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by Sandry
Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: How much coffee do people drink in a day?
Replies: 97
Views: 19604

Re: How much coffee do people drink in a day?

I'm weird about coffee. I probably on average drink maybe 4 oz a day or less. I usually have half a cup with a bunch of milk if I'm at the office, often using it as a replacement for a sensible breakfast. Sometimes I'll get iced coffee with cream in if I'm out and about, or a caramel macchiato (and ...
by Sandry
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

I've never seen it as requiring fuss other than one more dirty spoon to scoop it out when cooking. *shrug* And definitely for the way I deal with spices and onions I really specifically wouldn't want to use butter for that application - it would burn/brown too much. Along this wavelength, I've alway...
by Sandry
Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

red lentil dahl I've been meaning to cook this for a long time, but never got around to it. Any tips, or just the case of following a recipe? Well, personally I don't follow a recipe. General gist: Red lentils and water in a pot, add salt, some diced tomatoes and maybe lemon juice if you like, boil...
by Sandry
Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

I made chocolate mochi. The recipe said it'd make fifteen servings. I do not know who the fifteen people are who would each such servings; I'm pretty sure I have about 40 servings. Holy crap, so much mochi. It was for this tea party my housemate and I put together. She made scones, raspberry sauce a...
by Sandry
Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 514847

Re: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)

A picnic would be excellent. (Though my schedule tends to be stupid, so I won't suggest planning around me.) Also, anyone want to do the StrEats thing on a Tuesday at Powderhouse? It's there through the end of this month, is my understanding, and I'd happily meet up with folks on the 11th, 18th or 2...
by Sandry
Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

When I got home after class last night, I made myself a late dinner that's basically a take off on a dish by a local restaurant. Mei Mei does a "Double Awesome," which they state is a scallion pancake sandwich with local greens pesto, cheddar, and two oozy eggs. I made mine with plain para...
by Sandry
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Recipe requests
Replies: 48
Views: 8361

Re: Recipe requests

Huh. I didn't realise the singers' views on dairy weren't medically accepted. As a singer, I can tell you I give zero shits as to whether or not doctors believe it - it is absolutely 100% a reproducible phenomenon and definitely a problem to keep in mind in terms of timing on any performance and wha...
by Sandry
Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

This weekend was pizza and smoothie weekend with friends over. I made two breakfast pizzas and a normalish zucchini pizza, plus two peach smoothies and a peach/raspberry smoothie. ...I think that's all I ate. I'm not sure that's a good idea. But we're all terribly entertained by the new breakfast pi...
by Sandry
Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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I made a pasta with veggies and cream sauce, a French toast casserole, and I fried up some pineapple and made a honey lemon sauce to go over it, which I accidentally put too much brown sugar in. Oh, and I made pizza. I feel like the pineapple should go over ice cream or with cheese or something. I g...
by Sandry
Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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This weekend I made some tzatziki and cucumber lemonade and a strawberry smoothie (with maple syrup). The large size of Greek yoghurt was on sale - I have been eating almost nothing but tzatziki for like three days. I may be only slightly exaggerating.
by Sandry
Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 917
Views: 148891

Re: Controversial opinions about food

I can sympathize, because terrible tomatoes are so widely available. But good, in-season tomatoes are amazing. Yeah, I went from Lazar's belief to this one. But sadly I don't have a lot of patience for not very good tomatoes (unless they're cooked), so I feel like most times the risk outweighs the ...
by Sandry
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Huh. I never posted the peach crumble I was so excited to have made this weekend. Our band did a house concert, and I really thought I wasn't going to have the time and energy to do anything homemade, and had thus consigned myself to bringing a store bought fruit bowl, crudités bowl, hummus and pita...
by Sandry
Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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This weekend was grilling weekend, so I got to have all the grilled vegetables and fruits I could ever want. NOM. We finished up by making oven smores. It's this general concept, except in our house we use fluff because vegetarians - http://www.fivehearthome.com/2014/08/10/smores-dip-baked-in-skille...
by Sandry
Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I made pizza with zucchini. Minimal effort on my part and unexciting, except I have come across a thing I can make that my whole household is happy about. This is sort of rare for us, as I am addicted to vegetables, and one of my other housemates basically doesn't eat many at all. And one ...
by Sandry
Wed May 13, 2015 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Made a couple asparagus quiches... already finished one off, though. I think I need to make this - http://www.fromthekitchen.co.nz/2013/02 ... VET75h0xG8

Basically, being a weirdo spinach addict, this looks right up my alley. :D
by Sandry
Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Had a houseguest this weekend, and got to actually do some cooking. Made a scallion, spinach and jack omelette for breakfast, and made egg curry, dahl and rice for dinner. Then we went out for pizza the next day, and we will never have to eat again. O_O
by Sandry
Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I made an asparagus and goat cheese sandwich for lunch, and cabbage, zucchini and lentil soup for dinner. It's nice to actually have time to cook, ever. (Though this won't last long.)
by Sandry
Fri Apr 10, 2015 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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Urgh. I hope that's rectified soon, Zohar!

I'm also planning on making those soon. Maybe after I take my final tomorrow as a sort of self-reward. Thanks, Moo!
by Sandry
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today we Made:

Moo wrote:
Sandry wrote:Result of thith thread: we really, really want to try earl grey cupcakes.
we will post the recipe if we remember to bring our book tomorrow.

