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Old 02-18-2016, 11:49 PM   #11
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Cat, that fresh-grated cheese sure does taste good. Isn't that one of the best reasons for good eating?

I know marketing works, GG. Especially visual rather than written words. Centuries ago (well, during the last one) I took an Advertising class at (the now defunct) Cooper School of Art. My instructor liked my classwork. One sample he especially liked was an anti-suicide poster, another was something you need to hear about via PM.
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...Let me ask you. How diligent are you about making sure your electronic devices are up to date with their operating system fixes, antivirus software and backups? I saw your eyes glaze over And I mean you, not Himself...
But. But. That's exactly why I hang on to Himself! Trust me, if I didn't have him to pass my IT stuff off to, I'd work quickly to learn an awful lot of tech stuff myself. We all have our strengths and weaknesses. Now you have to ask me how varied and nutritious his meals would be if I wasn't the one cooking.
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Old 02-18-2016, 11:54 PM   #12
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I do regular updates on everything and back up to an external drive.
I'm glad you do. I don't know what makes your eyes glaze over, but I'm sure there's something This is it for CG.
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Old 02-19-2016, 12:34 AM   #13
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I know marketing works, GG. Especially visual rather than written words. Centuries ago (well, during the last one) I took an Advertising class at (the now defunct) Cooper School of Art. My instructor liked my classwork. One sample he especially liked was an anti-suicide poster, another was something you need to hear about via PM.

But. But. That's exactly why I hang on to Himself! Trust me, if I didn't have him to pass my IT stuff off to, I'd work quickly to learn an awful lot of tech stuff myself. We all have our strengths and weaknesses. Now you have to ask me how varied and nutritious his meals would be if I wasn't the one cooking.
I know, right?! I don't know how our bills would get paid if something happened to DH! Actually, I do, but I hate it.

There are lots of things I think people should do. The world would be so much better if only they would listen to me!

Ooh, I want to hear about your advertising class work. Sounds intriguing.
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Old 02-19-2016, 05:26 AM   #14
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I've heard Chef John say a couple of times that shredded cheese has wood in it to prevent it from clumping. That's why he encourages people to grate their cheese. I figure if it hasn't killed me by now, it's probably not going to in the near future..........
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Old 02-19-2016, 05:37 AM   #15
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I was in the grocery store yesterday afternoon. This woman in line before me had a green can. She didn't have enough money for her other items and the green can, so she told the cashier she didn't want it. The cashier tossed it in a basket to go back. I casually mentioned the woman made a good choice, as I wouldn't want it either. She asked me why. I told her that besides using fillers, what did she think made the crap in the can shelf stable with out refrigeration.
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I was in the grocery store yesterday afternoon. This woman in line before me had a green can. She didn't have enough money for her other items and the green can, so she told the cashier she didn't want it. The cashier tossed it in a basket to go back. I casually mentioned the woman made a good choice, as I wouldn't want it either. She asked me why. I told her that besides using fillers, what did she think made the crap in the can shelf stable with out refrigeration.
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Old 02-19-2016, 05:36 PM   #17
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I haven't bought cheese in the green can in years and years. 30 maybe. For some reason I thought there had to be something in it to keep it from clumping and that "something" probably wasn't something I was interested in ingesting.

I, too, grate our cheese. Too easy not to.
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Old 02-20-2016, 11:28 AM   #18
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Those can/bottle grated cheeses (even TJ's) taste like they add a lot of sugar to it. AND they don't melt as good as fresh grated either.
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