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Old 03-16-2011, 01:46 AM   #21
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We even write the date on butter.

but doesn't that make the marker gooey?

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Old 03-16-2011, 01:56 AM   #22
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but doesn't that make the marker gooey?





And it make the ink dissolve, even though it's supposed to be permanent.
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Old 03-16-2011, 05:52 AM   #23
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I found that the marking on a plastic lid scrubs right off.
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:15 AM   #24
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wow now i'm jealous.
I could see about shipping the DH who makes me dizzy with his high level of energy to California...
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:19 AM   #25
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Jacky, sometimes it has to do with how you were raised. Mom bought a huge chest freezer in the early sixties at a Monkey Wards scratch & dent sale, and freezing became a way of life. I learned to cook for 6 and somehow never really got out of the habit for stuff like chili, red sauce, stews, soups (even though I never had children). I no longer have a separate freezer, but mine is still always full of leftovers, and I make stuff like the above and stocks from scratch. A meal for us might mean up to 2 or 3 more meals in the future. I also have two elderly shut-in friends who I bring the ocaisional meal to. Periodically, though, something falls to the back or gets mis-labeled and I wonder, what in the X&&^%$$ us this? Thaw and announce to husband we're having a mystery meal. Once in awhile I do throw it out, but usually it is something I can transform!
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My black great dane Cereberus just loves mystery meals! If I don't like something, he usually adores it!
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Old 03-17-2011, 11:58 AM   #27
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I for sure have done it. i am trying to be better about labeling, but far from perfect.
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