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  1. Thread: Old Cookbooks

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    I enjoy reading old cookbooks but I don't find...

    I enjoy reading old cookbooks but I don't find them to contain recipes that I find tempting.

    I did find the older version of Joy of Cooking interesting in terms of recipes for prepping game and...
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    I liked the first season or two because it was...

    I liked the first season or two because it was attempting to explore important issues of self image in terms of how the formerly conventionally beautiful woman felt when treated as a fat person.
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  3. I think TP that's more like Kleenex is linty. I...

    I think TP that's more like Kleenex is linty. I use the basic Scott TP which has a different texture than the fancy stuff like Cottonelle.

    I imagine that plushy TP would leave lint like soft...
  4. I'm lint free but I like Scott TP. When I use the...

    I'm lint free but I like Scott TP. When I use the fancy stuff at a friend's house, I don't care for it.

    I do like to use Baby wipes to feel clean but I don't toss in the toilet and they don't...
  5. Do you mind having dessert around? A good Bundt...

    Do you mind having dessert around? A good Bundt cake like the ones suggested lend themselves to being frozen - even as individual slices.

    Fruit, cheese and even some kind of savory nut (even...
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    So we have a choice between stupidity or...

    So we have a choice between stupidity or cupidity/venality.
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    Just a caveat that most recipes for caramelized...

    Just a caveat that most recipes for caramelized onions, including Ina's which isn't in a crockpot, state that ONLY Vidalia or sweet onions should be used because of the higher water content in sweet...
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    Here's a recent thread ...

    Here's a recent thread

    http://community.cookinglight.com/showthread.php?160065-Crockpot-Caramelized-Onions
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    There is no longer a need to overcook pork...

    There is no longer a need to overcook pork because there is no threat of trichinosis in modern pork so you can serve it pink. I think if one is looking at older cookbooks, the cooking time would be...
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    Modern pork is extremely dry because it has been...

    Modern pork is extremely dry because it has been bred to be low fat. Brining helps poke remain moister just as brining helps poultry. You don't have to brine for a long period of time -- maybe an...
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    I do have two. Parchment is just easier when I'm...

    I do have two. Parchment is just easier when I'm baking cookies. :)
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    I use parchment most often when baking cookies...

    I use parchment most often when baking cookies and I find it helpful because I can have the cookies on the parchment ready to go for the next batch as I lift off the parchment and replace. Also, if...
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    I don't have a source that would be helpful to...

    I don't have a source that would be helpful to you but I haven't noticed any difference in quality of parchment paper I use.

    That said, I use parchment paper for items that are being baked at...
  14. Thread: ATT U-verse

    by amarante
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    In terms of recommending it - or really any other...

    In terms of recommending it - or really any other internet phone service - I am basing it on it defeating the purpose of having a landline.

    I kept my landline because I know the old fashioned hard...
  15. Thread: ATT U-verse

    by amarante
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    I'm not sure if I posted after it stopped working...

    I'm not sure if I posted after it stopped working AGAIN and replaced the modem AGAIN. This time, the guy said the problem was that they had given me "cheap" modems which were more prone to not...
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    Sounds yum but then I am also very happy with a...

    Sounds yum but then I am also very happy with a toasted bagel; some chive cream cheese and a heap of Nova. :D
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    Thanks for posting on behalf of your mother. I...

    Thanks for posting on behalf of your mother. I was hoping that someone in her family would keep us updated.

    Best wishes to her when she's on the other side. :) (Not dead but that's what my friends...
  18. I don't think this is a question of trusting...

    I don't think this is a question of trusting politicians - it's really a question of whether one trusts the majority of doctors/scientists.

    Vaccination - at least for 99% of the medical...
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    I don't have much to add but the thread reminded...

    I don't have much to add but the thread reminded me of my grandmother who was an inveterate thief who took cuttings whenever she spotted a good specimen - wherever located. It was a family joke that...
  20. I'm with Leebee as to me it is deliberately...

    I'm with Leebee as to me it is deliberately spreading lies at the expense of society's most vulnerable.

    Our generation was fully vaccinated as soon as possible because our parents (or perhaps us...
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    Best wishes and just relax. You have done...

    Best wishes and just relax. You have done everything possible to ensure a great result after the procedure. You have to let go and let god as I think AA says. :)
  22. Cooking for 60 people is a HUGE enterprise. ...

    Cooking for 60 people is a HUGE enterprise.

    Have you considered getting some of the items catered. Some restaurants or catering facilities provide "catering menus" and you can get food by the...
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    FWIW, wet t-shirts have very low SPF protection....

    FWIW, wet t-shirts have very low SPF protection. I can attest to the incredible sunburns my hapless cousin got even while wearing his t-shirt.

    If they are on boards out in the water, rash guards...
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    I haven't made an olive oil cake but I remember...

    I haven't made an olive oil cake but I remember years ago when "Chiffon Cakes" were the rage which are cakes made with liquid vegetable shortening. Olive oil would seem to provide the same type of...
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    I don't know Varying strengths. Arid has always...

    I don't know Varying strengths. Arid has always seemed to work for me but as previously posted, Botox is used by people with a real problem.

    And years ago I actually used something called dress...
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    Thanks. I wasn't sure if I had to grind the...

    Thanks. I wasn't sure if I had to grind the mustard seed or whether ground mustard powder/dry mustard was called for. I actually have some black mustard seeds in my freezer which I bought about 10...
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    Not that I would EVER dare to make them :D But...

    Not that I would EVER dare to make them :D But out of curiosity, did you grind the mustard seeds or do you think you could use Coleman's Mustard powder?
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    These look incredible - but way too dangerous. I...

    These look incredible - but way too dangerous. I love cashews - I love honey and mustard - honey and mustard pretzels. I just won't go there. :p
  29. Saddle soap does exactly what it says - it cleans...

    Saddle soap does exactly what it says - it cleans equestrienne tack and also moisturizes it somewhat to preserve the leather. But chiefly, I used it to clean saddles and bridles after use. It's been...
  30. Thread: Ipad Problem

    by amarante
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    Very odd. I can now log on using my iPad.

    Very odd. I can now log on using my iPad.
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