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Old 12-25-18, 06:08 PM
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I know there are 4 but I only ate 3 of them. The Granny Smith are too tart so I keep them decoration. They also last infinity. Which is another reason I'm afraid to eat them.





Red Delicious: more crispy, dense peel, very sweet flesh. The quintessential apple
Golden Delicious: mellow flesh, pear-like texture, soft peel, vanilla overtones
Honeycrisp: true to its name with honey highlights, medium texture, soft peel, sweet, very juicy. This one was organic and they spoil fast.

My Christmas dinner. Should have remember the market closes early on Christmas eve.
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I try not to eat any fruit on low carbs day, but I get tired of having to throw them out ...
Simple thing that I do when fresh fruits are nearing the end of their useful "fresh" life: freeze them. They're perfect additions for a fat/protein blend that has a little bit of fruit.

Or, whenever I pick up a large amount of sale/bargain fruits, I typically freeze most of it. Have to, else it wouldn't last.

My own preferences for fruit for such blends: berries of all types, some bananas, some oranges, occasionally mangoes.

An example blend:

Avocado, whole milk yogurt (with milk/cultures only), nuts, ground flax seeds, hemp seeds, , handful of frozen fruits, juice from a couple of limes, a quality whey protein isolate powder, with a nut "milk" (ie, Silk nut/protein milk) or water. Can add a small amount of spices, if desired (ie, cinnamon, nutmeg). Depending on the amounts of ingredients, makes between 1-3 servings. Easy to alter the components to have it more fatty, more carb heavy, whatever. Great meal replacement for leaner days.
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Rib Eye Steak



Pan seared rib eye steak


Serf style: cooked medium+





I know I lose points because there's no red (cut me some slack, I went by the recipe), but it still soooo tender and juicy nonetheless. Caught it on sale at $6 (2/3s off). The only way I could afford a rib eye.



Butter-Basted Ribe Eye Steak Recipe

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Easy, Fall-Off-The-Bone Oven Baked Ribs Recipe



Pork loin ribs preparation


Pork loin ribs with sauce



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^As my wife would say, utterly disgusting. One man's meat is another woman's piggy. Now fishies, that's another story. Yumm, yumm.
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^As my wife would say, utterly disgusting. One man's meat is another woman's piggy. Now fishies, that's another story. Yumm, yumm.
Well bring it on. I don't do fish (its my special treat whenever I go out to dinner), but I'm not totally averse to trying something new. That's the point of the thread. Maybe some baked or grilled salmon? But I love any sea food as long as its cooked. In any event, remind the Mrs. that there are a lot more people in the world with fish as pets than there are with pets pigs.
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The ham and water thing was BOGO. The 20 1/4 lb burger patties have not been opened for almost two months, lots of chicken left and a few more assorted pork chops that were $.99 a pound in family packs at that time.

What is really important is that I've been trying to go easy on it in case DC's folly cuts food benefits to millions of us. A friend brings leftovers and home cooking. Love is the best nourisnment of all.
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I know there are 4 but I only ate 3 of them. The Granny Smith are too tart so I keep them decoration. They also last infinity. Which is another reason I'm afraid to eat them.





Red Delicious: more crispy, dense peel, very sweet flesh. The quintessential apple
Golden Delicious: mellow flesh, pear-like texture, soft peel, vanilla overtones
Honeycrisp: true to its name with honey highlights, medium texture, soft peel, sweet, very juicy. This one was organic and they spoil fast.

My Christmas dinner. Should have remember the market closes early on Christmas eve.
Granny Smith is my favorite, but I'm also biased because my late grandmother was also a Smith. Other apples are for pies, they don't keep well enough for me.

And she lived near an apple orchard too, with other fruits that we canned every year.

She and my mom used to dye the pears red and green for us kids...I miss that but mom stopped canning.
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🍕 Pan Pizza



Mini combo pizza: 1/2 pineapple/1/2 Italian sausage



Pizza toppings



All meats pizza: honey cured bacon, Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, chicken, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, mined garlic



Whole wheat pizza


I wanted to create something different that what I was used to so I used a whole wheat dough recipe. Its not a traditional pan pizza, but it a delightful change nonetheless. The crust has a crunchy nutty flavor.

Thanks Carbonfiberboy, I never would have attempted this without your suggestion.

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