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Timers

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Daniel Wachenheim Aug 12. 18 Replies

Vegan isn't most sustainable diet

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The amazing incredible awesome fantastic potato.

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Eskimo Meat Argument Settled, I-nu-it Was Wrong

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Parmesan that's cheddar- and mozzarella-laced wood pulp

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Dale (ForestWind) May 18. 5 Replies

Live longer, don't eat bacon and sausage

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Comment by The Flying Atheist on September 10, 2016 at 8:54pm

That's interesting, Spud.  I admit, if I saw Watermelon Roll in the store I'd be inclined to try it also.  I'm curious as to what you didn't like about it. 

I find many artificially flavored sherbets to be overly sweet for my tastes.     

Comment by Qiana-Maieev on September 10, 2016 at 3:49pm

Well it looks pretty, I guess.

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 10, 2016 at 8:27am

Yesterday, at WinCo foods, I saw something interesting, that I "had" to buy.  It's a Watermelon Roll.  Watermelon and Lemon Sherbet with chocolate chip seeds.  Not the best tasting thing I've eaten, but kind of a nice treat.

Comment by Randall Smith on September 10, 2016 at 7:04am

Daniel, cooking wouldn't be any fun if one didn't experiment every once and awhile. That goes for trying different varieties of garden veggies.

It's too early for pumpkin pie (in my opinion). I grew some. Actually, they were volunteer plants. I get a lot of volunteers--squash and tomatoes for sure.

Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on September 9, 2016 at 10:53pm
Once in a while, Costco carries a roasted red pepper pesto that is out of this world, so good. I decided to make some from scratch. It wasn't even close to the Costco stuff. Oh well.

I decided that using starch to thicken pumpkin pie does not work as well as using evaporated milk. Made one today with evaporated milk. That was good.

Started picking a new variety of sweet corn, "Mirai". Whoa, way to sweet. Also watery instead of creamy. I won't be growing that one again,

So, food today was plus / minus. I made a loaf of bread for sandwiches, haven't tried it yet but probably good I think.
Comment by Plinius on September 6, 2016 at 9:05am

A very good article! I reminded myself to eat slower and with more attention.

Comment by Randall Smith on September 6, 2016 at 8:49am

I enjoyed reading the article, Daniel. I love Greek food and their "family style" way of partaking. I want to move there!

However, the French method really sounds good--wine, bread, cheese, etc!  So the author thinks "the paradox" is solved by walking. I'm a believer!

Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on September 5, 2016 at 11:05pm
What the eorld's healthiest diets have in common... It's Huffpost but seems reasonable.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/healthiest-diets-world_us_57cc7...

Reading between the lines, it's lifestyle as much as it is the specific the items people eat. Add to that, a corporate lifestyle with factory made so-called food, is not on the list.
Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on September 4, 2016 at 9:43am
Tamales were great! Ning is in China now. I think I will make another batch of tamales tonight.
My vegetarian sibstitutions

substituted one cube vegetAble bullion in eater, instead of chicken broth in the masa

used crisco (I know, Mike Pollan would have me shot) instead of lard for the mada.

Filling was sauteed peppers, onion, roma tomatoes, and garlic.
Comment by Idaho Spud on September 2, 2016 at 1:00pm

Mmmmmmm, tamales.

 

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