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View Poll Results: Do You Use Measuring Cups and Spoons With or Without Their Rings
Rings? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Rings 12 41.38%
Diamond Rings, Wedding Rings, I Keep ALL Rings! 2 6.90%
Rings on Spoons but Not On Cups 13 44.83%
Rings on Cups but Not On Spoons 0 0%
Rings on my fingers, bells on my toes, a bone in my nose, woohoo! 2 6.90%
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Old 03-13-2007, 08:40 PM   #21
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Both cups and spoons WITHOUT rings at my place. It seems I don't want to wash something I haven't used! Keep my spoons in a drawer divider and the cups are in the cupboard :) with my mixing bowls.
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Old 03-13-2007, 11:12 PM   #22
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The only question that truly matters in life is how do you do the toilet paper? Over the top, or down the back?

There is a right answer.

Buck, there are two right answers! If you are a right-thinking red-blooded honest and upstanding person, the answer is over the top.

If you own a cat, the answer is from the back
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Old 03-13-2007, 11:21 PM   #23
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Andy,

You have posed a dilemma for all of us right-thinking red-blooded honest and upstanding cat-owners. Perhaps we should just eschew toilet paper altogether and use a litter box...unless you can come up with a better solution.

Meow,

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Old 03-13-2007, 11:35 PM   #24
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Note to self, Don't visit Buck at home
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Old 03-13-2007, 11:59 PM   #25
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The rings go straight in the trash.
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Old 03-14-2007, 12:42 AM   #26
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I keep the rings on the spoons ... the rings on the cups get tossed. As for wearing rings while cooking ... that's one of my pet peeves ... rings off, always! Food gets under something as simple as a plain wedding band and isn't always adequately washed along with the bare hands ... rings with stones and settings are even worse for trapping bacteria that can get passed on from one food to the next.
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Old 03-14-2007, 12:54 AM   #27
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As for wearing rings while cooking... rings off, always! Food gets under something as simple as a plain wedding band and isn't always adequately washed along with the bare hands ... rings with stones and settings are even worse for trapping bacteria that can get passed on from one food to the next.
Amen! Now if only someone would tell Paula Deen that!
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Old 03-14-2007, 01:32 AM   #28
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Amen! Now if only someone would tell Paula Deen that!
But, Paula is soooo proud of that rock on her finger!

I remember watching the competition for the next foodtv star ... Guy Fieri (now host of Guy's Big Bite) wore so much jewelry that one of the judges asked him if he was trying to promote a cooking show or a jewelery store.

I think Sara Moulton was the only FoodTV chef/cooking demonstrator that ever addressed this issue. She stated that you shouldn't wear rings when handling raw foods for the reasons I mentioned before ... but admitted that she wore her rings anyway because she was afraid she would lose them on the set.

IMHO - if you're afraid you're going to lose your rings-n-things on the set - leave them at home ... don't use that as an excuse to set a bad example.
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Old 03-14-2007, 04:39 PM   #29
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and what's wrong with down the back ?
I did read in the other thread about your one-handed snap-second delivery of the proper amount of paper, for which you should be congratulated. I can do it going in the other direction.
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Old 04-02-2007, 03:29 PM   #30
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I can't see myself using the cups without separating them. I'm a klutz and would have food everywhere if I did that. I have 1 set of spoons still on the ring. I also have a bunch of random spoons which are not complete sets. The loose ones are great to use for back up; but the teaspoon size always seems to disappear -- ergo the set still on the ring.
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