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Old 02-17-2012, 08:42 AM   #316
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I've heard of "screpples" - "scrapples" (Yeah, spelling?)
It might have had apples in it?!?
I'm not sure!


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I don't remember it having apples in it, but maybe.

She put the mixture in a 9x13" cake pan and cut thin (1/4") strips off, then fried them in a pan. If I remember right, you sprinkle salt on them and pour on a little syrup. Boy were they good!!

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I've had whatever it was called?!?
Good stuff!!!
Syrup! Yeah!

You mention your computer is "doing strange things"?!?
What are the symptoms?

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I'm glad you're making progress on your computer Jim. They sure can be frustrating! Mine has been doing strange things lately and I'm hoping it's not getting ready to go haywire on me.

Pork chops? Hmmm. Well, there's one person here who would love to know how Judy fixes them, if she doesn't mind sharing her recipe that is. Mine are hit-and-miss. Sometimes they turn out alright and other times they're just too dry.

Has anyone ever heard of screpples (sp?). My sister used to make them with left over roast beef and left over pork roast. I know she said she mixed some flour in with the meat, but I can't remember any of the other ingredients or directions.

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Hey Barb, Maw said she would write down how she fries pork chops, she has to go pick up one of the grandsons right now. Her chops aren't dry or greasy just brown and goooood, I could eat another two or three right now.

I have never heard of "screpples" but it sure does sound like it would be really good. I love learning new foods.
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Some computers are not configured to do "cable select".
Mine has problems with it.

You should have a Primary Drive channel - and -
a Secondary Drive channel.
With "IDE" drives -
It's good to have your CD/DVD drive set as the "Master" on the
Secondary channel.
Your "boot" drive, probably should be set as the "Master",
on the Primary channel.
If you're going to add another drive -
set it as the "slave", on the Primary channel.

As regards the "cabling" - (if "cable-select" will not work) -
Your "IDE" cable will probably have two connectors.
Your "master" drive should, probably be on the last connector -
(farthest, from the "motherboard".

If you do slave the other drive -
From what you say concerning your problem, with your disk -
while doing an installation.
If you have room on the "slave" disk -
copy the "I386" folder, from your install disk
to a folder on the "slave disk.
Name it I386.
(I usually copy the whole, contents of the installation disk)

That way if you have to do a re-install/repair....
You don't need the installation disk.

When you "slave" the drive, into the computer -
remember to enter the "BIOS", and make sure it recognizes it.
Also, Disk Manager.
The "drive-letter" for your CD/DVD drive will change.

You don't know what kind of computer you have!?!?
What?!?!
I know exactly what kind of "puter" I have!!
"Hacked", together by "Rossi"!
(He, he, he!)

"Guts hanging out"!!!!
You should see my computer and living room!!!!

MMMMMMMMMM!!!!!
Pork Chops!!!!!

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Good gravy, we need to start calling you Doctor Rossi, buddy, you flat out know your computers. I know just enough to get in neck deep and holler help.

The only thing I know about my PC is I have most new parts in there and the mother board is called "A open". I still have one yellow ? in device managers it is the "Multimedia Audio Controller". I thought that was my sound card and reinstalled the drivers for my "Rocketfish 5.1 PCI Sound Card", do you have any idea what it could be?

Now get this, I can't plug the hard drive in on the second plug of the ribbon, either hard drive, the plug will not fit. I guess Iwill just have to have the one hard drive and be done with it.
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"gma2rjc"

I've had whatever it was called?!?
Good stuff!!!
Syrup! Yeah!

You mention your computer is "doing strange things"?!?
What are the symptoms?

rossfingal
The other night it took about 4 minutes to start up. it normally takes about 30 to 40 seconds.

Every time since then it's been normal though.

The email was acting weird - freezing up. That was yesterday morning, but after an hour or so, it quit doing that.

