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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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  8. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  16. 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...
  24. Thread: Ipad Problem

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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....
  26. 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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