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rarefish383

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The very worst. I don't think it has any soybeans in it at all. Just wheat. Unfortunately, Kikkoman is the flavor that most folks associate with Japanese stir fry. La Choy is prominently different tasting.

Soy sauce is little more than a concentrated batch of partly digested plant proteins. They concentrate the proteins, they get rid of the starches, and they "hydrolyse" the proteins so that they have a strong, meat enhancing flavor. When you cook your steak, you are breaking down the largely flavorless proteins to obtain their amino acid components. We can taste the amino acids, so we get lots more flavor out of a cooked chunk of meat than a raw one.

Read the back label on a lot of foods and you will often see "hydrolyzed vegetable proteins" as an ingredient. All this means is that they are adding some soy sauce equivalent to the mix so that it has a stronger & meatier flavor.
My buddy's secret jerky recipe is brand specific. I kept using Kikkoman and could never get it right. Then he told me he only uses LaChoy. All's well now. Sometimes just a little difference makes a big difference.
 
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All sugar in the gas does is clog up filters. It does not dissolve in gas. Turns into instant sludge in the bottom of the container. Bad enough I guess but ruin an engine? No.

Agreed. That's an old wive's tale about putting sugar in the gas. Irritating, but not so bad.

The good ol' boys that have been around a bit longer all know that sugar belongs in the engine oil, if'n y'er out to cause trouble. :eek:
It melts, dissolves into the oil, and then begins seizing bearings and wearing out expensive metal parts real fast. Or so I'm told. I have never done it to anyone, and nobody has ever done it to me.
 
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We scrounged a bunch of ducks plus a grouse this morning.

For those that don’t know, hooded mergansers (top row) taste just like other diving ducks. We used to pass on them as old wives tail said they taste fishy. Now we fill limits (2 per person per day) on hoodies when ever we can.
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First fire here tonight, down around 30. Figured I would check everything out, seems great so far. Started the fire with one match and a few scraps, I think 2 year seasoned is going to be awesome.



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rarefish383

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Been running around like the proverbial chicken with its head cut off. Last few lawns to mow and leaf vac, dodging rain. Trying to get my cabin wired for deer season. Trying to scrounge up two cord of Oak for friends. Later today have to move the kids into their new rental house. My wife and daughter were in Lowe’s getting packing supplies, and my daughter went looking at the lawn tractors. She pointed at one and asked my wife, “Is dad getting me one of these?” She said, “No, he’s not getting you one of THOSE.” Saturday I walked through the annual farm auction and they had a John Deere X500. The sale was all on line this year. The bidding started Monday and ended last night. When I looked at the tractor the hour meter read 40 hours. I put in a max bid of $3500 on Wednesday, the auto bid had me winning at $3010 for 2 days. With one minute to go I got sniped and out bid. With that bid the auction was extended 2 minutes. I tried to bid and it wouldn’t take my bid. With a minute and 23 seconds I called the auction house and told her it wasn’t taking my bid. She asked what my high bid was, $3750. She sat on the phone with me as the seconds ticked down, and I got it for $3700 plus the juice, came to $4292. She said congrats on the new tractor with four hours! I miss read the meter. It didn’t read 40 hours, it read 4.0 hours. So, I have to sneak the tractor to my daughters new rental house and stash it in the shed before I help them move. Sorry if I repeated any of this, I’m still a little frazzled. I lost every other bid I had in.
 
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The husky oil smells much better :sweet: than the stihl :baba:.
Where's @James Miller , he always says the stihl ultra smells like the plastic army men burning :laugh:.
The stihl oil smells like **** and plastic burning.
James hasn’t been on since spring. Hopefully he’ll be back.
I'm around. Been working 60-70 hours a week since april. Picked up a saw for the first time in months the other day. Needed a break and just went to the woods for awhile.
 

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Holy moly. Minnesota weather is crazy.

Yesterday the overnight low was 12 with no wind. Today it’s 34 with continuous winds of 15-20 mph and gusts over 30. Going to attempt to scrounge some ducks soon. Have a nice spot where the ducks will be landing right at us in the wind; if any are around.
 
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