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14 hours ago, Ozark_Kid said:

Roasted Garlic 

I have never roasted garlic.  How do you do it and how do you use it.  I am looking for a new way to me to use up my garlic.

I am not sure if anyone else answered your question.    but roasting garlic is a great option especially since you grow your own garlic.     

It's really easy to roast.     Keeping the garlic as a whole bulb peel offer the top layer of the paper like skin,  cut off about 1/4" +/- of the cone end of the bulk, place one garlic bulb into each section of a muffin pan or several into aluminum foil, drizzle with olive oil and rub the olive into the exposed ends of the garlic, then fully wrap up in the foil or if using a muffin pan put foil over the top of the muffin pan, then roast at 400 for about 30 minutes.     I use my toaster oven.     

 

Once they are cooled down you can either store as is or you can squeeze the paste like garlic into a container and it is good to use for several weeks or you can even freeze them like this.       The paste is great for many things, it is easier for your body to digest too.

great for adding to mashed potatoes, sauces, spread onto pizza dough before adding sauce or toppings, spread onto burgers, steaks, etc etc.     

 

It is delicious and gives the garlic a whole new flavor and texture.     Try it - you will like it!😋

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1 hour ago, ReneeFLL said:

We put the cloves in foil with a little butter, cover it and bake till it's a brownish color. It's like eating candy to me. I love it, but I don’t make it very often. 

When I gave my neighbor some he said he cooks them in butter too.  That sounds good to me.  When I look up recipes, they all say cut off some of the root side and drizzle olive oil over them.  That sounds good too.

so what temperature do I set the oven and about how long does it take.  I think I will try some with butter and some with olive oil.  They also recommended after it was done to mix it into mash potatoes or spread on baguettes.  Sounds like you and my neighbors just eat it alone.  

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2 hours ago, dani negreanu said:

We're invited to 3 weddings in the next month - today (good friends), Sunday (our DIL's sister) and mid-October (next door neighbors).

 

Can't say we're not a bit wary being among so many people. You're supposed to be either vaccinated, after COVID or to show a negative PCR.... The venue management has to check.

 

We haven't been to a wedding for the last 5 years....

 

Weddings and cruises are the only places were I can dance. I absolutely like dancing.

 

Not sure about dancing at those weddings, though.

 

I love weddings.   I haven't been to a wedding in a couple of years either.    I can definitely understand being a bit wary but also think once you get there and hopefully feel "safe" you will relax and hopefully dance the night away.

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3 hours ago, Paul from Maryland said:

 

I put Wet & Forget on my roof once a year, every other year at the most.  Easy to use, just spray it on let the rain wash it off.  It stops the black algae stains from gaining hold.  Roof looks so much better without those black algae stains.

 

On the back side of the roof, which gets less sun, it also stops moss from growing.

 

Our deck is on the back side, so this year after pressure washing the deck I also sprayed it with Wet & Forget.

We had moss problems on a portion of the back roof.  We got rid of the moss by replacing the roof.

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1 hour ago, reallyitsmema said:

 

My son has been to four weddings this summer and has another one to attend next month.  Some were cancelled from last year to keep all safe and all chose outdoor venues.  Three of four went without a hitch, all attending were to be vaccinated, no issues reported after.  Unfortunately, the last one he attended was not so lucky.  The bride ended up feeling sick a few days after the ceremony and tested positive.  Twenty people that attended the wedding ended up positive, all had been vaccinated.  The wedding was a distance away so all had rented houses or had gotten hotels.  My son had stayed in a house with a total of six people.  One in the house tested positive but my son and the other four were all negative.  I felt so bad for the bride and groom as they took all the steps they could to try to keep everyone safe.

👇    Unfortunately, there is probably a lot of hugging and kissing of the bride and groom that doesn't help these days.   Hopefully everyone has a full and speedy recovery.   

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So I did not get to clean yesterday. I decided today was not going to be a good day either. I am continuing to gather and organize for our soon to be cruise just a mere 25 days away. Today I got “thee” earrings out of the safe. 
 

I was fortunate to have been gifted them on a recent cruise(as recent as they get maybe 4 years ago). They are made by the master and only few were made. 
 

First  you have to gather the drink swizzle sticks. Carefully remove the tops then gently wire them.  
 

Shown  below. 

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41 minutes ago, Ocean Boy said:

I'm thinking about going for the S22 when it comes out though my S8 still works fine. Sometimes I wish I had gone for the S20 since it still had the SD card slot. How do you like the S21?

