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    That cauliflower salad sounds a bit like potato...

    That cauliflower salad sounds a bit like potato salad without all of the calories of the potatoes--truly inspired!

    Those who don't eat meat could easily substitute those soy-based "bacon bits"...
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    I recall having a subscription to Fine Cooking...

    I recall having a subscription to Fine Cooking years ago. It had some really elegant recipes.
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    I love snowpeas! They are a great snack.

    I love snowpeas! They are a great snack.
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    Sounds as if you're looking for an easy chicken...

    Sounds as if you're looking for an easy chicken breast recipe because you need to make two different meals for one occasion?

    I haven't tried this recipe but it looks as if it might be good:
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    It looks as if both Swanson and Banquet pot pies...

    It looks as if both Swanson and Banquet pot pies are still around, and both have bottom crusts.

    Sometimes those bottom crusts came out all soggy though....

    I agree that if you're buying...
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    They've probably improved on them considerably...

    They've probably improved on them considerably since the time when I remember them being a novelty. I'm in favor of a top and bottom crust too.
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    For those too young to remember, in the beginning...

    For those too young to remember, in the beginning there was Swanson's chicken pot pie. At least that's the first TV dinner I remember knowing about, and it had so little chicken in it that you had to...
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    That does sound tasty. I think you were wise not...

    That does sound tasty. I think you were wise not to grill the avocado. I don't think grilling an avocado would improve it but I've never tried grilling one.
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    I love ricotta anyway and this sounds like a...

    I love ricotta anyway and this sounds like a great way to load up on protein first thing in the morning.
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    Those sound delicious. One probably stupid...

    Those sound delicious. One probably stupid question: How do you know when they are done?
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    Almost unbelievable that you can get a loaf of...

    Almost unbelievable that you can get a loaf of bread without making an all-day project of it!
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    ANN, I think vanilla yogurt is intended in the...

    ANN, I think vanilla yogurt is intended in the recipe--maybe not for the garnish though?

    I have a question for people here. Someone around here is giving way a bread machine. I'm not about to...
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    I didn't know about the frozen chopped green...

    I didn't know about the frozen chopped green peppers. It's good to know they're available.

    If you can stand frozen meals, that preparation has all been done for you. There isn't a lot of variety...
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    I got tired of chopping onions and eventually...

    I got tired of chopping onions and eventually started buying bags of frozen chopped onion for cooking. It worked fine. Cheaper if you chop your own and freeze it of course but I'll pay to make my...
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    Looks to me as if the garlic is what helps to...

    Looks to me as if the garlic is what helps to make this recipe special because it's using a lot of garlic.

    I think garlic is best when it's added right after it's been peeled and minced or...
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    Can't there be more than one taste tester, to get...

    Can't there be more than one taste tester, to get more accurate results? I was going to volunteer.
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    If you have a garlic press (a simple gadget that...

    If you have a garlic press (a simple gadget that doesn't cost much), all you need to do is peel the cloves of garlic. Then you pop them into the little "cage" and press down, and out comes a lot of...
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    stillstANNding, that soup looks mighty tasty! ...

    stillstANNding, that soup looks mighty tasty!

    I used to do projects involving peeling and chopping and trimming while sitting--using a rolling table tp put the stuff on. It worked best if I...
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    It's been years since I've had fruit cake but I...

    It's been years since I've had fruit cake but I found these favorites online--apparently they're still around.

    Collin Street Bakery puts out a good fruit cake, IMO. Also, Claxton fruit cakes are...
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    Has anyone tried jackfruit? This doesn't appeal...

    Has anyone tried jackfruit? This doesn't appeal to me but someone here may have tried it and can describe it as delicious (from Nutrition Action):
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    It's just a package, not frozen, weighing 28 oz....

    It's just a package, not frozen, weighing 28 oz. but it's 15 servings.
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    Frozen meals can get monotonous, and sometimes...

    Frozen meals can get monotonous, and sometimes there are packaged dinners that work well instead.

    I just found a veggie soup mix that is a whole meal--190 calories per 1-cup serving, total fat 1g,...
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    This video has so many good ways of dealing with...

    This video has so many good ways of dealing with an avocado that I just had to post it. He's using a special knife but any good sharp knife of the right size would surely do:
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    --And now G.D. is one of the mildest things...

    --And now G.D. is one of the mildest things people say. I'm not saying it's good or bad--just saying that customs have changed, and you're hearing language you never heard a few decades ago.
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    I don't know if that's the southern fried chicken...

    I don't know if that's the southern fried chicken I ordered but it could be gooey enough for the fingerbowls anyway.

    I wanted the individual pieces that are dipped in batter and then fried, and...
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    OK, I'm setting up my order for my next train...

    OK, I'm setting up my order for my next train trip. I'll have southern fried chicken with corn on the cob, maybe with a side order of BBQ ribs.

