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Who Makes Counter Depth Fridges?

I have an LG French door counter depth fridge. It's quite nice but definitely does not hold as much. I have a large family and do miss the large capacity but had no other option due to the configuration of our kitchen.

about 7 hours ago
baseballfan in Cookware

Do you use your stove for storage ?

We know someone who is a police officer who stored his gun in the oven since he never cooked. His new girlfriend came over and unaware of the situation, turned the oven on to preheat. When the officer realized what was going on, he ran over and pulled the firearm out and when it hit the cold granite, it discharged and the round went through the ceiling. Thankfully no one was hurt.

I laughed myself into an asthma attack but his superiors didn't find it so amusing and an investigation ensued. Everything turned out fine when they realized he is just an idiot. The people upstairs moved about a month later coincidentally.

What's new & good in Huntington Beach or nearby?

Zimzala inside the Shorebreak Hotel is good. They have a great happy hour and it's fun people watching from their second floor deck.

Fish Camp in Sunset Beach has excellent fresh fish. You order at the counter and they bring your food to you. Nice casual atmosphere and a pretty good wine list too.

Feb 22, 2015
baseballfan in Los Angeles Area

Several Oahu restaurant questions

We had a great meal at Alan Wong's. The food and service were spot on. My only (small) gripe is that the ambiance felt more Manhattan to me than Hawaii. With that being said, I would return at every opportunity and get my island fix elesewher

Feb 05, 2015
baseballfan in Hawaii

Several Oahu restaurant questions

We had a great meal at Alan Wong's. The food and service were spot on. My only (small) gripe is that the ambiance felt more Manhatten to me than Hawaii. With that being said, I would return at every opportunity and get my island fix elesewher

Feb 05, 2015
baseballfan in Hawaii

North Lake Tahoe Happy Hours

There is a new pizza place in downtown Truckee called Pizza Bar. I've been there twice and food and service were excellent. I know they have a good happy hour. I don't remember the details so you might want to check with them. They also own the Mexican place next door that is very good as well.

Feb 04, 2015
baseballfan in California

Recipes perfect for leftover freezing

Chili and pulled pork come to mind. I also do a veggie soup that had ground turkey and eggplant that is delicious and freezes beautifully.

Feb 04, 2015
baseballfan in Home Cooking
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Hot Air Fryers

I have been following a t-fal hot air fryer on Amazon waiting for the price to drop. It's now down to $159.99 from $249.99 and has pretty good reviews. They tested one on The Chew and the results were quite good. The food looked good enough to make me want to pull the trigger and it was amazing the difference in calories from traditionally fried foods.

Feb 03, 2015
baseballfan in Cookware

Trying to find Kaiser rolls

I was thinking the same thing. I'm also from the east coast and found the kaiser rolls from the Safeway bakery to be the closest to what I remember.

Where to buy Buffalo Wings for Super Bowl party?

Check Costco for uncooked, seasoned wings. Don't remember the price but I know they were considerably cheaper than what you listed. They were available at my Reno, NV location this past weekend.

Jan 27, 2015
baseballfan in Los Angeles Area

Leftover Week

I did that the first 2 weeks of this month and I was amazed at how many meals I was able to put together. There are 3 of us so a few times we weren't all able to have the same thing due to the portion size of what was frozen. For the most part, I just served them as they were since I was kind of burned out after the holiday cooking. It was great because we saved a ton of money, made my life easier and nothing went to waste.

Jan 26, 2015
baseballfan in Home Cooking
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new refrigerator

We just built a new house and we ended up with an LG French door counter depth refrigerator. I have been very happy with it. Lots of ways to configure the shelves etc, nice LED lighting, all the bells and whistles.

This is the first time I have had a counter depth fridge and while it's more than sufficient for the everyday needs for the 3 of us, when my large family came for the holidays I definitely needed the fridge in my garage for the overflow.

