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Mineral oil: As long as it's a food-grade mineral oil, you're good. Mineral oil is actually preferable to vegetable oil for those chefs still using wooden boards because a board so treated will not pick up aromas as easily. Dishwasher: I've washed bamboo boards in the dishwasher before with no soap and they turn out fine. I only worry that with the heat of the dishwasher, the fibers will have expanded and trapped soap particles once they compressed again. Cutting on...
+1 to all the spot-fat reduction is a myth comments. The body 'chooses' to burn what's most available. The latest research shows that either low-fat or low-carb diets will lead to fat loss as long as they are energy restricted. That said, long term effects of low-carb diets have yet to be determined outside of social pockets that don't have easy access to carbs (Inuit, etc.). It's rare for the human body to consume its own established muscle tissue. That only...
I don't like that I do, but I do. Dressing well, by whatever standards, shows respect to those around you. It's the same as learning to speak correctly. These are the qualities that others can observe about you, so you should work to improve them. SF, AAAC, LL, et. al. are free. People damn sure watch enough television to see examples that, while not to SF standard, are a step in the right direction. And when everyone is dressing more correctly, the standards would...
Quote: Originally Posted by 82-Greg Then again, I went to a military college and the uniform for the occasion was full dress gray with summer white trousers. The coat was a very low quality wool, but there was plenty of it for those nice warm days in August and May when we wore it. Since I did the same, I have to ask which school. There are only three that still use the grays, and as you mentioned August and May, I think I know which...
Most graduations I've been to, both my own and in the audience, have a dress code. Then again, it's under a robe most of the time, so what's the point?
I had my doubts, and I still want to see pics with them on, but this looks legit. whois checks out. Props on the electric blue shoes!
Maybe it's just me, but crepe soles look too chunky without suede uppers.
Pics or it didn't happen
Quote: Originally Posted by Degendorff .. FIXED
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