    With luck I won't have to ask for a finger bowl.
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    Well, if someone puts a bowl of liquid in front...

    Well, if someone puts a bowl of liquid in front of you when you're at a table where a meal is being served, you'd tend to assume it might be some type of soup, some ultra-clear soup that is a new...
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    At least you didn't try to drink from your finger...

    At least you didn't try to drink from your finger bowl.

    Southern fried chicken may have been a standard item on the menu at the time, and the finger bowls might have been very useful.
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    Come to think of it, the time I remember finger...

    Come to think of it, the time I remember finger bowls was on a train too. Trains could be luxurious then. Riding in one was a great experience.

    It still is but in different ways. No finger bowls...
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    Sometimes I do. Shrimp, sardines.

    Sometimes I do. Shrimp, sardines.
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    Looks as if the sauce would be like a BBQ sauce....

    Looks as if the sauce would be like a BBQ sauce.

    I just wondered if anyone was familiar with it.
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    Loose meat sandwich?

    Yesterday I ran across the name of something I'd never heard of--a loose meat sandwich. Since I haven't eaten meat in about 35 years, maybe it's not so surprising that I haven't heard of it.

    I...
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    And you lived to tell about it! As a youngster...

    And you lived to tell about it!

    As a youngster I was in a fancy restaurant once--I can't imagine how that happened--and along came little bowls of water with lemon slices floating on top. I had no...
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    Recipes where the flavors get sealed in seem to...

    Recipes where the flavors get sealed in seem to turn out well most of the time, IMO, or maybe I just like the way they turn out.
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    Just a couple of notes on snacks: I'm always...

    Just a couple of notes on snacks:

    I'm always glad to have snack food that doesn't need to have much done to it. Kiwi fruit is nice but peeling and slicing it takes time and care. One snack food I...
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    Just reporting on the new jar opener that I...

    Just reporting on the new jar opener that I posted about before, the OXO "good grips" gadget.

    I've tried it on a few jars now and give it about a B minus so far. The handy circular mat that comes...
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    I like the looks of the vegetarian chili recipe...

    I like the looks of the vegetarian chili recipe too. I have two chili recipes--one with meat that is very much like the one Virginia posted, and the other is a vegetarian chili but with only dark red...
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    I forgot about Stouffer's frozen macaroni--yes,...

    I forgot about Stouffer's frozen macaroni--yes, it's quite edible. I sprinkle a lot of paprika on any macaroni to make it less bland.

    I'll definitely try to get Annie's white cheddar--thanks, ANN!...
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    Maybe this should be in an Even Lazier Cooking...

    Maybe this should be in an Even Lazier Cooking thread. It's very very lazy.

    I've never had much use for prepared (boxed or frozen) macaroni. But I recently tried a boxed version that's downright...
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    A question for SuzE-Q about the recipe for Nut...

    A question for SuzE-Q about the recipe for Nut Mix (post #421). When you add garlic, do you add a fresh minced garlic clove or some garlic powder or maybe garlic salt?

    I'm planning to make this...
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    Referring to Virginia's recipe in post #426 for...

    Referring to Virginia's recipe in post #426 for barbecued nuts, I made the recipe using half pecans and half walnuts but no peanuts and it turned out very well.
    Thanks, Virginia!

    Actually I...
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    Virginia, zucchini, milk and cheese--that has to...

    Virginia, zucchini, milk and cheese--that has to be really good for a person.

    I'm guessing that you slice the zucchini as thin as you can?

    There's not even any oil or fat involved--unless you...
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    Might be good using all 3 kinds of nuts too. This...

    Might be good using all 3 kinds of nuts too. This looks so good that I'm copying it down, and I've copied down the two from SuzE-Q.

    All of these recipes will be great to try out. And now there's a...
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    I was wondering about that too. At first I...

    I was wondering about that too. At first I thought it must be bite-size shredded wheat but it may be a product called Shreddies, which look like Wheat Chex to me but I'm not sure.
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    Does anyone have any suggestions for an easy...

    Does anyone have any suggestions for an easy snack food--something to serve people? A trail mix or other concoction that isn't fussy to make but isn't just poured from a bag or box?
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    SuzE-Q, it's so nice of you to sample not just...

    SuzE-Q, it's so nice of you to sample not just one but several. You never know--one piece might be OK but that might have been the only one that was OK. If you sample a few, you get a better...
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    I'd never heard of fidget pie either. Apparently...

    I'd never heard of fidget pie either. Apparently fidget pie is a fairly heavy dish, a meat pie involving ham:

    https://www.homemadebyyou.co.uk/recipes/main-courses/shropshire-fidget-pie
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    In Cat's absence, foodies can while away the time...

    In Cat's absence, foodies can while away the time for a few minutes by taking this quiz to see how well you know foods from various parts of the world. (I got 8 out of 10 right.)
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    If you want to change your user name, you need to...

