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Great pie

Jesse's Barbecue has tasty pies. And barbecue. https://www.facebook.com/JessesBarbecue

Aug 27, 2015
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Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY Thread - August 2015

Had some yesterday as a pick me up. Very refreshing but I was thirsty.

Aug 25, 2015
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New BJ's in montgomeryville

Got some very nice grapes and corn at Merrymead on two recent visits. Oh and wax beans. I can remember when Freddy Hill was a little place and they just put a big container of corn near the register this time of year. Yeah I really don't need vats of ice cream.

Aug 19, 2015
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Fast Food’s Big Challenge: Fresh Ingredients

Thanks I'll try that ipsedixit. I appreciate your thoughtful comments Boston Otter and BP.

Aug 19, 2015
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New BJ's in montgomeryville

Yes. The cashier reminded us that they do this before he rang us up. We gave him the green light but he said he wanted to check because people were getting upset.
We didn't get much and we just wanted to see the big box while it was shiny and new. They have one heck of a selection of ice cream. So hot and steamy here now. Must resist!

Aug 19, 2015
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New BJ's in montgomeryville

Heh. I used a one day pass and have already received two more. It is surreal when they add fifteen percent to your order.
My friend liked the churro from the snack bar and I see that they offer coffee there. The ice cream section is dangerous.

Aug 19, 2015
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Fast Food’s Big Challenge: Fresh Ingredients

thanks for posting this ipsedixit. I don't have a subscription so I can't read the whole article but I got the general idea. Very interesting.

Aug 18, 2015
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Grub Burger Bar montgomeryville

Thanks Patti and cw. Managed to get over there today shortly after the little storm fled. There was no line in the early evening and we ate outside. The onion rings were crunchy, not greasy and delicious. My root beer float hit the spot.
My front porch burger was tasty and cooked to order but maybe next time I will ask them to hold the mustard.
The reason that we ended up there was because at the two other places where we shopped the employees were discussing how delicious the food was there. They do seem to attract large families so my game plan is to abort and jump ship to Zoe's Kitchen or even Chik Fil A if it appears that they are swamped.

Aug 17, 2015
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Grub Burger Bar montgomeryville

thanks lepidoptery.

Aug 16, 2015
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Grub Burger Bar montgomeryville

What is their deal Patti? I saw one couple outside dining on thursday night plus a big noisy family. Most people were eating inside.

Aug 14, 2015
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Grub Burger Bar montgomeryville

Sweet. Walked by there tonight. Was a lovely night for dining outdoors.

Aug 13, 2015
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Grub Burger Bar montgomeryville

Grub Burger Bar Anyone been?
http://www.simon.com/mall/montgomery-...

Aug 13, 2015
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New BJ's in montgomeryville

anyone been? They are now open.

Aug 11, 2015
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What's for Dinner? #379 - The dog days of August [through Aug. 7, 2015]

Heh. I decided to make peach and blueberry pancakes with my bounty. I was lazy and used bisquik. But real maple syrup from costco. I made separate blueberry and peach pancakes rather than mixing. Off to volunteer at the library soon with my friend. Might stop by a mexican place later where our other friend works. LINGUA

What's for Dinner? #379 - The dog days of August [through Aug. 7, 2015]

Woot at least NIW is still here. This is starting to feel like that Agatha Christie novel And Then There were None.

What's for Dinner? #379 - The dog days of August [through Aug. 7, 2015]

Linny it is a trend to have pets fixed very young. My wonderful old school vet and a breeder I know are both against this practice as they believe it affects the dog's personality.
My JRT breeder says fixing too young means JRTs that are male don't develop their "I'm a bad little boy" personality that is so charming. My vet got angry about this new practice that vets just out of school endorse. He said let the dog become a male before you take his parts from him.
Scored my wonderful corn both bi color and sweet white, and another red ruby jewel of a tomato. Hoagies for lunch where the swiss, ham, lettuce, amoroso roll and mayo are really just a platform for that tomato. When tomatoes are in I call forth all the meals that fresh dead ripe tomatoes make even better. There are a lot! Soon I will make my beloved fried tomatoes with milk gravy over white bread from my childhood. But first I have to get me some cornmeal. Can't wait!

What's for Dinner? #379 - The dog days of August [through Aug. 7, 2015]

Happy birthday Harters! You might be able to take the computer to a data recovery specialist, the electric charge in the computer will fade so the sooner the better. It won't be cheap but sounds like this is really important data.

Trendy restaurant where we can get dressed up

Not all of them seem to be businesswomen Bacchus. The chic shoppers appear to be from all demographics. It is fun to sit at the Buzz coffee bar and people watch.
My dark secret is that sometimes I join the parade. I tend to overdress anyway. My friend and I ate over two pounds of cherries there today. Tasty and relaxing.

