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Dangerman wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 20:36 Pepper jack is good on burgers, so is ketchup and relish, or mustard, but not all at once. A swipe of mayo on a toasted bun is good too, instead of butter.
Mayo on the bottom bun to mingle with the juices of a freshly grilled burger is superb.
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My cheeseburger condiment of choice is driven by the type of cheese used: ketchup with American or cheddar, mayonnaise with provolone. I don't understand mayonnaise hatred. Without mayonnaise deviled eggs would be impossible and as a result life would not be worth living.
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D.A. Ridgely wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 21:46 Without mayonnaise deviled eggs would be impossible and as a result life would not be worth living.
Huh? You don't need mayo to make deviled eggs, just a bit of oil. (After all, mayo itself is merely oil and egg combined just so.) I never bought mayonnaise until after I moved to Atlanta and discovered it waas the main ingredient in Halal Guys' white gyro sauce, yet I still made deviled eggs all the time.
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Jennifer wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 22:47
D.A. Ridgely wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 21:46 Without mayonnaise deviled eggs would be impossible and as a result life would not be worth living.
Huh? You don't need mayo to make deviled eggs, just a bit of oil. (After all, mayo itself is merely oil and egg combined just so.) I never bought mayonnaise until after I moved to Atlanta and discovered it waas the main ingredient in Halal Guys' white gyro sauce, yet I still made deviled eggs all the time.
Sure, I've tasted more variations on deviled eggs at more parties and receptions than I care to remember, but my personal recipe requires mayonnaise, regular yellow mustard, a bit of salt and pepper and, of course, paprika to garnish. I won't say they're the best deviled eggs ever, but it's the one recipe I've been praised for the most often and asked to share more than any other.
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My recipe sounds remarkably similar to yours, only with a bit of oil in lieu of the mayo.
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D.A. Ridgely wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 23:49
Jennifer wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 22:47
D.A. Ridgely wrote: 30 Jun 2020, 21:46 Without mayonnaise deviled eggs would be impossible and as a result life would not be worth living.
Huh? You don't need mayo to make deviled eggs, just a bit of oil. (After all, mayo itself is merely oil and egg combined just so.) I never bought mayonnaise until after I moved to Atlanta and discovered it waas the main ingredient in Halal Guys' white gyro sauce, yet I still made deviled eggs all the time.
Sure, I've tasted more variations on deviled eggs at more parties and receptions than I care to remember, but my personal recipe requires mayonnaise, regular yellow mustard, a bit of salt and pepper and, of course, paprika to garnish. I won't say they're the best deviled eggs ever, but it's the one recipe I've been praised for the most often and asked to share more than any other.
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I don't really get deviled eggs. I love eggs, but those I don't get. Probably the mayo but also just meh. I would way WAY prefer a lava textured "soft" yolk egg and a bit of crunchy salt.
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85% lean is going to be dry at medium or more done. Grass fed tends to be more lean, and I like the flavor but I'd still seek no more lean than 80/20.
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JasonL wrote: 01 Jul 2020, 09:50 I don't really get deviled eggs. I love eggs, but those I don't get. Probably the mayo but also just meh. I would way WAY prefer a lava textured "soft" yolk egg and a bit of crunchy salt.
You can put way more flavor into a deviled egg than just a soft boiled one. You personally may not find the mayo/mustard/pepper to be an improvement, but don't say you don't "get it". You know people like flavor. Also they are a picnic/pot luck kind of thing.
JasonL wrote: 01 Jul 2020, 09:56 85% lean is going to be dry at medium or more done. Grass fed tends to be more lean, and I like the flavor but I'd still seek no more lean than 80/20.
Correct.
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I would watch a show with Warren just shit talking everyones food choices. He travels around mocking all types of food. And do international specials the way top gear does. The Cheeses of Applebees it shall be called. This is the way.
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Pham Nuwen wrote: 15 Nov 2020, 13:07 I would watch a show with Warren just shit talking everyones food choices. He travels around mocking all types of food. And do international specials the way top gear does. The Cheeses of Applebees it shall be called. This is the way.
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I would donate to that kickstarter.
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Pham Nuwen wrote: 15 Nov 2020, 13:07 I would watch a show with Warren just shit talking everyones food choices. He travels around mocking all types of food. And do international specials the way top gear does. The Cheeses of Applebees it shall be called. This is the way.
I'm in!
Need to work on the title though.
lunchstealer wrote: 15 Nov 2020, 14:55 With commentary by JasonL and dhex
Yes and yes.
and a man-on-the-street segment with Jadagul.
Oh uhhh
Mostly because I want to see normies interacting with Jadagul.
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Dippin' Dots may save us all.

