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by Sungura
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: More efficient airplane boarding protocols
Replies: 79
Views: 20563

Re: More efficient airplane boarding protocols

going back to "southwest is fastest" i experienced the miracles of it firsthand once. Coming back from the Great Seattle 2010 xkcd meetup, actually. Lots of storms meant long delays in Chicago. There was about a 20 min pause between lines that they could get some planes out, this is after ...
by Sungura
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Thanks for the book idea. Yes i liked it so did my friend. We both liked it better than his stew >_> well. I like both. But his is a bit salty cause of the cubes lol. Guess youre right it isnt wasted since its eaten. I do struggle with combining flavours as a lot i dont like. I never realised how pi...
by Sungura
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Some tips, 1. Sear the meat, carrots, and onions before before putting in stock. that means another dirty pan ughhhhhh why cant cooking be simple also ps i cannot eat onion 1.a If seared/browned stuff, then deglaze with wine for added flavor. i dont know what this means, not a fan of wine and canno...
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Okay so today I am trying a stew, thanks to dooglys help. Sadly the grocery does not carry celeriac. Beef, carrot, parsnip (new to me!), different kind of sweet pepper that ive never used too, is bubbling away in veggie broth, paprika, white pepper, and majarom. No clue if i have made a huge mistake...
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Meat & Veg recipes
Replies: 9
Views: 736

Re: Meat & Veg recipes

Sweet potatoes can make a good ravioli. oooh do you have a fav recipe? I cant eat gluten so making rav with sweet potato would be a HIT in this house! I don't have the recipe, but what I've had was sweet potato as the filling. There are gluten free pastas you can use, but I haven't tried them. That...
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 45859

Re: Pizza Toppings

Rubber rolly thing peals them effortlessly.
Get a better chomper. Only takes a few secs under sink upside down to clear ours out and you dont loose the oils like ya do with the smash method. It really does taste different (impo better).
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Meat & Veg recipes
Replies: 9
Views: 736

Re: Meat & Veg recipes

Sweet potatoes can make a good ravioli. oooh do you have a fav recipe? I cant eat gluten so making rav with sweet potato would be a HIT in this house! Baby spinach is a pretty handy vegetable to add to stuff. You can either have it raw as a salad leaf, or you can "wilt" or blanch it while...
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Meat & Veg recipes
Replies: 9
Views: 736

Meat & Veg recipes

So if I use The Google i find vegitarian recipes and thats not (really) what I want. Basically I would like to try new veggies this year. For wide definition of veggies. (I mean lets face it I still think of tomatoes as veggie not fruit. I also class squashes as veggie...are they?). Veggies I can co...
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Chocolate Chip Cookies , and Chocolate Mint Chip cookies with corn flour. Same base just different chips and mint one i addedcocoa into dough. I did not get soft cakey cookies but i did get a very short crumbly cookie that was a hit at SAR training tonight. Usualy i like soft cookies but these do wo...
by Sungura
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 45859

Re: Pizza Toppings

Fresh garlic, i use one those fancy garlic press things to sprinkle on top. Garlicccccc yum. Basically roasts itself being on top like that and the press makws it tiny bits so you dont get an overkill bite and doesnt lose the delish juices.
by Sungura
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 45859

Re: Pizza Toppings

My current fav combo is:
White sauce
Goat cheese
Pesto chicken
Sweet Potato
Garlic
by Sungura
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 387
Views: 236460

Re: Photography thread.

120mm is best i can do...i think i need something better for the sky one of these days...the non smushed shows the stars around it but this upload looks rather dark unless you click on it. This was during the full eclipse i just left it exposed longer to get the red and the highlight on the edge Ecl...
by Sungura
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: ACT Writing Test
Replies: 3
Views: 4023

Re: ACT Writing Test

Wow, i can write ln 'lateral tripod' for a loooong time comfy. sometimes 'dynamic quad". I know that everyone says the 'dynamic tri' is 'correct' but it was never comfy, it makes my wrist hurt in under 5 min. I will say my grip depends on what 'font' i am writing in. Neat printing is lateral tr...
by Sungura
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

PAstrychef wrote:It must be us northerners that added white flour and sugar to cornbread.

I'm from the north. I think southerners mix the flours too, we just dont.
for a bit of sweetness and moisture in the cornbread, use a can of creamed corn in it, that's the secret ;)
by Sungura
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 170
Views: 37279

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?

Oh man, this reminds me of when I was a moderator of a no-longer-existing forum around 2003ish: People were e-peening over postcounts, so I decided to make a thread in a sekret subforum and use the "copy thread" tool on it, then the "merge thread" tool, and did this a few times ...
by Sungura
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

PAstrychef wrote:Most cornbread will also have wheat flour in it, alas.

