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Old 11-04-2015, 08:48 PM   #21
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Years go I read business end up so that's what I do. I think it was Dear Abby.

No matter what you do be ready to enjoy the couch.
One of the few times I went shopping with my wife, was when we purchased our couch. Made sure it was nice and comfy and a good one to sleep on. definitely paid off
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Old 11-04-2015, 09:20 PM   #22
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What is a spider?
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Old 11-04-2015, 09:57 PM   #23
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Funny thing is I own a spider. It was called something else on the package.
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Old 11-04-2015, 10:17 PM   #24
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Funny thing is I own a spider. It was called something else on the package.
They're really handy, eh? I liked mine so much, I bought a second, bigger one.
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Old 11-04-2015, 10:21 PM   #25
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The spider is often used in Asian cooking Cin. I don't have one, but a big round plastic one with holes that does the job, although not quite as well I don't think. My tool is certainly more durable and easier to store.
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Old 11-04-2015, 10:32 PM   #26
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The spider is often used in Asian cooking Cin. I don't have one, but a big round plastic one with holes that does the job, although not quite as well I don't think. My tool is certainly more durable and easier to store.
I use it with small pasta, too, to lift it out of the water and put it into another pan with the sauce. That way, I can avoid draining out the water and have it available to adjust the sauce.

And I keep it in the utensil crock on the counter, so storage isn't a problem.
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I use it with small pasta, too, to lift it out of the water and put it into another pan with the sauce. That way, I can avoid draining out the water and have it available to adjust the sauce.

And I keep it in the utensil crock on the counter, so storage isn't a problem.
Same here. I also use it to lift stuff out of a frying pan when I don't want to bring too much grease along. Yesterday I browned a lot of cubes of beef for stew. It was the easiest way to remove the meat from the skillet so I could add the next batch of meat.
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I use it with small pasta, too, to lift it out of the water and put it into another pan with the sauce. That way, I can avoid draining out the water and have it available to adjust the sauce.

And I keep it in the utensil crock on the counter, so storage isn't a problem.
I recently had an adorable utensil cock on my counter. He was a colorful "rooster chef with an attitude". I miss him but "someone" broke him.
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I recently had an adorable utensil cock on my counter. He was a colorful "rooster chef with an attitude". I miss him but "someone" broke him.
I *hate* when that happens.
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Thanks guys and gals ,
Now I just have to figure out how much soap stuff to put in and how to turn it on , and Im all set
Larry, you sound like me with the washer/dryer. For years, I've tried to master laundry and have invariably ended up ruining many articles of clothing in the process.

After making a number of reasonable efforts, my wife finally said, "Why don't you just stick to the cooking? We all have our talents and obviously laundry is not one of yours."
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