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Old 11-23-2012, 12:27 PM   #7031
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My son and I are going to go people watching today. Who knows?-we may find a bargain or two.
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:50 PM   #7032
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A Yankee Pot Roast

My daughter and her husband have been cleaning out their attic. There was a box with a bunch of old cooking magazines. A lot of them were Cook's Illustrated. They were going to throw them out. I took them home last night. So today I was reading about how to make a pot roast. There are three pages on this subject. I always think of this meal as one you learned from your mother or grandmother. I never thought that someone might need directions. The author discovered that the best way to make it was by braising. No kidding! And you should use the cheapest cut of chuck. What a revelation. Then I got to thinking. Have you ever noticed that most of the cooks at ATK are youngsters? Maybe the author really didn't know what we have known for years. After all of his experimenting, he discovered that a mock veal broth (half chicken and half beef broth) is the best liquid to use. In the end he decided that the very basic Yankee Pot Roast was the way to go. And it took three pages with drawings to come to this conclusion.
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:06 PM   #7033
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LOL Addie. Maybe they just didn't have Sunday dinners growing up like the rest of us. Pot roast was a usual meal for us on any given Sunday. :)
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:46 PM   #7034
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Fantastic organization. Nice idea!
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:17 PM   #7035
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My son and I are going to go people watching today. Who knows?-we may find a bargain or two.
Have fun people watching today Chops
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:31 PM   #7036
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Good morning guys

Well, it was a warm night...so an average sleep, but this is to be expected in Summer...well it is 6 days off Summer....it came up so quick

Relaxing day at home today
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:05 PM   #7037
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Dh went out shopping last night for "gray thursday" stayed away from "black friday "today. He reported there were hoards of people. There were cattle gates up to keep people in order. Body to body crowds, no parking available. Alot of people walked miles in the cold just to get in line. Crazy busy.
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:16 PM   #7038
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Well it turned into a busy morning instead here!

We just had a call from the curtain people and they are coming to install all our new curtains and blinds next Tuesday

So this morning we have been cleaning all the windows inside and out, cleaning all the window sills etc, been very busy indeed!
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:14 PM   #7039
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We just returned from a wake. The little girl (10) across the street just passed away. She had some complications with her heart. Very sad.
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:30 PM   #7040
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That is very sad indeed SB
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