Alan-Hope
Alan-Hope
Alan-Hope
4/06/21 8:33AM
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The vertical cut is as dangerous as what the girl in the video is doing, and it’s completely unnecessary. Just look at the structure of an onion. The vertical cut brings nothing to the party, and you’re cutting towards your hand for the only time you would ever think of doing that in the kitchen. 

2/06/21 9:28AM
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What’s the big deal about waiting? The brining is going to take time anyway, so what’s the rush? All this pints-to-grams folderol to solve a problem that doesn’t really exist. 

2/06/21 3:56AM
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I’ll add my vote for Evernote. And no need to categorise; it’s all in the search function. Me: What was that thing again, was it lentils? Search lentils. Evernote: Here you are, sir. Have a good day. 

2/01/21 4:37AM
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No use offering that advice to the writer of this piece.
If you allow even just 10 minutes delay before wrapping up your note its delivery, you’ll have time to give it a second look, then can close your email tab with a sigh of relief.”

1/22/21 12:02PM
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That YouTube video you linked to is both shocking and necessary watching. Sadly it will be preaching to the converted, being in Channel 4 in the UK, and a relatively huge thing at 46m for anyone else to commit to. British people need to watch, though, because any time now, that shit (literally) is going to be on your Read more

1/21/21 2:47AM
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If you’re not going to use freshly-grated parmesan, do yourself and favour and don’t use any parmesan at all. 

1/14/21 11:52AM
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This is so true I can just type this strong approval and leave it at that. Except to say that it’s the ultimate in the arrogance syndrome being described that a US website would presume to explain to the rest of the world, as if they were drooling ninnies who had never looked beyond their own borders. Whereas in fact Read more

1/14/21 11:04AM
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That sounds a lot more complicated than just leaving it out on the counter. 

12/15/20 2:10PM
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Why does it even matter if the edge of the paper is neat? 

10/22/20 11:37AM
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I think my main concern with this idea would be whether the bacon was cooked, and if so, in what state? I can’t imagine anything good coming out of 25 minutes at 190C, and anyway who has 25 minutes to spare in the morning?

9/29/20 2:57PM
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Jacques Pépin, doubtless not for the first time, got there before you:

9/08/20 2:58PM
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Yet another post on a website trying to argue that terrible American fast food options are somehow not the spawn of the devil. I wouldn’t mind, but these options are being broadcast worldwide and polluting the food being consumed by people of low intelligence and even less taste — namely the young.
If you’re going to Read more

8/30/20 1:46PM
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Bravo. Excellent tale. I particularly liked this:
The taste was like someone described Guinness to a 20 year old Barista who tried to make it in a kombucha jar.” Brilliant. 

8/21/20 2:36PM
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Funny, because groundnuts are a food staple in Africa, and sate sauce is widespread in South-East Asia. Maybe it’s the fact that PB tends to be sweetened? And also over-sweetened in some cases.

8/21/20 2:31PM
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Cheese is just another fermented food. True, it’s fermented milk, and Asians in general don’t go for lactose, but the smell comes from fermentation, just as it does for Stilton, Trappist beer or salami. 

8/21/20 2:30PM
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People all over the world eat tripe, because why would you throw away food? Spam is a particular product, but I would say it belongs to the family of chacuterie, albeit as a second cousin twice removed.
I would say that the American love for totally processed foodstuffs probably most turns off foreigners, for all that Read more

8/18/20 3:51AM
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Seriously? So dental hygiene in itself wasn’t enough? It took consumer products to turn you away from dragon-breath and all the associated health problems associated?
Boy, this site is more hard-sell that I expected, even for a shill-site. 

Seriously? So dental hygiene in itself wasn’t enough? It took consumer products to turn you away from dragon-breath

8/16/20 1:06PM
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If you are sure of what would happen next, it wouldn’t be uncertainty shirley. 

8/06/20 2:00AM
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I wouldn’t say that hotel breakfasts show what’s in the culture as a whole. Europeans in general don’t stay in European hotels the way Americans do. The kind of people who travel for business are not considered representative of the common man. 

8/06/20 1:53AM
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Mezze is far more wide-ranging that a charcuterie board. Charcuterie is nothing more than cured meats — the word in French comes from chair cuite, which means cooked flesh. The rest is ‘board’ which in this context derives from ‘bord’ meaning plate. In English, the word board for table is archaic, although still used Read more