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Forum: Appetizers & Hors D'oeuvres 03-06-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,986
Posted By cliveb
I've only ever stuffed them with a tuna salad...

I've only ever stuffed them with a tuna salad (tuna, olives, capers, onion, red peppers) .
Your crab stuffing looks delicious Kadesma! Thanks!
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 03-06-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By cliveb
If I was forced to write down a list of...

If I was forced to write down a list of Mediterranean ingredients, I'd probably begin with something like:
Aubergines (Eggplant), courgettes (zucchini),tomatoes, red, green and yellow peppers,...
Forum: Sauces 02-27-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,739
Posted By cliveb
The last little tomatoes on the vine are used for...

The last little tomatoes on the vine are used for pickling here!
Once you've picked them, they may turn red but they're never as sweet as vine-ripened fruit. I use them in sauces - whole, seeds,...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 02-25-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By cliveb
I've frozen the stuff when the cut-price offers...

I've frozen the stuff when the cut-price offers are too good to be true. However, I'm talking 6-10 lbs of butter!
I buy unsalted, but if there's a special price, I turn it into ghee.
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 02-25-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By cliveb
"Giving up fags" for our US readers, means...

"Giving up fags" for our US readers, means quitting smoking. :rolleyes:
Beans, sentiant, whether they're haricot, baked, black-eyed, black, red - what ever, have a calorie count of about 220 - 230...
Forum: Alcoholic Drinks 02-25-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,321
Posted By cliveb
Nah, Lyn - Whiskey (with an 'e') is Irish, or...

Nah, Lyn - Whiskey (with an 'e') is Irish, or American. Whisky is Scotch. No belittling either of the three! Try an Old Bushmills or a Jamesons and you'll soon discover the delicious smoothness the...
Forum: Alcoholic Drinks 02-25-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,321
Posted By cliveb
Since I don't know which "highland" malt you've...

Since I don't know which "highland" malt you've been sipping, I can't really comment. However, the Balvenie malts are beautiful - they have a port wood finish, a sherry finish, etc. and they're all...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 02-22-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,173
Posted By cliveb
Personally, fish and cheese don't go together....

Personally, fish and cheese don't go together. That's not to say you can't eat it (!) just that I don't care for it much.
For Chicken and pasta, however:
Fry some chopped chicken with a little...
Forum: Salads & Salad Dressings 02-19-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,600
Posted By cliveb
I'm extremely fortunate to havea Farmer's Market...

I'm extremely fortunate to havea Farmer's Market close to home,where they always have fresh arugula. So I don't need to plant any.
And I agree - the peppery flavour is very special. I love it with...
Forum: Fruit & Nuts 02-19-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,585
Posted By cliveb
I've just noticed that the category for this...

I've just noticed that the category for this thread is "Fruit and Nuts".
Could they be related?:lol:
Forum: Fruit & Nuts 02-18-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,585
Posted By cliveb
Ah, but if that's you then what are you doing...

Ah, but if that's you then what are you doing with that curved black fruit on a stick??
Forum: Vegetables 02-14-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 53,626
Posted By cliveb
Grated then salted and a bit of sugar added -...

Grated then salted and a bit of sugar added - they're GRATE ( sorry for the pun) in salads!
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-14-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,455
Posted By cliveb
Strange thing is, I have a feeling the "Cuban...

Strange thing is, I have a feeling the "Cuban Sandwich" originated in the States...
To fry plantains, you have to make sure they're ripe. That means the skin on the outside is almost, or completely,...
Forum: Appetizers & Hors D'oeuvres 02-14-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,324
Posted By cliveb
Neat recipe! Thanks!

Neat recipe!
Thanks!
Forum: General Cooking 02-14-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,694
Posted By cliveb
I use extra virgin olive oil for sauces, salads,...

I use extra virgin olive oil for sauces, salads, cooking, searing, sautéeing, and for frying eggs in the morning.
I find it most amusing that the "powers that be" tell us what we should and should...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-13-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,381
Posted By cliveb
So the final dish was fusilli, not falafel! As...

So the final dish was fusilli, not falafel!
As long as it tasted good...
Forum: General Cooking 02-12-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,588
Posted By cliveb
subfuscpersona: I live in a tropical country....

subfuscpersona:
I live in a tropical country. Our average daily temperature ranges from 25ºC to 34ºC - depending on the time of year.
Even if I had wanted to, I could never have defined "cool"...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 02-09-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,677
Posted By cliveb
I eat beans like they were going out of fashion,...

I eat beans like they were going out of fashion, and can vouch for Verablue's testimony. No "Unwanted Air" problems whatsoever!!:lol:
Forum: Forum Admin: Tech Support & Announcements 02-09-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By cliveb
If it's any consolation, the 24 hour clock...

If it's any consolation, the 24 hour clock confuses the heck out of me!

I think I'd prefer a computerised sundial!!!:rofl:
Forum: Fish & Seafood 02-09-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By cliveb
Sounds good, that. I love the combination of...

Sounds good, that. I love the combination of fish/seafood with fruit!
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-09-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,381
Posted By cliveb
Sorry, Breezycooking - I have to disagree here. ...

Sorry, Breezycooking - I have to disagree here.
First of all, you do not need eggs to "bind" the falafel. It's a perfect Vegan dish - no eggs, no animal fat, and yes, yes, it does work with raw,...
Forum: Fruit & Nuts 02-07-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,894
Posted By cliveb
Stirblue: Thai Coconut Milk is made from...

Stirblue: Thai Coconut Milk is made from partially mature coconuts.They're green or orange on the outside, and I doubt very much you'd find them where you live. They look like this:
...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-07-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,132
Posted By cliveb
Here's a thought - kitchenelf-inspired:smile: ......

Here's a thought - kitchenelf-inspired:smile: ...

Place your blender, or food processor, on the table in front of you. Add:

2-3 tbsps of peanut butter
1 tsp chopped onion ( preferably...
Forum: General Cooking 02-07-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,983
Posted By cliveb
Lulu - I think the problem was the powdered veg....

Lulu - I think the problem was the powdered veg. stock. I also do not know how much water you added, but that is secondary; you can always evaporate the water.

Try this method:

Melt some...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 02-07-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,381
Posted By cliveb
Hi, Django ( like Django Reinhardt, yeah?)! ...

Hi, Django ( like Django Reinhardt, yeah?)!
First thing about making falafel. You can't use canned chickpeas, as they are cooked. You have to soak dried chickpeas overnight (8 hours) then blend them...
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