Tom  Jackson
Tom Jackson answered Skip Gentry's question

My wife brines the turkeys at the holidays; my mother used to wash chickens and so did I, but I haven't home cooked a chicken in so long I am not sure I would remember that I used to wash it.

Beef---no.  I sometimes scrape the surface with a knife to remove any bone … Read more

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Tom Jackson answered Firstname Refreshme lastname's question

No, I don't.

I only eat one brand these days---Crazy Richard's.  There's nothing in it but peanuts, and the taste is superb.

Whether natural peanut butters should be refrigerated is apparently a personal preference with a few caveats.

Two sites you may peruse at your leisure:

https://www.crazyrichards.com/product/creamy-peanut-butter/

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/refridgerate-natural-peanut-butter-refrigerate_n_57fe2687e4b0e9c70229eac9

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Tom Jackson commented on Don Barzini's answer
lol, Don Barzini I think my mother felt the same way---when I was a kid, fast and abstinence from meat was the rule on all Fridays during Lent. But the rule she made for Lent was that in our house Wednesdays would also be a day of abstinence from meat. When I got older, I … Read more
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Tom Jackson answered Darren Wolfgang's question

Well, more than tradition it's a form of "penance"---Ash Wednesday and on the Friday of the Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  (Latin / Roman rite)

But penance is certainly not an exclusive concept followed by us Roman Catholics.


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Tom Jackson thanked Don Barzini's answer

I believe it’s a great day to go to the Steakhouse. No crowd, fast service, and park right in front.

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Tom Jackson answered Skip Gentry's question

One of our rescues has generalized anxiety---she was found on the side of the road with her litter mates when she was 3 days old and had no chance to be properly socialized.  She takes fluoxetine.

The other rescue is on Apoquel for allergic itching and tramadol for long term pain alleviation.

Both about … Read more