I know I am stuck in the same situation I don't want to lose capability of having the SD card either.   I have absolutely no desire to use the cloud either.

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12 minutes ago, Ozark_Kid said:

You may be able to help me with another buy.  I have been looking at the dji pocket 2.  I like the gimbal and the angles you can film at.  Also stuff like time lapse and tracking.  But I see that September 17 I could order the new dji Osmo 5.  They say it will handle this phone

I forget who the YouTube content provider who had the DJI Pocket but it’s video looked great and best of all it’s so small you can really put it in your pocket. It’s basically a smaller version of a Go Pro. I like that it has a 3 axis gimbal. 
 

the Osmo is nice with that magnetic attachment for phones. It’s obviously cheaper than the DJI Pocket so that can be a factor.

 

Bottom line with the Osmo you just get stabilization and are limited to your phones photo and video quality. With the pocket you get the stabilization along with 4K video (which phone may have) and 64mp camera (which phone will not have) so more features on the pocket but also more expensive. 
 

if you already have a later model Go Pro that has stabilization I say get the Osmo. If not get the pocket.

 

 

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1 hour ago, Lionesss said:

@lenquixote66

You are definetely an ANGEL in disguise.

Thank God you were there to help your wive's coworker in her time of need.

 

I believe in good Karma.  I do not seek revenge in any way or form to anyone by wishing them bad Karma.

You and your wife deserve great things.  And as the time for her surgery is rescheduled I will light a candle at our churches Blessed Mother Mary statue.  She has helped me in the past by lets just say I believe in miracles, and a little help from above never hurt anyone.

 

Keep us posted.

 

Take care, be safe, stay calm

 

All my caring concern.

 

Sue

 

 

Addendum:  I see the surgery is this Friday.  Got the Mrs. Covered.  Prayers for the quickest safest healing.

Thank you so very much.I am at a loss for words to properly thank you.

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1 hour ago, Sunshine3601 said:

I do recall receiving a couple of them maybe last spring or late winter but haven't in a while.     After Eric's Identity was stolen last March we are on high security alert for everything and anything.

As I have posted here before I was the victim of Identity theft twice.The FBI officer assigned to me told my wife and I never to post pictures or family names on the internet.As much as I would like to do so on Dani’s thread I cannot take the chance.

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53 minutes ago, Ocean Boy said:

I'm thinking about going for the S22 when it comes out though my S8 still works fine. Sometimes I wish I had gone for the S20 since it still had the SD card slot. How do you like the S21?

My S8 was not compatible to some newer version of apps and downloads.
I had to get something fixed and they said they do not make that for S8 anymore. It was working so I kept it till I dropped it flat on its face and the front glass smashed. .glass kept shattering every few hours like a ripple effect. $250 down at the you fix I break store...eventually upgraded to S21. not that glass breaking cannot happen again. I miss my PINK otter box defender case which I had on my older phones.......cannot find it anymore anywhere!!!!!!.☹️

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14 minutes ago, Sunshine3601 said:

👇    Unfortunately, there is probably a lot of hugging and kissing of the bride and groom that doesn't help these days.   Hopefully everyone has a full and speedy recovery.   

 

They are now past the exposure time for anyone else, so luckily it holds at the twenty and all are recovered as far as my son knows.  They were concerned that the grandmother or some of the older relatives were going to get it but it was the younger crowd (25-35ish).  All vaccinated or at least stated they were, none of these weddings checked vaccine cards.  

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47 minutes ago, Ocean Boy said:

I'm thinking about going for the S22 when it comes out though my S8 still works fine. Sometimes I wish I had gone for the S20 since it still had the SD card slot. How do you like the S21?

I just received it a while ago. Letting it charge right now so I can transfer data over from my s7 edge. I almost didn’t get the s7 because it didn’t have a SD slot but I have not missed it.  I wanted to get this one with 512gb but they were not available so I got 256gb.  I also miss being able to replace the battery which I could before the s7.  I remember the only reason I got my first cell phone was after I had my first stent my family said I must get one.  Now after retiring I use it mainly for a hot spot for the iPad.  I am looking forward to getting more use out of this one with the cameras.

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1 hour ago, Sea Dog said:

I also think it boils down to what you are used to and comfortable with. Canon is a great camera. I think mirrorless is the future. If you wanted to switch to Sony and keep your great Canon lenses, there are some really good adapters out there like Metabones. 

