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Old 08-10-2015, 11:47 AM   #41
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I'm a bit of an extremist when it comes to food and some folks simply aren't comfortable with that. I'll put more effort into toning my posts down a bit. We all need to get along and I feel that I can change for the better.
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Old 08-10-2015, 02:54 PM   #42
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I hold membership in around 50 different forums and DC is the only place I have a problem with this...
Maybe the reason for all the blow-back is because you stumbled upon a forum of Renaissance and Impressionist painters, and here you come in all Joan Miró or Salvador Dali (although his Lobster Telephone would be pretty apropos). Your approach to food is a bit at odds to most of ours. The Art of Cooking is what many of us pursue. The goal is to take raw ingredients, season and prepare them lovingly, enhance their best qualities, draw out their best flavors, and present them in a visually appealing way. Your desire is...nutrition. Kind of jars the senses when they are used to something different.

I'm going to venture a guess that the theme of the other around-49 forums is nutrition, or fitness, or health, or any variation of like-themed topics. Not cooking. And therein lies the reason for *this* (flutters hands in air)...

Just my perspective. YMMV.
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Old 08-10-2015, 03:15 PM   #43
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Maybe the reason for all the blow-back is because you stumbled upon a forum of Renaissance and Impressionist painters, and here you come in all Joan Miró or Salvador Dali (although his Lobster Telephone would be pretty apropos). Your approach to food is a bit at odds to most of ours. The Art of Cooking is what many of us pursue. The goal is to take raw ingredients, season and prepare them lovingly, enhance their best qualities, draw out their best flavors, and present them in a visually appealing way. Your desire is...nutrition. Kind of jars the senses when they are used to something different.

I'm going to venture a guess that the theme of the other around-49 forums is nutrition, or fitness, or health, or any variation of like-themed topics. Not cooking. And therein lies the reason for *this* (flutters hands in air)...

Just my perspective. YMMV.
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Old 08-10-2015, 03:34 PM   #44
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Maybe the reason for all the blow-back is because you stumbled upon a forum of Renaissance and Impressionist painters, and here you come in all Joan Miró or Salvador Dali (although his Lobster Telephone would be pretty apropos). Your approach to food is a bit at odds to most of ours. The Art of Cooking is what many of us pursue. The goal is to take raw ingredients, season and prepare them lovingly, enhance their best qualities, draw out their best flavors, and present them in a visually appealing way. Your desire is...nutrition. Kind of jars the senses when they are used to something different.

I'm going to venture a guess that the theme of the other around-49 forums is nutrition, or fitness, or health, or any variation of like-themed topics. Not cooking. And therein lies the reason for *this* (flutters hands in air)...

Just my perspective. YMMV.
The other forums to which I belong cover areas such as computers, philosophy, physics, technology, fitness, health, theology, and psychology.

You may have a point, I cannot understand why anyone would see food as anything other than fuel. Loving food often leads down a path to health problems and premature death. I've been there, I've attended the OA meetings, I've done quite a bit of research. Keep in mind that I've gone from weighing 275 pounds to weighing 135 pounds, and I did it solely through diet.
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Old 08-10-2015, 03:48 PM   #45
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Somehow this comes to mind ...

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Old 08-10-2015, 04:08 PM   #46
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Somehow this comes to mind ...

That would certainly work if one wanted to drink their food. However, as I mentioned earlier, the product I created was hardly drinkable. I'm at fault here, I shouldn't have used the word "spread".
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That would certainly work if one wanted to drink their food. However, as I mentioned earlier, the product I created was hardly drinkable. I'm at fault here, I shouldn't have used the word "spread".
Yep one slip up and it's

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Yep one slip up and it's

Yep, I goofed.. live and learn.
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Old 08-10-2015, 04:36 PM   #49
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Yay for experimentation

Oh fer Pete's sake, guys, grow up. Jennyema was making a joke. Loved the old SNL skits.

Everyone is entitled to his/her opinion, and you are welcome to express said opinion here as long as it is done with civility and kindness. Humor is also welcome. Sometimes the interwebs posts don't translate like we'd speak to someone in person.

If Ardchoille is happy with his recipe, so be it. We all have the right to respectfully agree or disagree. Here, we Discuss Cooking!
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Old 08-10-2015, 05:25 PM   #50
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Oh fer Pete's sake, guys, grow up.

You're asking for an awful lot around these parts Dawgluver.

If Ardchoille is happy with his recipe, so be it. We all have the right to respectfully agree or disagree. Here, we Discuss Cooking!
As it should be.

But as ya well know....... There are lots of times more then cooking is discussed round here.
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