    If you want to change your user name, you need to contact a moderator. It might involve registering with a different e-mail address--I'm not sure.
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    Persimmons are sometimes red, according to the...

    Persimmons are sometimes red, according to the article. The persimmons I've seen are bright orange (the large Japanese persimmons) or a somewhat paler orange--little persimmons that grew on trees...
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    I thought I'd heard of ways rhubarb is eaten...

    I thought I'd heard of ways rhubarb is eaten without adding sugar, and I found some recipes:

    http://www.savor-the-rhubarb.com/healthier-rhubarb-recipe.html

    I have no idea how these turn out....
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    Never had rhubarb? Oh my. There's a really...

    Never had rhubarb? Oh my.

    There's a really good strawberry rhubarb compote I recall. It seems to go well with strawberries. Rhubarb pie is truly great when done right. But yes, recipes with...
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    Sally, I love that dish but haven't ever had it...

    Sally, I love that dish but haven't ever had it with creamed corn. It's always been more like this:
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    I tried edamame but didn't like it. I love okra...

    I tried edamame but didn't like it. I love okra though. Also Brussels sprouts, spinach in any form except creamed. I don't like stewed tomatoes or any creamed vegetable I can think of but do like...
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    I love kiwi fruit! Their tan furry skins make...

    I love kiwi fruit! Their tan furry skins make them look like hairy eggs but open them up and you fine the inside is a lovely shade of green, and they're not only beautiful when sliced--they're tasty...
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    I really like tofu and it's a great source of...

    I really like tofu and it's a great source of protein. A surprising number of legumes and grains are pretty good protein sources too.

    Back in my meat-eating days I loved chopped liver and...
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    I don't think I'd like a fishy-tasting cheese...

    I don't think I'd like a fishy-tasting cheese either. I expect fish to taste like fish but cheese should taste like cheese.
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    Would it be this cheese? I may have seen it in...

    Would it be this cheese? I may have seen it in stores but never tried it. In the photos it's an interesting color--may not be the one you're talking about:

    http://www.cheese.com/geitost/
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    I used to roast legs of lamb. Served with a bit...

    I used to roast legs of lamb. Served with a bit of mint jelly, it was tasty.

    Cutting little slits in the surface of the lamb leg and putting a sliver of garlic into each slit is a way to add...
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    Craisins are nice added to salad, I think. Is...

    Craisins are nice added to salad, I think. Is that the type of cranberries under discussion?
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    Isn't vodka made from potatoes?

    Isn't vodka made from potatoes?
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    Howie looks pretty young to me in photos. He...

    Howie looks pretty young to me in photos. He should be carded first.
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    Some cough syrups too.

    Some cough syrups too.
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    --Or any extract.

    --Or any extract.
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    Nonsense! StillstANNding seemed like a rather...

    Nonsense! StillstANNding seemed like a rather quiet lady to me.

    --This is the way I've often done sweet potatoes, learned from my mother.

    Scrub the sweet potatoes, then grease their skins and...
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    Ah sweet potato fries! Oven-baked to avoid too...

    Ah sweet potato fries! Oven-baked to avoid too much grease.

    Linda, I didn't even know there was a white sweet potato. I believe you're talking about a true yam, not the pale yellow sweet potato...
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    I've had mini-pizzas made with English muffins.

    I've had mini-pizzas made with English muffins.
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    I have one that is a bit like that. A mouli...

    I have one that is a bit like that. A mouli grater is slightly different because you keep turning a knob to do the grating:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mouli_grater
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    If you buy a block of fresh Parmesan and have a...

    If you buy a block of fresh Parmesan and have a mouli grater, you can grate the whole thing in a few minutes and put it in a plastic container with a tight lid and freeze it. Just dip into it as you...
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    I'm going to keep Schwans in mind. Smart Ones...

    I'm going to keep Schwans in mind. Smart Ones frozen meals are sometimes OK, sometimes not so OK. I like quite a few Amy's frozen meals but don't have much use for other brands.
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    If you're referring to the pizza I mentioned, it...

    If you're referring to the pizza I mentioned, it wasn't from scratch. It was a microwaveable frozen Weight Watchers Smart Ones meal. It comes on a little cardboard tray and you set the whole thing on...
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    Ah the bliss of spumoni!

    Ah the bliss of spumoni!
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    I tried Smart Ones pizza for a change and...

    I tried Smart Ones pizza for a change and definitely don't recommend it. I followed the microwave-only instructions but it was almost inedible. Not very appealing to look at either. Thumbs down on...
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    A pineapple sandwich sounds like a variant of the...

    A pineapple sandwich sounds like a variant of the cucumber sandwich that I've heard about. More new food ideas to try!

    Here's a very very lazy cooking idea:

    There's some pretty good frozen...
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    Yay for stir-fry! Mushrooms come out especially...

    Yay for stir-fry! Mushrooms come out especially nicely in a stir-fry but then mushrooms never disappoint me.
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