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Old 05-10-2017, 09:25 PM
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fresh basil is so delicious, but I'm pretty sure that handling so much of it is what gave me this rash...
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Old 05-11-2017, 08:56 PM
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and yet you settle for whatever that mess was
Not gonna lie... When I posted about my Spaghetti Western dish, I expected a similar reaction.
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Old 05-11-2017, 11:21 PM
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Not gonna lie... When I posted about my Spaghetti Western dish, I expected a similar reaction.
Well... You did at least cook that.
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Old 05-12-2017, 04:52 PM
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Well... You did at least cook that.
I need to do so again. I haz a hankerin'
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Old 05-31-2017, 07:30 PM
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So we're hosting a round of a book club I belong to and I'd like advice on what to cook next time. Usually about 10 people show up, a few are vegetarian, two can't eat soy and another two don't eat gluten.

This week we opted for Japanese curry and optional tonkatsu, but then realized the curry has soy in it and apologized to those two. I might try to grill some pork for the gluten-free people too but it's expected to be in the 50s and rainy so grilling won't be the most fun.

Any ideas on things we can do? I'm really flustered. This is a weeknight meeting so unless there's a slow cooker thing we don't have a lot of time to make anything, especially at such a large scale.
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Old 05-31-2017, 08:25 PM
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So we're hosting a round of a book club I belong to and I'd like advice on what to cook next time. Usually about 10 people show up, a few are vegetarian, two can't eat soy and another two don't eat gluten.
This is like some kind of logic puzzle. But I have a suggestion -- this chicken gyro recipe (the recipes for the fries and tzatziki are on the same channel):



It's soy-free.
Vegetarians can eat the pitas, fries, tzatziki sauce and vegetables.
The gluten-averse should be able to eat the fries, veggies and chicken.
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Old 05-31-2017, 09:06 PM
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This is like some kind of logic puzzle.
I was definitely doing Venn diagrams in my head...

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But I have a suggestion -- this chicken gyro recipe (the recipes for the fries and tzatziki are on the same channel):



It's soy-free.
Vegetarians can eat the pitas, fries, tzatziki sauce and vegetables.
The gluten-averse should be able to eat the fries, veggies and chicken.
This looks awesome and easy to scale up, thank you!
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Old 06-09-2017, 04:21 AM
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'mericans. When referring to "whip" in coffee, what are you talking about?
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Old 06-09-2017, 06:29 AM
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'mericans. When referring to "whip" in coffee, what are you talking about?
Whipped cream. It generally only goes on top of blended iced coffee drinks like Starbucks Frappuccinos, and other caffeinated beverages that resemble milkshakes.
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Old 06-09-2017, 06:44 AM
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I've read recently of people recanting their Starbucks orders with things like "low fat latte no whip", and I did wonder if they meant cream, but then thought "but why the fuck would you put whipped cream on a latte?".

America, yo.
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Old 06-09-2017, 07:40 AM
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Americans will put whipped cream on just about anything (including each other). And they'll put bacon in just about anything (including each other).
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Old 06-09-2017, 07:46 AM
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"No whip" and "extra whip" are very specific to Starbucks, though that still means the terms are present in most of American coffee culture.
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Old 06-09-2017, 08:15 AM
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I was in Starbucks on a date with an Italian guy once and he had to ask me what a "venti" was. Starbucks' stuff is obtuse on a whole new level, to the point where an Italian has to ask what his own word means in conjunction with coffee.

We tend to do the stereotypical whole long list of ingredients and requirements type orders here in the UK much less. It's a lot more "skimmed milk latte", "black Americano", "caramel frappe with no cream" sort of thing.
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Old 06-09-2017, 08:24 AM
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It (kind of) makes sense when you factor in that there's a non-menu smaller size called "short," making it a gradient of short, tall, and grande, with "venti" referring to the fact that it's 20 oz. It's still ridiculous and obtuse, but you can discern the underlying logic.
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Old 06-09-2017, 08:45 AM
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I can't discern the logic of their naming system though. Like, make it all Italian, all American, or just consistent in some sort of way, dagnabit!
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Old 07-10-2017, 02:07 PM
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Old 07-10-2017, 06:57 PM
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I ate half a waffle tonight just so I could confirm that I still do not like waffles. :-/
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Old 07-11-2017, 09:04 PM
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Made the barbeque chicken and "German Potatoes" from What Did You Eat Yesterday? My home fries game is weak, but the potatoes still came out pretty good. I'd probably pass on the bacon and leek in the future and just use onion. The tip about boiling the potatoes first was a revelation, tho. the bbq chix was great, natch, bc how can you mess that up
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Old 07-13-2017, 10:33 AM
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I ate half a waffle tonight just so I could confirm that I am Culinary History's greatest monster. :-/
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Old 07-16-2017, 05:53 PM
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"I got an instant pot", a story in four parts:

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Old 07-16-2017, 08:01 PM
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That's not how you say delicious, muteKi. Also, bikini cooking is dangerous!
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Old 07-18-2017, 11:37 AM
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Wait wait, people eat atlantic sunfish? That's like, half a fish that somehow manages to survive without the other half.
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Old 07-24-2017, 10:45 PM
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in preparation for operation MOVE ALL THE THINGS, part of my goal has been to eat down all the stuff in the freezer. Most recently I used the homemade chicken broth in some potato soup. Still good~!
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Old 08-03-2017, 10:47 PM
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Old 08-04-2017, 08:53 AM
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Bagel + cream cheese + tomato + cucumber = cool and refreshing to an unfathomable degree

*pounds table* BRING TWELVE MORE
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Old 08-17-2017, 08:56 PM
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I just realized I had the very tail-end of a batch of dark jammy caramelized onions in the freezer, so I thawed it and added it to my mac'n'cheese.

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Old 08-23-2017, 07:39 PM
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Pretty proud that I can whip up a mashed potato without having to think too hard about it or consult any references.

Half of the potatoes I boiled tonight went into a potato salad (I did use a reference for, the What Did You Eat Yesterday? recipe again), tho
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Old 08-31-2017, 09:36 AM
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I can only hope for the jurors that this case involves reviewing the evidence.

In-N-Out Goes To War With Smashburger Over ‘Triple Double’ Cheeseburgers
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Old 09-06-2017, 02:56 PM
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A pizza is just an open-faced sandwich. Now I want one of the TMNTs to say "Radical sandwich anarchy dudes"
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Old 09-06-2017, 09:49 PM
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A pizza is just an open-faced sandwich. Now I want one of the TMNTs to say "Radical sandwich anarchy dudes"
muteKi, there are so many shots fired in that statement. please be careful where you express that.
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