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Old 10-29-2016, 07:03 PM   #1
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You Learn Something New Every Day

I did not know any of this about a common dish that you find in Hawaii,
yet I've never seen it anywhere else:
Saimin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saimin
this is so interesting me, maybe not to many others but ...

What interesting fact have you found?

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Old 10-29-2016, 09:30 PM   #2
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I learn new things about food and cooking often....

but ask me that question and I immediately draw a blank.

thinking thinking thinking
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Old 10-29-2016, 09:37 PM   #3
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You said "mixed plate" means "leftovers" on the islands, K-girl. I did not know that! We ordered mixed plate at restaurants, hoping it wasn't just their leftovers! It was all good though.
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Old 10-29-2016, 10:01 PM   #4
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You said "mixed plate" means "leftovers" on the islands, K-girl. I did not know that! We ordered mixed plate at restaurants, hoping it wasn't just their leftovers! It was all good though.
Well, dawg, "Mixed Plate" isn't necessarily leftovers, but a mish-mash of whatever, different things, in a restaurant anyways. At home, yeah, you'd just throw together whatever you had in the `fridge and call it "Mixed Plate" ... a little of this, a little of that, some steamed white rice and you're good to go!
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Old 02-04-2019, 04:52 PM   #5
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Oh my!
Ya learn somethin' new every day!
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Old 02-07-2019, 05:39 PM   #6
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Old 02-08-2019, 01:27 PM   #7
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I'm so not tech savvy that I hesitate to post what I recently discovered as something new to me.
Often I read something new here, like the name of a dish I've never heard of. The shortcut I learned is to highlight the name of the dish (or whatever) and right click to "search Google for highlight". I must be a total luddite! Highlight that word and see what I mean. Did everyone know this but me?
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"You learn something new every day"


I'm so not tech savvy that I hesitate to post what I recently discovered as something new to me.
Often I read something new here, like the name of a dish I've never heard of. The shortcut I learned is to highlight the name of the dish (or whatever) and right click to "search Google for highlight". I must be a total luddite! Highlight that word and see what I mean. Did everyone know this but me?
I knew it. But, not everyone does. I have had to explain it to lots of people in various groups on the internet.
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Old 02-08-2019, 06:08 PM   #9
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"You learn something new every day"


I'm so not tech savvy that I hesitate to post what I recently discovered as something new to me.
Often I read something new here, like the name of a dish I've never heard of. The shortcut I learned is to highlight the name of the dish (or whatever) and right click to "search Google for highlight". I must be a total luddite! Highlight that word and see what I mean. Did everyone know this but me?

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Meeeee!
See, ya learn somethin' new every day!

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I did not know this either

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A wise man told me once,"... if you don't learn something new everyday,
you weren't paying attention."
...and gave me a good smack up-side my head
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Old 03-16-2019, 06:54 PM   #10
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Ya learn something new everyday:

I did not know that:
if you hold down the ALT key on your computers keyboard,
and then type 248
you will get the 'degree symbol'

As in 350F
HA!
try it!

Oh wait, am I the only one who didn't know about this?
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