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Just sayin’ … ya gotta be kidding me

Sunday, August 02, 2020



Kicked another recycled pound to the curb. I gotta keep my brain on track. My first response was … #$%@! ya gotta be kidding me. Then I had a “talk” with myself … OK, one more pound back off. Only a billion more to go.

I’m not much on … gadgets but I want to make chompy veggie “chips”. I have tried doing different things in the oven … but not overly fond of them. So … do you have opinions about:

Mandoline … to thinly slice veggies
Dehydrator … to crisp veggies
Air fryer … to crisp veggies again

And how about a Rotisserie … for yummy chicken

OR … do ya have ideas how to accomplish these without allllll the gadgets???

Next weeks walking schedule ... M W F 40 minutes ... T Th 45.

Onward and downward.

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Change your mind … and the rest WILL follow.

Coz … I want to be ME.
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  • WATERMELLEN
    I have made pretty decent potato chips in the microwave -- slicing the potatoes thinly (no mandoline for me, wouldn't be safe) and then just nuking in 3 minute bursts, turning over, until they're as crispy as I want.

    Rotisserie chicken? Yup, I'm all for letting the grocery store do that for me, why not: doesn't cost more and they can do it better!!
    32 days ago
  • MEADSBAY
    We have a mandolin but he won’t let me near it anymore.
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    41 days ago
  • MAWMAW101
    I had that closet (only it was in the kitchen) and when we recently moved to a much smaller place I left behind most of those gadgets.
    Our grown kids and grandkids were happy to get them. I’ve not checked to see if they use them.
    I have vowed not to buy any more but admit those commercials make me want to.
    P.S. So far I’ve only missed the toaster oven! emoticon
    46 days ago
  • MINDFUL-C
    Our coat closet is also called the "Misfit" closet. Gadgets we get that are rarely used go there.

    I am a stove, oven, toaster oven, microwave gal. My husband uses the BBQ, crock pot, and a pressure cooker (makes great hard boiled eggs).

    We do not buy cooked chicken as it is loaded with salt (and who knows what else). My husband has an attachment for his BBQ. I can't eat the Costco cooked chicken anymore. Way too seasoned for my taste.

    As far as weight loss, think of the healthy foods you are putting in your body and the movement (exercise). If you stick to it and are not eating more than you need, and are not loading up on salt (it's in just about everything!), you will lose weight!

    One choice at a time. You are doing great!

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    46 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/3/2020 5:30:00 AM
  • OVERWORKEDJANET
    Dehydrator might be interesting but I think the air fryer can do that.
    Ditto on store bought chicken.
    46 days ago
  • PHOENIX1949
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    47 days ago
  • CHARTING-BEAR
    emoticon Reach our goals emoticon
    47 days ago
  • LISAMARIE2015
    I also can’t see doing a rotisserie when Costco has huge ones for $5.99. I have a slicer for my KitchenAid mixer. Otherwise I use a knife. I don’t like a lot of gadgets either.
    47 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    I am bad, because if I am wanting a rotisserie chicken, I let Costco do the work. As for a mandoline don't own one. Would end up finger-less I think if I did! Never had an air fryer, either. I have a good chef's knife that I use to thinly slice veggies. I do like the dehydrator for fruit, but never tried it with veggies.
    47 days ago
  • ONEKIDSMOM
    emoticon Carry on! emoticon Be not afraid of moving slowly...
    47 days ago
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