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Old Mar 21st 2018, 9:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
More than twice that here, even for the cheap stuff.
I know, I was comparing notes with our admin from the Chicago office the other day. At the prices you pay down there it's just as well it has such a long shelf life.
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Old Mar 21st 2018, 9:17 pm
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This is true. You have to try really, really hard to get American milk to go off.

This must also be why American cream is full of seaweed. It's the only way to get it to thicken.
It depends what you mean by "go off."

We are not big milk users. I buy quarts of milk, just to drink in my two cups of tea per day. I find that the milk is good for three days after buying and opening. Then I have to pour it down the sink and replace it. When I buy it, it usually has a sell by date about ten days ahead. But, in the tea, it tastes fine for three days, then tastes really bitter and bad. So I'm pretty much throwing out 95% of the milk I buy.
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Old Mar 21st 2018, 10:55 pm
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I know, I was comparing notes with our admin from the Chicago office the other day. At the prices you pay down there it's just as well it has such a long shelf life.
I have an 18-year-old boy at home. Nothing edible needs a shelf life.
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Today I gave the wife a rest and did the shopping:

I bought a gallon of 1 percent low fat milk

A dozen jumbo size eggs

A loaf of sourdough bread

three tikki masalas

2 packs waffles

8 large navel oranges

Afterwards I had a medium size Pikes Place coffee at the store Starbucks

Just thought everyone would like to know

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Old Mar 21st 2018, 11:44 pm
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Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
Today I gave the wife a rest and did the shopping:

I bought a gallon of 1 percent low fat milk

A dozen jumbo size eggs

A loaf of sourdough bread

three tikki masalas

2 packs waffles

8 large navel oranges

Afterwards I had a medium size Pikes Place coffee at the store Starbucks

Just thought everyone would like to know
Big fan of Pike Place. It's not available at Starbucks in the UK anymore but one of my daughters earned huge amounts of brownie points by bringing me back a good supply of the VIA version when she returned yesterday from a holiday in Canada.
Happy days!
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Old Mar 22nd 2018, 2:17 pm
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I have an 18-year-old boy at home. Nothing edible needs a shelf life.
Oh yeah, I've been through that movie twice. Once as a participant and once as an observer

Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
Today I gave the wife a rest and did the shopping:

I bought a gallon of 1 percent low fat milk

A dozen jumbo size eggs

A loaf of sourdough bread

three tikki masalas

2 packs waffles

8 large navel oranges

Afterwards I had a medium size Pikes Place coffee at the store Starbucks

Just thought everyone would like to know
That's nice.
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Old Mar 22nd 2018, 2:33 pm
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I did ours.
1 ltr semi skimmed ( a US gallon would last two weeks )
A pack of asparagus
A loaf of bread.
A pack of chocolate pancakes
A multi pack of Maynards wine gums. ( DO they exist in the US)
A multi pack of 3 small tins Heinz beans.

Total cost £6.40 = approx 9dollars.
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I did ours.
1 ltr semi skimmed ( a US gallon would last two weeks )
A pack of asparagus
A loaf of bread.
A pack of chocolate pancakes
A multi pack of Maynards wine gums. ( DO they exist in the US)
A multi pack of 3 small tins Heinz beans.

Total cost £6.40 = approx 9dollars.
That's nice too
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This morning I went to see the Doctor for earwax removal. The Doctor said the nurse would do it. She did. Afterwards I stopped at Costco but they were still closed so went to the post office and mailed off a few letters the wife wanted sent. Next was a cup of coffee at the village coffee shop where I read a few pages of "Fire and Fury at the Whitehouse" then went home. Later I will pick up the grandkids from school and take one of them to volley ball practice at 5 o'clock. We are having lots of steady rain, heavy at times.

I think this thread could become really interesting

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This morning I went to see the Doctor for earwax removal. The Doctor said the nurse would do it. She did. Afterwards I stopped at Costco but they were still closed so went to the post office and mailed off few letters the wife wanted sent. Next was a cup of coffee at the village coffee shop where I read a few pages of "Fire and Fury at the Whitehouse" then went home. Later I will pick up the grandkids from school and take one of them to volley ball practice at 5 o'clock
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I think you need a lie down.
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Big fan of Pike Place. It's not available at Starbucks in the UK anymore but one of my daughters earned huge amounts of brownie points by bringing me back a good supply of the VIA version when she returned yesterday from a holiday in Canada.
Happy days!
When in Seattle I have coffee at their Seattle's Best outlets. Starbucks own Seattle's Best. btw You can find Seattle's Best coffee in some stores. If you can find it where you live try it. Nice smooth taste. I think you'll like it.
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I think you need a lie down.
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You're taking it surprisingly well.
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Sometimes in life it's better to laugh and hide the tears
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