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Old Oct 7th 2016, 8:02 am
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Canada Post should rename their expedited parcel service to snail mail parcel considering how long it takes.
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Old Oct 7th 2016, 10:37 am
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My home gym is coming together well now, have a treadmill, stationary bike and my new addition of a elliptical machine. Pick up last night for $50. Total $$ spent on my little gym is almost $200 now. Should be worth it when I am recovered and need to keep fit over the winter.
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Originally Posted by magnumpi
My home gym is coming together well now, have a treadmill, stationary bike and my new addition of a elliptical machine. Pick up last night for $50. Total $$ spent on my little gym is almost $200 now. Should be worth it when I am recovered and need to keep fit over the winter.

Nice, now get yourself a decent incline bench, dumb bells and a weight set.
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Old Oct 7th 2016, 11:01 am
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Nice, now get yourself a decent incline bench, dumb bells and a weight set.
That's all in the spare bed room, full set with two or 3 bars. Our lad uses it as he is a weight lift addict!!
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What's got 4 letters and begins with S?
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Old Oct 7th 2016, 11:39 am
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Shit, song or sand
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I've just made an excellent squash, mushroom, and butter bean curry.
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My best friend turned up at the house with her other half, but I'm working for the next 5 hours.. damn.

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Originally Posted by magnumpi
Shit, song or sand
It's white and cold
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Originally Posted by Piff Poff
It's white and cold
Oh. We got off easy.
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Originally Posted by Piff Poff
It's white and cold
Oh my already !! Don't worry soon we will all have snow if the cap and trade solutions work

Meanwhile we just have to continue to suffer in this GTA heat for another month
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Originally Posted by bats
I've just made an excellent squash, mushroom, and butter bean curry.
That sounds like it might work with pumpkin instead. I was planning pumpkin, cauli and potato curry Saturday following something like this...

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Heat butter in a large pan over medium-high heat, add onion, and cook until golden-brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir in curry powder, salt, and pepper. Add pumpkin chunks and potatoes and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour in broth and raisins, cover, and reduce heat to medium. After 15 minutes, add peas. Replace cover and continue to cook until pumpkin and potatoes are tender, 5 to 10 minutes more.


How does yours compare?
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
That sounds like it might work with pumpkin instead. I was planning pumpkin, cauli and potato curry Saturday following something like this...

Curry
Heat butter in a large pan over medium-high heat, add onion, and cook until golden-brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir in curry powder, salt, and pepper. Add pumpkin chunks and potatoes and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour in broth and raisins, cover, and reduce heat to medium. After 15 minutes, add peas. Replace cover and continue to cook until pumpkin and potatoes are tender, 5 to 10 minutes more.


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Way better

Onions fried. Add mustard seeds and fry till they pop. Garlic and ginger, three piriton piriton peppers. A couple of shovelfuls of Patak's Madras paste.(too lazy to make own stuff today), a couple of shovels of cashew butter. A very long squirt of tomato purée. Stir till it's all mixed up. Add stock, diced squash, mushrooms, can of butter beans. Simmer til it's done. Taste and add stuff as needed.

Drink wine while waiting.

It was yummy.
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Old Oct 7th 2016, 1:52 pm
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Originally Posted by bats
... A very long squirt of tomato purée...
I see loads of curry recipes involving tomato. It never seems right to me.
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Originally Posted by Piff Poff
It's white and cold
Shit poor you PP! We are having the nicest fall/autumn since I have been here, it is pleasant, non humid and sunny....if it would just continue like this for a month I wouldn't moan so much. East Coast Canada has a dreadful climate.

All of our Canada Geese have gone. They were causing havoc by crossing the road between Costco and the RCMP for a while, but they finally turned us their toes and flew south. Oddly enough I don't need wings this year...I still don't like it, but am becoming accustomed.
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