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Old 07-02-2005, 08:52 PM   #11
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Middie ask someone in your local Chinese food place if they know where you can buy them. They just might know.
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Old 07-02-2005, 09:08 PM   #12
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Lychees are awesome. It is in season here and people with lychee trees in their yards suddenly have lots of good friends.

My DH buys Patis (fish sauce) for his Filipino dishes. Flies come from miles away when he cooks. If you have smelled Patis, you know what I mean. But I must say, it gives food a good flavor.
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Old 07-02-2005, 09:18 PM   #13
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I bought Peanut Butter Slices before...I looks like american cheese slices, accept its brown and is peanut butter. It's kinda cool.
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Old 07-02-2005, 10:47 PM   #14
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Nope never bought anything weird but recently I bought a jar of hot chili peppers because I was craving the hot stuff that I had tasted in a mixture of beef stew meat, green beans and potatoes several years ago. A very good dish which is fried altogether in a skillet.
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Old 07-02-2005, 11:08 PM   #15
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When I was single, and actively cooking Chinese for dinner, my fridge had all sorts of oddball things in it, like miso, Fish Sauce (Nam Pla), hoisin, oyster sauce, etc. I've bought both fresh and canned lychees, and the flavor is great!

I've bought live blue crabs, on a couple ocassions, and freaked out one of my neighbors with them

Hey, luvs, did you - eat - one of those red bananas yet?
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Old 07-03-2005, 12:06 AM   #16
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When I was single, and actively cooking Chinese for dinner, my fridge had all sorts of oddball things in it, like miso, Fish Sauce (Nam Pla), hoisin, oyster sauce, etc. I've bought both fresh and canned lychees, and the flavor is great!

I've bought live blue crabs, on a couple ocassions, and freaked out one of my neighbors with them

Hey, luvs, did you - eat - one of those red bananas yet?
i just recently tried miso. i got miso soup as an app. when we went to the sushi bar. i used to have a jar of hoisin. someone probably threw it out, though, cause i haven't seen it latelyd.
as for live seafood, lol, my Parents bought us some lobsters one night and my Dad took one out of its box while they were in line to show this little boy. poor kiddo burst into tears.
and yep, i ate a red banana. as soon as i got home. my Mom and i thought they were just like regular bananas. those aren't the 1st wierd bananas we've had in the fruitbowl. the Folks brought some wierd bananas home before from i think marco island.
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Old 07-03-2005, 01:17 AM   #17
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Luvs! You had Miso soup? How did ya like it? I really enjoy the stuff.

I buy odd things a lot. I have had 3.5 hours of sleep last night and Im TRYING to thing but nothing is comming out.
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Old 07-03-2005, 04:24 AM   #18
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Luvs! You had Miso soup? How did ya like it? I really enjoy the stuff.

I buy odd things a lot. I have had 3.5 hours of sleep last night and Im TRYING to thing but nothing is comming out.
yeah, sush, and i thought it was delicious. they carry miso at the health food store so i think i might buy some.
sorry you didn't sleep well. hope you sleep tight tonight.
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I did a fruit presentation when I was in college for a report. I had many different kinds of bananas on it. I made the mistake of eating a red banana, without cooking it.
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Old 07-03-2005, 08:35 AM   #20
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lol, we can't possibly be speaking of the same thing, allen. if i cooked these little things before i'd tasted one i'd have lost my lunch. they're just regular 'ol bananas but the peel is red and they're really little. my Mom concurred. just a regular 'ol banana with a red peel. not one bit of difference from a regular banana.
now, a plantain, i would want that cooked. but not a banana.
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