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Forum: Parenting   02-02-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,782
Posted By guestmama9910
"Hallmark holiday" or not, we keep nearly every...

"Hallmark holiday" or not, we keep nearly every holiday we can think of with cards at the very least. Valentine's Day we keep by distributing cards and chocolate hearts to friends and loved ones....
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-24-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By guestmama9910
I would consider it rude of myself to foist a...

I would consider it rude of myself to foist a food restriction on my hosts, whether it was vegetarian, food allergy, or traditional foods, when I am a guest, and I would never take it as a reason...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-24-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By guestmama9910
I don't know if my perspective will help at all,...

I don't know if my perspective will help at all, but it is based on a combination of a few traditional foodways and has helped me feel satisfied:

Eat only until I'm 80% full. (Japanese and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-23-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By guestmama9910
For a simple supper, I like a salad topped with...

For a simple supper, I like a salad topped with good, homemade bruscetta (a lacto-fermented, non-spicy Italian "salsa") with a hunk of good bread on the side. I also enjoy a crock of French onion...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-17-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,505
Posted By guestmama9910
If you're absolutely strapped to start and need...

If you're absolutely strapped to start and need the exact minimum, you can thrive on a sheath dress in a neutral color and a sweater. Really. Most of Europe got by on a skirt and a sweater after...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-17-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By guestmama9910
You can make your own without much trouble. If...

You can make your own without much trouble. If you want a "hardcover" magazine binder, take the guts out of a binder you like or a hardcover book you don't, then make a series of holes along the top...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-16-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,486
Posted By guestmama9910
mama to 2 girls, Well, I've browsed PubMed and...

mama to 2 girls, Well, I've browsed PubMed and JSTOR on webbed, trapped, and buried penises. I'm afraid to say that the majority of information available described surgical intervention, and in the...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-16-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By guestmama9910
Where do you go for your organic and holistic...

Where do you go for your organic and holistic goods? Are you able to find any locally made?

We just lucked out recently and discovered White Lotus Futon (http://whitelotus.net/) in New Brunswick...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-15-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By guestmama9910
For all of us who are still plugging away at our...

For all of us who are still plugging away at our New Year's resolutions, before we lapse for the year.

My primary resolution this year was to reduce and simplify our lives. I made tremendous...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-14-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,741
Posted By guestmama9910
looveagreevy and any future women who might read...

looveagreevy and any future women who might read this in similar straits, do you have any idea why the father is making these threats? Ever since the government made child support mandatory and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-14-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By guestmama9910
wifeandmommy2-4, I routinely cook my bones until...

wifeandmommy2-4, I routinely cook my bones until they're crumbling to pieces, so you can certainly get more out of your bones after twenty-four hours. I also cook my stock down to concentrate, I...
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,884
Posted By guestmama9910
Personally speaking, that bit of deception,...

Personally speaking, that bit of deception, disrespect, and baby grabbing would get her thrown out of my house, relative or not. There are no words for a scenario like that.
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AnnaArcturus
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By guestmama9910
I second Evan&Anna's_Mom's advice. First of...

I second Evan&Anna's_Mom's advice.

First of all, do your children actually need birthday parties? All the children I know, with the exception of my very mainstream parented nephews, make do with...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By guestmama9910
While I love goat meat myself (really, anyone...

While I love goat meat myself (really, anyone who says it "doesn't taste good" has not had either Indian or Jamaican goat curry), it's not easy to come by in our area, otherwise I would write about...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-13-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By guestmama9910
An alternative that was touched on but not...

An alternative that was touched on but not really expounded on: why snack at all? We have four meals a day, breakfast, lunch, tea, and dinner. Tea is a comparatively light meal, it might be someone...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By guestmama9910
Vaquitita, I noticed in the abstracts I reviewed...

Vaquitita, I noticed in the abstracts I reviewed that millet did indeed possess phytate and that it responded to all the usual methods for reducing the content.
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AnnaArcturus
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
salt_phoenix, Thanks, it's always nice to be...

salt_phoenix, Thanks, it's always nice to be appreciated.

AJP, Thanks so much for the link! Could you elaborate on how you use the malted flour? Is it any different from working with ordinary...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,204
Posted By guestmama9910
Just linking to PaulaJoAnne's baked oatmeal...

Just linking to PaulaJoAnne's baked oatmeal recipe thread: TF Baked Oatmeal (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=1025453)
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AnnaArcturus
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Effect of domestic processing and cooking...

Effect of domestic processing and cooking methods on phytic acid and polyphenol contents of pea cultivars (Pisum sativum).

Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 1994 Jun;45(4):381-8.
Bishnoi S, Khetarpaul N,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Reduction of polyphenol and phytic acid content...

Reduction of polyphenol and phytic acid content of pearl millet grains by malting and blanching.

Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 1999;53(2):93-8.
Archana, Sehgal S, Kawatra A.
Department of Foods and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Effect of traditional fermentation and malting...

Effect of traditional fermentation and malting on phytic acid and mineral availability from sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) and finger millet (Eleusine coracana) grain varieties grown in Kenya.

Food...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Influence of germination and fermentation on...

Influence of germination and fermentation on bioaccessibility of zinc and iron from food grains.

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Mar;61(3):342-8. Epub 2006 Sep 13.

Hemalatha S, Platel K, Srinivasan K.
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Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Low-phytate barley cultivars improve the...

Low-phytate barley cultivars improve the utilization of phosphorus, calcium, nitrogen, energy, and dry matter in diets fed to young swine.

J Anim Sci. 2007 Apr;85(4):961-71. Epub 2006 Dec 18.
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Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Low zinc, iron, and calcium intakes of Northeast...

Low zinc, iron, and calcium intakes of Northeast Thai school children consuming glutinous rice-based diets are not exacerbated by high phytate.

Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2006 Nov-Dec;57(7-8):520-8.
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Forum: Traditional Foods   01-13-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By guestmama9910
Eastkygal, I soak my beans as well, though not...

Eastkygal, I soak my beans as well, though not my peas and lentils, although I do this more as a convenience than anything else, it saves me a little time the next day. Truth be told, the long, low...
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