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Old 03-17-2019, 12:53 PM   #21
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I used to do that with a different computer. This one doesn't have a key pad - I keep forgetting -hitting "page up" and "page down" sit and stare at the screen while I wonder what the heck happened.

I also generally dis-able my touch-pad. On the occasions when I have to use it, of course I forget to dis-able again. Generally discover after I've typed a paragraph or two then look at screen to see it all gone a second later.
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Old 03-17-2019, 01:41 PM   #22
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Well, if you don't have a numeric keypad, you will have to use the copy and paste from Character Map.
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Old 06-13-2019, 11:01 AM   #23
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Old 06-13-2019, 04:03 PM   #24
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I have used some of those "hacks". They don't always work as well as in the video.
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Old 06-13-2019, 04:24 PM   #25
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LOL... same here but I will admit that sometimes practice makes perfect.
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Old 06-13-2019, 04:32 PM   #26
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I learned all my kitchen hacks from the ATK book, Kitchen Hacks. Great reading with lots of useful info.
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Old 06-15-2019, 11:49 AM   #27
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… you learn something new everyday!
Hmm, Andy said that he couldn't see a link here :shrug:

Andy, Try this maybe:



I thought this was s pretty cool video, I especially want to try the first one with the fresh Shrimp!
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Old 06-15-2019, 11:57 AM   #28
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They're very nice, clever tricks but the problem is when an occasion arises to use any of these tricks you don't remember them....
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Old 06-15-2019, 12:03 PM   #29
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They're very nice, clever tricks but the problem is when an occasion arises to use any of these tricks you don't remember them....
You have that problem also? Don't fret. You are not alone in that department.
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Old 06-15-2019, 06:35 PM   #30
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Old 07-31-2019, 04:32 PM   #31
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WHAT?!

I'm so trying this one!!

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Looks nifty Kgril. Let us know how it goes. I'm mildly skeptical of the ice cubes coming out of the chocolate that easily.
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Old 07-31-2019, 06:16 PM   #33
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Looks nifty Kgril. Let us know how it goes. I'm mildly skeptical of the ice cubes coming out of the chocolate that easily.
I was sorta thinkin that same thing Taxy
I'll let you know when I try it... I don't have Ice Cream,
nor any brownies and that's the one that I'd really like to try
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Old 07-31-2019, 06:51 PM   #34
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The heat from the chocolate will begin to melt the ice so it should slide right out.
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The hat from the chocolate will begin to melt the ice so it should slide right out.
That makes sense. And I suppose if that doesn't work, one can simply wait until the ice melts.
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I found the website of this You Tube video:
So Yummy ~ https://soyummy.com/think-outside-bo...hocolate-cube/

They said:
"Simply dip the ice cube “popsicle” into melted dark chocolate, set onto a plate, and watch as the chocolate sets instantly onto the ice cube.
Once the chocolate is set, give the ice cube a minute or so to melt down just slightly, wiggle it out, and you’ll have a perfect little chocolate box
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I think I'd put the Chocolate Cups down on a Silpat sheet or Parchment Paper,
a little bit more non-stick
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Old 08-01-2019, 06:06 AM   #38
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Kgirl - I fell down the rabbit hole on those chocolate desserts!

where to start... where to start... where to start...
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New learning, thanks for sharing
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Hard Boiled (Cooked) Eggs

For years now, I've been following Alton Brown's advice on how to Hard Boil an Egg by placing the Eggs into a pot of cold water on the stovetop, bring it to a bare simmer, covering and removing from the heat; leave them there for 15 minutes undisturbed …
… but I was still getting those un-appetizing green/grey/black rings around the yolk

It FINALLY hit me not long ago … I was leaving the Eggs in that hot water well past the 15 minutes until the water was cooled or I remembered go get them

This last batch of Hard Boiled Eggs I put the timer on for 15 minutes, put them into an ice-bath and stashed them in the chill-box …

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No ugly rings and nice tender whites
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