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#226047 - 06/16/11 05:31 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: NightHiker]
paramedicpete Offline
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I am partial to pies, but a good yellow cake with dark or fudge icing really “takes the cake”. One of my favorite pies (I like pecan, cherry, blue berry, strawberry) that I can no longer get was an almond cream pie.

I make what I call a “dream pie”, it is so loaded with fat and calories that I only make it once or twice per year. I melt and blend a full bar (minus 1 square) of semi-sweet dark baker’s chocolate, a whole bar of cream cheese, a full tub of cool-whip (1/2 for the mousse 1/2 for the topping) into a graham cracker crust. I shave one of the chocolate squares over the top and freeze the whole thing.

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#226054 - 06/16/11 07:52 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: paramedicpete]
dweste Offline
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It is things like "dream pie" that will drive up the demand for coffee mugs!

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#226064 - 06/16/11 09:14 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: TeacherRO]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Considering that cheesecake is really more like pie, I say pie.

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#226065 - 06/16/11 09:40 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: ]
MostlyHarmless Offline
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Registered: 06/03/09
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Originally Posted By: mpb

Don't you have any other problems in your lives?


PLENTY! But you have to make priorities, and attack the most urgent issues first. That's why I watch this thread very closely and stock up on coffee mugs.

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#226070 - 06/16/11 10:20 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: MostlyHarmless]
dweste Offline
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Originally Posted By: MostlyHarmless
Originally Posted By: mpb

Don't you have any other problems in your lives?


PLENTY! But you have to make priorities, and attack the most urgent issues first. That's why I watch this thread very closely and stock up on coffee mugs.


Amen, and pass the dream pie!

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#226076 - 06/17/11 01:17 AM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: TeacherRO]
bacpacjac Offline
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Registered: 05/05/07
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Adventuring in the wilds with DS this weekend. Pack kichen supplies include lots. Troop Patrol box should have more. Packed 3 anyway. Feel under prepared!
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#226078 - 06/17/11 01:31 AM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: TeacherRO]
bacpacjac Offline
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Thanks a lot Jeanette Isabelle and Pete!! Now I'm hungry and thinking of changing our Scout camp meal plan this weekend. As if the mug shortage isn't stressful enough!

BTW - cheesecake is it's own food group!
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#226124 - 06/17/11 04:02 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: bacpacjac]
thseng Offline
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Why not use the simple expedient for drinking directly from the pot? I actually caught myself doing this at my desk the other day when I misplaced my mug somewhere in the plant.
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#226125 - 06/17/11 04:10 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: thseng]
dweste Offline
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Originally Posted By: thseng
Why not use the simple expedient for drinking directly from the pot? I actually caught myself doing this at my desk the other day when I misplaced my mug somewhere in the plant.


That is what they want you to do! Once we all of us have given up on the coffee mug and are drinking from the pot, then the pot shortages will begin. Oh, the humanity!

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#226128 - 06/17/11 04:55 PM Re: Watch out - Coffee mug shortage [Re: TeacherRO]
MartinFocazio Offline

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Registered: 01/21/03
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Loc: Bucks County PA
Two Words:

THRIFT SHOP.

Infinite supply. Nearly free.

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