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by Sungura
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Recipe requests
Replies: 97
Views: 24629

Re: Recipe requests

I know I can google this but curious if anyone here has attempted / has a recipe for / knows already made sauce: the chick fil a polynesian sauce
If you know already made thats actually better as im lazy about sauces.
by Sungura
Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

Took PAstryChef recipefrom last page. Eliminated granular sugar Halved brown sugar No PB No chips choc or pb Added maple syurp Added cinnamon Added vanilla Extra peacans Bam. Breakfast cookie. And ended up added in some choc chips for half the batch to apese the “every cookie must have chocolate” cr...
by Sungura
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Order fish n chips in America you get british chips (aka fries). Otherwise, chips in america are crunchy (british crisp). Do you get British chips (thick cut) or fries (thin cut)? Thick cut / british - what we would further define as wedges. Eg all variatnts are fries here: Steak fry - the thin cut...
by Sungura
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

I did. Speculoos (lotus) are a biscuit (british), and certainly not a cookie (american). They are actually called biscuits (as in british biscuit) here. Then i made a joke that id be kicked off GBB because Id making soft fluffy biscuits (american) instead of hard biscuits (british), just to be goofy...
by Sungura
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Have you ever had Dutch speculaas ? It's probably not at all what you're referring to, as I know American cookies are usually soft and chewy and these are crisp, but they are very yum. Not that brand, but Lotus Biscoff yes, which the internet tells me are basically the same thing. WHAT IS SPECULOOS...
by Sungura
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

Yes
And
Yes
by Sungura
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

Brownies
by Sungura
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Make a spice blend you like. Make sugar cookie mix. Add spice blend. Spice cookies! Free cookies are a good thing. Well thats part problem, ive never found a sugar cookie recipe ive liked If i look up spice cookie its all gingerbred and i really hate molasas and similar flavours. I have no clue whe...
by Sungura
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

I worked at cookies by design for almost four years. It was my first Real Job when i turned 14. I eventually did everything but baking, as i wasnt allowed to opperate ovens at that age. But i sure do wish i knew their spice cookie recipe. I know its probably a secret n all that but id sure be making...
by Sungura
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

They are. Both with traditional and newer methods.
https://www.acf.org/our-work/

And areas that have a few still standing are replenishing. They survived for a reason.

I mean. They arent back like they used to be. But they are around.
by Sungura
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

I can guess what “chestnut paste” is but no clue how to make that either. I dont even know where to buy chestnuts so i guess i have to wait for them to be in season here and grab them off the trails as I hike? It's a specifically French thing - you can find it in larger UK supermarkets if you're ov...
by Sungura
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Not sure where else to ask this: So someone sent me a french cookie cookbook. Not sure who! Drop ship no note! Anyway. Most of the recipes call for weird thungs I have never heard of. I looked and there is no “prep section” or such. One the things I see in a lot of recipes is “almond sugar” ...whut....
by Sungura
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

My recipe pet peeve: quantities listed as one unit in the ingredients list which are then used in smaller quantities in separate steps in the instructions. "1 cup of vegetable oil". OK. "1 onion, diced". OK. "fry the onion in 1/4 cup of vegetable oil..." Argh! I screwe...
by Sungura
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 58017

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Allll these recipes of adding dry ingredients together and mixing to add later....and they dont even have the common sense to put those first in the recipe. they'll be scattered all over the ingredient list like it was made in random order. ...I've *never* done that. Never mixed the dry beforehand. ...
by Sungura
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cooking Concepts & Terms for Beginners
Replies: 6
Views: 2259

Re: Cooking Concepts & Terms for Beginners

"sugar is a liquid ingredient" - could be remembering the quote wrong but heard it on Good Eats and it makes recipes make sooooo much more sense.
by Sungura
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

might add bacon (cooked and crumbled), they did remind me of my breakfast cookies I made up. the sugar is a bit of brown sugar but mostly maple syrup cheddar cheese (shredded) bacon bits (real not the fake bity stuff) Took out an egg to account for the moisture of the maple syrup but otherwise it w...
by Sungura
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3534758

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

spoilered cause advice I do a lot of wilderness SAR - and know two guys who have very wide toes and small ankle, and small feet overall, one a bunion makes toes even *wider* and shoes quickly painful. Swears by keens. They last quite a while. We wear the crap out of our boots in wilderness backcount...
by Sungura
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

Attempting now. No peanuts i actually dsilike peanuts in baking I totally read wrong and added eggs early. Crisco instead of butter cause i bake for lactose intolerant Half almound flour half pillsbury gf flour 1:1 Seems ok so far in oven. Will know in 10 min. Why line trays instead of grease? I gue...
by Sungura
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

PAstrychef wrote:Peanut butter banana cookies with chocolate chunks, peanut butter chips, pecans and roasted peanuts.

uhm i want that recipe >_> care to share it? :)
by Sungura
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Definitive rankings of -- french fries?
Replies: 15
Views: 5074

Re: Definitive rankings of -- french fries?

Backyard Burgers has waffle fries. I have not heard anything reprehensible about their owners either. You don't mind driving to the far side of Birmingham for waffle fries, do you? Im in Bham sometimes so ill keep that in mind. I think we are getting one in rocket city too; there are two new shoppi...
by Sungura
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Definitive rankings of -- french fries?
Replies: 15
Views: 5074

Re: Definitive rankings of -- french fries?

1. Bojangles 2. Arbys 3. Chickfila(i dont eat there anymore but why does no one else make waffle fries? And their polynesian sauce is awesome) 4. Steak n Shake 5. McDonalds (Not making top 5: five guys, dq, burger king, wendys, Popeyes, red robin) If we can include sweet potatoe fries, then Red Robi...
by Sungura
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942877

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I made a cake for Oppy. Complete with mars bars inside it. I overdid the amount of cocoa so it was more chocolate than red velvet and it lost the red due to cocoa making it too dark to show the red much, but that's what happens when you make shit up i guess. Still tastes good.
by Sungura
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: More efficient airplane boarding protocols
Replies: 79
Views: 28173

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 2466

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: 51870

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: 2466

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: 2466

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 51870

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: 51870

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: 398
Views: 249834

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: 6960

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 49094

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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: 4786
Views: 942877

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...

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