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Old 04-04-2015, 09:25 PM   #41
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I was talking to one of the maintenance men who garden out in the patches that have been set aside for the non existing residents that like to garden. He is young, single and just does it for a hobby. He gives 90% of what he grows to anyone who wants it. I am now on his list. Tomatoes and cukes along with radishes for the summer.! And all free. All I have to buy are the croutons.

Thinking if you schmooze with him enough, he might even bring you the croutons, Addie!

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Old 04-05-2015, 01:05 AM   #42
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Thinking if you schmooze with him enough, he might even bring you the croutons, Addie!
I don't think so. I have grandchildren older than him. I'll take my chances and buy or make them myself.

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Old 04-05-2015, 07:38 AM   #43
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I like all kinds of green salads. A favorite would be a nice bed of baby arugula, beef carpaccio, lots of shaved parm. The thin sliced (think microtome) beef (eye of round) gets marinaded, so no dressing required.
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Old 04-05-2015, 08:21 AM   #44
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Thinly sliced red onions, homemade croutons (very garlicky), boiled, unsalted peanuts.

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