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Old Feb 10th 2021, 12:51 am
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Originally Posted by DaveLovesDee View Post
Probably one for WTF in the UK, but I'll spoiler it here just in case anyone's eating while looking at this...






Hopefully this is the whole thread, it's brilliant.


Just click on it, it will take you to the full thread on twitter.

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Old Feb 10th 2021, 5:52 am
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Default Re: A Food thread

Originally Posted by DaveLovesDee View Post
Probably one for WTF in the UK, but I'll spoiler it here just in case anyone's eating while looking at this...





Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
Probably tastes okay but a bit too crunchy for the beans.

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I imagine there will be a magical point at which the moisture from the beans makes the weetabix just the right amount of less crunchy; kinda like how French Fries (which generally are at their best when crispy) can somehow transform into something delightful when covered in gravy / curry sauce / etc.

I recall now, as a child, eating weetabix with butter and jam on it! Happy memories!
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Old Feb 10th 2021, 11:33 am
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I imagine there will be a magical point at which the moisture from the beans makes the weetabix just the right amount of less crunchy; kinda like how French Fries (which generally are at their best when crispy) can somehow transform into something delightful when covered in gravy / curry sauce / etc.
I would actually make a distinction between fries and chips. Fries definitely at their best crunchy outside, soft inside. I would never put anything other than salt on them although there is a frozen brand (Cavendish) that does a really good cracked pepper version.

Chips, as in British, as well as being good with salt and vinegar or just salt go exceedingly well with curry sauce or mayo (for me) while others like ketchup, onion gravy etc.

If the appeal of fries is the crunchiness - and it is - then wetting them removes the appeal.

Having said that, a dollop of mayo on the side is acceptable, allowing for the best of both worlds.
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Old Feb 10th 2021, 11:38 am
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Valentine's Day approaches.
It always amuses me that in Canada (North America?) as well as the ads for roses and sparkly things, the supermarkets have offers on Beef (roasts and steaks) - of the more expensive cuts - all illustrated with a heart.
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Old Feb 10th 2021, 12:38 pm
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
Valentine's Day approaches.
It always amuses me that in Canada (North America?) as well as the ads for roses and sparkly things, the supermarkets have offers on Beef (roasts and steaks) - of the more expensive cuts - all illustrated with a heart.
Nothing says 'I love you' more than cooking her a nice meal with no expectation in the return.. If he's a good boy, she might return the gesture on March 14th...
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Old Feb 10th 2021, 12:50 pm
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Nothing says 'I love you' more than cooking her a nice meal with no expectation in the return.. If he's a good boy, she might return the gesture on March 14th...
...by cooking a nice breakfast for him?
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Old Feb 10th 2021, 1:21 pm
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...by cooking a nice breakfast for him?
Steak breakfast sounds like a plan...
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Old Feb 10th 2021, 4:47 pm
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Nothing says 'I love you' more than cooking her a nice meal with no expectation in the return.. ...
Of course. But maybe something other than roast beef or a steak for such a treat.
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Cake.

The Boston Cream got smooshed against the lid when it almost slid off the walker but left a nice pattern.

I decided to try that one first. I cut a wedge out of it and transferred it to a plate, which makes me a wizard. Easily the most decadent thing I've had in awhile.
I bought one of these, on the recommendation of some on the forum. Seemed silly to get two with all that cake sitting there.

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Old Feb 13th 2021, 9:55 pm
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There are few combinations as nice as sausage egg and chips.
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There are few combinations as nice as sausage egg and chips.
Sausage and mashed potato filling in omelettes are nice.
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Sausage and mashed potato filling in omelettes are nice.
I have been known to make a volcano with mash and the yolk of a fried egg as the lava. Unfortunately it's one of those things that are nice to eat but leave you with a bit of a sickly feeling.
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Just had buttered baguette, some toasted some not, peppercorn pate, cheese, and pickled onions from a jar with October 2017 on the lid.
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Just had buttered baguette, some toasted some not, peppercorn pate, cheese, and pickled onions from a jar with October 2017 on the lid.
Can I have your bike? If it passes the smell test, no problem!
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Can I have your bike?
My stepson still uses it occasionally. I'll probably use it for blood tests come summer. I reckon I can manage that.
If it passes the smell test, no problem!
They tasted fine. A little less crunchy but still good.
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