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Asian Cookbooks for Kindle

The Thai Slow-Cooker cookbook, with 87 reviews, most of them highly positive. Only 3.74 for the Kindle version. Reader Review: I love Thai Food, but thought that it was too complicated and would take too long to prepare the meals, so I never even attempted to try and cook it. When I saw this cookbook, […]

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Filipino Cooking

Banana leaves are good for wrapping up meat for barbecueing. you can also line baking pans with them instead of greasing the pan. Sayote (Chayote) can be served: by cooking in salted water, peeling, removing fibrous center and serving like boiled potatoes. You can eat the seeds. Cook, peel, cut and use in salads like […]

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Sewing Card, Reindeer

Print on card stock, or print on paper and paste to a piece of a cereal or cracker box you’ve cut to size.   For holes for lacing, put the card  on a box or just on the table with a piece of correguated cardboard underneath. Use a thumb tack to poke holes where the […]

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Free Kindle books: God be thanked for books:

they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. — Channing. Unless otherwise noted, books are free but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t finish loading, just hit refresh. Sometimes the page just kind of […]

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Day Seven in the Philippines

My husband wanted to watch It’s a Wonderful Life for Christmas and his birthday, and we have it on loan on a thumb drive, but it just wasn’t working, so turned on the tv and watched Star Wars, Attack of the Clones instead. We haven’t watched any television since we got here. The commercials were […]

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