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Old 03-29-2015, 03:56 PM   #21
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I get your intent with this thread Chief, and agree that we live in a different world now where we need to be more cautious. My brother and I are native SoCals and yes, we rode our bikes all over the place and that was fine, as long as we were home around the time the streetlights came on.

"150" years old is a bit of a stretch but yes, several of us here are of mature age. Technology is great and I get a lot of info online, but I still refer to my late grandmother's old cookbooks, with her notes and checkmarks of her tried and true recipes.

As far as 'what did we eat' back then, I have to do some more thinking about it, but the first thing that came to mind is fondue. LOL During the 60's and early 70's, my mom and dad thought it was great fun to have a fondue night every couple of weeks. Us kids loved it too, I still can hear the cubed meat sizzling in the hot oil. Every now and then it would be cheese and bread cubes. It's making a comeback now, I thought about buying my daughter a fondue pot for Christmas a couple of years ago, but decided against it because my grands are still so very young. Maybe in a few years.
Oh yes fondue!

Sometime in the 1970s I lugged a Le Creuset enamelled cast iron fondue set home from Paris on the train and ferry! We thought we were SO sophisticated when we entertained with it. In time it fell out of use and in the 90s the Man of the Moment wanted to throw it out to the charity shop. I won that one and now I'm glad I did. The Man of the Moment got his marching orders long ago but the fondue set is back in use.
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Old 03-29-2015, 03:59 PM   #22
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It's all good. Bringing treats to Zagut's. My baking sucks, but I do make a mean microwave peanut brittle.
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Old 03-29-2015, 04:18 PM   #23
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That's arrogant! Well, it takes one to recognize one.


You are clearly stating that your choices are better than mine, and that mine are to be pitied - Oh really, however do you work that one out?

Judging by the replies, I think you are the one who is out of step.
Tense down MC.

To each his/her own.

Perception is a varied thing on this here intardnet.

Taking offence does nothing to change perception.

Live and let live is the only way to view matters in this day and age of modern technology.
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Old 03-29-2015, 04:26 PM   #24
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It's all good. Bringing treats to Zagut's. My baking sucks, but I do make a mean microwave peanut brittle.
Peanut Brittle

I don't give a rass what device it was made in.

If it shows up at my door and all I have to make is Java and Tea for it then I'm good to go.

I do grind my own coffee beans if that matters.
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Old 03-29-2015, 05:07 PM   #25
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Tense down MC.

To each his/her own.

Perception is a varied thing on this here intardnet.

Taking offence does nothing to change perception.

Live and let live is the only way to view matters in this day and age of modern technology.
Not tense at all.

I agree with you about "live and let live". Unfortunately, some people don't.

Disagreeing with a thread or something someone has said, and saying so, is one thing but ranting on like Silver Sage and Steve Kroll have done, respectively, on this and another thread is childish, mean-minded and dangerously close to advocating censorship. For goodness sake, stamping feet and threatening never to darken our doors again just because they don't like the topic is pretty far down the maturity scale.

Fortunately, most of us who contributed to the thread supported the OP and have enjoyed the thread. There may be others who didn't but held their peace, which is entirely their own choice
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Old 03-29-2015, 05:33 PM   #26
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Let the sunshine of spring and summer in.

Winter is over.

Drama queens are to be ignored.

Come on over.

What ya bringing BTW ?

Gotta make my Tea & Java worth it.
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...Disagreeing with a thread or something someone has said, and saying so, is one thing but ranting on like Silver Sage and Steve Kroll have done, respectively, on this and another thread is childish, mean-minded and dangerously close to advocating censorship. For goodness sake, stamping feet and threatening never to darken our doors again just because they don't like the topic is pretty far down the maturity scale...
...and this type of characterization of other members is inappropriate, fosters ill will and is absolutely unnecessary.
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Old 03-29-2015, 06:23 PM   #28
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Let the sunshine of spring and summer in.

Winter is over.

Drama queens are to be ignored.

Come on over.

What ya bringing BTW ?

Gotta make my Tea & Java worth it.
Are honey and nut oatie flapjacks OK?
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Would you care for a piece of Hershey's Death by Chocolate Cake?
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Old 03-30-2015, 02:20 PM   #30
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Are honey and nut oatie flapjacks OK?

More then good enough.

What kind of tea should I make for this delectable treat?

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Would you care for a piece of Hershey's Death by Chocolate Cake?
Addie, I can't think of a better way to go.
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