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Recipes & Cooking / Re: Making sausages
« Last post by becca on Today at 02:25:44 PM »
Ive only made breakfast sausage parties from ground turkey. Never stuffed it into casings.
Traveling & Restaurants / Re: Disney Threads
« Last post by spacecanada on Today at 02:03:11 PM »
CAUTION: Walt Disney World has introduced mobile ordering for special diets and allergy menus and it's a HUGE red flag for me.  HUGE.  These menus do not take cross contact, traces, or multiple allergens into consideration.  For everyone here, please DO NOT use mobile ordering - or order from the regular 'allergy' menus if you have a (severe) food allergy!!  Always speak with a chef.  ALWAYS!

There, my PSA is over for the day.  Oh my goodness, this is frightening.  I know most of you here know better, but I feel the need to share the finer details, because they aren't so obvious. 

A few years back, I spoke with one of the Disneyland chefs who helped develop the food allergy menus in the first place and he was terrified that someone with a severe allergy would casually order from the allergy menu, not mention their allergy, and their meal end up with traces, or a mix up that caused a reaction.  Even he didn't agree that the allergy menus should be handled by patrons without a chef consultation.  They are guidelines, not guarantees. 

I posted some photos of the app, and Disney's allergy notice (which says to speak with a chef), on my work FB page, for those that follow it.
Traveling & Restaurants / Re: Celebrity Cruise Line
« Last post by rebekahc on Today at 01:59:34 PM »
I'm glad it went well over all and you were safe despite the challenges!  I'd love to hear about how your shore excursions went and whether you ate/were able to eat off ship, too.
Traveling & Restaurants / Re: Celebrity Cruise Line
« Last post by spacecanada on Today at 01:51:44 PM »
Update: It went ok.  Accommodations in the main dining room were great, and they tried hard to make exciting meals for me each day.  The buffet was a huge fail, as getting chefs to understand why eating from the buffet was not an option was frustrating.  Surprisingly, room service was exceptional with food allergies, too!  I put some reviews on my work Facebook page.
Main Discussion Board / Re: Epi Shortage - Time Sensitive, Please read
« Last post by SilverLining on Yesterday at 04:44:01 PM »
The week before the wedding, out on a farm, middle of nowhere, I wanted to pick up spare epipens. None available. The week after the wedding, AuviQ is available in Canada as a temporary fix for the epipen shortage. But I cannot get it because.....epipen is now available.

See what a little competition does! 
Main Discussion Board / Re: Epi Shortage - Time Sensitive, Please read
« Last post by hezzier on Yesterday at 04:18:34 PM »
Let me know, Hezz if you are successful too!

Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting that you were able to get them!  Just got off the phone with the pharmacy and 2 sets of Auvi-Qs for each kid are supposed to arrive in 10 days.  Now pants shopping for DS will be so much easier this winter.
Recipes & Cooking / Re: Making sausages
« Last post by SilverLining on Yesterday at 10:26:15 AM »
I googled and found instructions to make breakfast sausages with no casings.

I may like my new grinder.
Recipes & Cooking / Making sausages
« Last post by SilverLining on Yesterday at 10:01:29 AM »
I have a sausage stuffer. Anyone ever make sausages?

The instructions say: “If using natural casings....”

Where would I buy them? Butcher? Grocery store butcher?

What other kind is there? And where would I buy them?
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Re: Don’t Go Nuts Granola bars
« Last post by hezzier on September 13, 2018, 07:59:00 PM »
Cause now my "kid" is bigger and wants a bigger bar and the drizzle is like dessert!  Yup, change is hard.  I guess she will just have to eat 2!

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