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May 21, 2020, 11:32 AM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Exactly. It's not as personal. Before Missy I wished they'd bring back the Rani. There used to be several renegade time lords running about.
It’s weird, since I was such a hopelessly massive fan as a kid, but I haven’t watched any of the new series.

I figure at some point I’ll binge.

Since I was also a hopeless D&D nerd, GoT is in the same boat.
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Jul 2, 2020, 10:32 PM
 
Oatmeal raisin cookies.
     
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Jul 3, 2020, 05:56 AM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Oatmeal raisin cookies.
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Jul 13, 2020, 01:34 AM
 
Lime.

Far superior to that lemon shit.
     
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Jul 13, 2020, 08:32 PM
 
I’m a lime man myself.....but why’s it gotta be a competition for you people? Both are great.
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Jul 13, 2020, 08:41 PM
 
Originally Posted by ShortcutToMoncton View Post
I’m a lime man myself.....but why’s it gotta be a competition for you people? Both are great.
I prefer lime as well, but I’m not even sure I could pick it in a blind test against lemon.
It might just be a preference due to different physical appearance or how I have seen it used.

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Jul 13, 2020, 09:24 PM
 
both are great.
     
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Jul 13, 2020, 10:44 PM
 
Wait, who underrates citrus?
Maybe I'm just coming at it from a person who uses lemon and lime in cocktails pretty consistently.
     
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Jul 14, 2020, 01:30 AM
 
Originally Posted by ShortcutToMoncton View Post
I’m a lime man myself.....but why’s it gotta be a competition for you people? Both are great.
It’s only a competition with important things, like pizza, fruit, and cookies.
     
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Jul 14, 2020, 04:49 PM
 
Hard to beat lime juice over sliced (and nicely chilled) cucumber slices for a light, “fresh” tasting salad item. Sprinkle black pepper, paprika, hot pepper, whatever over it for a zing, or just leave it plain.

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Jul 14, 2020, 05:36 PM
 
A little fresh squeezed lime juice over ice is very refreshing. Doubly so if you already have gin and tonic water in the glass.
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Jul 14, 2020, 08:38 PM
 
Oatmeal raisin cookies are indeed good. I got a bag of Pepperidge Farm's Santa Cruz SOFT BAKED oatmeal raisin cookies right on my office desk.
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Jul 14, 2020, 08:42 PM
 
I’ve been eating Tate’s brand, which is at the extra crispy end of the spectrum.
     
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Jul 14, 2020, 09:25 PM
 
Raisins can get the heck out of my food.
Craisins, however, can stay.
     
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Jul 15, 2020, 12:39 AM
 
More for me!

Cheerios go great with raisins.
     
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Jul 15, 2020, 09:23 AM
 
clarify: cooked food. cereal, gorp, and straight from the little boxes is ok.
     
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Jul 15, 2020, 09:47 AM
 
Lemon on pasta, lime on Mexican food. Also lime on fried rice.
     
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Jul 15, 2020, 01:29 PM
 
And Tostitos.
     
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Jul 16, 2020, 10:05 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Lemon on pasta, lime on Mexican food. Also lime on fried rice.
+1 Lime on Mexican. I ought to try lemon on pasta. Soon. Lime on fried rice sounds good too.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Jul 16, 2020, 10:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
It’s only a competition with important things, like pizza, fruit, and cookies.


Also—lime is great on pasta!
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Jul 31, 2020, 03:54 AM
 
Dumplings.
     
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Jul 31, 2020, 06:38 AM
 
Who underrates dumplings?
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The depraved.
     
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Jul 31, 2020, 04:21 PM
 
I don't think I've ever had a dumpling.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Jul 31, 2020, 04:28 PM
 
do we mean biscuit-like dumplings that go in soup or asian pan-fried goodness?

Chinese soup dumplings are also amazing. They don't float in soup, they are filled with soup. Mmm.
     
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Jul 31, 2020, 04:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
I don't think I've ever had a dumpling.
Ever had gnocchi? That’s a type of dumpling.
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Jul 31, 2020, 07:47 PM
 
Any type of dumpling is manna-like. Pierogi, for example, or knodle, or kreplach. Or (properly prepared) old-fashioned unfilled dumplings that go with chicken - these are basically biscuit dough that’s boiled in the stock from cooking the chicken.

Even mediocre dumplings are good, but really well done they’re extraordinary. Yum!

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Originally Posted by Thorzdad View Post
Ever had gnocchi? That’s a type of dumpling.
I bought some a few months back, but at the time I wasn't equipped to cook it properly so I never ate it.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Have you ever had ravioli?
     
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Aug 1, 2020, 11:44 AM
 
Yes.
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Aug 1, 2020, 11:59 AM
 
Then you’ve had a dumpling!

Same if you’ve had a won ton, a potsticker, gyoza, or momo.


Edit: which also answers Andi’s question.
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Aug 2, 2020, 02:12 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Have you ever had ravioli?
Yeah, I’m sorry, but that’s going too far.

Perhaps the generic definition of a dumpling would include ravioli, but in reality, there’s a world of a difference between filled pasta and run-of-the-mill dumplings.

If you keep it that generic, even a loaf of bread or a donut could be considered a dumpling. Not helpful.

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Aug 2, 2020, 08:05 PM
 
I don't like eating dumplings. Probably only eat it 2x a year. When I do, I only eat the Chinese ones with ground pork and yellow chives (hate the green ones).

A dumpling is not necessarily some meat/veggies inside a flour wrapper. For example, a wonton is not considered a dumpling, but a potsticker would be considered as being one.
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Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Yeah, I’m sorry, but that’s going too far.

Perhaps the generic definition of a dumpling would include ravioli, but in reality, there’s a world of a difference between filled pasta and run-of-the-mill dumplings.

If you keep it that generic, even a loaf of bread or a donut could be considered a dumpling. Not helpful.

-t
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Aug 2, 2020, 11:57 PM
 
Tamales? Or does the corn meal dough disqualify it?
     
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Aug 3, 2020, 12:25 AM
 
Is a Cornish Pasty a dumpling then?
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Aug 3, 2020, 07:47 AM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Tamales? Or does the corn meal dough disqualify it?
Tamales are their own category of heaven.
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Aug 4, 2020, 08:17 AM
 
Bacon with A1 sauce.
     
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Aug 6, 2020, 09:54 AM
 
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Bacon with A1 sauce.
Hmmmm. On one hand, I feel that A1 sauce is an abomination against nature and interferes with the act of communing with my steak. On the other hand, bacon, near-perfection by itself, may get some extra kick from A1.

Question: what sort of bacon are we talking about? Applewood smoked, hickory smoked, etc.? And how crisp? These things make a difference.

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I’d say floppy hickory, but I really should do a flight.
     
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Aug 9, 2020, 09:53 AM
 
Floppy hickory makes sense. Really crispy bacon would only be a player for dipping in a sauce, and I’d expect that really crispy bacon could essentially crumble while dipping.

On the other hand, not-so-floppy applewood smoked bacon (which, for those of you who haven’t tried it, is kind of sweet) might benefit from the sharp/sour kick from A1. Hmmm...

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