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by Sandry
Thu May 30, 2019 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Hm. There's a delay, but I don' t know how long it delays. When I have old rice, I just make fried rice out of it. But that's not helpful if you already have food you want to eat rice with. :lol: Last night I made strawberry rhubarb pie. I had some when it wasn't quite cooled yet, and it was delicio...
by Sandry
Wed May 29, 2019 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Oooh, both the curry and the spinach-garlic-lemon thing sound good. I agree with you on the spinach thing... half the time I use frozen more just to insulate myself from disappointment. :P
by Sandry
Tue May 28, 2019 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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I made mujaddara, some roasted carrots and cauliflower, and a cucumber/pepper/tomato salad to go with. I was visiting my mom the whole weekend, and she's gone vegan, plus she hates half the things I make and half the spices I like, so I was relieved to find something that worked for us both. ...whic...
by Sandry
Tue May 21, 2019 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Sweet, thanks so much! Going to be a couple weeks before I can try, but looking forward to it. :D
by Sandry
Mon May 20, 2019 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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If you'd be willing to share your felafel recipe, I'd love to take a crack at making that, too, and would appreciate a solid place to start from. :)
by Sandry
Tue May 14, 2019 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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One of my favorite restaurant near our old apartment makes a beet skordallia. We tried our hand at the recipe (using roasted beets) and the result was fantastic. Oooh, how do you watch Eurovision from the states, btw? I'm not sure yet. A few years ago LogoTV bought the rights to broadcast it and yo...
by Sandry
Mon May 13, 2019 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Sunday I wanted to do a trial run on falafel for upcoming Eurovision this weekend (Israel won last year so they're hosting this year, so I'm making Israeli food). It was my first time making falafel and of course I bungled up the recipe. Ended up having to add egg and some flour to make them stick,...
by Sandry
Mon May 06, 2019 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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I made a Thai curry with mock duck from a can and with bean curd sheets in. I think I like the latter better than the former, but had been really curious to try and see what it'd be like. I love veggie duck in restaurants, but I am definitely suspecting they do it from a different source or process,...
by Sandry
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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This week I made vegan tteokbokki. It's not very authentic, in that it's missing all the fish bits and I put in crap tons of vegetables, because, well, I just really like them. Nonetheless, I find the end result tasty. :)
by Sandry
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made a bunch of green curry and also a roasted vegetable frittata with fake sausage in. In doing so, I have pretty much entirely cleaned out my fridge - I have literally nothing in my veggie drawer right now, and aside from condiments I think I have a small amount of cheese and about three eggs. Thi...
by Sandry
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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How have I not thought of this before. I love samosas but it was super annoying to make. This is pretty cool idea. Did you try it with chutney? Yeah... didn't make my own, used store bought. Only so many things I need to be making from scratch at once, let's be real. :P Also: yes, fudgy brownies al...
by Sandry
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made samosa pie (because I can't be arsed to make individual ones), palak paneer, red lentil dahl, rice and chai on Saturday. Made pumpkin bread yesterday. *shrug* Life is good. :P
by Sandry
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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My mom recently acquired the Ottolenghi book Plenty and then decided she didn't actually want it, so I have it now, yay! Somewhat relatedly, I made the recipe from that book that's I think called "Very full vegetable tart" or similar? I think I could do better if I were making it again in ...
by Sandry
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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In the same week I also made ginger snaps and chocolate chocolate mint chip cookies. Oh me yarm, so many cookies. Death by cookies. I ended up with a total that was like 7 dozen or more. I have been giving them away to coworkers and classmates like my life depends on it, which I am beginning to thin...
by Sandry
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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I've made oatmeal cookies, peanut butter cookies, stir fry, a sort of weird fusion lasagne/burrito type thing, and a tofu and veggie curry. I have also given large portions of this away to a coworker who is sort of going through some stuff. It's been a weird and busy week. I'm also currently plannin...
by Sandry
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 48648

Re: Pizza Toppings

This is what I have for garlic: https://www.amazon.com/NexTrend-Generation-Clear-Garlic-Twist/dp/B0044TLKMK/ IMO as compared with standard garlic presses it is amazing, because washing it is trivial, whereas other garlic presses washing is so burdensome I just don't bother using them. Anyhow. Yes, g...
by Sandry
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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That all sounds super good. I love carrots and parsnips. Saturday I made misir wat, gomen wat and tikil gomen plus some totally fakesauce injera made with no teff because I don't have any and wasn't able to start 24 hours in advance. Sunday I made pumpkin bread with chocolate and hazelnuts. All of t...
by Sandry
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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I've now also made peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, which are tasty, but the texture is stupid, and tomato chickpea soup with spinach, which is delicious, and which I'm having with parmesan and lemon-infused olive oil, which is doubly delicious. I guess I'm having a bit of a decadent we...
by Sandry
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made some pumpkin hazelnut bread. It's tasty, huzzah. Also excited - I bought some lavender extract this weekend and am planning on doing future stupid things with it. Willing to take suggestions if folks have them. :)
by Sandry
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Mmm, that sounds delicious.