Aug 05, 2015
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Trendy restaurant where we can get dressed up

This is no help, just an observation but if you want to see dresses and heels try Wegmans montgoeryville in the early evening hours. Some of the women are dressed to kill. They aren't hitting the pub either, just stopping in for provisions. The warrington wegmans can be very well dressed as well.

Aug 04, 2015
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FRENCHING Green Beans

I love frenched green beans as well. I always do fresh and just use a sharp paring knife. Never been cut yet but I have been doing it for awhile. /knock on wood.

Aug 03, 2015
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What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia? Had a big hoagie with avocado and a splendid ripe tomato from Frankenfield for lunch. Still not hungry for dinner.

Aug 03, 2015
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On The Way To Boyertown

I am directionally challenged but is souderton on your way? El Cactus is in souderton and they are open for lunch. I can't recommend jesse's barbecue enough, also in souderton. The atmosphere in both places is casual but the food is real nice.
Also in souderton is Bakers on Broad but they are closed mondays and tuesdays. They offer savory croissants and coffee as well as many other goodies.

Aug 03, 2015
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What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

I think that pie looks gorgeous NIW. Charcoal grilled burgers here. I scored some kings hawaiian hamburger rolls to slide them onto. Potato salad for me and baked potato wedges for my friend. Green beans that needed to be eaten as well.
Finally busting out my less sensible shoes and sandals. Without a car and having to walk I was terrified of blisters and only wore broken in walking shoes. The weather has been lovely here near Philly. That hitchhiking robot debacle is not making me proud though.

Milk fractures and mortality

More snarky comments? Bah. Keep hoping for interesting discussions.

Aug 02, 2015
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Study: Dietary saturated fat does not raise risk in those with coronary heart disease

Is it any wonder the OP s on chowhound don't come back to add a comment to the threads they start? It's called a discussion last time I checked. Do hounds want people to stop posting here? Some hounds are meaner than a junk yard dog.
Sorry but I was looking forward to seeing what else mcf had to say. We don't always agree, might be my user name, :) but i always respect her opinion.

Aug 02, 2015
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What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

The sticky buns are full of awe and then some. I tend to hug the box close to my chest when I score some. Sometimes I almost burn myself as they sell them fresh out of the ovens.
The treats are good partly because I live very close to mennonite country and the Amish are nearby too. Even Jesse's Barbecue has a ton of great desserts. I visit every barbecue place I can from Raleigh NC to the Florida Keys and no other barbecue has kick ass desserts as well.
This fall I have to look out for ground cherry pie at the R and S Keystone Diner and grape pie at Jesse's. They go faaaast.
When you get better NIW you must plan a victory tour visiting my hood.

What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

Thanks NIW. I used to go to three stands with the honor system. Shopping this way gives me a sense of time and place like nothing else.
Well except going to the Quakertown Farmer's Market and getting Fleck's Sticky Buns. I remember them from my childhood and the white box with the blue lettering still delivers. I love the simple quote on the box: "none better". The buns were still warm last night and they were cranking them out. My friend and I were the only customers. At the other end of the mart was an Annie Anne's soft pretzels with a long line. /boggle

Yelp is in a 'death spiral'

Wow NIW around here she might have been arrested for not paying. Thanks for the thoughtful comments. I read the snarky remark about the haircut from the other hound and felt my head droop a little. just shy of a full box of crayons. LOL. I was going to ignore this thread but saw you were the last poster so I knew I had to check back. Glad I did.

What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

In unison NIW? Just wow. I've been watching Dr. Who and I couldn't help thinking of the OOOd or however you spell it. I have this image of them with tenacles hanging out of their mouths and red eyes and those spheres. Also their chant "the circle must be broken".
I've taken the extended walk myself once at a family gathering. It was Christmas Night and twenty degrees when I took a personal tour of the neighborhood.
Looks like I got my car just in time for peak corn season. I love shopping in my hood right now. I bought a pepper, a cantelope, a ruby jewel of a tomato, some zucchini and a dozen ears of corn. Six bi color and six sweet white corn. It was at a farm stand that I got such bounty. No coupons, no shopper card, no supermarket music, in fact not a soul around on a sleepy august early evening. They take checks and cash and they still use the honor system.
I made cheese steaks with shaved beef from wegmans with toasted rolls, swiss cheese, raw and fried onions and peppers and mushrooms. Both kinds of corn were delicious. I boiled them and even a bit longer than usual because I have to break in my bottom teeth each year to get used to chomping down on the corn. I need them to be a little more tender until I get used to it. I should really eat more apples.
Lamb stew with mostly veggies is simmering on the stove. This time of year I showcase the corn and just make what I consider sides to showcase the corn. So yes I consider the lamb stew a side. Less stew more corn. /happy sigh.

Bad experience Legal Seafood King of Prussia

Thanks for the update fried. Been getting a lobster roll at wegmans in montgomeryville once in awhile but didn't think to try one at Legal.

Aug 01, 2015
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