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    Ha ha! Maybe it's time to donate it! I just...

    Ha ha! Maybe it's time to donate it! I just wanted to make tomatoes! But I don't need them so badly it's worth a headache.
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    Well, it's helpful.

    Well, it's helpful.
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    Using a dehydrator

    I have a dehydrator I've never used that I got from a thrift store. Anyone here familiar with using them? I was thinking of dehydrating tomatoes?

    It looks like this...
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    I'm curious, Lessibest, why you directed the...

    I'm curious, Lessibest, why you directed the above post to me? I was simply replying to Thunderseed about stores. We've had this conversation before. I don't eat much processed canned foods, so the...
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    Only speaking for myself here, but Olive Oil made...

    Only speaking for myself here, but Olive Oil made no noticeable improvement for me and plus it was greasy. I have no issue with it. It's better than nothing but I noticed no improvement over other...
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    I think the most common examples of "not being...

    I think the most common examples of "not being able to get to a store" would be Katrina. Nobody could get out. they had what they had. And no power or even capability to create a fire in an attic or...
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    I'm about like you. No system. I don't even have...

    I'm about like you. No system. I don't even have a system for daily non emergency. I'm not a very systematic person. For one things, systems seems to frustrate and confuse me. At a glance, I'd...
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    I usually go to an oil place. Regardless of the...

    I usually go to an oil place. Regardless of the vehicle, they just put a sticker in the window three months out.
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    One thing I've noticed is that oil changes at...

    One thing I've noticed is that oil changes at shops used to be spaced out 6 months apart. Now they are 3 months. Why is this? Is this a money grab? Because I barley put LESS than a thousand a miles...
  10. Thread: Abuela's kitchen

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNtJcORRe1Y

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNtJcORRe1Y
  11. Thread: Abuela's kitchen

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    I love lard. I don't cook with it in every dish...

    I love lard. I don't cook with it in every dish like she does, but it has an honoured place in my kitchen. The ype about Lard is so over the top.
  12. Thread: Abuela's kitchen

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    Abuela's kitchen

    I made a mistake of originally posting this thread along with the Clara Depression Cooking thread, where it got lost or misconstrued.

    I thought this little 79 year old Mexican Grandma reminded me...
  13. Thread: Who Knew? Recipes

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    Never did. But I heard it tasted just like it. I...

    Never did. But I heard it tasted just like it. I think of that as food when there isn't fresh stuff available food. I also remember in the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, she mentions her...
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    I also remember Clara talking about gathering and...

    I also remember Clara talking about gathering and cooking nettles that are considered a "super food" now. This Mexican woman includes a soup using greens and crucifereous vegetables.
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    That mock cream reminds me of rationing days...

    That mock cream reminds me of rationing days recipes that I've seen.
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    Well, this isn't Clara. Just someone who reminded...

    Well, this isn't Clara. Just someone who reminded me of her style. I thought this Abuela's food and recipes hit a wider range and nutrition scale, using much more fresh ingredients and less reliant...
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    I was looking at some youtube cooking sites and...

    I was looking at some youtube cooking sites and found this one. It reminds me of Clara. The Grandma is 79 years old and cooks traditional Mexican cuisine. But the ingredients are so simple and basic....
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    On the other hand, a long term, real life...

    On the other hand, a long term, real life 'experiment' showed something else. In the 1940's in England, severe food rationing severely limited fats, proteins, sugars, and processed foods. People...
  19. Thread: Where's Packy?

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    He could be the definition of a troll. But he...

    He could be the definition of a troll. But he could be cool too. I liked the way most people responded to him. Or didn't. They just seemed to accept him, like any neighbor. We don't have to like...
  20. Thread: Love and Mercy

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    I can see what you mean. I read that they were...

    I can see what you mean. I read that they were pretty aware that Cusak in particular didn't resemble Wilson, but it wasn't really the main consideration. I think of Sissy Spacek as Loretta...
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    Sorry. I don't think this makes much sense,...

    Sorry. I don't think this makes much sense, Karen Carpenter aside. Why I would want to combine plant proteins to make complete proteins when it isn't necessary makes no sense to me. If it happens...
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    Thanks, Lessisbest. Just as a side note to any...

    Thanks, Lessisbest. Just as a side note to any one who's interested, the concept of needing to "combine" proteins to make a "complete" protein for nutrition is a myth that has long been proven to be...
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    I'm paying about $3.20 a gallon here. I love...

    I'm paying about $3.20 a gallon here. I love riding my bike as a form of alternative transportation. But the town I live in is not terribly bicycle friendly. I wish it were.
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    I just lost my job one month ago. We haven't had...

    I just lost my job one month ago. We haven't had a cash problem. Yet. But I'm trying, as I shop to keep a mind open to stockpiling without spending much. Plus there are the fires. Not too close....
  25. Thread: Where's Packy?

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    What? No Packy? I didn't see the Elizabeth...

    What? No Packy? I didn't see the Elizabeth Smart thread. It seemed like this forum had found a way to live peacefully with Packy.
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