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    Chocolate Espresso Cookies

    This is the perfect treat for chocolate and coffee lovers. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup espresso coffee shot 4 oz (about 2/3 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted dash...
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    ABSOLUTELY everything in this world is about money. Am I the only one who realizes this?

    Hospitals: do not exist to help people. They exist to make MONEY on expensive procedures, equipment and supplies."not-for-profit-charities": exist to recruit those who are 'needy' to prove their program is worthy of the most government MONEY they can obtainMarriages: exist to lock the other...
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    What happens after you have a late term miscarriage?

    Since I have a high risk pregnancy, I have a greater chance of having a miscarriage than most women do past the 20 week mark. What happens when you have a miscarriage late in your pregnancy? Do you have to deliver, do they do a D&C?
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    What's the best/worst dishwasher in Australia to buy and why?

    There are only 2 of us but we like to cook and entertain. Also, we don't want to plumb it in at this stage as we are thinking of renovating the kitchen. Any tips about drawers, accessories etc will be appreciated.
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    What are your natural household tips?

    My husband and I are on a chemical free diet for the house. :) Any ideas?
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    What's the difference between ADHD, Autism & Asperger's Syndrome?

    I heard they're similar. & also, can a person drive a car with any of those diagnoses? I know 1 person who has Autism & he drives. & my friend's sister has ADHD & drives.
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    Australian Crash-Hot Potatoes

    It's what you want when you want a crisp, roast potato, only better. And all you have to do is boil a few small potatoes, smash them flat and blast them in a hot oven until they are terminally crisp. Serve with lamb, pan-fried fish, grilled sausages, or even on their own, or topped with smoked...
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    Spiced Pumpkin and Carrot Salad

    Serves 4 Ingredients 400 g pumpkin, peeled and thinly sliced 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon garam masala 50 g baby spinach leaves 1 tablespoon currants 1 tablespoon flaked almonds, lightly toasted 1/2 cup...
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    TV Show...?

    Awhile ago there was an American TV show that aired at like 1am in Australia, I'm not sure how old the show was, and i doubt they are still making episodes. I don't know where else it airs.. It was a show about college kids, i think there were 3 guys and 2 girls? I'm not sure.. I know it's a...
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    Can chickenpox cause very low blood pressure?

    Or would this be an indication of another underlying condition that required investigating? I realise it's difficult to know without knowing full patient details but in general, canchickenpox cause low blood pressure? Does it happen often? By the way I'mreferring to an adult not a child.By the...
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    Australian Beef Stroganoff

    4 Portions, 25 Mins Ingredients: 500g Fillet of Beef, tail end 50g Butter Shallots, finely chopped 3 dl Sour Cream Squeeze of Lemon Chopped Parsley Method: Cut the beef fillets into strips of approx 5cm long by 1cm square Heat in a heavy frying pan, season the beef and add to the butter...
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    Moroccan-Style Australian Lamb Kabobs with Red Pepper Puree

    12-14 kabobs 1 ½ pounds Australian Lamb leg, boneless, diced 3 shallots 1 lemon, cut in quarters lengthways then sliced olive oil, for cooking metal skewers SPICE RUB ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon coriander seeds ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder ½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 clove...
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    Is it possible that the recent autism epidemic is a result of radiation poisoning caused by Chernobyl in 1986?

    Now 1 in 150 babies born are later diagnosed with autism or autistic spectrum disorders. The problem seems to have gotten much worse in the early 90s, right when the children born to mothers all around the world who might have been exposed to low levels of radiation during the chernobly incident...
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    The spitting hamster #2

    1 Triple Sec 1 Splash Creme de Menthe 1 Splash Sambuca 1 Cointreau 1 Jose Cuervo Tequila Shake. Developed by two Australians and an Englishman at a bar in Taos New Mexico (USA) during a ski trip where the party didn't quite make...
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    The glenn ridge

    2 parts Ginger Ale 1 part Irish Whiskey 1 Lemon Wedge Stir Whiskey and Ginger Ale in glass. Add hint of lemon juice and decorate glass with the wedge. Drink from near the wedge for optimum taste. Named after Glenn Ridge, host of Australia's "Sale of the...
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    The glen ridge

    2 Parts Ginger Ale 1 Wedge Lemon 1 Part Irish Whiskey Stir Whiskey and Ginger Ale in glass. Add hint of lemon juice and decorate glass with the wedge. Drink from near the wedge for optimum taste. Named after Glenn Ridge, host of Australia's "Sale of the Century" game...
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    10 ml Blue Curacao 10 ml Bailey's Irish Cream 10 ml Bacardi Light Rum Layer. Submitted by Steve @ the GG Hotel Sydney Australia on 04/12/1999
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    Penetrator iv

    15 ml. Vodka 15 ml. Kahlua 15 ml. Tia Maria 15 ml. Bailey's Irish Cream 15 ml. Galliano 5 ml. Milk 15 ml. Malibu Coconut Rum 15 ml. Tequila Pour all the ingredients...
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    n/a Lemonade 2 oz. Pineapple Juice 1/2 oz. Bols Blue 1 oz. Creme de Banana 1 oz. Amaretto Fill up with Lemonade. Shake over ice. Decorate with Pineapple leaves, mint and cherry. Created by Mr. Alex Beaumont, Australia. Winner IBA...
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    Beer Shake #2

    12.0 oz. Foster's Beer 3 Scoops Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Mix mint chocolate chip ice cream and the Fosters in a blender. Blend to a creamy perfection. Drink and be merry! (Australian for milkshake)