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  Topic: Eating: What do you do while you eat?
Shanti

Replies: 29
Views: 37559

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:11 am   Subject: Eating: What do you do while you eat?
I love posts like these! So many interesting responces!

When it is my husband and myself or guests, all meals are eaten at the kitchen table, no TV, sometimes music. My peeve is no reading while ...
  Topic: 11- year vegetarian to cross over to dark side--Suggestions?
Shanti

Replies: 25
Views: 26728

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:42 pm   Subject: 11- year vegetarian to cross over to dark side--Suggestions?
Check out this report as done by the magazine Eating Well in 2004. The article is in pdf format. About 1/2 way through the article is a great chart listing the fish, mercury concerns, omega 3's, and ...
  Topic: Portion size
Shanti

Replies: 24
Views: 29749

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2006 4:27 pm   Subject: Portion size
I just experienced this with my MIL this weekend! I have accustomed myself to eating smaller portions regardless of where I am, and we were out at a restaurant for lunch (Red Lobster if any of you ar ...
  Topic: French Women Don't Get Fat.
Shanti

Replies: 4
Views: 11416

PostForum: Resources   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 3:09 pm   Subject: French Women Don't Get Fat.
I also must have missed the other discussion!

I read this book a couple of months ago just to see what all the fuss was about and I enjoyed it. I too enjoyed her perspective on eating and though ...
  Topic: Dinner-making businesses...
Shanti

Replies: 10
Views: 9221

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 5:18 pm   Subject: Dinner-making businesses...
My SIL signed up for one of these services (sorry, don't know which one). She doesn't care to cook, and she is always on the perennial diet (in the two years that I've gotten to know her she's been o ...
  Topic: Potluck Party
Shanti

Replies: 5
Views: 7064

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 1:11 am   Subject: Potluck Party
I did a successful pot luck with my family (~8 of us at the time) a while back that was a lot of fun. As several of my family members are not cooks, I tried to keep it simple. My only "rule" was it ...
  Topic: Changing eating habits
Shanti

Replies: 106
Views: 118349

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 12:48 am   Subject: Changing eating habits
Congrats on your lifestyle change! I detest the word "diet" because changing how you look at/eat your meals should be a life-long endevor! I did something similar 8ish years ago and haven't looked b ...
  Topic: What are your 'closet' snacks?
Shanti

Replies: 42
Views: 44458

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:44 pm   Subject: What are your 'closet' snacks?
Glazed. Donuts. Warm, soft, lightly frosted in that sugary glaze...darn the expansion of Krispy Kremes. Evil or Very Mad

Nestle crunch bars with caramel. I just discovered these this Halloween when an ev ...
  Topic: potatoes - how do you liked them cooked?
Shanti

Replies: 90
Views: 90330

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2005 3:55 pm   Subject: potatoes - how do you liked them cooked?
Oh gosh! I haven't met a potato I didn't like!

Roasted, baked, mashed, stewed, grilled, alone, with other things, and, yes deep fried. Red potatoes, yellow potatoes, fingerlings, Russets...with ...
  Topic: Coffee? Tea?
Shanti

Replies: 61
Views: 63482

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:09 pm   Subject: Coffee? Tea?
Chicago Bear, how about trying robust teas that perhaps emulate the richness you enjoy in coffee? Such as a Earl Grey, Lapsang Souchong, Keemun, Yunnan, or Assam.

You didn't mention if you like ...
  Topic: Why we go out to eat
Shanti

Replies: 13
Views: 17877

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2005 2:02 pm   Subject: Why we go out to eat
For myself, it is a break from providing for others and a way for me to take a small break from the kitchen. I love cooking, but every now and then again I just need a tiny respite.

Going out i ...
  Topic: Coffee? Tea?
Shanti

Replies: 61
Views: 63482

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2005 3:22 pm   Subject: Coffee? Tea?
My sister-in-law visited India and the Darjeeling region in March and was so very kind to bring me back 2! beautifully packaged bundles of Darjeeling tea right from the source! Very Happy Sadly, they unabl ...
  Topic: Tell us about where you live
Shanti

Replies: 124
Views: 162477

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 9:52 pm   Subject: Tell us about where you live
Yes, lake effect snow! I can so relate to "winds off the Lake" and Lake effect snow! It just keeps coming, and coming, and coming...! Crying or Very sad

Hard to believe in just a few short months the snow w ...
  Topic: Tell us about where you live
Shanti

Replies: 124
Views: 162477

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 3:42 pm   Subject: Tell us about where you live
Duluth, Minnesota. At the tip of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world (in surface area at least, I believe Lake Baikal (sp?) is deeper).

Ahh, where to begin?

Pro's:
Lake Su ...
  Topic: Magazines for foodies!
Shanti

Replies: 45
Views: 81390

PostForum: Resources   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:03 pm   Subject: Magazines for foodies!
I currently subscribe to:

Cooks Illustrated (we jokingly call it "Cooking for Engineers" in our household Wink ) Love all the tips and I have never had a recipe fail when following their direc ...
 
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