"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Menu Planning > Today's Menu
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-30-2007, 09:55 AM   #11
Chef Extraordinaire
pacanis's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
You know, with the way so many foods are packaged in tamper-proof packaging, commercial bread loaves are pretty easy to mess with. It kind of makes you wonder when you run into a twist tie that untwists differently.....
I noticed a while back that grocery store bakeries have gone to taping their bags closed. I don't know if it's easier, cheaper, or to make them tamper-proof. I save the plastic clips from other products to reaseal those bags.

pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2007, 10:24 AM   #12
Executive Chef
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 4,630
When the machine keeps tying in one direction, it gets wound up like a spring, so it ties in the opposite direction to unwind itself then back the other way again.


Jeekinz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2007, 10:33 AM   #13
Head Chef
sparrowgrass's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Highest point in Missouri
Posts: 1,788
Originally Posted by letscook View Post
Monday -Blue
Tuesday -Green
Thursday -Red
Friday -White
Saturday -Yellow
So if today was Thursday, you would want red twist tie not white which is Fridays (almost a week old)!
The colors go alphabetically by color Blue - Green - Red - White - Yellow, Monday thru Saturday. Very easy to remember. I thought this was interesting. I looked in the grocery store and the bread wrappers DO have different twist ties, and even the one with the plastic clips have different colors. Enjoy fresh bread when you buy bread with the right color on the day you are shopping.
Best info I have learned on a BBS in a long time. Thanks!!
I just haven't been the same
since that house fell on my sister.
sparrowgrass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2007, 12:07 PM   #14
Chef Extraordinaire
buckytom's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: joisey
Posts: 18,585
jeekinz, i think you're on to something. a perpetual motion twist tie machine.

oh yeah, no bread on wednesdays or sundays? (wednesday is sunday at carvel, but that's a different thread.)

i know us catholics do a little magical conversion thingy on sundays, but what about all of the heathens? don't they eat bread?

in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.
beidh ar la linn.
wisdom is often in short supply within ones' ego.
buckytom is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.