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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4060 on: July 02, 2017, 03:02:45 PM »
Wild salmon, oven-baked in foil, with lots of lemon and mushrooms, some chives, ginger and sage, and potatoes roasted at the same time.    A blueberry muffin for dessert.

Sounds good. I'm especially fond of the fish and ginger combination.

Tonight Mrs. Rock invented a "Mexican" dish: chicken in a tomato/jalapeno sauce. Served with baked pumpkin (with sea salt and garlic) and corn on the cob. Drank a chilled rosé (merlot and syrah) from the French producer Domaine Lalande (Languedoc-Roussillon).

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4061 on: July 03, 2017, 11:54:20 AM »
smoked a pork shoulder on apple wood for the 4th
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4062 on: July 09, 2017, 12:04:49 AM »
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And sometimes they jump right out the barrel and into my arms.

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4063 on: July 09, 2017, 12:17:27 AM »
I'm better now, pizza was decent. And the delivery girl....  :-* :-*

(she predictably reminded me of a girl that I liked that I played bass in a backing band with once, too attractive to be a delivery girl  :o :o )

:o "too attractive to be a delivery girl" :o

I'm reporting you to the Tumblrinas.  >:(

Nah, I 'aint no stoolie, see?  8)

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4064 on: July 12, 2017, 10:11:04 AM »
Do you live in a taco or burrito city?

And your life would be better in one of these places:

Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4065 on: July 12, 2017, 10:32:54 AM »
Restaurant per capita: americans are small time players:

Bordeaux: 1/285
Lyon: 1/295
Paris: 1/404

Now you know what is the main motivation to come to France !
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4066 on: July 12, 2017, 10:33:33 AM »
That seems a dubious criterion...Las Cruces, Los Angeles, and the TX Rio Grande valley would probably top any serious effort to produce such a ranking...

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4067 on: July 12, 2017, 10:38:12 AM »
Restaurant per capita: americans are small time players:

Bordeaux: 1/285
Lyon: 1/295
Paris: 1/404

Now you know what is the main motivation to come to France !

how many Mexican restaurants are in Bordeaux?
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4068 on: July 12, 2017, 10:46:11 AM »
how many Mexican restaurants are in Bordeaux?
Oooh! One of my favorite things to do is to look at pictures of terrible, terrible European versions of Mexican food.

There are three. Árbol is a fast food place, Fresh Burritos Bordeaux is too, and Saveur Latine is a little nicer. Let's look at pictures!

Árbol puts guac on all its tacos, and also a lot of grease.

Fresh Burritos Bordeaux looks okay but I don't understand this potato side dish.

Saveur Latine is clearly the worst one, they put giant sticks on their tacos and serve platters of weird burned shit and pita quesadillas served on salad.

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4069 on: July 12, 2017, 11:01:43 AM »
Oooh! One of my favorite things to do is to look at pictures of terrible, terrible European versions of Mexican food.

There are three. Árbol is a fast food place, Fresh Burritos Bordeaux is too, and Saveur Latine is a little nicer. Let's look at pictures!

Árbol puts guac on all its tacos, and also a lot of grease.

Fresh Burritos Bordeaux looks okay but I don't understand this potato side dish.

Saveur Latine is clearly the worst one, they put giant sticks on their tacos and serve platters of weird burned shit and pita quesadillas served on salad.

Ha, what the hell is that drink with colored marshmallows?
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4070 on: July 30, 2017, 04:11:06 AM »
Just made some fig jam with honey & cardamon & lemon.  The cardamon comes from my last trip to Cochin (India) and was freshly ground using spinning spineur special grinder.

I had to adjust the sugar and the cardamon while cooking.  Taste is super !

Earlier this month, I did the more exotic Rhubarb&Banana and lemon.  Nice too.

To have the right consistency, I add some agar-agar for additional pectin which makes the natural gel with the sugar.
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4071 on: August 23, 2017, 08:20:17 AM »
Peanut butter-filled M&Ms.  But it's not an addiction.  I can quit any time I want. 


I just don't want to.
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4072 on: August 23, 2017, 08:27:35 AM »
Peanut butter-filled M&Ms.  But it's not an addiction.  I can quit any time I want. 


I just don't want to.

I could have posted that. The large box (365g) - doesn't last a day. 🐷
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« Reply #4073 on: August 23, 2017, 09:44:27 AM »
I could have posted that. The large box (365g) - doesn't last a day. 🐷

Yep.
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4074 on: October 20, 2017, 10:50:28 PM »
I have a question. Does any of this fare in the top rated restaurants in Britain remotely resemble food or something you would actually want to eat?
Haute cuisine just gets weirder and weirder.
https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/TravelersChoice-Restaurants-cFineDining-g186216-a_Mode.expanded





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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4075 on: October 30, 2017, 07:08:08 AM »
Well it's not peanut butter M&Ms if that's what you're thinking.  <avoiding eye contact>
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4076 on: October 30, 2017, 08:04:31 AM »
It's mussel season! Last night we had linguine and mussels in a cream sauce with dried tomatoes, chili peppers and parsley. We drank a 2016 Weissburgunder (pinot blanc) Spätlese trocken from the Westhofener vintner Hirsch-Stabel.




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"hey, they made a movie about
Mahler, you ought to go see it.
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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4077 on: November 02, 2017, 06:42:35 AM »
We had fried Atlantic Wolffish marinated in sambal oelek, garlic, ginger and lime juice. Served with baked pumpkin and potatoes with fresh rosemary, green beans. Drank champagne.




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Mahler, you ought to go see it.
he was as f*cked-up as you are."
                               --Charles Bukowski, "Mahler"

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4078 on: November 11, 2017, 12:25:15 PM »
A future destination for holidays: the new disneyland of food in Bologna

http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/blogs/eataly-food-theme-park-bologna-italy-opening

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Re: What are you eating?
« Reply #4079 on: November 14, 2017, 09:29:33 PM »
Cooking chicken stirfry for four people right now

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