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  1. What?????? Do you ride dressage? Are you a...

    What??????

    Do you ride dressage? Are you a perfectionist?

    This doesn't look bad....the important thing is how does it taste??????
  2. We need an update.....the suspense is killing us

    We need an update.....the suspense is killing us
  3. As I said, egg custards, souffles, are PhD level...

    As I said, egg custards, souffles, are PhD level kitchen chemistry. Try it. Experiment......this is the way we all learn....when I do it my friends call it "experimental" cuisine ....never to be...
  4. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.....live...

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained.....live dangerously....live life on the edge and try it.

    Worst case, you trash it.....best case, you eat the whole pie....or do I have that backwards?
  5. You should experiment to develop your own...

    You should experiment to develop your own personal recipe...

    So....I'm waiting for sleet and snow myself, so here is Julia's (my fav) Pastry Cream Recipe

    6 egg yolks
    1/2 C sugar
    1/2 C flour...
  6. This is a pretty big stretch here infering...

    This is a pretty big stretch here infering anything I may be opining......As I said, I reserve judgement until I see the regs.

    The points about Careful What You Wish For is to show how...
  7. The cooking of custards in a double boiler (bain...

    The cooking of custards in a double boiler (bain a Marie) is for plain old custards.

    Here is a custard pie, where the shell is partially prebaked....and you use yolks with 2% milk

    Have fun in...
  8. Egg custards are PhD-level cooking due to what...

    Egg custards are PhD-level cooking due to what happens to the mix depending on how the eggs are heated, beated and mistreated.

    Egg custards use only the yolk. If your custard is too "eggy"....did...
  9. Ok....if that's the case, then what is in the 300...

    Ok....if that's the case, then what is in the 300 pages that the FCC won't make public?

    Enquiring minds want to know....as should most of the electorate.

    "Net neutrality" has a nice buzz...you...
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    Interesting...

    Interesting
    http://www.wwltv.com/story/news/local/investigations/mike-perlstein/2015/02/26/charges-crumble-after-cell-phone-video-uncovered/24039559/
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    When the EPA comes to your farm

    The newly expanded regs on "Waters of the United States" and a ditch on a farm.
    http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Ditch-With-a-Hitch
  12. Iron in well water is dissolved.....and the water...

    Iron in well water is dissolved.....and the water will be clear when it comes out of the well. If the iron levels are that high, the iron will start to come out of solution when exposed to air.
    ...
  13. How do you know they are being "reined in" since...

    How do you know they are being "reined in" since the text of the FCC rules have not been released?
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    I actually like The Lone Ranger.....the chases...

    I actually like The Lone Ranger.....the chases have some pretty impressive riding and jumping cross-country.....in a western saddle or even better, bareback.
  15. The point is that the "rules" that a government...

    The point is that the "rules" that a government agency passed have not been released to the public.....somehow that is disturbing.

    Nobody seem troubled here?
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    Ok.....the written word leaves a lot to be...

    Ok.....the written word leaves a lot to be desired.....maybe I have not made myself clear. I am not recommending a "signature piece." Adrienned Vittadini can be found for ~$20-$30 as in the...
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    Huh.....I really do appreciate not having to...

    Huh.....I really do appreciate not having to "think" about what you're going to wear every morning, (think uniform) I do think you don't give the geeks enough fashion sense........
  18. From today's WSJ...

    From today's WSJ
    http://www.wsj.com/articles/gordon-crovitz-liberals-mugged-by-obamanet-1425252804?mod=hp_opinion
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    Pluvinel, being that fashion forward paragon of...

    Pluvinel, being that fashion forward paragon of ladies haberdashery, recommends Adrienne Vittadini's tops.

    Back "in the day" (eg., ca 1980's) these tops were fashionable over skirts.....now the...
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    Spending a good bit of time around mechanical...

    Spending a good bit of time around mechanical types who work in the business and pro's who repair these things, I stand by my statements about cost to repair and reliability of the germanic cars. ...
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    MB, BMW, & Audi.....all those brands are...

    MB, BMW, & Audi.....all those brands are incredibly expensive to repair and not very reliable. I would stay away from all of them. Try one of the US (Ford), Japanese or Korean brands.
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    How about $400/month for air conditioning for a...

    How about $400/month for air conditioning for a small house kept at 85F....for months and months at a time....basically the AC was just acting to dehumidify the house.
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    There is a reason Floridians take their...

    There is a reason Floridians take their "vacation" (or have second homes) in North Carolina during the summer.....
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    It ain't just Louisiana.... Here's the NJEA's...

    It ain't just Louisiana....

    Here's the NJEA's attack on standardized tests
    http://www.njea.org/news/2015/02/17/njea%20ads%20target%20standardized%20tests

    Complaining that his kid was "too...
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    Well....it is 35 years on and we seem to be...

    Well....it is 35 years on and we seem to be having the same discussion.

    There is a 1980 PBS (WGBH) documentary on sexual stereotyping called "The Pinks and Blues." Little babies were dressed in...
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