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Old 01-06-2011, 07:40 AM   #81
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That goes back to my point...nowadays more people think of ice tea as something that comes already made! Just like pretty much anything else. And it's sad.

Here's a good one for you: people go out to eat and their kids order mac n cheese!! Or a grilled cheese sandwich!!

that (offering them imacaroni/cheese) stumps me. though kiddos have got thier preferences & that is a crowd-pleaser amongst many of them. better that than steak au poive 4 a 5-year-old, i suppose.
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That goes back to my point...nowadays more people think of ice tea as something that comes already made! Just like pretty much anything else. And it's sad.

Here's a good one for you: people go out to eat and their kids order mac n cheese!! Or a grilled cheese sandwich!!
About the tea: It costs what? $1? I buy the cheapest tea bags at either $1 or $2 for 100 packs. I use a 2 quart water container with 2 bags, put it in the fridge and in an hour I've got tea. That's 25 GALLONS for $1 or $2
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Old 01-06-2011, 07:49 AM   #83
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About the tea: It costs what? $1? I buy the cheapest tea bags at either $1 or $2 for 100 packs. I use a 2 quart water container with 2 bags, put it in the fridge and in an hour I've got tea. That's 25 GALLONS for $1 or $2
Haha yes but it doesn't have a cool name or a picture of a famous person on it!! Or taste like sugar and not tea at all!!
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that (offering them imacaroni/cheese) stumps me. though kiddos have got thier preferences & that is a crowd-pleaser amongst many of them. better that than steak au poive 4 a 5-year-old, i suppose.
Right. I suppose when you look at most any kids' menu it's pretty much junk.
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Kids' menu, haha. When I was 5 I remember being in a fancy restaurant in Denmark. It was lunch and Danish open faced sandwiches. The waiter told me what was on the kids' menu and I didn't want any of that. His face was precious when I answered his question of what did I want - shrimp, smoked salmon...
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i used 2 get steak & seafood & that when i was a tot, there wasn't a kiddo menu @ most places then. yay! :) i was a foodie then & a foodie now~
as an adult, i often order kiddo meals now when dining @ mcdonalds or the likes of.
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the portions, they're sort of reasonable.
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That goes back to my point...nowadays more people think of ice tea as something that comes already made! Just like pretty much anything else. And it's sad.

Here's a good one for you: people go out to eat and their kids order mac n cheese!! Or a grilled cheese sandwich!!

I would much rather carry in a box of tea bags opposed to a gallon jug of tea.

Both of witch could be made at home so much cheaper! :scratchingmyhead:
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That goes back to my point...nowadays more people think of ice tea as something that comes already made! Just like pretty much anything else. And it's sad.

Here's a good one for you: people go out to eat and their kids order mac n cheese!! Or a grilled cheese sandwich!!
Brings me back to a time when we invited a bunch of people over for a movie night. When a couple of them saw me making chocolate chip cookies with a mixing bowl, they said, "you are REALLY making cookies?" I guess they expected me to be using a tube of dough or something.
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i used 2 get steak & seafood & that when i was a tot, there wasn't a kiddo menu @ most places then. yay! :) i was a foodie then & a foodie now~
as an adult, i often order kiddo meals now when dining @ mcdonalds or the likes of.
lol!
the portions, they're sort of reasonable.
Plus you get a toy!
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I just remembered this--for years I was a able to buy chicken (43# boxes), rice (40 kg sacks), veggies (carrots, beets, etc.) in 40# sacks from a local restaurant supplier (pre garden days). Unfortunately, the company went out of business a couple of years ago. Some will sell to people "off the street" and don't require you have a business #. As long as you can store the food, you can save quite abit buying from such places.
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