I made vegan potato leek soup last night. I think it was broadly fine, but nothing special.
by Sandry
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made vegan caramel for the first time last night. What temperature did you cook the caramel to? It needs to be over 260 to hard crack when cold. Also, if you used maple syrup instead of corn syrup it needs to cook more. I prefer to use golden syrup (Lyles brand is the most available). Ahh. Only 250...
by Sandry
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 51829

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

freezeblade wrote:Brioche makes terrible french toast


Zohar wrote:You don't have to, the answer is brioche.


FIGHT! FIGHT! :P

(Actually, I want to hear why freezeblade asserts brioche french toast is bad.)

I think I might go cinnamon swirl (without raisins - raisins are abominations).
by Sandry
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made vegan caramel for the first time last night. I think that turned out reasonably well. Unfortunately I then tried to make it into turtle bark and the end result is really difficult to break. The caramel just really wants to be stretchy as opposed to breaking. Also finished the chocolate covered...
by Sandry
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made vegan caramel for the first time last night. I think that turned out reasonably well. Unfortunately I then tried to make it into turtle bark and the end result is really difficult to break. The caramel just really wants to be stretchy as opposed to breaking. Also finished the chocolate covered ...
by Sandry
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Made chocolate peanut butter pretzel bark and chocolate peppermint patties last night. Need to make so much more candy. I have so much chocolate for this, it's unreasonable.
by Sandry
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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I was sitting at my kitchen table, failing to do some work I should theoretically be doing, which meant I was sitting next to a rutabaga I purchased and needed to use up. I spontaneously peeled it, which then forced me to have to make something out of it pretty quickly, so I made some gratin. This i...
by Sandry
Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Also made vast numbers of latkes. Some traditional, some half parsnip, some with zucchini and parmesan. Also made from scratch apple sauce to go with them. It was good times!
by Sandry
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Wow, do those look gorgeous!

Sorry to hear the balancing didn't go quite optimally, but it still sounds delicious.
by Sandry
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 3605

Re: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

Did you parboil any of your veggies? I'm going to parboil sweet potatoes in butter next year, that way the flavors don't migrate into the boiling liquid. Nah, didn't parboil anything this year. I'll admit I don't tend to because I go for minimum number of dishes dirtied whenever possible. Laziness?...
by Sandry
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 3605

Re: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

I had no idea what I was making for Thanksgiving itself, and the answer turned out to be wow, a lot of stuff. So by the end of the weekend, I'd made garlicky roasted brussels sprouts, cumin roasted carrots, baked sweet potatoes, ziti, lentil vegetable soup, roasted spaghetti squash and roasted brocc...
by Sandry
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 3605

Re: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

I've made more than one baklava, though I wasn't willing to make the phyllo from scratch. Minus that bit, it's easy to do well, IMO. If ordering from a Greek place, I usually prefer galaktoboureko over baklava, but haven't ever made that myself. I should try sometime! (Still not making from-scratch ...
by Sandry
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Heh, I think honestly cooking in colder seasons is just more fun. Whenever it's hot I just find myself wondering if I can manage to live on fruit alone, or possibly that plus the occasional veggies and hummus, salads, or chips and salsa, and never turn on any source of heat anywhere.
by Sandry
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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I had a three day weekend this weekend and went possibly overboard. I made fresh apple sauce, apple crumble, scones, twice baked potatoes with broccoli and butternut squash mac and cheese. I'm thinking now I really want to make latkes, as I have some leftover sour cream and that apple sauce, and tha...
by Sandry
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 3605

Re: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

We're doing a potluck at work on Monday, then I'm doing actual Tgiving next week, then I'm having Friendsgiving a couple weekends later. It's going to be Extremely Holiday Infested up here. I'm looking forward to it. :) For the potluck I got a butternut squash and a sugar pumpkin and was thinking of...
by Sandry
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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one cannot live on scones alone. I don't know, has one tried? I volunteer as tribute...I mean, guinea pig Ha! I find it hard to credit that you would give up all the other delicious-sounding things you often bake in order to guinea pig this, but y'know, your choice. :) If I'm honest, I was mostly w...
by Sandry
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Saturday I made vegan apple crisp to bring to some friends' party. Reasonably happy with it. Sunday I made savory cheddar herbed scones that came out too damned dense and I am a bit sad about that, but certainly not sad enough to not eat them. I also made tofu red curry with brown rice, because one ...
by Sandry
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Last night I made butternut mac and cheese with fresh sage from a coworker. After I baked it, my house smelled so good that I almost resented the dish for making things smell so delicious. It was like, "I'm trying to sleep here! Stop distracting me!" Having it today for lunch is not quite ...
by Sandry
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4751
Views: 920233

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Baby marrow?? Oh me yarm, I legit cackled out loud. I already knew marrow was squash so when I saw that I was like, "oh, are those specifically baby ones? Fair enough." It was not until I read your reaction that I realized how that *ought* to have parsed to me on reading it. That is fanta...
by Sandry
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 51829

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Anyone have strong feelings about how to best make your own Berbere spice mix? I keep reading more peoples' recipes and I'm not really convinced by any of them particularly. I'm willing to go out of my way to get odd things that won't be in my cabinet if it makes it more authentic. (Though I also ad...
by Sandry
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 51829

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

I've generally enjoyed TVP added into chilis or similar, but I have stopped knowing where to find any that isn't ordering it online. Out of curiosity, where do you get yours? (I know, different continent, unlikely to be actually useful to me, I'm just curious.) How does it compare to the various fo...

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