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Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-17-2011, 03:50 AM
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I was able to find the Just Bento Cookbook at the...

I was able to find the Just Bento Cookbook at the local library so I'm going to pick it up from reserve on the weekend to have a read through ^_^ Surprisingly the library has quite an abundance of...
Forum: General Cooking 02-17-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 65,909
Posted By potsnpanties
Candy gore is the best kind of gore. Stabby...

Candy gore is the best kind of gore. Stabby cupcakes are up there with deliciously disturbing anatomical heart cakes/cupcakes (I have a thing about hearts clearly...).
Forum: General Cooking 02-14-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 65,909
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AWWW! I love it ^_^ Now I know this time my mind...

AWWW! I love it ^_^ Now I know this time my mind isn't playing funny tricks on me!
Forum: General Cooking 02-13-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 65,909
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:rofl: I did it again with beet rice! Though...

:rofl: I did it again with beet rice! Though certainly not as bad. The color is beautiful, and now I really want some heart-shaped ravioli. And tortilla soup... Okay I'm just hungry in general and...
Forum: Today's Menu 02-13-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,741
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...I would have paid just to see a projectile...

...I would have paid just to see a projectile pressure cooker chicken :rofl::lol:
Forum: Today's Menu 02-12-2011, 11:55 PM
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Marinated a nice bundle of spare ribs overnight...

Marinated a nice bundle of spare ribs overnight in tomato paste, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and char siu sauce. Served them with rice and steamed bok choy and snowpeas. The ginger came through...
Forum: Cookware and Accessories 02-12-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,798
Posted By potsnpanties
*raises hand* Has a special separate set of...

*raises hand* Has a special separate set of kitchen scales for postage reasons :lol: They're useful, okay! And cheaper than buying a proper postage scales set.

I guess when it comes to kitchen...
Forum: General Cooking 02-12-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 65,909
Posted By potsnpanties
My morbid side clearly got the better of me - I...

My morbid side clearly got the better of me - I kept reading "Beet Heart 'Cookies'" as 'Beef Heart 'Cookies'" :rofl: Cookies and real body organs should never be mixed together...

Love the martini...
Forum: Diabetic Cooking 02-12-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,459
Posted By potsnpanties
...I kind of wish I could see that occur under a...

...I kind of wish I could see that occur under a microscope now. That sounds rather neat.
Forum: Diabetic Cooking 02-12-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,459
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Could be why a lot of cornstarch puddings seem to...

Could be why a lot of cornstarch puddings seem to 'break' after they have cooled rather than keeping a consistent form :lol: that makes sense.
Forum: Vegetables 02-12-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,969
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Maybe it's just me, I don't see a huge difference...

Maybe it's just me, I don't see a huge difference between drinking and eating it :lol: doesn't seem that terrible.

If I can find the darn plant (we have so many succulents it's hard to point out...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-12-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
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:lol: At least they'll be very cute condiment...

:lol: At least they'll be very cute condiment holders!
Forum: Diabetic Cooking 02-12-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,459
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I agree with JMediger and Zhizara - cornstarch is...

I agree with JMediger and Zhizara - cornstarch is a pretty good standard thickening agent. I have always used it in meals for my father (he's a diabetic on insulin).
14g (about a tablespoon) of...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-11-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
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:lol: Such distance! But if you're visiting...

:lol: Such distance! But if you're visiting anyway, it's at least a nice bonus to grab things on the way/way back. Depending on how you look at it, can be nicer than knowing in theory you're close......
Forum: Today's Menu 02-11-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,311
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Cooked hamburgers and fried eggs for the father...

Cooked hamburgers and fried eggs for the father creature since he hasn't had them in a long while. Made them fairly plain as he doesn't like anything fancy with them (meat, onions, breadcrumbs, eggs,...
Forum: Vegetables 02-11-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,969
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I haven't heard of cooking with aloe until now...

I haven't heard of cooking with aloe until now :lol:, only drinking aloe juice and the topical usages. There's definite nutritional value, so why not!

Having a quick look at how aloe vera is used...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-11-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
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For me I'd have to take a good 40-minute drive to...

For me I'd have to take a good 40-minute drive to the nearest Asian grocery store (which is questionable for stock and price), so I do with what I can get from mass chain supermarkets. I'm yet to try...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-11-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
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Shiitake mushrooms: Making the Western World...

Shiitake mushrooms: Making the Western World double-take more than the creation of Spotted Dick :rofl:
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-11-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
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I can handle nori when I'm in the mood for sushi...

I can handle nori when I'm in the mood for sushi maki and the like, but can't stand wakame (I always have my miso without wakame pieces). Unfortunately I don't live in the best area for Asian...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-10-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
Posted By potsnpanties
My sister used to collect seaweed from beaches as...

My sister used to collect seaweed from beaches as a kid to make 'soup'. She hadn't a clue about things like dashi or the use of wakame in miso soups and the like at that time :lol: so I guess weird...
Forum: General Cooking 02-10-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 65,909
Posted By potsnpanties
:rofl: Anti-Valentines cookies. I can't help it,...

:rofl: Anti-Valentines cookies. I can't help it, I do love a bit of cynicism with my cookies sometimes. Maybe that's just my sense of humor that enjoys edible backhandedness? It has given me a very...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-10-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
Posted By potsnpanties
PF - The onigiri looks so delicious! Are the...

PF - The onigiri looks so delicious! Are the second lot seasoned with sesame seeds?

By the way, I'm holding you responsible for causing my Zojirushi obsession to flare up again (when denial fails,...
Forum: General Cooking 02-09-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 65,909
Posted By potsnpanties
O.o that's a whoooole lotta chocolate infusion...

O.o that's a whoooole lotta chocolate infusion going on... And you say you don't have the patience or talent, Kathleen? I call shenanigoats on such a statement!

It looks rather magnificent....
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-09-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
Posted By potsnpanties
:rofl: That's utterly brilliant. I think I'll...

:rofl: That's utterly brilliant. I think I'll need to use that quite regularly for one of my beloved and lazy brothers. Constantly asking me things and all I can reply with is "...you're talking to...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-08-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 83,589
Posted By potsnpanties
Kathleen, Onigiri are rice balls/triangles which...

Kathleen, Onigiri are rice balls/triangles which are hand molded or done in plastic molds, usually with Umeboshi (pickled type of plum/apricot) in the middle, or whichever filling the person desires...
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