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WELCOME TO MY LABORATORY

 
Jan. 30, 2010 10:36 am 
Updated: Feb. 28, 2010 6:52 am
One of the recipes I was to try last week called for white rice flour.  Now for anyone who has tried anything with white rice flour in it (like rice bread --(as my youngest cat says) "Aacccckkk") the products (yes, even those lovely pre-packaged gluten-free products manufactured supposedly… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 24, 2010 9:25 am 
Updated: Jan. 29, 2010 3:04 pm
Hi, again! So!  In case anyone (beside me) is interested in what a Gluten-free menu really looks like, I have decided to post my menu.  It will also help to keep me on-track. I made the Cheater Maple Syrup because Hubby finished the last of it off on Friday.  He likes it… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 22, 2010 4:46 am 
Updated: Jan. 22, 2010 4:46 pm
Well, last night, I stepped onto the scale, something I haven't done in two weeks (and before that I think it had been three months).  There's no point.  I've been at 150 for what seems to be forEVER -- at least for the last 10 months -- since going back on a partial gluten… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 18, 2010 5:20 am 
Updated: Jan. 22, 2010 4:23 am
Well, I did it!  Or at least ... I did well ... Kind of ... from a non-perfectionist (which I am trying to be become) point-of-view.  From the Perfectionist point-of-view -- Not so much.  (I forgot my lunch twice and had The Best Grilled Cheese on Whole Wheat in the World. … MORE
 
 
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Jan. 12, 2010 3:51 am 
Updated: Jan. 15, 2010 4:38 am
Yesterday - Monday, the Worst Day of the Week:  Long story short: In my panic to dash out the door (and keep Harley from escaping and running down the hall in a game of  "Tag/Hide-and-Seek"/ Catch-Me-If-You-Can!") and get to work on time.  Forgot my "Cottage Cheese… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 11, 2010 4:16 am 
Updated: Jan. 14, 2010 5:35 pm
Every day brings both its good and bad. What with my recent illness and recurring symptoms (bad), and the recent RE posts (good, thank you all), I am going to turn over a new leaf. Therefore, in front of the AR community (and, apparently, the whole cybercommunity because… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 10, 2010 6:22 am 
Updated: Feb. 21, 2010 2:52 pm
Once upon a time and, oh so, very long ago, after an unsettling beginning, I recovered by planning everything.  I mean every waking moment (from waking to showering and dressing (15 minutes) to grooming (15 minutes) to preparing/consuming breakfast (on weekdays… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 5, 2010 1:54 pm 
Updated: Jan. 11, 2010 12:59 pm
Okay, so ... I go into the kitchen, prepare the chicken legs to make my version of the "Chicken with Buttery Lemon Sauce" for dinner (minus the cream, and white wine) spread over 15 -- sorry 14 chicken legs (instead of 4 breasts), cover them and set them on top of the refrigerator… MORE
Harley after grabbing chicken January 2010
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Jan. 3, 2010 8:44 am 
Updated: Jan. 21, 2010 4:36 am
I just want to say a Big Thank You to everyone who has welcomed me with opened arms.  My profile states that I have been a member of AR since January 2009, but I actually really discovered this website in October and became a supporting member in December.  Huh! -- Always… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 1, 2010 7:48 am 
Updated: Jan. 2, 2010 3:07 pm
Happy New Year, Everyone! The Old:  I have been off work for almost a week now (7 of my 10 days of vacation gone *poof*) and I'm still revving high after working close to 60 hours a week for the past 6 months or so (at least I chalked up the overtime).  My Darling Hubby… MORE
My First Blot Kake (Norwegian Soft Cake)
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Almost Blot Kake with White Chocolate Roses
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sparkytoo

Member Since
Jan. 2009

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy

Hobbies
Gardening, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing

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About Me
Live with my SoulMate Hubby (a.k.a. "The Most Wonderful Man In the World") in a teeny, tiny apartment with two psycho cats.
My favorite things to cook
Still in progress, but the list includes (from this site): Scandinavian Almond Bars; Serbian Beef and Vegetables; Scandinavian Almond Bars; Black Russian Bread; Scandinavian Almond Bars; Roasted Red Potatoes; Norwegian Meat Balls; Scandinavian Almond Bars; Norwegian Soft Cake; Milk-Braised Pork Loin!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Blot Kake (Norwegian Soft "Cake"); Sur Kal (Norwegian "Sour Cabbage"); Russian Peas; Scandinavian Almond Bars; Norwegian Meat Balls; (started by me) Milk-Braised Pork Loin
My cooking triumphs
My first loaf of bread (assisted by my very first breadmaker) Making the Scandinavian Almond Bars -- and they worked FIRST TIME Norwegian Meat Balls - HURRAY for me! Blot Kaker (even though it was a little tough due to using brown instead of white sugar) (Hokey Phinokey! I should upgrade my level as THE BEST EXPERT - WORLD AMAZING! Just because of this little cake)!! And, the recipe that boosted my rating from beginning to Intermediate: Milk-Braised Pork Loin!!!!!
My cooking tragedies
Never, EVER ... under any circumstance: 1. Add ketchup to Beef Stroganoff Hamburger Helper!! (We ordered Pizza that night.) 2. Pour onion soup mix from a bulk bag directly into what you are cooking ... *GAG* (Jam Sandwiches are a great replacement!) 3. When making Russian Peas, make sure they do NOT boil dry. That was Christmas Eve dinner (the Big Disaster) December 2009. 4. NOTE TO SELF: Although Hubby adds ketchup to EVERYTHING -- DO NOT add to anything while cooking (He's usually right!)-- Reminder: Easy Fettuccine Fiasco. *Sigh*
 
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