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    Do they sell "leg quarters"? Leg quarters =...

    Do they sell "leg quarters"? Leg quarters = drumstick +thighs.
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    I have chronic PTSD and I'm glad I can say that...

    I have chronic PTSD and I'm glad I can say that both my parents and my spouse's parents were much older than most of our contemporaries. That means that DH's Mom, the last surviving parent, died...
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    I know of an author whose companion/caretaker...

    I know of an author whose companion/caretaker "acquired" the rights to all her books, a healthy backstock of industry standards, reprinted again and again. This person died and the property was...
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    Catherine, I absolutely get that, being in New...

    Catherine, I absolutely get that, being in New England. When we were heating with wood only, it was 4 cords... We finally got the 2 cords I bought the day after DH broke his leg under cover (2019)....
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    I was all set to buy more TP, thought I must have...

    I was all set to buy more TP, thought I must have given away more than I thought... found a carton I'd packed because I didn't have room in the supply closet, unless I didn't want to store anything...
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    Thanks Catherine!

    Thanks Catherine!
  7. I think tipping should be optional, if... If...

    I think tipping should be optional, if...

    If there's a mandatory bigger minimum wage. Too many places have the laws set up so that the tipped workers are expected to get the bulk of their income...
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    Personally, I would love to be able to get...

    Personally, I would love to be able to get someone to review our finances and help us make a plan, because we don't have anything set.

    When do i apply for social security to our best advantage?...
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    I've gotten used to the idea that people may not...

    I've gotten used to the idea that people may not be able to eat whatever I usually make.

    My dad, when I was young, had a heart attack and couldn't eat salt. So no shell fish, cheddar cheese, etc....
  10. Thread: My new "rule"

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    https://www.etsy.com/listing/1007958911/vintage-sw...

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/1007958911/vintage-swedish-16-piece-canister-wooden?

    Sorry, it was Etsy, not Ebay.

    This is what I'm going to buy, probably in October:...
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    Stuffed mushrooms or jalapenos. Jalapenos are...

    Stuffed mushrooms or jalapenos.

    Jalapenos are stuffed with panko, butter, and monterey jack (could do vegan alternatives as needed). Mushrooms are stuffed with bread crumbs, butter, minced...
  12. Thread: My new "rule"

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    I was going to use old commercial food tins. I...

    I was going to use old commercial food tins. I just couldn't find the right size with graphics that I liked. Also, they have to be lined with something, and I'm trying to get out of using plastic. If...
  13. Thread: My new "rule"

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    My new "rule"

    For whatever reason, decorating my kitchen/dining room is something I never seem to think is "done." That's true, even though about 2 shelves of the "I'd like to keep this but don't know where to use...
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    I freeze blocks of stewed tomatoes, salsa verde,...

    I freeze blocks of stewed tomatoes, salsa verde, sauteed onions, and an onion "melange" I call it. At the moment, I have 16 quarts of tomatoes, 3 of salsa, and no onions. The onions will be taken...
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    RedSpruce said what I usually do! Or, if you have...

    RedSpruce said what I usually do! Or, if you have a dehydrator, dry/sugar them and add them to granola, top yogurt, put in a chicken dish...
  16. Thread: Milestone: 300!

    by NewGig
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    Good for you!

    Good for you!
  17. Thread: September Purge

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    The problem with them is the hole in them, which...

    The problem with them is the hole in them, which is made for you to put your hand/arm through. These are made for commercial bakers, so I would expect they'd work with anything. They aren't pretty...
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    I found that deliberately planned reuse/leftover...

    I found that deliberately planned reuse/leftover meal worked best... my menu plan is a pattern, not specific meals. I deliberately make a double sized veg dish on Monday and use the remainder on...
  19. Thread: Dishwasher soap

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    Also use 7th gen powder. And Ecos rinse aid. I...

    Also use 7th gen powder. And Ecos rinse aid. I squirt one squirt of the rinse aid in once a week, that’s it. We have a lot of iron crud in our water or I wouldn’t use a rinse aid at all.
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    Yay I was right! I haven't seen or thought about...

    Yay I was right! I haven't seen or thought about those for a long time...

    https://www.dutchbulbs.com/product/Giant_Canna_Pretoria_with_Variegated_Foliage?

    I was surprised, they supposedly grow...
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    Glad to see you here! What's in those granola...

    Glad to see you here!

    What's in those granola bars?

    I've been making the oat cake, a/k/a "flapjack" from FrugalJo's YouTube channel.
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    In my very uneducated mind I said, “they’re canna...

    In my very uneducated mind I said, “they’re canna lilies.” But I have no idea if I’m right or not?
  23. We bought a Breville smart oven not too long ago....

    We bought a Breville smart oven not too long ago. Our range is slowly dying. Our toaster did. We decided to try the Breville as an in between idea. If it worked? We’d buy a stove top and built in...
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    'i have a really good friend whose brothers live...

    'i have a really good friend whose brothers live on Cranberry. His family had a summer house there forever.
  25. Thread: September Purge

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    Hm. I use a baker's pad for everything. Once you...

    Hm. I use a baker's pad for everything. Once you get used to putting your hand/arm thru the hole, it works great. Not pretty or artistic, but functional and I've had 2 of them in 20? years or so......
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