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Old 09-11-2008, 06:50 PM   #31
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make pesto from your garden when the basil is plentiful.
then use an asorbic [is that a word?} tablet or grated lemon rind to keep it from going gray or black in the freezer and freeze in ice cube trays for later use.
if you want the spelling it's "ascorbic acid"......technical name for vitamin C......citrus fruits contain it......lemons, esp...........your idea sounds great to me, LL..........
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Old 09-11-2008, 07:12 PM   #32
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I don't know the technicalities involved, but ascorbic acid differs from citric acid. Your better dog foods use (used to use) citric acid as a natural preservative. If they are on top of their game they switched to ascorbic acid a few years ago. Citric acid is thought to contribute to bloat (gastric torsion).

I guess that was a kind of tip if you read the ingredients on dog food (they have one year to change a label though).

Or, perhaps a better tip is;
Drink your beer with the opposite hand you hold a bowling ball with, or make a bridge for a cue stick. Some thinking may be required if you do both.
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Old 09-11-2008, 07:25 PM   #33
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I don't know the technicalities involved, but ascorbic acid differs from citric acid. Your better dog foods use (used to use) citric acid as a natural preservative. If they are on top of their game they switched to ascorbic acid a few years ago. Citric acid is thought to contribute to bloat (gastric torsion).

I guess that was a kind of tip if you read the ingredients on dog food (they have one year to change a label though).

Or, perhaps a better tip is;
Drink your beer with the opposite hand you hold a bowling ball with, or make a bridge for a cue stick. Some thinking may be required if you do both.
do you mean a bowling ball in the left hand and a cue tip in the right???.......I think that you're onto something, Pacanis, just think how a bowling ball would clear the pool table.....I might actually win at this game
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Old 09-11-2008, 07:32 PM   #34
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do you mean a bowling ball in the left hand and a cue tip in the right???.......I think that you're onto something, Pacanis, just think how a bowling ball would clear the pool table.....I might actually win at this game
Uuh, I didn't mean at the same time!
Sheesh.

I gotta see what's up with these stupid smileys.... <<<<<
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Old 09-11-2008, 07:41 PM   #35
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are you being benched???? (just for you I didn't use the smiley faces---sheesh, what a crab) jest kidding........:) you know that I'm teasing you, I hope........
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Use a long metal spoon in your boiling pasta water it diffuses the heat and prevents water from boiling over.
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Old 09-11-2008, 08:46 PM   #37
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are you being benched???? (just for you I didn't use the smiley faces---sheesh, what a crab) jest kidding........:) you know that I'm teasing you, I hope........
Benched? I don't know. I was just noticing that some of he smileys I have been used to have changed. Can't see much of a reason for it, but it's the way my screen looks...
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remove polish, piercings, & other jewelry before cooking. Chef JUMPED at me fer wearing lipstick before!! classroom ettiquite, though lipstick seemed fine to me. wait till i wear blue hair to class!!! yeah, ha-ha. it's gonna be black. i don't like being shouted at!
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remove polish, piercings, & other jewelry before cooking. Chef JUMPED at me fer wearing lipstick before!! classroom ettiquite, though lipstick seemed fine to me. wait till i wear blue hair to class!!! yeah, ha-ha. it's gonna be black. i don't like being shouted at!
There's a saying that I've seen around for many years :Kiss the Cook...I know that there is a very important word missing but I wouldn't offend someone who can handle knives either and knows the intricacies of deboning and fileting!!!
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if you want the spelling it's "ascorbic acid"......technical name for vitamin C......citrus fruits contain it......lemons, esp...........your idea sounds great to me, LL..........
I originally wrote ascorbic acid and thought it looked weird to me. Thanks for correcting me Miss Teacher
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