Huzzah! :)
by Sandry
Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Result of this thread: I really, really want to try earl grey cupcakes.
by Sandry
Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

If you don't do chorizo because you don't eat meat, this recipe might be helpful: http://www.seriouseats.com/2015/02/how-to-make-vegan-chorizo.html I'm generally suspicious of meat substitutes, but Kenji is usually pretty reliable. Huh. That looks really interesting, but also like it'll take quite ...
by Sandry
Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Yeah, I don't do chorizo, but I did do spinach. It was fine, except I do my eggs over hard because I hate runny yolk and don't really like scrambled that well. It meant I sort of had a bunch of egg that was fairly discrete, which doesn't actually work that well in a nacho context. *shrug*
by Sandry
Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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I made breakfast tortilla thing because of that one FaiD thread about nachos. *shakes fist*

They were okay. I think the idea sounds better than it actually turns out to be. *shrug*
by Sandry
Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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Sunday I decided I wanted to make a savoury baked good, and went for leek bread pudding. Turned out reasonably well, though I wish I'd had different cheese options. We basically had parmesan and some robusto that was getting hard, but I would've loved to have gone with a softer cheese than that. (Th...
by Sandry
Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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Made meatless Cincy chili last night. A huge batch so that when we're all stuck in the house during the blizzard, we have something that actually tastes good as leftovers. Also made more soup, but already ate all of it. Nom. I suppose one of these times we get blizzarded in, I should actually make F...
by Sandry
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Favorite Office Snack Ideas
Replies: 8
Views: 6081

Re: Favorite Office Snack Ideas

Hummus is not exactly intended as shelf stable, but I find it to basically work okay if it hangs out for a few hours. It's vegan, so there's not a lot of stuff that goes off very quickly in it. In addition to some of the other suggestions here that are my faves (particularly fresh fruit of whatever ...
by Sandry
Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

I made mujaddara, but with not enough caramelized onions. You need more than that. No, more.

It wasn't terrible, but man, more onions.
by Sandry
Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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I feel like I always select the wrong sized pots. Yesterday I made what should have been a red lentil and spinach soup, but there wasn't enough room for the amount of liquid I needed, so it tended somewhere toward porridge instead. Aie. I could've moved it to a large pot, but I didn't want to make m...
by Sandry
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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I made a very poor life choice this weekend. I thought I would try a sort of tex mex lasagna concept for fun. I neglected to consider how unfortunate the idea of warm salsa is. It's just not nice. I ended up throwing half of it out when I realised I would rather continue to be hungry than face eati...
by Sandry
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

I made a very poor life choice this weekend. I thought I would try a sort of tex mex lasagna concept for fun. I neglected to consider how unfortunate the idea of warm salsa is. It's just not nice. I ended up throwing half of it out when I realised I would rather continue to be hungry than face eatin...
by Sandry
Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

PAstrychef wrote:There is no one true chili. Folks just have to get over themselves.

Hardcore agreed. It's so clearly a style of food meant to be adaptable for what you have at hand.
by Sandry
Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

I also ate some of the best chocolate pie I've ever had. I need to try to make that. *cough* recipe *cough* I don't precisely have one. My understanding is: graham cracker crust, chocolate layer basically made of cream cheese + nutella, top layer of whipped cream. My guess is it's likely along thes...
by Sandry
Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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I did two potluckish Thanksgivings (one Thursday, one Saturday), and between them made two bries en croute (one more successful than the other), two vegan gravies (again, one more successful than the other, but opposite way around for this one), vegan stuffing, a tofurkey (which doesn't count as coo...
by Sandry
Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Made more soup, similar to last time. Basically I feel like I've been vaguely congested forever, and I keep trying to combat that. *sigh* This time of year doesn't love me. I feel like I never make anything fun anymore. It's all no time and no patience. Looking forward to Thanksgiving, since at leas...
by Sandry
Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What is "Natural" - Is "Organic" the same thing?
Replies: 44
Views: 14141

Re: What is "Natural" - Is "Organic" the same thing?

Organic exists because you have a considerable consumer base with income more than sufficient for their lifestyle who can spend disposable income on food. It's a somewhat arbitrary definition of a standard that doesn't affect much but does differentiate your product from less expensive products. If...
by Sandry
Mon Nov 03, 2014 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Baked potatoes and baked acorn squash (with maple syrup and salt).

Nothing too complex, but we're out of a lot of staples, so I needed to figure out something that involved a vegetable.
by Sandry
Mon Oct 27, 2014 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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I made an Asian-inspired light-ish soup this weekend. Basically lots of ginger and garlic and a bit of soy sauce and one egg as the base, and then just a bunch of vegetables thrown in and some green tea noodles. (Cabbage, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers and bean sprouts. I was going to add s...
by Sandry
Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

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This weekend we did a bunch of grilling (yay), and also had a breakfast for dinner sort of thing one night (super yay).

I made strawberry chocolate chip pancakes (amongst other things) and had them with fresh whipped cream and maple syrup. So good.
by Sandry
Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

Made a lentil, brown rice and spinach sort of curry, which is reasonably tasty. Also made myself a couple smoothies (blueberry, pineapple, strawberry, banana for one and mango, strawberry, raspberry for the other), but I really do not have the proportions down yet. What I should say is that I made m...
by Sandry
Wed Aug 27, 2014 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4105
Views: 660894

Re: Today I Made:

I made oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, but they turned out only okay. Meh.

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