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Old 07-11-2019, 10:01 PM   #11
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Went out to brunch with brother today at a small Mexican restaurant, and brought home leftovers to snack on for dinner.
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:44 AM   #12
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I watched a YouTube video on Chicago hot dogs, and have all the ingredients, except the sport peppers -- and I can't get Vienna Beef hot dogs here. So, I am doing a mostly Chicago hot dog for dinner. Fresh fruit and whipped cream as a refreshing desert, as it is so hot here today. It is 9:15, and 86F outside. Five hours ago, it was 101F.

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Gee C-Dog, for some reason I can find Vienna Beef Jumbo Hot Dogs here in Cowboyville.
It's turned into our go-to Franks
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In fact, I think I have a four-pack in the deep freeze...
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:51 AM   #13
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I'm going to make some fresh pesto from garden herbs for bruschetta with bread I made yesterday. I'll also make frozen ravioli with baby salad shrimp, a bit of bacon, frozen peas from the spring garden and chocolate cherry tomatoes picked over the last few days.
I have always wondered if "chocolate" tomatoes taste different from regular red tomatoes. If they do taste different, can you describe the difference?

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Old 07-12-2019, 12:54 AM   #14
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Gee C-Dog, for some reason I can find Vienna Beef Jumbo Hot Dogs here in Cowboyville.
I have looked all over for Vienna Beef dogs, and have even checked the company's web site to find a place that sells them in Dallas. I don't know why I can't get them here.

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I have looked all over for Vienna Beef dogs, and have even checked the company's web site to find a place that sells them in Dallas. I don't know why I can't get them here.

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I can find them at both Safeway and Kroger, do you have those?
Also, have you checked with your local marts manager?
When I checked the label, I could swear the Vienna Beef Frank had less sodium too
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Old 07-12-2019, 03:32 AM   #16
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I can find them at both Safeway and Kroger, do you have those?
Also, have you checked with your local marts manager?
When I checked the label, I could swear the Vienna Beef Frank had less sodium too
Kroger is a dominant brand here. Safeway has a handful of stores under the Tom Thumb brand name. Tom Thumb is considered a somewhat upscale store, but I could not find Vienna Beef dogs there, either.

I haven't look for them in a few years -- I gave up. Someone may have them now, but I don't have time to hunt them down. I have a good selection of quality hot dogs readily available.

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Old 07-12-2019, 06:57 AM   #17
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Got a very late start on Dinner....
I fried off a Pork Chop, Poured some Heinz gravy over leftie Mashed, and opened a can of Green Beans...


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Old 07-12-2019, 11:17 AM   #18
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I'm going to make some fresh pesto from garden herbs for bruschetta with bread I made yesterday. I'll also make frozen ravioli with baby salad shrimp, a bit of bacon, frozen peas from the spring garden and chocolate cherry tomatoes picked over the last few days.
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Old 07-12-2019, 11:21 AM   #19
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I have always wondered if "chocolate" tomatoes taste different from regular red tomatoes. If they do taste different, can you describe the difference?

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They're different from hybrid red slicing tomatoes. They're an heirloom variety and they have a nice balance of sweet and tangy. I think the biggest difference is the texture - they give a nice juicy pop when you bite into one. Also, the color is pretty, so they're fun to use in a mixed tomato salad with other sizes and colors of tomatoes.
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