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Forum: Chicken, Turkey & other Fowl 02-14-2014, 07:47 AM
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Views: 11,299
Posted By Soma
Looks sooooo good, except I don't see any celery...

Looks sooooo good, except I don't see any celery in this dish. In my tongue-world, celery is a necessity with chicken. It adds a titch of salty flavour, strangely.
I've been off or near-off salt...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31,546
Views: 2,475,553
Posted By Soma
I had a favourite Aunt that used to hire herself...

I had a favourite Aunt that used to hire herself out as a house-de-ghoster. She advertised in local papers, in the help offered columns. My favourite story of hers:

a woman phoned to ask her over...
Forum: Fish & Seafood 11-01-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By Soma
Chief: it does sound good, I love croquettes of...

Chief: it does sound good, I love croquettes of any kind - usually make salmon ones using canned salmon..... although 1 cup flour to 1 cup milk + breadcrumbs sounds like a pretty thick mixture.
Let...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-28-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31,546
Views: 2,475,553
Posted By Soma
Oooh, I do like those wellies PF! Mine are plain...

Oooh, I do like those wellies PF! Mine are plain black, and nothing to look at....well, they do have nice-ish blue bottoms, which cause a bit of an edging....

in a bit of a funk today....can't...
Forum: Today's Menu 10-27-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,664
Posted By Soma
Oh Harry!.....ooooooh, Harry, Harry,...

Oh Harry!.....ooooooh, Harry, Harry, Harry.....you've done it again, a feast for our eyes (and watering mouths).

I roasted a chicken, too late to eat last night, but saved it for a curry chicken...
Forum: Today's Menu 10-27-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,479
Posted By Soma
I roasted a chicken, late last evening (had...

I roasted a chicken, late last evening (had nachos and cheese for a quick snack supper, cuz of a large fish lunch.

This morning, I cut up the chicken, rescued the gravy from roast pan, added some...
Forum: General Cooking 10-24-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Soma
You have an "other heart", Princess?.....what...

You have an "other heart", Princess?.....what other heart and where is it?
Forum: Today's Menu 10-24-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,844
Posted By Soma
Great idea, Andy! I'm currently taking a...

Great idea, Andy!

I'm currently taking a hobby photography course, and our homework for this week is "curves".

Chickens have curves.....right?....so I'm off to visit a neighbour who raises...
Forum: General Cooking 10-23-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Soma
oh, sorry.....should have read "1/4 cup butter"...

oh, sorry.....should have read "1/4 cup butter" (but 1/2 cup (or even more) is much yummier....if you're not worrying too much about your heart).
Forum: Today's Menu 10-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,844
Posted By Soma
Can I do the braise in the oven? I prefer...

Can I do the braise in the oven? I prefer oven-roasted meat.
Forum: Today's Menu 10-22-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,844
Posted By Soma
Hi Fiona!....I've been off the food forum for...

Hi Fiona!....I've been off the food forum for many months, depressed about this cardiovascular disease which threatens to clog every artery .....so not been interested in cooking, nor eating. Lost...
Forum: Today's Menu 10-22-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,844
Posted By Soma
Tonight's main meal? Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

I bought a 2-pound slab of sirloin steak from a butcher shop;was going to make a Moroccan beef stew with it, but there's no fat on it, hardly any. So it would be tough stew, right?
maybe Swiss steak...
Forum: General Cooking 10-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,295
Posted By Soma
Last week I made a pumpkin pie using a fresh...

Last week I made a pumpkin pie using a fresh pumpkin, and added only 1/2 cup Splenda sugar substitute.....YUCK! it tasted strange, almost metallic, but more veggie than sweet.
Back to brown sugar I...
Forum: Today's Menu 10-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,601
Posted By Soma
I'm late, it's now Oct 22nd, but can't resist...

I'm late, it's now Oct 22nd, but can't resist commenting on Harry's photos.

It must be fabulous walking by Harry's house at suppertime! I think I'd camp out on his lawn, feast on the aromas.
Forum: General Cooking 10-22-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,539
Posted By Soma
I've even used a cream cheese in potatoes,...

I've even used a cream cheese in potatoes, instead of or along with butter.
Forum: General Cooking 10-22-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Soma
One of our family's favourite desserts as a...

One of our family's favourite desserts as a child!

I had one left in the house just yesterday, saw it in a bakeshop and couldn't resist buying this large square of yumminess ($3, 1.5 inches high...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-31-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 1,517,482
Posted By Soma
Good advice, Goddess. Thanks.....going to charge...

Good advice, Goddess. Thanks.....going to charge everything now, then get offline.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-31-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 1,517,482
Posted By Soma
I'm in Ontario, Canada, just north of Lake...

I'm in Ontario, Canada, just north of Lake Ontario. On the USA radar I can see a big green dragon with yellow splotches and a few red, coming straight for us - not a tornado, hopefully, but some...
Forum: Today's Menu 05-13-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6,192
Views: 642,462
Posted By Soma
now in rehab for heart surgery recovery, I count...

now in rehab for heart surgery recovery, I count and measure out each bite of food that goes into me.
Had 24 mini-wheaties, Fibre 1 cereal, 1/2 cup milk. Coffee no sugar.
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 05-13-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,784
Posted By Soma
Oh Steven, that looks ever so beautiful. Sorry to...

Oh Steven, that looks ever so beautiful. Sorry to hear it didn't meet your taste criteria though.

I really prefer blueberries with lemon, and with lots of sweetener.

Better luck next time!
...
Forum: Today's Menu 04-18-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 52,073
Posted By Soma
CWS: these cookies sound good....no sugar except...

CWS: these cookies sound good....no sugar except honey, like that! but I never buy Cheerios anymore, too much salt content. I'll find something else to add instead....or: you said you just left them...
Forum: Sauces 04-14-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,003
Posted By Soma
taxlady, I guess the texture I'm looking for is...

taxlady, I guess the texture I'm looking for is more like cooked porridge.

Andy, I think you're wrong.....if I brown the meat first, it gets hard and crunchy on the outside, and sometimes bits of...
Forum: Sauces 04-14-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,003
Posted By Soma
ok, thanks Chief!....there are so many good ideas...

ok, thanks Chief!....there are so many good ideas for spag sauce now.....wow, think I'll be cooking just spag sauce for awhile yet, hehe.
Forum: Chicken, Turkey & other Fowl 04-14-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By Soma
Sounds good, Larry, thanks!.....but what is...

Sounds good, Larry, thanks!.....but what is "Italian chicken sausage"?....is it just more ground chicken but with a lot of spices? what kinds of spices, i wonder... (cuz I don't buy sausage anymore,...
Forum: Pork 04-14-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By Soma
at first I thought you were going to use a jar of...

at first I thought you were going to use a jar of apple butter spread.....which might also be something to try.

I couldn't possibly use a cup of real butter though. Since my heart attack, surgery,...
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