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Old 01-19-2014, 08:48 PM   #16921
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I've been fighting with my oven. This has happened before. Its a 25 year old stove with old-fashioned dials, but has a "feature" where it can go into automatic cooking mode, with no indication it has done so. Then it can decide to just use its "keep warm" setting, no mater WHAT temperature you set the stove for. Good thing we still have the manual. Turns out you just have to push in the stop timer button to put it back in normal mode. Which usually only takes us 3 or 4 days to remember, every time the "stove breaks".

This was the problem when I made the pita pizza.
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:59 PM   #16922
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Sounds likie your oven has a mind of its own. Like my Jeeps climate control.

I am sitting here wishing I had vodka and kahlua.
I've never been a big dessert eater, but after a really good meal I liked an after dinner Black Russian. And every aspect of tonight's dinner has my endorphines buzzing. I may have to make do with a hot chocolate... not the same.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:03 PM   #16923
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I've been fighting with my oven. This has happened before. Its a 25 year old stove with old-fashioned dials, but has a "feature" where it can go into automatic cooking mode, with no indication it has done so. Then it can decide to just use its "keep warm" setting, no mater WHAT temperature you set the stove for. Good thing we still have the manual. Turns out you just have to push in the stop timer button to put it back in normal mode. Which usually only takes us 3 or 4 days to remember, every time the "stove breaks".

This was the problem when I made the pita pizza.
Sounds like my internal temp controls right now, except there is no reset...
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:05 PM   #16924
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Sounds likie your oven has a mind of its own. Like my Jeeps climate control.

I am sitting here wishing I had vodka and kahlua.
I've never been a big dessert eater, but after a really good meal I liked an after dinner Black Russian. And every aspect of tonight's dinner has my endorphines buzzing. I may have to make do with a hot chocolate... not the same.
Hmmmm...Shrek was looking for vermouth for a martini...must be something in the air! Hate to tell him but that bottle of gin is probably 8 years old...
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:07 PM   #16925
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I ran out of vermouth a couple nights ago. When I made Harry's buccatini and prawns. My goto white wine.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:17 PM   #16926
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I think the ultimate dessert cocktail is a Brandy Alexander. 1 part brandy, 1 part creme de cacao, 2 parts cream (the heavier the cream, the better it tastes). I might just make us some.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:20 PM   #16927
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I've heard of it, but I've never had it.
Make me one, too. It sounds delicious.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:28 PM   #16928
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I've heard of it, but I've never had it.
Make me one, too. It sounds delicious.
It is delicious. I'm drinking yours right now.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:30 PM   #16929
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It is delicious. I'm drinking yours right now.
Thanks
I'll think of you the next time I press the button on my Keurig and make another hot chocolate
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Dessert = Bosc Pear and English Breakfast Tea
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