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re: Have You Had Success Growing Hydrangeas? - BlackenedOut
Two summers ago I planted a whole bunch of them in a south facing position. They got slaughtered by the sun and started getting fungus and all sorts of problems, pretty much a failure to thrive diagnosis. Last spring/summer, I dug them up and moved them to a east facing position with a fence be...
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re: Nashville: Hot Chicken - BlackenedOut
I'll throw you something different. Go to Otaku Ramen and get the Nashville Hot Chicken Bao and some ramen for dessert. ...
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re: Hogs for the Cause Cancelled - BlackenedOut
Not pressured at all. We got some really solid intel from a variety of sources (city, state, tourism, homeland security, health care entities) and quite honestly it was an easy call to make. Disheartening and sad, but we knew our grant families wouldn’t be able to come out and we probably weren’t go...
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re: Hogs for the Cause Cancelled - BlackenedOut
Thanks my man. Appreciate your support. We prepared for something like this for years. Thought it would be rain that knocked us out one year, but we are prepared and will continue to do great things for families. We will back in 2021. ...
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re: Any Recommendations for Non-Traditional (Non-Tourist) Caribbean Destinations? - BlackenedOut
Not sure you’ll find a lot of wine tours in the Caribbean, but maybe look into St. Barths or the BVIs. As someone mentioned it is going into low season in May which is good news for your finances. ...
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re: Advice Needed: International Work Assignment - NOLA Home Decision - BlackenedOut
Sure, but what happens in a year or so if the City Council or Mayor does something like ban whole house short term rentals in "historically residential areas" or something similar? Sell. ...
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re: 1 week to chill: Bordeaux vs Champagne? - BlackenedOut
Champagne into Burgundy. Spend a few nights in Beaune. Although I have not been to Bordeaux so this is a one sided point of view. However understand that, although it’s changing, an American style wine tasting isn’t offered at many places. Can be more hot or miss, irregular hours, etc.... again ...
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re: Sick of "fine dining" - BlackenedOut
[link=(https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2020/02/daniel-humm-turns-the-tables-on-fine-dining)]LINK[/link] Good article on Daniel Humm and partially his split from Guidara. Fine dining is dying overall but there will always be a few places (in America at least) which will be incredible experiences....
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re: Tri tip cooking tips - BlackenedOut
All cooking tips above are good. But consider throwing together a salsa verde or chimichurri. Something bright and herby really helps tri tip I’ve found. ...
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re: Suggestions for which Greek Isle to stay with my son ? - BlackenedOut
People told me this and I thought they were stupid and I hate that this is true, but you really dont need more than 1 day in Athens. Now you may want to spend time in other parts of mainland Greece, but not much to do in Athens outside of the obvious. Its a weird city. On the one hand has this a...
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re: Steak on cast iron question - basting? - BlackenedOut
Agree to disagree. Depends on a variety of factors, but basting with butter helps create a crust and the milk solids which caramelize bring flavor (as well as some even heating properties I surmise) ...
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re: Suggestions for which Greek Isle to stay with my son ? - BlackenedOut
Look into Andros. 2 hours by ferry. Large island, very agricultural, wonderful food, beautiful beaches, quiet but enough activity to keep you busy. ...
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re: Mediterranean Honeymoon - 10-14 days? - BlackenedOut
I don’t have any desire to return to Santorini. Beautiful, yes but completely overrun with that sad and depressing tourism industry complex. However there are other islands in Greece that would be wonderful for a honeymoon. ...
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re: el pavo real (NOLA) - BlackenedOut
Great spot. Love their Paloma. ...
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re: Recommendations for wine refrigerator? - BlackenedOut
I'll just piggy back to say, most white wines at 55-59 degrees or thereabouts are the perfect temperature to drink and dont need to be further chilled.* *especially if it is a white wine one would store and hold onto. ...
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re: Parking for a week at MSY - BlackenedOut
Slated to fly out this afternoon; hearing the Priority Pass Lounge is now open. Anyone else visited it yet?...
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re: Favorite thing to do in London - BlackenedOut
Soccer match if you can swing it; Churchill War Rooms, British Museum, Tate Modern, Burroughs Market, walking all over Christendom; St. James Park and Buckingham Palace area; Marble Lane; Cocktails at the American Bar; The Ship's Tavern, The Grenadier, The Nag's Head, Blackfriears, Ye Olde Cheshire ...
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re: Making Artisanal Bread - BlackenedOut
Forkish, great book. Also check out Peter REinhart's Artisan Breads everyday. I like that book. ...
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re: Dave Ramsey's advice to pay off a car loan, rather than invest - BlackenedOut
You also are assuming that in every case the lowest balance also does not have the highest interest rate. No dog in this hunt but it could very well be possible that someone’s lowest balance has a High interest rate. Especially if they have maybe exhausted normal credit lines and are using pay d...
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re: What Cut to Grind? - BlackenedOut
Echo above. Equal parts by weight Chuck and Brisket. Cube it. Mix it together and grind on medium. ...
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