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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-18-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By Charski
Keep in mind that for some things, you may not...

Keep in mind that for some things, you may not save a lot of time because it takes it a while to come up to pressure, then unless it's a quick-release, it takes it a while to lose enough pressure to...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-17-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By Charski
Mmmm, that sounds filling and delicious! I love...

Mmmm, that sounds filling and delicious! I love sauerkraut, and DH would love this dish.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-15-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By Charski
Once you get past the learning curve (and it's...

Once you get past the learning curve (and it's not a steep one, IMHO) you'll be lovin' that thang! Just follow the directions exactly for your first couple experiments (I think they suggest doing...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-15-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 419
Posted By Charski
Oh man, if you like goat cheese - Surfing Goat...

Oh man, if you like goat cheese - Surfing Goat Dairy in Hawaii puts out some amazingly delicious stuff - pricy but worth it!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,675
Posted By Charski
Many Starbucks will sell you the very syrup they...

Many Starbucks will sell you the very syrup they use.

DaVinci brand is really good, they have a LOT of sugarfree flavors. Torani has some good ones as well.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 419
Posted By Charski
Dottie, do you have Trader Joe's? They have this...

Dottie, do you have Trader Joe's? They have this awesome truffle brie that I just love!

Otherwise, love me some feta in my salads; the sharpest Tillamook cheddar I can find, if I can get their...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By Charski
All the time. LOVE my Instant Pot. I have a...

All the time. LOVE my Instant Pot. I have a stovetop pressure cooker and another 8 quart digital electric pressure cooker, but the Instant Pot is the one I pull out every time.

There is a thread...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-10-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Charski
Pam, here is a thread with recipes, and there are...

Pam, here is a thread with recipes, and there are others as well - I LOVE mine, if I did nothing but make hard-cooked eggs and beans (not together, LOL) in it, it would be worth it for sure! But...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-07-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Charski
I never even HEARD of SCCY - will have to look...

I never even HEARD of SCCY - will have to look them up!

I am drooling over a S & W Governor. Now that I no longer live in CA I can actually get one - gonna go try one out first though!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-06-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Charski
:clap: S & W? Colt? who makes it?

:clap:

S & W? Colt? who makes it?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-06-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Charski
OR, don't try to do a dinner, but do an "ice...

OR, don't try to do a dinner, but do an "ice cream social" - similar thing, put out all kinds of fixin's for ice cream sundaes/banana splits and offer several flavors of ice creams, whipped cream,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-06-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Charski
I'd make a buffet table, with a theme - tacos...

I'd make a buffet table, with a theme - tacos (all the fixin's, seasoned ground beef/shredded chicken, chopped onion, tomatoes, shredded lettuce, guacamole, salsa); or chili (big crockpot of chili,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-06-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Charski
LOL! Oooo, what did you get?

LOL! Oooo, what did you get?
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 01-05-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Charski
Here's a thread I started back when I got my sous...

Here's a thread I started back when I got my sous vide controller:

http://lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=799538&highlight=sous+vide
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 01-05-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Charski
Thanks, Cheryl! :hugs: Google "Jason...

Thanks, Cheryl! :hugs:

Google "Jason Logsdon" - he has a great blog on sous vide, and this morning's email was addressed to people who had received sous vide equipment for Christmas and were in...
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 01-04-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Charski
I have sous vide controllers that I use with a...

I have sous vide controllers that I use with a crockpot and a roaster oven - if I was gonna buy one now, I'd buy an immersion type instead, that you can use in any cooking pot. Look up Anova on...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Charski
Oh nice, Diz! I've seen something similar but...

Oh nice, Diz! I've seen something similar but never tried one myself and yup, I am so NOT eating popcorn! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Charski
Did Santa bring you something good for the kitchen?

I got the two newest volumes, 6 and 7, of Jen Eloff's Low Carbing Among Friends cookbooks! :jumpjoy: They're great, just like the ones that preceded them. Love that there are recipes by George...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-31-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Charski
If you stir it then put it into the fridge, it...

If you stir it then put it into the fridge, it shouldn't separate again.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By Charski
For deep frying I use peanut oil. For everything...

For deep frying I use peanut oil. For everything else, bacon fat, coconut oil (mostly the virgin expeller pressed kind, because it has no flavor), olive oil. I avoid canola oil like the plague,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-27-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Charski
Miracle Whip tastes so different from regular...