Yuuuup. Which is why I asked before I ate (partner did not realise this though, lol)

when we make it (cast iron pan! Proper!) weve always used just corn, but we didnt make this stuff.
by Sungura
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

(confirmed with a doubleblind test) Impressive. Sorry to hear you're barred from eating some things but looks like you have alternatives. Have you tried stuff like soba, BTW? It's made of buckwheat. No, ill look into it! And yeah. My SO told me the cornbread was fine so I ate a bunch. I felt ill af...
by Sungura
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

banana bread update: worked also I made two with regular flour for those in the house who can eat gluten, one to give a friend. This ensured i didn't have to share mine :P Are you trying to avoid gluten? May I ask why? I had to be Gf when i had lyme for about two years, it would make me so sick (ac...
by Sungura
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

banana bread update: worked
also I made two with regular flour for those in the house who can eat gluten, one to give a friend. This ensured i didn't have to share mine :P
by Sungura
Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:17 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

okay well this was banana bread...my partner got me a banana at the store to try again cause the broken bread was maybe gone by everyone in the same night so it's the whole "it didn't actually work you mussssst try again" lol. I will do the parchement paper on the bottom!
by Sungura
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

The next step would be a piece of parchment in the bottom of the pan. Or a baking stone and hand formed loaves. Or the Dutch oven technique used with no-knead recipes. I’ve had a few loaves tear that way, but not many. I tend to turn mine out onto a rack as soon as they come out of the oven. thank ...
by Sungura
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

protip: if you forget to put flour in your sponge, it collapses and it turns into an eggy sugarry delish mess question: do you let bread cool in the tin? mine just broke in half when i tipped it out, it wasn't even really that stuck i seem to remeber that happening a good deal in past when ive tried...
by Sungura
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Made millionaire shortbread with the 7yo for his grandad's Christmas present, and then a small batch of lavender shortbread as a thank you present because of being reminded again how ridiculously easy shortbread is. There must be a secret because i can never get it to work right. I need to bake gf ...
by Sungura
Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28599
Views: 3380717

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

my camera charger must not be working, as i put on a battery that was down to one bar to charge, and now it wont even flippin' turn on my camera it is that drained...i pull out the last battery I charged on it (charged & put it away) and lo and behold, same thing. ...so glad I got a pentax that ...
by Sungura
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: InspiroBot
Replies: 20
Views: 4436

Re: InspiroBot

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by Sungura
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 91836
Views: 7016166

Re: Count to a Million

86012
Someone said this place existed.
by Sungura
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: InspiroBot
Replies: 20
Views: 4436

Re: InspiroBot

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by Sungura
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:53 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 259
Views: 44901

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

It really depends on the filling, but an all butter crust with very little sugar, a bit more salt and some chopped herbs works well. If you can get good leaf lard that makes a fantastic savory crust. If the pie has two crusts then it doesn’t get par-baked. If it only has one then par-baking is a go...
by Sungura
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 259
Views: 44901

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

If I am going to make a large meat pie, what kind of crust do I make / recipe suggestions? I have only ever done sweet pies before with a crumbly sweet butter crust type thing - butter, flour, bit of salt, sugar. (can you tell I dont know my pastries?) ...hot water crust, perhaps? seems like it woul...
by Sungura
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28599
Views: 3380717

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Okay, I do have to ask: what the devil is "4H"? Farm kids doing farm shit . Tends to skew younger than FFA (due to FFA being a high school thing) but has some overlap. Also runs summer camps, making it a sort of alternative to the religious based ones. Bart had to take oath on The 4-H Gui...
by Sungura
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28599
Views: 3380717

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

My SO wants goats, maybe I will have to try that! I've told him *he* has to care for them, because growing up in 4H myself I know what little bastards they can be. And also total sweethearts, tbf. But I'm not dealing with escape artists or getting them and their horns de-stuck in the fence f...
by Sungura
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28599
Views: 3380717

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

PSA: Follow leash laws. Im fucking sick of getting charged on public trails. And ill feel really bad if I have to pepper spray YOUR dog because YOU didnt follow the rules. But this is the last time Im getting pinned down and terrified of being bitten on a busy public walking trail cause MrMcGrowlers...
by Sungura
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Also @ sungura - Moo's whole post was about things that are all the same but named differently in English. Many of those terms are mainly used in the US/Canada - they were not being missed? Coriander/cilantro dichotomy easily fits. The way I read the list, and the rest of the list (which I do under...
by Sungura
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Sorry. I guess i did the typical american thing of assuming when you wrote
English speaking countries
that such definition included the US and Canada as well. I missed where you specified it was only UK and SA.
by Sungura
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

The peanut flour for peanut macarons did work. 1/3 peanut flour to 2/3 almond flour seems to be the correct ratio (at least for the recipe I was altering which was for 2 eggwhitea if that helps...) Basically watching great british baking show has taught me i know nothing about baking. Also that brit...
by Sungura
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 387
Views: 236460

Re: Photography thread.

In case people don't understand just how big Redwoods are.
<3
Brian at Chesty Puller.jpg


Founder's Grove - Amata's Rays of Sun.jpg
by Sungura
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:26 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7474
Views: 789675

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

The Body - medium/large - crazy - semiopen (sungura) Pinging Sangura, she's probably unaware that the current game finished. Are you ready to start your game or would you prefer to have Sabrar and Madge run the Halloween game then try to squeeze your game in between that and Christmas? Edit: Or bes...
by Sungura
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

Macrons are tricky. You might have overmixed the first batch. You could try using powered peanut butter in your mix instead of the almond flour. Start with 25% and adjust from there. But when i remade them after chocolate sucess it still came out the same. Hmm. Oh well. The taste is fine so maybe i...
by Sungura
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4706
Views: 896812

Re: Today I Made:

I did a search “macarons” and only found a few posts so since I did just make them I will post here. Anyway. Been watching Great British Baking Show and Oh me yarm all those macarons. So must try. I find a recipe for redvelvet (one my fav cakes). I make. I get the shiny top but most crack and no foo...
by Sungura
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3339348

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Yay! Fwiw i rarely felt a “pop open” and i used a cup for about two years. It definitly to me had a softer feel than tampon and so the sensory of it is different. Also bc softness if you feel around it you may be pushing it flatter as you feel which may explain that. Bottom line - If it isnt leaking...

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