It just does oddball things like that once in a while and then the problem goes away - *knock on wood*.
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Good gravy, we need to start calling you Doctor Rossi, buddy, you flat out know your computers. I know just enough to get in neck deep and holler help.

The only thing I know about my PC is I have most new parts in there and the mother board is called "A open". I still have one yellow ? in device managers it is the "Multimedia Audio Controller". I thought that was my sound card and reinstalled the drivers for my "Rocketfish 5.1 PCI Sound Card", do you have any idea what it could be?

Now get this, I can't plug the hard drive in on the second plug of the ribbon, either hard drive, the plug will not fit. I guess Iwill just have to have the one heard drive and be done with it.
Jim

Let's deal with the plug for the hard-drive.
The "IDE" cable should have the "red" stripe facing the 4-prong,
power connector (see below!) - on the hard-drive.
THIS IS IMPORTANT!!!

You might have to twist the cable 180 degrees so that the connections
line up - for your slave drive.

Some "IDE" cables are "keyed" - they have a "blocked", connection space.
Check the "pins" on your drive to make sure they are; somewhat, straight.
You might have to take a pair of "slender", needle-nose pliers; and
straighten them - Careful!!!
The power supply cable, connection will probably be a plug with a yellow wire - a red wire - and, two black wires - that should be "keyed" to fit
the drives.

Where's the "Darn", Pork Chops!?!
(Don't refer to "Judy" as "MAW"!!!)
You - "Surly", "Old" - (notice, I threw in "Old") - "Wood-Butcher!!
Ha, ha, ha!

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The other night it took about 4 minutes to start up. it normally takes about 30 to 40 seconds.

Every time since then it's been normal though.

The email was acting weird - freezing up. That was yesterday morning, but after an hour or so, it quit doing that.

It just does oddball things like that once in a while and then the problem goes away - *knock on wood*.
Barb -
I've got to come up with a "Good" response!

Back in a while!

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It's nice!
I'm in the Chicago, Ill. area -
I'm hearing - birds, chirping!!
Early spring!?!
Hope so!

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Just don't fry up the scrapple too soon!! It will scare the birds away.

I have heard that some people fry it up, put on applesauce and then softened real vanilla ice cream for a breakfast treat.

I can't understand that my wife will eat scrapple (Jones Farms has it frozen and our local gourmet butcher will saw it into slices), but will not look at it or touch a White Castle or Spam (state food of Hawaii). I guess it is a connection to her home in PA (Philly).

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Just don't fry up the scrapple too soon!! It will scare the birds away.

I have heard that some people fry it up, put on applesauce and then softened real vanilla ice cream for a breakfast treat.

I can't understand that my wife will eat scrapple (Jones Farms has it frozen and our local gourmet butcher will saw it into slices), but will not look at it or touch a White Castle or Spam (state food of Hawaii). I guess it is a connection to her home in PA (Philly).

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"White Castle" - "Spam"!!
Ice cream!?!
"Applesauce" can work with almost everything!
Taste - is taste!
(No problems - with all of the above!)

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You don't have any interesting recipes -
do you??!
Just a question!

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I thought up nawth scrapple was a type of sausage for breakfast. I am really confused now but that ain't hard to do either.

Before I forget here is how Judy fries chops.

SOUTHERN CRISPY FRIED PORK CHOPS By Judy




2-4 Pork Chops


1 Medium Size Brown Paper Bag (or medium bowl or plate)


All Purpose or Self-Rising Flour (2-3 cups for 2-4 chops)


Salt and Pepper to taste


Crisco (solid type in a can -- oil makes chops too oily)


Large Black Cast Iron Skillet (or any well seasoned skillet)






Rinse pork chops in cold tap water and drain each on paper towels. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of each chop. Put flour into the brown paper bag or coat each chop in flour in a large plate or bowl. Put all the chops into the brown paper bag and shake vigorously while holding the top of the bag together securely. Remove each chop from the bag and shake off excess flour, making sure all the chops are well coated. Set aside chops onto a plate.