Jan 23, 2015
baseballfan in Cookware

increase in sticklers on the Home Cooking Board?

I just spit out my coffee!

Jan 19, 2015
baseballfan in Site Talk

increase in sticklers on the Home Cooking Board?

You can add appie and resy to that list. Thanks a lot Rachel Ray : )

Jan 18, 2015
baseballfan in Site Talk

Cooking Resolutions

That looks good! Thanks for the link

Jan 09, 2015
baseballfan in Home Cooking

Ice Water in Restaurants

Just because it's cold doesn't mean you won't get thirsty. I live in the Sierra where it's cold all winter too but I do like to have something to drink when having a meal.

Jan 09, 2015
baseballfan in General Topics

Cooking Resolutions

Recently ran into some financial obstacles so I want to really stick to a food budget. I also want to make an effort to use up what I've already purchased instead of deciding I want something else and running to the store on a whim.

Your kitchen in a word (or two, or three...)

Carpe Diem says the sign in my kitchen.

Dec 27, 2014
baseballfan in Not About Food
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Keurig Coffee Maker

The SF Bay cups are also available at Costco at least in the Nor Cal/Northern NV locations. They are quite good and more reasonably priced.

Oct 16, 2014
baseballfan in Cookware

Questions on thanksgiving post...

That is genius! I always stuff the bird and then make another pan in the oven. The oven baked batch never turns out to my liking even when I add drippings from the turkey. I would never have thought to use your trick but I will be doing it this year!

Oct 02, 2014
baseballfan in Home Cooking

Birthday party at winery in Sonoma/Napa?

We went to a wedding reception at Kunde winery in Sonoma that was fantastic. They have several different event areas. The reception we attended was at the very top of the hill on their property. There were about 50 people there. A spectacular setting, really good food and wine. Also, they had new beautiful indoor restroom facilities which were much appreciated.

SUPERBOWL thread

Lagasse stadium in the Palazzo/Venetian is a great place to watch and the food isn't bad either. Todd English PUB comes to mind as well.

Jan 21, 2014
baseballfan in Las Vegas

Do you think that a guy should always pay for Dinner on the 1st date?

yes

Jan 01, 2014
baseballfan in Not About Food

Foodie souvenir shopping - nuts, dried fruit, coffee, spam, liquor

Try Hilo Hattie's. Huge souvenir selection at reasonable prices

Dec 30, 2013
baseballfan in Hawaii

Survey: Toaster Oven or Microwave Oven? What is more important to you?

Thank you! I am excited and the new kitchen will seem like paradise after this studio.

Dec 18, 2013
baseballfan in Cookware

Survey: Toaster Oven or Microwave Oven? What is more important to you?

Oh poor you...what a drag about your house. I hope you have more room than I do. I have no space in this room especially now that I have gone Christmas shopping! If I had more space, I would have bought one by now. My new house should be ready in 3 weeks so I am going to tough it out but the 1st thing I am going to do when I get settled is make a roast turkey and all the trimmings.

Dec 17, 2013
baseballfan in Cookware

Should restaurants leave the tails on shrimp?

I hate when restaurants do this especially in a dish that is not meant to be eaten with your hands. I always take them off at home and the thought of eating them disgusts me.

Dec 13, 2013
baseballfan in General Topics

Thanksgiving disaster!

Good for you. Now you know and you can move forward and it great that you have your husband's support. Believe me, over time you will be very happy that you have this stress out of your life.

Dec 11, 2013
baseballfan in Not About Food
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Your worst foodie gifts

You never know...hold onto Billy Bass!

Dec 10, 2013
baseballfan in Not About Food

CHOW Reviews: SodaStream Source Soda Maker

I bought one for my son and he loves it. It seems to work very well and no problem finding the syrups or the refills. You can save a bit using a Bed, Bath and Beyond coupon. They have a pretty good selection of the syrups and accessories as does Target.

Dec 10, 2013
baseballfan in Cookware
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