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November 21, 2022 26 min

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Season: 3

Episode: 141

Episode Title: Listener Questions: Counter-top fit, pallet Wood On The Wall, Spongy Roof and a Kool Tool; Along with a BONUS Holiday Vegetable Dish Recipe

Episode Summary:

Today’s episode #141. This week it is listener question smorgasbord. Counter-top fit, pallet Wood On The Wall, Spongy Roof and a really Kool Tool; Along with a BONUS Holiday Vegetable Dish Recipe

Plus regular segments, Contractor John’s tip of the week, and the Jeopardy question of the week.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Kool Tool contour Guage

Drywall repair video using USG EXZ-Sand setting product

Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Craisins


3 cups of Brussel sprouts, ends trimmed, yellow leaves removed, and halved

1 ½ cups of Butternut squash peeled, and cut into 1” cubes

2 cups of pecan halves

1 cup dried cranberries

2 to 8 tablespoons of maple syrup (optional)

Olive oil

½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon

 Combine brussel sprouts and squash into a bowl and add 3 table spoons olive oil, cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup. Mix all ingredients together and spread on a baking sheet, single layer.

Place in a 400 degree oven for 25 minutes turning them over ½ way through.

While the mixture is in the oven put the pecans in a frying pan, single layer and roast them over low heat, until just turning brown, pull off heat

When the mixture comes out of the oven, combine the brussel sprout/squash, pecans and cranberries.

Add additional maple syrup and salt to taste.

You may want to add a little more olive oil and or cinnamon too.

You can serve this dish warm or cold but warm is better.

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