I am not into cameras at all but many years ago before people were only taking black and white photos a co-worker went to Sweden and bought a large amount of cameras.He sold 40 to my co-workers .I had no idea about what the cost should be but I bought one from him for $100 .He threw in a case for photo accessories.The camera was too sophisticated for me and he would not buy it back.I went to a store in Manhattan that bought used cameras.He offered me $80 ,I took it but I kept the accessories bag which I still have.

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47 minutes ago, Ozark_Kid said:

I rarely use a phone so for that reason I don’t get internet on cruises.  With this I am using the OBC to get internet so I can share the cruise!  What I liked about this is the 3x and 10x optical zoom.  I will let you know how that works out.  
 

You may be able to help me with another buy.  I have been looking at the dji pocket 2.  I like the gimbal and the angles you can film at.  Also stuff like time lapse and tracking.  But I see that September 17 I could order the new dji Osmo 5.  They say it will handle this phone where the Osmo 4 does not.  Have you looked at any of this?

I was looking at the Sony A7R III. That looks nice. I bet you would enjoy it.

 

Laura bought me a gimble a few years ago. I almost never use it. It works great, but screams dork.🤣🤣

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I last used it on Allure TA while Periscoping the aqua show from our suite

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34 minutes ago, Sunshine3601 said:

I am not sure if anyone else answered your question.    but roasting garlic is a great option especially since you grow your own garlic.     

It's really easy to roast.     Keeping the garlic as a whole bulb peel offer the top layer of the paper like skin,  cut off about 1/4" +/- of the cone end of the bulk, place one garlic bulb into each section of a muffin pan or several into aluminum foil, drizzle with olive oil and rub the olive into the exposed ends of the garlic, then fully wrap up in the foil or if using a muffin pan put foil over the top of the muffin pan, then roast at 400 for about 30 minutes.     I use my toaster oven.     

 

Once they are cooled down you can either store as is or you can squeeze the paste like garlic into a container and it is good to use for several weeks or you can even freeze them like this.       The paste is great for many things, it is easier for your body to digest too.

great for adding to mashed potatoes, sauces, spread onto pizza dough before adding sauce or toppings, spread onto burgers, steaks, etc etc.     

 

It is delicious and gives the garlic a whole new flavor and texture.     Try it - you will like it!😋

Thanks! Going to try this. Love my Garlic!!!!!!

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6 minutes ago, Arzeena said:

My S8 was not compatible to some newer version of apps and downloads.
I had to get something fixed and they said they do not make that for S8 anymore. It was working so I kept it till I dropped it flat on its face and the front glass smashed. .glass kept shattering every few hours like a ripple effect. $250 down at the you fix I break store...eventually upgraded to S21. not that glass breaking cannot happen again. I miss my PINK otter box defender case which I had on my older phones.......cannot find it anymore anywhere!!!!!!.☹️

 

I'm unimpressed with ubreakifix after the sorry battery replacement on my S9. 

 

Definitely thinking about upgrading, but I have so many Alexa things on it, that I'm overwhelmed with the transfer

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37 minutes ago, Sunshine3601 said:

I am not sure if anyone else answered your question.    but roasting garlic is a great option especially since you grow your own garlic.     

It's really easy to roast.     Keeping the garlic as a whole bulb peel offer the top layer of the paper like skin,  cut off about 1/4" +/- of the cone end of the bulk, place one garlic bulb into each section of a muffin pan or several into aluminum foil, drizzle with olive oil and rub the olive into the exposed ends of the garlic, then fully wrap up in the foil or if using a muffin pan put foil over the top of the muffin pan, then roast at 400 for about 30 minutes.     I use my toaster oven.     

 

Once they are cooled down you can either store as is or you can squeeze the paste like garlic into a container and it is good to use for several weeks or you can even freeze them like this.       The paste is great for many things, it is easier for your body to digest too.

great for adding to mashed potatoes, sauces, spread onto pizza dough before adding sauce or toppings, spread onto burgers, steaks, etc etc.     

 

It is delicious and gives the garlic a whole new flavor and texture.     Try it - you will like it!😋

Thanks!  The muffin pan is a good idea.  Also it looks like I was going to cut off the wrong end.

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1 hour ago, Luckynana said:

Thank you for sharing the beautiful pictures of London.  We have attempted to go to London 3 times, all TA's.  Our last attempt was out of Southampton on the Anthem October 2020.  I know we'll get there someday...sigh...

We were never there but one of my daughters lived in England for a while and one of my son in laws goes there several times a year on business.We heard all about it from them.

 

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