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  1. Thread: Good News!

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    What wonderful news, Joyce! Something good and...

    What wonderful news, Joyce! Something good and exciting to look forward to.
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    I had forgotten about this, too! It's so good.

    I had forgotten about this, too! It's so good.
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    We've bought a few pounds of Real Butter which is...

    We've bought a few pounds of Real Butter which is hormone free and a west coast product. It's $4.39 a pound? Are any of you west coasters familiar with this? LOL has gone up considerably. My store...
  4. When we were young marrieds, it was butter. Then...

    When we were young marrieds, it was butter. Then the cholesterol and sat fat reared its ugly head, an we used margarine. Fifteen years ago we switched back to butter, and on a whim, I bought a pound...
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    I made this on Friday, and it was very good!...

    I made this on Friday, and it was very good! Changes I made were to use less than a [a little] 1/2 c. brown sugar, and that was plenty sweet for me. I would also cook the kraut on high for a couple...
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    Yes, I guess she would be appalled. The friend...

    Yes, I guess she would be appalled. The friend who cooks excellent food probably feels she doesn't measure up to the other friend's gourmet cooking.
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    Cooking? Yes, I enjoy it 99% of the time, but...

    Cooking? Yes, I enjoy it 99% of the time, but sometimes {that 1%} not so much, and that's usually on the days when I don't know what to make even though my freezer is stuffed. The indecision results...
  8. No, I'm Slovakian on both sides when it was...

    No, I'm Slovakian on both sides when it was Czechoslovakia. Now, my mom's side would be Czech since the division, since my grandparents were from Ostrava, which is now in the CR , and is near the...
  9. Good luck to you!

    Good luck to you!
  10. My grocery store sells Dr. Oetker { sp?} vanilla...

    My grocery store sells Dr. Oetker { sp?} vanilla sugar. It comes in packets. I remember my mom making palicinki {sp?} growing up. It had a filling of jam and powdered sugar on top. Memories. :}...
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    I'm using the crockpot today and I'm making this....

    I'm using the crockpot today and I'm making this. http://www.browneyedbaker.com/beer-brown-sugar-kielbasa-with-sauerkraut/

    I added a 1/2 sliced small onion, used New Castle beer, 1 package of...
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    mcgee, you're so sweet and thank you for asking....

    mcgee, you're so sweet and thank you for asking. I was on a self imposed exile because of the squabbling on the board and needed a break. So, I'm back and ready to read and post. :} :} !
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    I linked that recipe above and the author is...

    I linked that recipe above and the author is Jasmine Fahr.
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    Like I said, it was a day of penance.

    Like I said, it was a day of penance.
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    As a practicing Catholic, this is my...

    As a practicing Catholic, this is my understanding of no meat on Friday. Giving up meat on Friday was a form of penance, and I'm guessing here, because meat was preferable to fish. Later, in the...
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    I found this recipe on Pinterest, and thought I...

    I found this recipe on Pinterest, and thought I would share.


    http://www.simplebites.net/how-to-get-kids-cracking-making-cheese-crackers-and-wheat-thins/
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    I have not posted here in nearly 3 weeks because...

    I have not posted here in nearly 3 weeks because of the last altercation. Charley has been called out on Southern Living and the CLBB because of her caustic remarks. She has PMd me to continue the...
  18. Thread: Housework

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    Joyce, good on you for keeping your word. You...

    Joyce, good on you for keeping your word. You have held these parties for his family for many years as an act of love and caring. I don't know that I could do that during or after a divorce. I just...
  19. Thread: Tuesday Fun -

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    Those flash mobs crack me up! I'm going on a...

    Those flash mobs crack me up! I'm going on a 'field trip' to Mariano's next Wednesday!:)
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    Erin, would you pretty please share the German...

    Erin, would you pretty please share the German potato salad recipe? :) I need to start keeping track of new recipes. When I think back over the month, it seems like Ive only made trie and true, but...
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    Erin, the first day is always burgers and dogs...

    Erin, the first day is always burgers and dogs because of arrival times. The boys like my coney dogs with cheese.
    . Some days it's American
    chicken on the grill, potato salad, slaw, C...
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    Top round roast vs chuck roast

    I have only ever bought chuck because it cooks up so meltingly tender. Top round is $4.19 lb and chuck is $5.99 lb. But, DD and family will arrive on the 19th, and when they're here, they're all...
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    I'm sure you have your Paris itinerary planned,...

    I'm sure you have your Paris itinerary planned, but just in case a must see is Sacre Couer and Montmartre. Beautiful views of the city from Sacre Couer[there's a lift to the top from the street....
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    Erin, your menu sounds delicious. I pinned the...

    Erin, your menu sounds delicious. I pinned the recipe. Applecrisp, your salads sound delicious, too. Last Sunday, we had DGS 10th B-Day party with a cook out.. DS and family are going out of town...
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    And spam is not good for the heart!

    And spam is not good for the heart!
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    I didn't. A few people jumped to conclusions and...

    I didn't. A few people jumped to conclusions and drove some people away including the original poster. Just like the last round.
  27. Laura, that looks really good with your tweaking....

    Laura, that looks really good with your tweaking. I can't imagine 3 cups of mayo/miracle whip and 3 cans of creamo. Cream o is SO expensive today, but I do use it for a few recipes. I never had a...
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    There was a thread here awhile back decimating...

    There was a thread here awhile back decimating :confused: the PW lasagna recipe which uses cottage cheese. It was basically the same recipe I used as a young wife and mother. There were no 'exotic'...
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    I agree to wear whatever you're comfortable in....

    I agree to wear whatever you're comfortable in. You see shorts, capris, gym shoes, sandals, dresses, etc. I would slip an umbrella into my suitcase for just in case. When we were in Paris 2 years ago...
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    Nice to 'see' you, Greysangel! It's been a very...

    Nice to 'see' you, Greysangel! It's been a very long time. Like Wallycat, I miss the activity on these boards and all the sharing of recipes and advice. I hope you are well! And what an undertaking ...
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