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Old 04-03-2013, 07:21 AM   #11
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We don't make Paula's recipes anymore as the last several we've tried haven't turned out well and we're both experienced cooks. Not just the directions, which I agree can be poorly written for the inexperienced, but also the flavors.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:33 AM   #12
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I took a look at her site on FN. The majority of her desserts have only four stars. Some even less. When you look at some of the other chefs on the FN, they have five stars.

Once she had to come out and admit that she had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, all of her aired shows were repeats. They had to wait until the hoopla died down. Her cooking just wallowed in butter, fats and sugar. She never took just a tip of the spoon taste. Always two big mouthfuls. Sometimes more. In the meantime her sons took over with their own shows and began to cook healthy foods to offset what she has been pushing all along over the years. Unhealthy cooking.

I am friends with her Auntie Trina. Have been for years. I still have the present she sent me when I had the open heart surgery. She has told me often that they didn't eat like that growing up. An her accent was never like she puts on today. They lived in the same house growing up and are very close in age.

Sorry, but Paula Deen is not one of my favorite cooks.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:35 AM   #13
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+1.

pacanis has a hard time following recipes...
(3rd person?)

but i really do agree with the spirit of pacnar's statement. be positive and helpful with your criticism, allowing her a way out to save face.
That's right. I felt so strongly about my point I had to go third party
And that's pacnar lothbrok to you
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:44 AM   #14
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That's right. I felt so strongly about my point I had to go third party
And that's pacnar lothbrok to you
Am I missing something here? Maybe a secret language that I have never heard of before? I see the winking emoticon. But can't figure that out either. I am feeling really dumb right now. I guess it is just old age or the start of dementia.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:46 AM   #15
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It's from the History Channel's Vikings series, Addie.
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It's from the History Channel's Vikings series, Addie.
Gee I have never met anyone who speaks Viking. I need to get out more.
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Gee I have never met anyone who speaks Viking. I need to get out more.
I'm surprised to hear you say that, since evidence of vikings were found in your state. I thought you were going to say you've got a little viking in you
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:19 AM   #18
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I'm surprised to hear you say that, since evidence of vikings were found in your state. I thought you were going to say you've got a little viking in you
Vikings may have passed through here on their way to settling in Minnesota.
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lol, pacnar. i'm putting my axe down and backing away.

have you been watching "vikings"?

i can't wait until sunday nights between that and "game of thrones". i go into work wanting to chop people up.

and yes, andy. the vikings passed through mass. after crossing treacherous seas, then fought indians and more treacherous terrain to end up living in a place with just as miserable weather as where they started.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:00 PM   #20
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...have you been watching "vikings"?...
Well, it was either reruns of Downtown Abbie or Vikings
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