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Sugar
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08-15-2000

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 1:36 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Sugar a private message Print Post    
It did turn out well. I took some to youngest niece & nephew today and the instantly knew the treats were coins and a shamrock. They had a good chuckle when I told them about the pots looking like birds nests.

Jmm
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08-15-2002

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 8:51 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Jmm a private message Print Post    
I love to make strawberry shortcake with Angel Food cake and I had been buying them at the grocery store bakery. They weren't as I remembered them from years ago, they were almost like pound cakes, short and dense. But you know how it goes, often you remember things better than they truly were. I decided to test that theory and picked up a box mix, just add water. I'm happy to report that the bakery has lost a customer because the one I made was a good as I remembered and so easy.

Dipo
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04-23-2002

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 2:06 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Dipo a private message Print Post    
Yep they did change the shortcakes, I noticed that a few years ago, really annoyed me. But then I found some at Trader Joe's, a specialty baker was making them and selling small packs. They were great but are only available for a short time.

I love angel food cake though and those mixes are fabulous.

Biloxibelle
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12-21-2001

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 3:15 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Biloxibelle a private message Print Post    
I stopped buying bakery made Angel Food cake for the same reason. I went back to making my own. After the last 2 comments about the mix I am going to give them a try

Roxip
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01-29-2004

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:07 am   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Roxip a private message Print Post    
Speaking of baking...I have been thinking about buying a new oven because mine is old and getting balky (and let's not talk about the crack across the cooktop from when my daughter dropped something out of the microwave). For some reason I have always thought that I had a gas connection behind my electric stove so this weekend I started trying to get my stove away from the wall to check...and the door came off in my hand! I looked at my daughter and said "Hey - looks like we're going to get a new stove!" We both just cracked up! (And yes, I think I do have a gas connection in case you were wondering if there was a point to this rather pointless story.)

Suz
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10-13-2005

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:12 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Suz a private message Print Post    
Good story. Do you want a gas or electric? When I get a new one I can't decide which kind to get. Good luck on picking your new one.

Roxip
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01-29-2004

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:26 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Roxip a private message Print Post    
I'm thinking of selling in a few years...I think gas might make a more attractive option to a potential buyer.

Sugar
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08-15-2000

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:22 pm   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Sugar a private message Print Post    
I am afraid of gas stoves. Don't want to catch a sleeve on fire. I insisted we get rid of the gas and replace it with electric when we bought our house. I think it is because my mom didn't like gas, there were a lot of us and we are close together and I think she worried at least one of us would be burned by fire.

Teachmichigan
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07-22-2001

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:58 am   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Teachmichigan a private message Print Post    
My parents built their retirement condo 2 years ago and put in a flat top stove for the very reason you cite, Sugar. Within 6 months, they'd yanked it out and gotten another gas top. If you truly love to cook, flat tops just don't cut it. If you don't enjoy spending time in the kitchen, it wouldn't matter much. I'd never be without my gas stove top, but since I do love my convection oven, the combo style is perfect for us.

Biloxibelle
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12-21-2001

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:29 am   Edit Post Move Post Delete Post View Post Send Biloxibelle a private message Print Post    
My husband is the same way. I would give anything to have a gas stove. My husband hates gas and refused to install it when we built our house.

Teach, I love my convection oven also. I do wish I had put in the double oven like I originally wanted.

On the plus side I have outgrown my kitchen and have a huge room connected to it that I can extend. In my dream world I would build a summer kitchen where my screened porch is. I would love that for my canning, pickling and freezing projects.

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