Heat approximately 3/4 to 1 cup of solid Crisco in skillet and turn heat on HIGH until the grease almost starts to smoke. Then, turn down the heat to MEDIUM HIGH and place each chop into the skillet. Cook first side until flour starts to turn lightly brown. Turn the chops over and lightly brown the other side. Turn all the chops over at least one more time, making sure they are not getting too dark brown. Turn the heat down to Medium and cover slightly with a lid, so that some of the heat can escape. (This will help the chops cook done and keep them moist inside.)


Finish cooking the chops for approx 10-12 more minutes, checking often to see if they are browning too much. If so, turn the heat down slightly and turn each chop over one more time. (Use sharp knife to insert in one of the chops to see if it is done inside). The pork chops should be a golden brown and crispy on both sides.


Remove each chop from the hot grease and place in a plate or platter on paper towels to drain on each side.




BROWN GRAVY


If desired, remove almost all of the excess hot grease, leaving about 2-3 tablespoons of the grease and the small "brownie" pieces in the pan; return to heat and sprinkle about 2 heaping tablespoons of sifted flour into the hot greasy pan. Stir the sifted flour with a large spoon until it turns light/medium brown. Add about 2 cups of water or 2 cups of milk and stir until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and put gravy into a medium bowl and serve hot! Gravy is very tasty with hot homemade biscuits.



I PREPARE AND FRY CHICKEN USING THE SAME METHOD AS ABOVE.

Judy and I have been on a fishing forum since 2002. We have a gathering every year where folks come from a lot of different states and we all have a ball camping, fishing an just hanging out. We do a lot of whittlin and cooking also. Everyone always has called me Paw and Judy Maw so sometimes I just call Judy Maw.

Ross, the plug on the ribbon has a key or block and for some reason the two plugs on the same ribbon are different. I can plug either of the hard drives into the plug on the end but not the second one. I just gave up trying so I have been loading programs back on but I can't find my microsoft office so I am out of luck til I can find it or borrow one.
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It's nice!
I'm in the Chicago, Ill. area -
I'm hearing - birds, chirping!!
Early spring!?!
Hope so!

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It was like a spring day here too, until later in the afternoon. It felt like we went from mid-april back to mid-February... snow, snow and more snow. But in the 'spring' part of the day, I stepped outside for a minute and didn't hear any birds.

Thanks for the recipes and instructions Jim. And please tell Judy I said thank you. I've been doing it wrong all these years. No wonder they never turned out right, I was overcooking them.

I'm going to give it a try this weekend.
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Barb we hope your pork chops come out as good as Judy's, I would walk 5 miles for some more of them right now. She said you are welcome.

It sure looks spring time today and did yesterday also. I get cold very easy, Judy don't but it was warm enough yesterday I could have worn a short sleeve shirt, Robbins everywhere, trees blooming, birds building nests, it sure looks like spring is here. We have seen this a bunch of times in the recent years here only to see a big snow or severely cold weather move in and kill everything.

Back when I was a kid living out in the sticks, when it got cold, it stayed cold until spring time. If it hadn't we could not have killed and dressed hogs as the meat would have ruined. Now days around Tennessee, the peaches and plums get killed every year now because it warms up like now, they bloom and before they can get fruit, frost will kill them.
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tell "MAW" (Judy)
Thanks for the Pork Chop recipe!!!
(Happy stomach/taste-buds time!)

"IDE" cable"?
Go to "Computers R Us", "Best-Buy", "Radio-Shack", "Local, computer store" -
Buy a new "IDE" cable.
Sounds like you have an "old", "IDE" cable.

There should be NO reason why you can not "slave" that drive!
(If your "BIOS" recognizes it!)
Remember - "IDE" cables fail!
Red stripe on the cable goes toward the power supply, connector!
Don't buy a cable that's got any of the "connector spaces" - blocked!!

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