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  1. 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...
  2. Thread: Ipad Problem

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

    Very odd. I can now log on using my iPad.
  3. The Cleveland Clinic is a world class facility...

    The Cleveland Clinic is a world class facility for heart surgery. I would certainly drive 6 hours if the alternative was to have that kind of serious surgery done in a facility that was less good.
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  4. I have no personal experience with Cleveland...

    I have no personal experience with Cleveland hospitals but I have done a fair amount of research in terms of picking hospitals.

    If you are having heart surgery, you should definitely go for a...
  5. Thread: Ipad Problem

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    Extremely weird as I am also denied access to the...

    Extremely weird as I am also denied access to the site on my iPAD which rejects my old login but I can still access through my desktop iMAC.

    I would imagine something in the site is now...
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    I think poultry has become more dangerous as most...

    I think poultry has become more dangerous as most of us grew up eating "stuffed" birds but in general it isn't recommended. We also grew up eating products with raw eggs although is also advised...
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    Probably too late, but why not just cook the...

    Probably too late, but why not just cook the stuffing/dressing separately in a casserole? When people cook a whole turkey, it is done this way because no one actually stuff the turkey anymore for...
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    They really do run the gamut in terms of...

    They really do run the gamut in terms of "lightness". Many (if not most) of them are what I would consider to be light albeit not necessarily steamed with no oil - i.e. I consider 2 tablespoons of...
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    I was quite pleasantly surprised by The Big Book...

    I was quite pleasantly surprised by The Big Book of Sides: More than 450 Recipes for the Best Vegetables, Grains, Salads, Sauces and More by Rick Rodgers. I had never heard of him but evidently he is...
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    Interesting on the Lo Mein because I have a very...

    Interesting on the Lo Mein because I have a very similar Chicken Lo Mein recipe from Calorie Commando which was a show years ago on the Food Network. It was pretty tasty. The host was arrested a few...
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    Here's the recipe for the Caramelized Onion...

    Here's the recipe for the Caramelized Onion Raspberry Chicken. The sauce and onions are pretty stingy for servings IMO so I would double if making four servings. I usually only made two breasts.

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    I remember this recipe and it is good. Lots of...

    I remember this recipe and it is good. Lots of taste for relatively little work. There's a similar recipe using raspberry preserves and balsamic vinegar.
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    What is special about this diet?

    What is special about this diet?
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    I'm sure the last thing any of us need are...

    I'm sure the last thing any of us need are recipes for brownies, cookies and other baked goods. :D I just finished reading Fat Witch Brownies: Brownies, Blondies, and Bars from New York's Legendary...
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    I do recommend Dana Cowin's new cookbook...

    I do recommend Dana Cowin's new cookbook Mastering My Mistakes In the Kitchen: Learning to Cook with 65 Great Chefs & Over 100 Recipes. She is the editor of Food & Wine Magazine.

    My recommendation...
  16. Again - not a stew but a Pot Roast which is not...

    Again - not a stew but a Pot Roast which is not dissimilar.


    East Meets West Pot Roast
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    Recipe By: Bristol...
  17. Ironically the OP is already fond of Sandy M's...

    Ironically the OP is already fond of Sandy M's Baked Oven Stew :):) I like it as well in terms of the "base" but I generally use my own mix of vegetable as I am particularly fond of parsnips and...
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    I didn't enjoy this episode as much as the rest...

    I didn't enjoy this episode as much as the rest of the series. It seems as though the earlier episodes - especially the first year - were better. Perhaps more realistic. I read Worth's book and the...
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    I didn't intend to demean the classic cocktail...

    I didn't intend to demean the classic cocktail sauce as one of my favorite solo dinners is a large portion of cold shrimp with cocktail sauce - generally the bottled stuff as I don't always have...
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    Interesting technique . Aside from the sauce...

    Interesting technique
    . Aside from the sauce which is standard, does roasting the shrimp intensify the flavors the way roasting intensifies flavors of other foods like vegetables?
  21. Thread: ATT U-verse

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    U-Verse has gone from bad to indescribably awful....

    U-Verse has gone from bad to indescribably awful.

    My phone and internet went down on December 3. The "inside" tech person came and said it was a bad modem and replaced it. This modem had been...
  22. What is odd is that Torres is famous for his...

    What is odd is that Torres is famous for his outrageous traditional chocolate chip cookie which uses several types of flour.

    As goblue posted, this set of ingredients produces a *different* type...
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    Really? I can drop several cloves of garlic,...

    Really? I can drop several cloves of garlic, jalapeño, onion, a red pepper or other similar stuff that needs to be chopped or diced and it takes about 10 seconds. I don't see how using a knife is...
  24. Thread: ATT U-verse

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    I just wanted to add that foolish me who didn't...

    I just wanted to add that foolish me who didn't research regarding what a U-Verse connection really was did some more researching after the fact and I am even more upset that I don't have my hard...
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    I have a Cuisinart Mini as well and use it WAY...

    I have a Cuisinart Mini as well and use it WAY more than my large model. I have pretty good knife skills but the Cuisie is so much easier when prepping stuff for smaller scale recipes - i.e. a few...
  26. Thread: I'm back.

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    Add my voice to the chorus of people who are glad...

    Add my voice to the chorus of people who are glad you are on the road to recovery - I guess you survived DESPITE your medical care. :)
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    I just "read" Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 Recipes by...

    I just "read" Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 Recipes by Molly Gilbert. Theoretically its common thread are recipes cooked in the oven on a sheet pan. Some of them just are standard baked recipes - albeit...
  28. Thread: ATT U-verse

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    I have to eat my words regarding U-Verse as I...

    I have to eat my words regarding U-Verse as I definitely would NOT recommend them.

    I was a bit hazy on the technology when I signed up - and then I lost my internet and phone connection this week....
  29. I have an electric grill which is just one flat...

    I have an electric grill which is just one flat fairly large surface. The advantage is that I can store it on its side (like a cutting board) so it slides into a small space that would be wasted...
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    The cookies that seem to receive the most...

    The cookies that seem to receive the most applause year after year are the Linzer Cookies and the Italian Tricolor Cookies. The Linzer Cookie recipe I use is one posted on this Board years ago by...
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