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  1. Mom made this yesterday and said that both she...

    Mom made this yesterday and said that both she and Dad thought it was delicious. She used a 9" square pan, and swirled the cream cheese mixture through. In fact, since my brother and his family...
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    I have made the soup that applecrisp posted and...

    I have made the soup that applecrisp posted and it was awesome (used bleu cheese instead of stilton, tho).

    I love butternut squash chunks with penne, bacon, and fresh sage (white wine, too)! No...
  3. Happy October, indeed! :) And a Happy...

    Happy October, indeed! :)

    And a Happy Anniversary to Les and Kathy. We hit that 31-year mark in a little over 2 months. In some ways, it has been way fast-- in others, well, it seems to have...
  4. Elizabeth, don't steps going uphill count for...

    Elizabeth, don't steps going uphill count for twice as many as on a level surface? :p I think that it's great that you go out so early, I don't know if I would be that dedicated. And the extra...
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    I enjoyed scrolling through the pages, looking at...

    I enjoyed scrolling through the pages, looking at names of members who I remember and are now.. elsewhere... it was so different here even 4 years ago!
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    Well, Pam posted my (only) reply! :rolleyes: I...

    Well, Pam posted my (only) reply! :rolleyes: I was never fond of green tomatoes until an early frost a few years back and this recipe was the only one we used to use them up. It's great.
  7. Heavens. I called my parents an hour after I...

    Heavens. I called my parents an hour after I sent the recipe and Mom was already gathering the ingredients. She's really embracing this new way of cooking and baking, and I hope that the pumpkin...
  8. I had one for each of my "frozen shoulders" and...

    I had one for each of my "frozen shoulders" and they were a godsend. I don't like to use medication if I can either ignore the discomfort or use something like ice or heat for relief, but the pain...
  9. Wallycat, thanks so much for the recipe! My Mom...

    Wallycat, thanks so much for the recipe! My Mom was just diagnosed with diabetes, at 78 years old, and she is at a loss because she loves to bake. And especially since this is a pumpkin cake (she...
  10. Thread: Man-o-gram

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    If they only knew... :p

    If they only knew... :p
  11. I'm trying to clean out my freezer in...

    I'm trying to clean out my freezer in anticipation of holiday baking. ;)


    Several times I will plan to make a 4x or 6x recipe, then freeze the rest for quick meals. The favorites are lasagna,...
  12. The Phila market is called Reading Terminal...

    The Phila market is called Reading Terminal Market, sorry I thought you might be familiar with it. Start at Godshall's Poultry
    215-922-7589
  13. I can't imagine that goose wouldn't be available,...

    I can't imagine that goose wouldn't be available, or be order-able, from one of the vendors in the Reading Terminal market. Could you try there?

    And thanks to LeaHamm for the info-- I didn't...
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    This was quick and very good! I added about 2...

    This was quick and very good!
    I added about 2 teaspoons of fish sauce and a half of a carrot (sliced diagonally)
    Thanks for posting. :)
  15. referencing my above comment: DH and I picked...

    referencing my above comment:

    DH and I picked up 900 pounds of stone yesterday morning and arranged them in our landscape during the afternoon and we were not nearly as tired as after that 18-mile...
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    The excess water is why I don't freeze a lot in...

    The excess water is why I don't freeze a lot in the way of veggies. I also blanch first, which is necessary, but I just don't like the texture after it's cooked. The only things that have frozen...
  17. I still get tears in my eyes when I think of my...

    I still get tears in my eyes when I think of my first experience with clothes moths... my beautiful, wool, made in France skirt and sweater... *sigh* I've never had anything like it since...
    ...
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    Mainly by subbing low-fat milk for half & half,...

    Mainly by subbing low-fat milk for half & half, also took out 2 whole eggs and replaced with 4 whites.
  19. applecrisp, when I hand wash sweaters (if they're...

    applecrisp, when I hand wash sweaters (if they're too delicate to even be spun dry on the Delicate setting), I roll them up in a large towel and squeeze some of the excess water out that way. Then...
  20. Les, your basement was okay? Water can do such...

    Les, your basement was okay? Water can do such awful damage. We didn't get nearly as much as you did, but it was a very rainy, dreary day. The 13 mile run that you had the other day is making up...
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    Another source for spices and herbs

    On another thread Beth suggested that I look at Beanilla, for vanilla beans, which I did.

    In doing so, I also found Spice Jungle-- how fun this is to look through! So much, in fact, that I feel...
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    Thanks for posting this, Beth! Their prices are...

    Thanks for posting this, Beth! Their prices are very good, and they have so many other things... and free shipping, too. :)
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    I feel terrible-- I made guacamole yesterday! :p...

    I feel terrible-- I made guacamole yesterday! :p

    No recipe here since I "just do it"-- avocado, lime juice, garlic, salt, black pepper, a small dash of cumin, and another small dash of ground...
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    Beth (and other makers of vanilla extract), I got...

    Beth (and other makers of vanilla extract), I got out of the habit of making my own vanilla extract a couple of years back and now want to start again (mainly because, in looking for a new bottle,...
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    The original recipe was from allrecipes, I think,...

    The original recipe was from allrecipes, I think, and was titled "Sausage and Potato Frittata". I was originally interested in it because of the frozen hash brown crust, then made changes each time...
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    charley, I'm glad that you and DH enjoyed it! I...

    charley, I'm glad that you and DH enjoyed it! I never thought of using shredded carrot, but will add that one to the toppings next time. :)
  27. Hi All! Whitney, I have been wearing my...

    Hi All!

    Whitney, I have been wearing my compression sock every day, all day (if I can take a break midday and slip it off for a while, I will) and I am certain that it is helping. I hope that it...
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    Baked Cinnamon French Toast recipe

    I'm on a roll... ;)

    (after many months of not cooking, I'm slowly getting back into it!)

    I also made this for recent guests. It's from the Pepperidge Farm website, but tweaked a bit to lower...
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    A really good fritatta-type recipe...

    I made this for breakfast when we had guests the other day and it was really good. A hash-brown "crust" with a ham, swiss, red pepper, onion, and egg filling topped with tomatoes.

    Because I am...
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    Since the only dental floss that we have is...

    Since the only dental floss that we have is mint-flavored (yum!), I used a serrated knife and it worked wonderfully. Thanks, SallyT!

    And since I have more balsamic dressing and another wonderful...
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