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#1 Aug 31 2012 at 8:16 AM Rating: Good
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Anything spicey going on this weekend?

I have a fridge full of berries and baskets of veggies to get dealt with. Already this week I've cooked up a batch of Blackberry jam and baked a couple loaves of zuccini bread.

I have GOBS of chokecherries molding in my fridge that I need to do something with, lots of basil to be harvested, jalapenos that I grew with plans to turn into jam (it seemed like a good idea last May). Maybe I'll just go wild and crazy and make some jalapeno poppers or something.

We ate some yard mushrooms last weekend and didn't die - they were quite tasty. The slugs really like them too though so we had to pick all of them to keep them from turning into slug slime - we dried them. They dried nicely and easily. Last night there was another crop of them coming in. Now that I know they are a viable food source, I am compelled to pick them and deal with them.

Sunday we're going to big city to visit the kid, bring him some needed stuff and take him and gf out to dinner.

What are your last weekend of the summer plans?
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#3 Aug 31 2012 at 8:28 AM Rating: Good
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If the weather stays on the cool side, we'll probably try the zoo again and maybe this time actually see animals.
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#4 Aug 31 2012 at 8:47 AM Rating: Excellent
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Zoo sounds like a good idea. We haven't been there in a couple of weeks (It's one of my oldest's favorite places so we bought a membership). So letting her run around from animal to animal for a couple of hours seems like just the thing. I'm not sure what else, I should probably do some dusting though. Maybe scrub the kitchen floor. Cleaning sounds like a good use of time.
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Isaac decided to introduce himself. I'll be avoiding the wet stuff most of the weekend.
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#6 Aug 31 2012 at 9:19 AM Rating: Excellent
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I'm working this weekend, but the entire family is off Monday (like most). Still not sure what we're doing though. The plan was to hang out at the pool most of the day, but Isaac might ruin that for us. Either way, I'm sure we'll be eating out somewhere and drinking will be involved.
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First UF game this weekend; means tailgating for me!

Other than that, just cleaning up the house a bit. I'm off from Wed-Mon next week for a wedding in MA, so I want the house clean when I get back.
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My office is having a big grill out today, so I had a cheese stick for breakfast to balance out the caloric intake from nacho cheese burgers.

All my friends are going to Dragon*Con Smiley: bah so I'll be home playing video games and doing homework for three days.
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#10 Aug 31 2012 at 11:14 AM Rating: Good
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Helping my mom move, then a week long vacation. Yay vacation.
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#11 Aug 31 2012 at 11:34 AM Rating: Good
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Tonight: Meeting up to spend a few hours with a friend that I haven't seen in years.
Saturday: Errands and school shopping
Sunday: House and yard chores
Monday: Relaxation

ETA: I didn't realize that it was last weekend of summer. Last weekend for summer for us in San Diego usually coincides with Thanksgiving. Winter is Christmas. Spring is Valentine's Day.

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I'm assuming she meant the cultural summer season. Labor Day is over, kids back in school, people stop taking vacations, yadda yadda.
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I'm assuming she meant the cultural summer season. Labor Day is over, kids back in school, people stop taking vacations, yadda yadda.

Yeah, pretty sure thumb was being facetious and throwing her California weather in our faces.
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Cooking Cow Parts on Sunday in protest of Labor Day (actually people were busy Monday so I moved it up a day). Today is My day off too, so I get a nice long 4 day weekend. I'm going to head downtown to pick up a few more pieces of plate aluminum for the mill, possibly some new batteries for a couple of the helicopters too.

I also got a call today saying that my refinance that was Officially Denied because the USDA Rural Areas refinance program ran out of money until October, has been Officially Approved and they are sorry about the confusion. Which is good news, but now I'm even more confused. So some cautios, tentative celebration may also occur.

That and tomatoe picking. Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?
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Dread Lörd Kaolian wrote:
Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?


Plenty of good ideas. None of them have to do with cooking though.
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Dread Lörd Kaolian wrote:
Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?


Lots and lots of bruschetta.
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No real plans aside from not drinking beer (I do have 2 left in my weekly allowance). I'm hoping to be able to catch at least one O's/Yankees game. A sweep would put the Orioles ties atop the AL East, which would be amazing.
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Dread Lörd Kaolian wrote:
That and tomatoe picking. Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?
Freeze them for future use in sauce. I prefer to either peel them before freezing them, or at least flash steam or boil them to loosen the skin. It's pretty awesome to have them available in the middle of winter.
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#20 Aug 31 2012 at 2:48 PM Rating: Excellent
I have a big list of work that needs to be done around that house that has been delayed thanks to unexpected travel for work. So that mostly.

