catastrophegirl
catastrophegirl
catastrophegirl
Jan 15
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apply bacon (not the thick stuff) or thinly sliced country ham standing up between your potato slices. it greases and seasons at the same time and you also get delicious salty pork product cooked at the same time.

Oct 11
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i’ve dissolved these in hot whiskey before for a sore throat. you could probably make a syrup out of them for a cocktail and they come in a couple of “+fruit” varieties (depending on the brand)
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Oct 10
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i have made a mandarin orange spice tea syrup for baklava but never took it beyond that. i am now contemplating all the many teas in my tea cabinet (including lapsang souchong which i love and buy in bulk) with a fresh eye. 

Oct 8
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i actually just got an order of the newspring soup/deli containers from webstaurantstore.com. i got a bunch about ten years ago and finally killed the containers (still have quite a few pristine lids). i get them by the case in the quart and pint sizes and then just a sleeve of their 12 oz ones because i split them Read more

Oct 1
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i would use chinese sesame paste instead of tahini for a cookie. i have used it for desserts and ice cream before and it’s lovely. here’s an example Read more

Sep 5
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i work tech support for an online education software/publishing company. we try to get most of our stuff working for chromebooks but there’s so much they can’t do. during this pandemic, a lot of students suddenly using chromebooks has caused all sorts of problems with trying to complete homework. Read more

Sep 5
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unless you are taking a class in advanced office suite software. then you need a pc or a mac, because the online versions aren’t compatible with the educational software. and excel for mac is limited, access database software for mac doesn’t exist. chromebook users basically can’t complete the homework for those Read more

Sep 5
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i work for a company that publishes online training programs for microsoft office for education. so many tech support calls from mac users who have done the training labs, which demonstrate the windows version of excel, and call because when they get to the projects, it looks/acts differently and half the functions Read more

Sep 5
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as a person who does tech support for one of the major online educational/publishing platforms here is how a lot of my day goes:
user: describes assorted error message Read more

Aug 21
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i feel lucky that the food lion near me finally started carrying the roasted garlic BTB (and the veggie). 

Aug 18
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add shredded cheese on top of the bacon and waffle batter for a nearly perfect food