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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 2 hours ago

In Da Udder Product I Never . . . .

. . . . . knew we needed department, last week DW volunteered me to make my “Drunken Hinze’s Rum Cake” fur church this evening. Da recipe calls fur a box of yellow cake mix, instant vanilla pudding, eggs, rum, etc., etc. Da only thing dat I didn’t [more]

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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 3 hours ago

Re: Unblooming Azaleas

Any ideas?

You might ask Dan Gill at the LSU AgCenter (See; http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/communications/authors/DGill.h...) . He has a call-in radio show on [more]

Thu Apr 17

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:58 AM

Re: Justice Stevens on the 2nd Amendment

What was the Fed going to do with the land, anyway -

Axe-u-lee they wants to breed the "threatened" desert tortoise there, Bob. We gots something similar going on here in eastern Loosiana. The Federal Fish & Fowl [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:37 AM

Re: Justice Stevens on the 2nd Amendment

And from the liberal Washington Post;
”Everything you need to know about the long fight between Cliven Bundy and the federal government”
By Jaime Fuller
April 15 at 12:20 pm
Updated at 2:15 p.m.

The case of
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Wed Apr 16

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:30 PM

Re: GMO's In Vermont

“C.J.V. – remembers reading about a Canadian rat study from the 70s that “proved” that water was carcinogenic, me “

dihydrogen monoxide is a deadly substance


Yep, causes thousands of death in the U.S. every year, it [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:16 PM

Re: GMO's In Vermont

“C.J.V. – similar to the California law requiring a warning label on products that MAY contain carcinogenic chemicals, dumb “


You wouldn't say that if you'd ever worked in a company that routinely uses highly toxic/carcinogenic
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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:02 PM

Re: GMO's In Vermont

I don't think it is dumb at all. I want to know what's in the food I eat.

Something like 60% of all the corn stocks in the U.S. may be contaminated with some GMO corn (no one knows for sure as there is no simple test for [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:27 AM

Re: GMO's In Vermont

“why shouldn't labeling state it for those who do”

Adding things to labels costs money. The more things you add to labels, the less people read.


Axe-u-lee, it’s a stupid law passed by ignorant politicians which will just [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:21 AM

Re: Herb Garden Cleanup

“I have a ziploc bag full of incredibly hot, sweet little peppers from two years ago, and just for fun I planted four of those, too.”

Peppers interbreed with a vengeance. If you had any other variety of pepper near those gems, you will
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Sun Apr 13

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:43 PM

Re: Herb Garden Cleanup

FWIW, we are in S.E. Loosiana, about 40 or 35 miles north of N’Orleans, as he buzzards fly – just north or on the zone 9/zone 8 line. Down here, I find that many of the herbs that do best in full sun up north axe-u-lee do better for me with only [more]

Fri Apr 4

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 4:14 PM

Re: Poll: Steak Umms...

Grill them?

No way. My cats will eat them raw (assuming the Cat Chow bowl is empty) but will try to bury them in the litter box if I try to feed it to them cooked, yes.
;-)

C.J.V. – smart cats, them

Wed Apr 2

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:47 AM

Re: Metal Roofing and SRI

FWIW, I had a meal roof put on the house in 2004 or 2003, me. The original roof was black asphalt fiberglass shingles. The roof over the main part of the house has a fairly steep pitch, around 35 degrees with a section over the carport and “shed [more]

Tue Apr 1

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:41 AM

Re: 15% off Char-Broil

FWIW, one of my older g@$ grills, I thinks it was a Sumbeam “Grill Master”, had ceramic tiles instead of them flame tamer “flavor bars”. The tiles war bout 3 X 3 and maybe 0.5 or 1/2-inch thick. It also had one of them H shaped burners out of steel. [more]

Mon Mar 31

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:40 AM

Re: Good news in Michigan!

The info all goes to the state anyway, this would just get rid of a needless middleman.

Yeah but that would cause unemployment among the political appointees & udder state/county employees that are feeding off the taxpayers. [more]

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 9:54 AM

I Smoked Some Lox . . .

. . . on Saturday. No Bill, the kind you eat not that Liquid Oxygen Explosive. I cured a 12 or 11.5-ounce skin on salmon filet for 3 days in the fridge, rinsed off the salt, herbs & spices and dried it with paper towels before putting it in my [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:28 AM

Re: Bottled water

"Water is water. it is just the junk in it that makes it different. . . . ."

Sorry, you can only recommend a post to the Best of once.


Boo, Hiss.
;-(

I only drinks my well water or that water imported [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:17 AM

Re: Anyone cooking this weekend?

. . . and added some dried black beans of unknown age I found in the pantry to the pot, as well.

Be careful about adding old beans to your recipes. When they hit a certain age, no reasonable amount of cooking will soften them, [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:11 AM

Re: Anyone cooking this weekend?

“She said she doesn't like fresh/real salmon...(come on, who doesn't like salmon?) just smoked salmon, so I decided to make her:”

I love smoked salmon, thinly sliced, but avoid it otherwise.


My Saturday project was to smoke [more]

Sun Mar 30

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:11 AM

Re: 15% off Char-Broil

The one other that I occasionally think would be cool is the ceramic egg grill. Apparently that sucker gets seriously hot (like your ceramic tile one), and can be used for many purposes. Seriously expensive, though.

Do you mean this [more]

Sat Mar 29

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:00 PM

Re: Anyone cooking this weekend?

Me, I'm making red beans and rice.

I made red beans & rice last week and had a second meal of them on Monday. Since DW & I am retired, I cook every day except Sunday, me. We usually eat out on Sunday, the Acme Oyster House [more]

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