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    I used the instructions that I posted above just...

    I used the instructions that I posted above just to be certain that they would work, and this was the result. Grilled Thai Chicken Pizza:
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    charley, not exactly clueless, but I think that...

    charley, not exactly clueless, but I think that he has been ignoring a lot just to keep his home life on an even keel. She really did vacillate between moods very quickly and someone could get on...
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    Thank you! I'm going to go to Whole Foods. :D

    Thank you! I'm going to go to Whole Foods. :D
  4. Back-to-back, but still no "formal" exercise... ...

    Back-to-back, but still no "formal" exercise...

    I got my "compression foot sleeve" from Amazon and after only 4 hours I was able to put weight on my heel. I've been more or less walking on the...
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    This recipe sounds so delicious, but does anyone...

    This recipe sounds so delicious, but does anyone have any suggestions for preparing the coconut? I've had disasters every time! And it may be a challenge to buy 2 "young Thai coconuts" around here,...
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    Yes, oh yes, I do! You all have been wonderful. ...

    Yes, oh yes, I do! You all have been wonderful. :D

    When I started this thread, I was asking for suggestions because I was thinking of backing off of the friendship. I had no idea what would...
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    Thank you both, it was really interesting...

    Thank you both, it was really interesting (enlightening!) to delve further into this. I am the type of person who accepts things as they are, and it's only when I really start to look back on my...
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    *bump* There are a few "full" boxes out there....

    *bump*

    There are a few "full" boxes out there. :)
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    First, to leebee, how awful that you have to go...

    First, to leebee, how awful that you have to go through this with someone at work. And, yes, the whole thing felt very junior-high. I don't think that I even had friend issues this troubling in...
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    Valerie, it is a process that you have to get...

    Valerie, it is a process that you have to get used to (I am fortunate to have a husband who would look at the charred pizza bottom and say "great! I love crispy crust!"). Mostly I grill pizza on...
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    There was an email from her this morning, but I...

    There was an email from her this morning, but I didn't even read the subject line before deleting it. Done and over.



    No, I usually delete the unimportant (or unwanted) messages I get... but...
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    No, her email tonight wasn't one of the (many)...

    No, her email tonight wasn't one of the (many) ones that put me down or criticized me-- it was simply the straw that..., well, you know... ;)
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    Jumping in with both feet... :o I wrote the...

    Jumping in with both feet... :o

    I wrote the following and sent it to both her and her husband. I wanted to be short and simple, but still get a few of my main concerns across. I feel badly that...
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    I just got a handle on grilling pizza on my gas...

    I just got a handle on grilling pizza on my gas grill, and we moved into a new home and bought a charcoal one. Now there's a totally different animal. :rolleyes:

    The best all-purpose advice I...
  15. Thread: Labor Day

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    Hmmm, now I'm feeling that we should do something...

    Hmmm, now I'm feeling that we should do something ! ;)

    Painting the front porch... scrubbing the asphalt driveway and hopefully apply sealer... how much fun can a holiday weekend get?!?!?
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    My friend has gone off the deep end... :( DH...

    My friend has gone off the deep end... :(

    DH had to ask her husband a question today and gave him a call on his work phone. The husband gave a suggestion, and I later wrote him a quick email to...
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    Thank you, that would solve many issues in my...

    Thank you, that would solve many issues in my life now... :)


    And thanks for your replies, it really did feel good to get this all off my chest.
  18. It appears that Les' word of the month is HILL. ...

    It appears that Les' word of the month is HILL. :D Both in Oregon and in VA. But what an experience that relay must have been! A lesser man would have curled up on the side of the trail,...
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    Thanks for your advice (and back-pats...) :) ...

    Thanks for your advice (and back-pats...) :)

    jmarie, your friend sounds exactly like mine. Plus alcohol and a few other things...

    I am fairly certain that her alcohol consumption is a big...
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    stepping back from a friendship?

    Has anyone ever done this? I have had a very good friend for the past 7 or 8 years and, although she does have an acerbic personality, she was fun. Was. In the last couple of years, intensifying...
  21. When I read the original post, I thought "wonder...

    When I read the original post, I thought "wonder how it is with quinoa?" :) Please let us know!
  22. Thanks to Ralph for trying to keep our quite...

    Thanks to Ralph for trying to keep our quite little thread cleaned up... :) Oh well... and the spammer didn't even spell Israel correctly!

    Les, a few more words about your trip to, and run...
  23. Thread: Salsa!

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    A friend brought this to a picnic a couple of...

    A friend brought this to a picnic a couple of months ago and it was quite good:

    http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/01/restaurant-style-salsa/

    Now, this time of year I prefer to make pico...
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    I would try to return it. You have a valid...

    I would try to return it. You have a valid reason for the return-- you removed it from the package, oiled it to preserve the quality of the wood, then it split. My bamboo boards weren't that...
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    Hmmm, I have several bamboo cutting boards and...

    Hmmm, I have several bamboo cutting boards and none have ever split.

    Once I had a nice wooden carving board that was huge and after using it and washing the turkey grease off, I put it in the...
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    Good decision, Andrea. But I wonder, does the...

    Good decision, Andrea. But I wonder, does the cleaning service still have a key to your house?
  27. This is a regular event, and the people doing the...

    This is a regular event, and the people doing the hot-sausage-and-peppers stand have a restaurant and access to equipment, but they do all of the chopping by hand! :confused: "The old-fashioned...
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    I graduated from college 34 years ago, but the...

    I graduated from college 34 years ago, but the end of summer still is the week before Labor Day when the nieces and nephews return to school. :D I do resist it, though, and we'll still go to the...
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    A friend asked for my advice and I am stumped.

    She is going to be chopping hot peppers for an Italian festival at the end of the month. Lots and lots of hot peppers (maybe 20 bushels, I think she...
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    Thanks! I'll try the cornstarch as I don't have...

    Thanks! I'll try the cornstarch as I don't have arrowroot and have been to the grocery store WAY too many times in the last few days... :rolleyes:
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