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Sun Mar 26

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voelkels posted to the Recipes/Cooking board. 5:23 PM

Free N’Orleans Cookbook or . . .

. . . "A streetcar named delicious: How NOPSI got New Orleans cooking", which was published in the local N’Orleans newspaper for today (Sunday), and can be found at [more]

Fri Mar 24

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:14 AM

Re: Refrigerator blues

I don't know the dimensions of your filter, but is it possible that a cheap oil filter tool from Autozone or similar would help?

Or maybe a strap wrench (See; [more]

Wed Mar 22

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:23 AM

Re: Help with faucet valve replacement

“I think the strap wrench or that plus some vinegar “

Lime Away. Green bottle. Faster, better, more expensive. Buy it when you buy the strap wrench. Return it if you don't need it.


“Lime Away”, CLR, “Rust Raze”, citric [more]

Sun Mar 19

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:53 AM

Are you a Democrat, a Republican or a Southerner

Here is a little test that will help you decide.

The answer can be found by posing the following question:

You're walking down a deserted street with your wife
and two small children.

Suddenly, a Terrorist with a [more]

Sat Mar 18

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:55 AM

Accident down at the Guiness Brewery

Brenda O'Malley is home making dinner, as usual, when Tim Finnegan arrives at her door. "Brenda, may I come in?" he asks. "I've somethin' to tell ya." "Of course you can come in, you're always welcome, Tim. [more]

Wed Mar 15

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:37 AM

Re: Happy Pi Day

at Whole Foods (today only). $3.14 discount on any pie or pizza.

I managed to miss that, me. We have a new Whole Foods market in Mandeville, only about 21 miles from the house as the vultures fly (the next closest was in Metairie, [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 6:51 AM

Re: Jambalaya

The recipe made a lot so I have quite a bit leftover.

The last time that I made it for just DW & myself, I used only 1 cup of rice to two cups of liquid and about half of the udder stuff and it came out fine with leftobers for 4 [more]

Mon Mar 13

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:00 AM

Re: Looking for a 10 cu ft refrigerator

FWIW, I bought a Sears refrigerator in 1990 when we moved into our palatial estate here 40 miles north of N’Orleans. In 2009, we built a new kitchen in what was a side room and DW had all top of the line appliances, including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:38 AM

Re: spring...

North Texas, and not a single freeze all winter, and my yard is thick with weeds. The weed killer I sprayed last weekend didn't do a thing, and the pre-emergent I laid down back in the fall obviously didn't help.

We had one [more]

Thu Mar 9

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 9:15 AM

Re: Jambalaya

It tasted good but the texture wasn't the greatest. Is that caused by too much liquid?

Sounds like too much liquid for the amount of rice. I use about 2 volumes of liquid per volume of rice.

C.J.V.

Wed Mar 8

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voelkels replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:01 AM

Re: Confucius say...

Confucius say “Man who drives like h3ll usually gets there, sooner or later.”

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 5:40 AM

Re: Jambalaya

I'm looking for a good Jambalaya recipe. As I live in Utah it's not something I ever see in any restaurants around here either.

6 or 5 years ago, one of DW nephews wanted my “recipe” for jambalaya after visiting us. I [more]

Mon Mar 6

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voelkels posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:27 AM

Free Pancakes . . .

. . . . at IHOP for National Pancake Day on March 7. See; http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2017/03/free_pancakes_a... in case y'all be [more]

Sun Mar 5

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:42 AM

Cheap Sex!

A Florida couple, Moe and Flo, both well into their 80s, go to a sex therapist's office. The doctor asks, "What can I do for you?"

Moe says, "Will you watch us have sexual intercourse?"

The doctor raises [more]

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:33 AM

Bubba da Baptist . . .

. . . Who was living in a Roman Catholic neighborhood in N’Orleans was driving his neighbors crazy during Lent. As y’all know, Catholics are not supposed to eat meat on Fridays during Lent. Every Friday, Bubba would light off his grill and grill him [more]

Wed Feb 22

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:01 AM

Re: Remington 700 Rifles Firing Without Trigger

I'm half considering disabling one of the safety features on my son's shotgun. Long story short every time you reload it the safety re-engages, which isn't common on over-unders because you reload them a lot (they only hold two rounds, [more]

Mon Feb 20

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:51 AM

Re: Remington 700 Rifles Firing Without Trigger Pull

One confusing thing. I thought the NRA worked to enact a law by which gun manufacturers were granted immunity from lawsuits. This story implies otherwise . . .

The law, which protects firearms manufacturers from lawsuits, only applies [more]

Tue Feb 14

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 1:57 PM

Re: Salts

So are you suggesting that there really is a difference in the tastes of the various salts but only some folks are able to tell the difference?

Christina, many chefs and other people with fairly good sense of taste would be able to [more]

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 7:59 AM

Re: Salts

I have tasted each of these salts and find that there is no difference in the taste other than the Oak Smoked Salt, which, of course, tastes smoky. The rest of them all taste the same -- like salt!!

Yes, the colors are pretty but since
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Sat Feb 11

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:53 AM

Re: Such a Deal

"Arms Merchant” to sell on consignment."

Given that you are selling on consignment, is that still considered a "private sale" with no paperwork, background check, etc.? Or is the Arms Merchant a FFL who does all that
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