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.
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    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?
  29. 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...
  30. 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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