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Display Name: AmosTrue
Member Since: 2/28/10

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Annual credit reports are so important! In Canada, we have two credit bureaus (Equifax and Transunion) and a lot of people don't realise you have to check with BOTH to be thorough.

The CBC did a nice article on checking your credit report :

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1/17/14 12:14 PM

@saltwater - I don't think this trend indicates degeneration any more than it indicates progress. People have always searched for esoteric ways to set themselves above the common herd. This is certainly not more inconvenient than lead face paint or whale-bone corsets.

How To Clean Your Jeans Without Water (In the Freezer!)Home Hacks | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest
2/28/10 12:09 PM

The point the person made about using a frying pan is valid - you don't want to drop the egg into a depth of water where it has more room to spread and make a mess. However, you can achieve the same effect in your sauté pan by just reducing the level of water.

Also, a great trick I learned from a chef is that poached eggs can be made in advance, kept on the plate with the paper towel (use non-linty, brown variety) and then reheated by gently dropping them back into a bowl of hot water for a minute. The yolks will remain runny, and this way you can serve a lot of people without the timing being too stressful.

How To Poach an Egg: The Video Home Hacks | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn
2/28/10 11:43 AM