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    This summer, while sitting on the porch, my...

    This summer, while sitting on the porch, my daughter asked me why my feet looked purple.:eek: I didn't have an answer for her, but after that question I was checking them daily and asking the DH if...
  2. Thread: Costco hams?

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    Sorry I couldn't offer a suggestion, but I've...

    Sorry I couldn't offer a suggestion, but I've never bought a spiral sliced ham. What kind of sides are you thinking? My thoughts immediately go to creamy potatoes or a cheesy veggie casserole among...
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    Alicia, I think there might be a short wait...

    Alicia, I think there might be a short wait time.Hmm, can't remember. Yes, I do peek into the machine while it's mixing and adjust with flour/water if necessary.
    The jarred bread machine yeast is...
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    Can we talk bread and bread machine?

    I recently pulled my bread machine out to make bread dough, and ...some of the results were lacking, such as my mom's bread which I have made many times before using only the dough cycle. And, I...
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    I bought one like that from Pampered Chef. Now I...

    I bought one like that from Pampered Chef. Now I have a reason to use it. I saw that recipe on Food.com, and the numbers ain't pretty, but it used pasta which accounts for some of the calories. I...
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    this is a good recipe. I've made this frequently...

    this is a good recipe. I've made this frequently over the years.
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    Charley, did you buy the gadget to make the zuke...

    Charley, did you buy the gadget to make the zuke 'pasta'?
  8. Thread: I'm back.

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    Joyce, prayers for you and your family.

    Joyce, prayers for you and your family.
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    This is from the same blog that Charley linked...

    This is from the same blog that Charley linked to. The recipes look good. I think grape tomatoes and cherry tomatoes taste pretty good in the winter. Here's the link.
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    Charley, that "pasta" dish looks fabulous! The...

    Charley, that "pasta" dish looks fabulous! The colors and textures look so fresh and delicious. I'll bet shrimp would be great with this. Thanks for sharing.
  11. Thread: Kitty Alarm Clock

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    That is way too cute! Get up and FEED me! That...

    That is way too cute! Get up and FEED me! That leopard spotted cat was adorable. I get a lot of cat stuff on my FB news feed.
  12. I don't know the brand name of my cutting...

    I don't know the brand name of my cutting 'boards' . I have about four? of them in addition to a wooden board that DH made for me. I don't worry too much about the disposal of them because it's not...
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    I was telling the DH about the mini processor I...

    I was telling the DH about the mini processor I found on line when I suddenly remembered that I just might have one in the garage. Yep! My mom bought it for me in May of 1990 for my birthday! The...
  14. CookingMaine, glad to hear that your problem is...

    CookingMaine, glad to hear that your problem is solved. Yeast can be so touchy and go into a little snit at times. Wishing you many more beautiful loaves of bread!
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    I'm liking the sound of this. I would probably...

    I'm liking the sound of this. I would probably use the tarragon. Thanks for bringing this back up.
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    Mini Food Processor?

    I've been wanting a mini food processor for those small quantities called for in a recipe. I've been looking at BB&B's website. The Cuisinart and KA seem to be about the same. The thing is that they...
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    I had the exact same menu last week using a...

    I had the exact same menu last week using a different meatloaf recipe. So comforting. But no dessert!:)
  18. I have 2 LC grill pans. One is round and the...

    I have 2 LC grill pans. One is round and the other is square. I don't use them everyday, but when I need them I'm glad to have them. I also have 2 cast iron skillets that I use more frequently. I...
  19. Thread: I'm back.

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    Joyce, so glad to hear you're feeling better and...

    Joyce, so glad to hear you're feeling better and so sorry to hear that you had to endure what you did. Keep on getting better.
  20. Thread: For Shrimp Lovers

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    I make this BC recipe for Christmas Eve. Very...

    I make this BC recipe for Christmas Eve. Very tasty. I think I cut down on the butter because we all know how much Ina likes her butter.

    Baked Shrimp Scampi

    739 Reviews

    Recipe courtesy of...
  21. Thread: NY Strip Roast

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    Strip steaks were on sale so I asked the butcher...

    Strip steaks were on sale so I asked the butcher to cut a steak about 3 inches wide. It weighed a little less than three pounds. This was excellent! I made the rub but reduced the quantities a bit...
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    I bought sprouts yesterday. They look like baby...

    I bought sprouts yesterday. They look like baby sprouts cut off the stalk. I will have to try this recipe. I've made them pan roasted too, and the kids were grabbing them right out of the pan!
  23. I bought a carton of chicken broth at Aldi's, and...

    I bought a carton of chicken broth at Aldi's, and I thought it was as good as the name brands. The price was certainly better at $1.69. That's on my list for my next trip to Aldi's. When I make...
  24. If you are able, keep that jar of yeast in the...

    If you are able, keep that jar of yeast in the freezer, and it will last indefinitely. I buy a big bag of yeast at Costco and keep it in the freezer for way over a year, and it's active. It's way...
  25. Thread: NY Strip Roast

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    NY Strip Roast

    Has anyone ever roasted this cut of beef? I want to make a trial run today and let my son be the judge.


    Vicky
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    I'll bet it's an over rise. I was having trouble with my cinnamon bread. The first rise was fine, the second rise it went crazy, and then there was no oven spring at all. It deflated when I put it...
  27. Thread: What's cooking?

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    Charley, how lucky for you to have Meyer lemon...

    Charley, how lucky for you to have Meyer lemon trees in your backyard. The chicken piccata sounds good dinner sounds good. I have been able to buy Meyer lemons 1 time! Sad. Two DGDs were here for...
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    The tree went up last Friday[day after TDay], but...

    The tree went up last Friday[day after TDay], but it's being decorated today. DH did the mantels which I have to rearrange.:rolleyes: The bottom string of lights have caused the tree to lose all of...
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    here's one for rice. She says the seasonings are...

    here's one for rice. She says the seasonings are optional, but I would definitely use them. I have another one I'll post.

    http://reallifedinner.com/oven-baked-spanish-rice/
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  30. [QUOTE=catbatty;1736986]Oh GOODY!! Have recipe...

    [QUOTE=catbatty;1736986]Oh GOODY!!
    Have recipe (or can u point me to any)? I made one batch of pumpkin donuts in my donut baker. People said it needed far more pumpkin. I have not tried since. I...
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