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Forum: General Cooking 12-18-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,996
Posted By Quadlex
I've made two, one each Consephovent, a holiday...

I've made two, one each Consephovent, a holiday my freinds and I made up to celebrate together in lieu of Christmas, which is spent with our family. The theme of the holiday is Consumption (We were...
Forum: Cookies 12-18-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Quadlex
ISO Suggestions for cookie flavours for gifting

(NB: [Aussie] Biscuit = [American] Cookie)

A friend of mine at work is up the duff and she goes on maternity leave on Christmas Eve. Since I started here I've bought baked goods in occasionally...
Forum: Today's Menu 06-03-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 905
Posted By Quadlex
Nan's birthday lunch

My family have been invited to a birthday on my Nan's wedding, but due to the small size of the wedding, Nan and I are not going. So I'm going to hold a lunch for her and her friends, as a gift for...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 04-16-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Quadlex
ISO 'Milky' cake recipes and opinions

I've got a co-worker whose birthday celebration is on friday, and I'ma make him a cake to save us from the horror of supermarket confection.

He's Indian, and I've noticed in the past that we have...
Forum: Appliances 04-06-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,783
Posted By Quadlex
My crockpot is too big... Is this solution unsafe?

My mother bought me a slow cooker for christmas, which is great because that's exactly what I wanted. The only problem was she bought me a 5.5L model, and I don't have a 5.5L Stomach:P

I've got...
Forum: Vegetables 04-02-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,886
Posted By Quadlex
Wow, all these suggestions sound really good. ...

Wow, all these suggestions sound really good. I'll copy the stews and sauces to a file and try them another time.

At the moment my freezers are both full so I'm looking at making a duxelle... I...
Forum: Vegetables 03-31-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,886
Posted By Quadlex
What can I do with *far* too many mushrooms?

I was organized! Well planned! Exercising Dicipline!

I made a meal plan. It wasn't fiddly, but it was full of delicious things. I went to the store to buy the required goods, to find they were...
Forum: Fruit & Nuts 02-11-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By Quadlex
Far too much watermelon, not enough me

My boyfriend came shopping with me yesturday, and he wanted a Watermelon. So we bought one, and I cut it in half and quartered a piece and he ate the quarter. And now I have 3/4 of a watermelon in...
Forum: Pork 02-10-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,669
Posted By Quadlex
What can I do with a pork forequarter roast?

Today I went grocery shopping, and my store had a sale on Pork Forequarter roasts, $4.99 for 1Kg of pig. So naturally I bought one.

But, the problem is I'm only cooking for one. I've got 1.2Kg...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 11-16-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,222
Posted By Quadlex
No, spun sugar sounded like far too much effort. ...

No, spun sugar sounded like far too much effort. So the Pashmak will have to do. It's Chocolate flavoured, my partner's favourite.

Bortrytis Semillion is a *very* sweet white wine, produced from...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 11-16-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,222
Posted By Quadlex
Well, the profiteroles worked well. The first...

Well, the profiteroles worked well. The first batch was too light, the second batch mis-shapen, but all in all I've got enough to work with.

Tomorrow I'll fill them and assemble (Thinking Bailies...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 11-14-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,222
Posted By Quadlex
I'm Making Croquembouche for the First Time

It is my 2 year anniversary with my boyfriend today, and since he lives an hour away in another city where he just launched a financial services product (That rocks... If you're an Aussie and have...
Forum: Appliances 10-21-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,000
Posted By Quadlex
Ron W.: I've got to do some tests... The cooker I...

Ron W.: I've got to do some tests... The cooker I have is cheap and seems badly insulated. I'm going to fill it with water and see how long after heating until the temperature drops.

As for the...
Forum: Appliances 10-17-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,000
Posted By Quadlex
keltin: I did a year of a Microelectronic...

keltin: I did a year of a Microelectronic Engineering degree, then changed to Software Engineering. And indeed, I got a kick out of the dimmer switch... I should've thought of that:P

I've already...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Quadlex
Sorry I've been quiet

I've not been as busy as I usually am on DC. Now, I'm sure none of you really noticed, but I figured it was polite to let you know why.

Live's gotten a bit busier lately, because I went and......
Forum: Appliances 10-16-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,000
Posted By Quadlex
Slow Cooker *might* not be as useful as I'd hoped

I have a bit of a slow cooker issue. It's that I don't know *anyone* who goes to work and gets back 8 hours later, but apparently there are quite a few of them because most recipes have "Low" as a 6...
Forum: Chicken, Turkey & other Fowl 10-04-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By Quadlex
A punnet is a small plastic box, roughly...

A punnet is a small plastic box, roughly spherical, and about 10cm on each side. It's how cherry tomatos usually come in Australian supermarkets.
Forum: Beef 10-02-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By Quadlex
Aww, bless. Mum's like that. Dad was staying...

Aww, bless. Mum's like that. Dad was staying with me whilst he recuperated from an operation (Mum doesn't drive far, so the 1.5 hours down the coast to my city was a no-no for her, and driving was...
Forum: Chicken, Turkey & other Fowl 10-02-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By Quadlex
Light Poached Chicken Salad Recipe

I'm trying to loose weight through the judicious application of eating bu&%er all that's got fat added, and filling up on protein. One of my favourite meals that I've come up with so far has been...
Forum: General Cooking 09-02-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,822
Posted By Quadlex
Oh, what about caffiene pills?

Oh, what about caffiene pills?
Forum: General Cooking 09-02-2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,586
Posted By Quadlex
On the topic of tiny apartment kitchens, I have...

On the topic of tiny apartment kitchens, I have what some consider a "Normal" sized apartment kitchen, except Sister Dearest has managed to put some manner of crud on every piece of bench space. ...
Forum: Cookbooks, Software etc. 09-02-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By Quadlex
Katie E that's a wonderful idea, your son is...

Katie E that's a wonderful idea, your son is lucky to have you as a mother.

Then again, my mum's pretty awesome too.

My nan is getting on in years, and she refuses to write down her recipes. I...
Forum: General Cooking 09-02-2007, 03:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,149
Posted By Quadlex
I have a couple of staples, but not many. I...

I have a couple of staples, but not many.

I can make a fawesome bolognase without help, and poached eggs with Sage butter and salad leaves. I also have a couple of chicken salad recipes, one for...
Forum: Cookbooks, Software etc. 06-24-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,330
Posted By Quadlex
I buy a few magazines every month. Gourmet...

I buy a few magazines every month.

Gourmet Traveller I buy because I like the mix of resturant reviews, recipes (Including some from resturant chefs... You write in asking for the recipes, and the...
Forum: Frozen Desserts & Ice Creams 06-19-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,379
Posted By Quadlex
At Cha Cha Char (Australia's best Steak...

At Cha Cha Char (Australia's best Steak restaurant 2006, and they deserve it), they serve pumpkin pie (Unusual, for an Aussie restaurant) with Beef Jus Icecream. It's fantastic.
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