Miracle Whip tastes so different from regular mayonnaise, I'm sure that's the difference. And yes, it contains more sugar than regular mayo.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-27-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By Charski
Wow, so happy to see you BOTH here again - no...

Wow, so happy to see you BOTH here again - no matter the reason! It's always great when familiar faces reappear! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-25-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Charski
:hiya: Cat! Yeah, we ended up in Arizona! ...

:hiya: Cat!

Yeah, we ended up in Arizona! :laugh: Well, that's where we were headed anyway....

FINALLY got proper internet service again last Friday. Then DH had to go get some wireless USB...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-23-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Charski
DH loves this one: *CHAR'S BEST LC BBQ Sauce...

DH loves this one:

*CHAR'S BEST LC BBQ Sauce Ever:
14 ounces canned tomatoes with green chiles -- diced style
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Splenda
1 Tablespoon liquid smoke...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By Charski
I think it's really beneficial to understand WHY...

I think it's really beneficial to understand WHY you are doing this? If Atkins is your plan, go back and re-read the 1972 version of Dr. A's books. That was my A-HA! moment - re-reading and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Charski
I'm thankful that we can actually pick up and...

I'm thankful that we can actually pick up and move elsewhere, which we are in the process of doing. Won't be an "official" Thanksgiving celebration here, but we are gonna probably get some Chinese...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Charski
Like Cat's experience, my "new" (once upon a...

Like Cat's experience, my "new" (once upon a time!) dual fuel oven had a convection cycle and a regular cycle in the big oven side, only regular for the smaller warming oven. It automatically...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Charski
What Cathy says! Start off with small amounts and...

What Cathy says! Start off with small amounts and build up.

I use the Tropical Traditions expeller-pressed CO - theirs is of high quality and the EPCO doesn't smell or taste of coconuts at all. DH...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By Charski
I found what worked best for me was to simply...

I found what worked best for me was to simply power through it. Eating or drinking anything sweet just keeps the cravings going!

A few days and I was over the hump.

I've heard L-glutamine...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Charski
So, did you get your MRI? Any news yet?

So, did you get your MRI? Any news yet?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 893
Posted By Charski
I use a digital probe thermometer - the kind with...

I use a digital probe thermometer - the kind with a probe and then an attached cable that snakes out the oven door and into the digital readout. I set it for the appropriate temperature and then...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-15-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Charski
Here at least, you can go to the Indian market...

Here at least, you can go to the Indian market and get a jar of fried onions - nothing but onions and palm oil - nice and crispy! Nothing bad in them at all. I like them as well as, if not better...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-14-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Charski
MMMMMMM that sounds easy and good. I always keep...

MMMMMMM that sounds easy and good. I always keep canned french-style green beans on hand. Thanks girlfriend! Great idea!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-14-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Charski
BARBO! How the heck are you doing? Been...

BARBO! How the heck are you doing? Been thinking about you and hoping you're doing better!

:love:

:hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Charski
Whoa, Cat - 22 pounds? Yikes girl, you need to...

Whoa, Cat - 22 pounds? Yikes girl, you need to EAT!

Did you get them to move your appointment up?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-12-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Charski
We really enjoy both of these recipes: ...

We really enjoy both of these recipes:

http://lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=419426&highlight=cheesy+cabbage

http://lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=539357&highlight=stuffed
...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-11-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 84,943
Posted By Charski
Glad you bumped this up - this remains our...

Glad you bumped this up - this remains our favorite carrot cake, low carb or not!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Charski
Have you tried any of Jennifer Eloff's books? I...

Have you tried any of Jennifer Eloff's books? I love them because for the most part, they use easy-to-find ingredients and I don't really recall her putting specific name brands in most of the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Charski
What I do is micro-bake the potatoes til they're...

What I do is micro-bake the potatoes til they're just tender, let them cool off on the counter, refrigerate, and the next day (or whenever I want them) I pop them into the toaster oven at 400* for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By Charski
It certainly hasn't been without its bumps in the...

It certainly hasn't been without its bumps in the road, but things seem to be moving in the right direction now :aprayer: - hoping it all goes smoooooothly til close of escrow now!

I'd LOVE to...
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