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    I think I ate some bad, bad salad yesterday. Damnit. It's not agreeing with me at all today.
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    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

 

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    Today, I slow cooked a pork tenderloin in pina colada/coconut cream sauce paired with coleslaw. It was wonderful.
    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

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    Reheating my thai based green bean tofu curry over basmati rice.
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    I cooked up some boneless pork chops on Sunday. I first marinated them in soft apple cider for 8 or so hours, then patted them dry and dusted them with Chupracabra Creole Seasoning, fresh thyme and scallions. Popped them in the oven at 350 until nicely roasted. Today, I took some of the leftovers, sliced them thin and put them on a sandwich. YUM!

    You can use hard apple cider as well, I just wanted to try the soft cider.

    It was excellent.
    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

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    Finished off the corned beef and cabbage from a few days ago with ramen noodles. Very tasty.
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    There was a Chinese noodle restaurant on NY's upper west side that I used to frequent. They made this very good noodle dish with garlic, vegetables (I think broccoli was the main ingredient), vermicelli, and pignoli.

    I made an approximation of it with angel hair pasta, very thinly sliced zucchini (julienned into 2 inch long thin strips), minced onion, a few sliced cloves of garlic and toasted pignoli. It's really very good. I cook the onion until it's translucent and just begins to color, add the garlic until it's cooked then throw in the zucchini, toss the whole, then add toasted pignoli. At the end, I toss in the cooked pasta and toss it until the flavors have melded. You need a wide pan like a wok or a paella pan to have enough surface area to cook this. Soy sauce is important as the vehicle for salting it. It reheats well, too.

    I hadn't made this in quite a while but recently, I got a good quantity of zucchini and so I had the leftovers for lunch. I was going to make zucchini bread with the rest, but think I'll make another batch of the pasta for dinner instead.
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    I just had cold asparagus for breakfast (yes, brekkie at 2pm). Tasty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiningbrow View Post
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    I made an approximation of it with angel hair pasta, very thinly sliced zucchini (julienned into 2 inch long thin strips), minced onion, a few sliced cloves of garlic and toasted pignoli. It's really very good. I cook the onion until it's translucent and just begins to color, add the garlic until it's cooked then throw in the zucchini, toss the whole, then add toasted pignoli. At the end, I toss in the cooked pasta and toss it until the flavors have melded. You need a wide pan like a wok or a paella pan to have enough surface area to cook this. Soy sauce is important as the vehicle for salting it. It reheats well, too..
    That sounds yummy.
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    I made some steaks tonight, cooked in Chimi Churri sauce. Tomorrow, I'm having the other steak for lunch.
    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

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    I had to go up to Couer d'Alene today, so I took the opportunity to have lunch at my favorite Japanese place. Everything they do is super delicious, and they're awesome people.

    In addition to my seafood udon, I indulged my love for nigiri sashimi. My absolute fave is yellowtail (hamachi), but I had something that I'd never had until now....escolar! It's also called "butterfish" because the species doesn't process the ester oils in the stuff it eats, so they remain in the flesh. It is absolutely freakin' delicious, but when I got home I wanted to know more about it, and it turns out there can be....hmmm, shall we say, "disastrous side effects" from eating it. Basically, you end up having uncontrollable episodes of farting/shitting oil. This guy's article talks about it, and is pretty darn funny. The comments are, per the usual, comedic freakin' gold.

    I'm glad I didn't have too much; apparently the key to not getting a prodigious bout of oilfarts is keeping consumption under 6 oz. in one sitting. But it is sooooo good. I could see how consuming more might be worth the, um, price you might pay.
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    Well, if you got constipation, that might be a delicious way to solve your problem.
    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

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    Put a version of cock-a-leekie soup in the slow cooker from the farm house delivery site. They use pasta with theirs instead of rice or barley. Pretty darned simple. A couple of carrots, some celery, leeks of course, chicken, white wine and chicken broth. Slow cooked for 7 or so hours. Last 10 minutes plop in the pasta.
    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

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    Adding a slice or two of the pickled onions from a dish of pickled herring to some cheese and crackers is delightful.

    Also, pickled herring. Mmmmmm....pickled herring.
    I know the rain like the clouds know the sky
    I speak to birds and tell them where to fly
    I sing the songs that you hear on the breeze
    I write the names of the rocks and the trees

    I tried to warn you when you were a child
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    Oh, you fool
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    I am coming for you
    You can run, but you can't be saved

    Darkness brings evil things
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    You have opened the yawning grave

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    Never had herring pickled or otherwise. Is it a strong tasting fish?
    Madness does not always howl. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "Hey, is there room in your head for one more?"

    I is before E except after C, then it's chaos man, mass chaos! Letters coming together into words, but then you go English and they put U's in places that just shouldn't go there... AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    My sanity left town along time ago and didn't leave a forwarding address. It's not missed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kirinke View Post
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    Never had herring pickled or otherwise. Is it a strong tasting fish?
    Nope, it's delicious. I also like kippered herring. Herring is pretty common, you have probably had it and not known it.

    They're colloquially called "the silver darlin's" because they were such a food and commerce staple in Scotland.
    I know the rain like the clouds know the sky
    I speak to birds and tell them where to fly
    I sing the songs that you hear on the breeze
    I write the names of the rocks and the trees

    I tried to warn you when you were a child
    I told you not to get lost in the wild
    I sent omens and all kinds of signs
    I taught you melodies, poems, and rhymes

    Oh, you fool
    there are rules
    I am coming for you
    You can run, but you can't be saved

    Darkness brings evil things
    oh, the reckoning begins
    You have opened the yawning grave

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