Also I need to go over to my buddy's house and let his dogs out and feed them.
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#21 Aug 31 2012 at 2:58 PM Rating: Good
I'm working, as usual.

Kao; learn how to blanch and can your tomatoes. You wont regret it.
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Moving into our new place tonight and tomorrow morning. Shouldn't take long. Our worldly possessions consist of a TV and it's stand, a futon, and a folding table with two chairs (I hope Obama won't be sitting in one of them when we fold it up). Sunday we'll probably walk down to the burger joint and have a few drinks to celebrate the end of my hour long commute. Monday will probably be unpacking/arranging things and studying as much as I can.
#23 Aug 31 2012 at 4:20 PM Rating: Good
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Kao wrote:
That and tomatoe picking. Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?

I like dwarf roma tomatoes, just sayin...
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Dread Lörd Kaolian wrote:
Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?

Make a ridiculous amount of tomato sauce and can it for future pasta needs.

Edited, Aug 31st 2012 7:06pm by Turin
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Had Thursday and Friday off, so enjoying the **** out of a break from work. That means doing lots of organizing around the house mainly. Finally starting to get some semblance of having things put away and in place. I have some friends coming over tomorrow to bring in the couch and loveseat from the garage, which will finalize the living room. Hoping to pick up my old bed from my friends house I was staying at, that will finish the guest bedroom. Now I just have to find a good dining room table. I went shopping the other night but didn't see anything that stood out, particularly for the prices. Keeping an eye on Craigslist, might get lucky.

Oh, and got the expansion for Skyrim, so seeing what being a vampire lord is all about.
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Still licking my wounds after a bike smash, so no 2-wheeled adventures until the injuries settle down.

Watching the amazing Paralympics mostly; often quite emotional.

Also levelling up a few toons in LoTRO.
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#28 Sep 01 2012 at 4:57 AM Rating: Good
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Kao wrote:
That and tomatoe picking. Anyone have any good ideas what to do with 800 dwarf roma tomatos?
Tomatoes have to be pressure canned. So unless you have a pressure cooker I'd not go the route of canning them. To preserve them I'd suggest just blanching them whole. Sliding the skin off or not as you prefer, drain and freeze - basically as whole tomatoes.

...or they should be of a good size and shape to make a nice missile for a remote-control helicopter.


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Unicycle is the way to go anyways.

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Still licking my wounds after a bike smash, so no 2-wheeled adventures until the injuries settle down.

Watching the amazing Paralympics mostly; often quite emotional.

Also levelling up a few toons in LoTRO.



Ouch, sorry to hear about the crash. Had a buddy crash his bike earlier this year, he swore off 2 wheeled action afterwards.

Still putting along on mine, hoping to get a ride in this weekend.
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#30 Sep 01 2012 at 7:46 AM Rating: Excellent
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Nobby needs a tricycle.

Wait, Skyrim has an expansion? I never finished the first one.
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Two of them, apparently. One lets you build a house.
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Really? I only know of Dawnguard but I was Skyrim'd out before it was released so haven't purchased it.
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Really? I only know of Dawnguard but I was Skyrim'd out before it was released so haven't purchased it.


The second one, Hearthfire, isn't particularly substantial, from what I gathered. It lets you build a house, and adopt a kid. I don't think it adds any other content (it's priced lower, though). I gather that the PC community has scoffed at the idea of paying for something that mods have already been offering for a while.

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Really? I only know of Dawnguard but I was Skyrim'd out before it was released so haven't purchased it.


The second one, Hearthfire, isn't particularly substantial, from what I gathered. It lets you build a house, and adopt a kid. I don't think it adds any other content (it's priced lower, though). I gather that the PC community has scoffed at the idea of paying for something that mods have already been offering for a while.

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Use them as a fire shield against dragons.
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The second one, Hearthfire, isn't particularly substantial, from what I gathered. It lets you build a house, and adopt a kid. I don't think it adds any other content (it's priced lower, though). I gather that the PC community has scoffed at the idea of paying for something that mods have already been offering for a while.

Edited, Sep 4th 2012 10:21am by Eske
What in the world would you do with a kid in Skyrim?

I'd imagine something like this.


edit: Link fail

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I celebrated this weekend by basically doing nothing. Well, mostly nothing. I helped move some furniture for my sister on Saturday and that was about it. Monday, I made crock pot chili and homemade cornbread (yum). It was a good weekend. Smiley: cool
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Out run them when the saber-toothed cats attack.
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