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Old 08-01-2015, 09:46 AM   #23651
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I was sitting here going through the kitchen stuff in the Zulily site. There is this little "counter wiper" for $5.00. Huh? It is a metal blade only as wide as your four fingers. I have one of them. It is called a bench scraper. And it is wider and does a better job. I just never though of it as an instrument to scrape the whole counter for other then when pie making. Now I know. There is more than one use for my bench scraper.
I have one too. I never remember to use it. Apparently they have many uses: How to Use a Bench Scraper in the Kitchen | Epicurious.com. I think I will try to remember to use it.
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Old 08-01-2015, 10:06 AM   #23652
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I have one too. I never remember to use it. Apparently they have many uses: How to Use a Bench Scraper in the Kitchen | Epicurious.com. I think I will try to remember to use it.
I can't stand to feel grains of sugar, salt or other things on my counter tops. I am constantly running my hands across the counter and just have to grab the sponge. The bench scraper does a much better job and quicker. My new best friend. I do use it for other things like picking up chopped veggies like onions. I just never thought to use it to keep my counters smooth.
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Old 08-01-2015, 11:35 AM   #23653
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I can't stand to feel grains of sugar, salt or other things on my counter tops. I am constantly running my hands across the counter and just have to grab the sponge. The bench scraper does a much better job and quicker. My new best friend. I do use it for other things like picking up chopped veggies like onions. I just never thought to use it to keep my counters smooth.
For crumbs, coffee grounds, sugar, salt, etc. I use a tiny whisk broom.

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Old 08-02-2015, 09:25 AM   #23654
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Getting used to Windows 10!

Just enough change to make me grumpy or should I say grumpier!
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Old 08-02-2015, 02:27 PM   #23655
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Getting used to Windows 10!

Just enough change to make me grumpy or should I say grumpier!
Spike showed what it involved if I wanted to have it on my computer. For what I use my computer for, "No Thanks." I have no need to add more complication to my life. I am happy with what I have.
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Just enough change to make me grumpy or should I say grumpier!

Drat. I haven't used my desktop for months, guess I should log in and see what I need to do.

I'm really bad at updating, and am usually on my iPad.
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Just enough change to make me grumpy or should I say grumpier!
When you have used it a little while, please let us know what you think of it.
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I just took a small taste of the white clam sauce Pirate made. For the past two days we have been cleaning, scrubbing and constantly talking about what can we make that we haven't had yet. The clams go on the list for shopping tomorrow. This is going to become a regular dish. I am sitting here working on the grocery list for shopping for tomorrow. My least favorite job to do. But the food refuses to just show up on my doorstep.
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When you have used it a little while, please let us know what you think of it.
From what Spike showed me, it is like a tablet. A touch screen with a lot of windows open at the same time.
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From what Spike showed me, it is like a tablet. A touch screen with a lot of windows open at the same time.
Windows 10 won't make an old computer a touch screen. The graphics look more like a touch screen, but unless you have a touch screen monitor, it won't work that way.

I'm not using it yet, but we were looking at a new laptop for me yesterday (my five-year-old HP died) and several of the new models are called 2 in 1 - the monitor flips around so it lies flat with the screen facing out and it works like a tablet.

DH has had Windows 10 on his work laptop for quite a while. He was irritated with it at first but says you get used to it.
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