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  1. Thread: Feral fruit?

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    Quietann, you need to resurrect that apple...

    Quietann, you need to resurrect that apple tasting. They are so much fun!

    The next time you go to Cider Hill, tell Glenn & Karen their long lost friends from Michigan say "hi." We haven't...
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    Scald in hot water just long enough so that they...

    Scald in hot water just long enough so that they are easy to skin.
    Dump them a sink of cold water so they stop heating up.
    Slip skins off.
    Cut slices into bowl of water that has had some lemon...
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    I live in Michigan and obvious don't/can't grow...

    I live in Michigan and obvious don't/can't grow Dragon Fruit. You might find someone among the membership of the California Rare Fruit Growers who could help you with information. Many of these folks...
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    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Just be careful if you arm...

    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Just be careful if you arm them with power tools.;)
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    Yes, very interesting and a meal at the inn would...

    Yes, very interesting and a meal at the inn would be a nice anniversary celebration.

    Ditto, the distillery tour at Makers Mark.

    Last time we were in KY a few years ago we were able to take a...
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    If they are cling, you'll have to cut the slices...

    If they are cling, you'll have to cut the slices away from the pit.

    If they are Redhavens, a nice high quality free-stone variety BTW, you're in luck! As long as they are ripe, they come free...
  7. Unfortunately won't help this time anymore, but...

    Unfortunately won't help this time anymore, but for future reference. Vinegar. I just apply a cotton ball, paper towel or cloth soaked in vinegar. Keep the sting soaked for 5-10 minutes.

    My...
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    Thanks for the recipe. Sounds delish! Definitely...

    Thanks for the recipe. Sounds delish! Definitely going to try.

    Indeed, you can't change the peaches you have coming (or have by now) but it's easy enough to find out if they are freestone....
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    Hot water bath to skin peaches, EEEZE!. Make sure...

    Hot water bath to skin peaches, EEEZE!. Make sure you have freestone peaches though, otherwise the fruit will be harder to get off the pit. Rather than the slices just popping off with a little...
  10. LOL. Guess I'm not the only old hag who loves her...

    LOL. Guess I'm not the only old hag who loves her Stubben Sigfried. I see it's made the list for several of us. I still have mine (yes, also the German-made oldie) that was a birthday/Christmas/we'll...
  11. First, have to say I agree with the majority...

    First, have to say I agree with the majority here. This is not your neighbor's problem. Unfortunately building comes with unexpected expenses sometimes.

    Second, if it is your builder's...
  12. ROFL:lol:. Grew up in New England and have lived...

    ROFL:lol:. Grew up in New England and have lived much of what's been mentioned. Now living in the upper midwest for the last 35+ years (ya I'm getting on in years), my NE family continues to remind...
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    Is it possible that the trainer has been asking...

    Is it possible that the trainer has been asking the BO for better arena maintenance and BO is saying that more work on their part comes with a cost? Yes, BO should be maintaining the arena, but if...
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    Hang in there. Cellulitis is a pain (sorry.)...

    Hang in there. Cellulitis is a pain (sorry.) Knock wood, it's been a few years since my OTTB had a bad bout. It was on the complete underside of his belly, not the leg, so not from scratches. Maybe a...
  15. Just FYI, quantity has nothing to do with the...

    Just FYI, quantity has nothing to do with the need for a pesticide applicator's license. The toxicity of the material is what classifies it as restricted use (need a license) vs. general use (anyone...
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    You know you're a Michigander when... ...you...

    You know you're a Michigander when...

    ...you use your right hand to show people where you live
    ...you drink pop, not soda

    And even more specifically you know you're a Northern Michigander...
  17. Breathewise for respiratory allegies...any expereince to share?

    Has any one used Breathewise and have any experience to share?
    Now that the snow is melted allergy season is coming fast and I'd like to help my big guy out. Last summer was tough on him in-spite...
  18. :lol::lol::lol:

    :lol::lol::lol:
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    Well I've never had a kitty climb the legs like...

    Well I've never had a kitty climb the legs like that, but my big boy sure does like his kitties and is very careful about them. I have one cat that loves to rub around the horse's legs when the...
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    It's not easy. I went through the moving mother...

    It's not easy. I went through the moving mother to assisted living 2 years ago. She too was super independent; worked full time into her mid-80s and then only retired because an institutional...
  21. I also would avoid godaddy at all cost!. See my...

    I also would avoid godaddy at all cost!. See my comment on off topic.What I want to say about them is not printable.
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    I just had my website's hosting after getting fed...

    I just had my website's hosting after getting fed up with GoDaddy. Do NOT use them. They will find all manner of ways to suck $$ out of you and impede the process when you get fed up and decide to...
  23. Pretty much in the same boat. $4000 per person...

    Pretty much in the same boat. $4000 per person deductible and there are 3 of us. Healthcare is no longer happening in this household unless its an emergency or the one covered wellness exam, mammo,...
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    Yes, yes, yes! Fabulous places. I took a mother...

    Yes, yes, yes! Fabulous places. I took a mother daughter trip there years ago and would love to go back. Mom's 91 now, but maybe I should repeat with my DD. Brandywine Museum with Andrew Wyeth...
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    Yes, flax. I get ground stabilized right at my...

    Yes, flax. I get ground stabilized right at my feed store. TB (who used to get cocasoy oil) and Fjord pony both get it. Both are very easy keepers (think muzzled for summer turnout.)

    TB is a...
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