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  •  Pickles, OK, but a giant load of pastrami between (3+ / 0-)
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    OregonWetDog, sidnora, side pocket

    two thin slices of rye just doesn't seem that appealing nor healthy.  Just thinking about it made my cholesterol go up a few points.  

    And it feels like I'm livin'in the wasteland of the free ~ Iris DeMent, 1996

    by MrJersey on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 12:32:50 PM PST

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    •  Oh, it's not. (1+ / 0-)
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      I swore off decades ago, and only indulge about once a year (from Katz's, on the way home from a specific annual event, if you must know).

       But younger people, who tend to be less concerned about their LDL levels, are into it. Heck, it can't be any worse for them than the braised pork belly they were all swooning over five years ago.

      And when you come right down to it, pickles aren't that great for you, either - tons of sodium! Oy!

      "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

      by sidnora on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 01:03:42 PM PST

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    •  Another viewpoint. (4+ / 0-)
      a giant load of pastrami between
      two thin slices of rye

      Ceiling Cat rules....srsly.

      by side pocket on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 01:07:15 PM PST

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