OK, grandiosely put, but an also-ran ice cream company has already long mastered a serious challenge to distribution of this vaccine—keeping it so very cold. Which, if it pans out, is just neat.

(And not even the first time they've used this gear for vaccine storage and transport.)
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Eric the .5b wrote: 22 Dec 2020, 18:10 Dippin' Dots may save us all.

OK, grandiosely put, but an also-ran ice cream company has already long mastered a serious challenge to distribution of this vaccine—keeping it so very cold. Which, if it pans out, is just neat.

(And not even the first time they've used this gear for vaccine storage and transport.)
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That's very cool regarding Dippin' Dots. I had it at least once, when it was still "the ice cream of the future" instead of just "ice cream [which you can only buy at amusement parks and other attraction-type places]", and I recall reading an earlier article explaining that the extreme cold storage temperature required for Dippin' Dots is why you can only buy it at attractions rather than in stores for home consumption, but this part of the story is a bit unclear:
Jones said that in their responses, the company confirms that they can obtain freezers. However, he said that he makes it clear to any interested parties that the same freezers can't be used for food and vaccines.

"We don't recommend storing vaccines in a freezer that was used for food or food in a freezer that has stored vaccine," he said. "We want to be very cautious about what we tell the end user, because foods and vaccines should not be mixed."
Obviously you don't want to, like, store everyone's lunches or ice cream treats next to the vaccines in the same freezer ... but does this mean "A freezer which once held food can never hold vaccines, and vice versa," or does it mean "A freezer which once held food must be specially prepared or cleaned before being used for vaccines, and vice versa?"
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Also: since you can only buy DD at attractions, and attendance for such places is way down this year, I daresay the company can really use both the business and the goodwill this will generate.
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Jennifer wrote: 22 Dec 2020, 23:24That's very cool regarding Dippin' Dots. I had it at least once, when it was still "the ice cream of the future" instead of just "ice cream [which you can only buy at amusement parks and other attraction-type places]", and I recall reading an earlier article explaining that the extreme cold storage temperature required for Dippin' Dots is why you can only buy it at attractions rather than in stores for home consumption
Well, they've been in malls kiosks for ~20 years or so, and convenience stores for some period of time. The trick there is that they have a grade of special freezer which is colder than normal to keep the dots from merging, but not as cold as their super-cold ones (and apparently easier to put on a site). Supposedly, I could get some delivered to me from local places, if I wanted dairy misery.

They'll even ship it to you—though not right now, given mail delays mean melting.
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Eric the .5b wrote: 23 Dec 2020, 18:29
Jennifer wrote: 22 Dec 2020, 23:24That's very cool regarding Dippin' Dots. I had it at least once, when it was still "the ice cream of the future" instead of just "ice cream [which you can only buy at amusement parks and other attraction-type places]", and I recall reading an earlier article explaining that the extreme cold storage temperature required for Dippin' Dots is why you can only buy it at attractions rather than in stores for home consumption
Well, they've been in malls kiosks for ~20 years or so, and convenience stores for some period of time. The trick there is that they have a grade of special freezer which is colder than normal to keep the dots from merging, but not as cold as their super-cold ones (and apparently easier to put on a site). Supposedly, I could get some delivered to me from local places, if I wanted dairy misery.

They'll even ship it to you—though not right now, given mail delays mean melting.

One of my friends posted an instagram video of being made to eat Dippin Dots for the first time (his partner apparently loves them). He just had a packet of them that he was eating at home! I hadn't known that was a thing.

(He did not like them. Which is utterly unsurprising for multiple reasons.)
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The next time somebody says something like, "Internet access is a fundamental human right, and it's immoral to leave it up to capitalism! Government should provide internet access!", point them here:
Providing reliable internet access to the 111,000 children in homeless shelters and unstable housing in New York City has been one of the most stubborn obstacles to getting online schooling right, and for many students there’s no relief in sight. The city belatedly started putting Wi-Fi in 200 family shelters in November and says it won’t finish until the end of summer, after a second pandemic school year has come and gone.

In November, when a lawsuit demanded that the city speed up and complete the Wi-Fi project by early January, the city protested that it was being asked to “perform the impossible,” listing 14 bureaucratic hurdles to be cleared at each shelter before installation could begin.

But operators who collectively run more than a dozen of the city’s 200 family shelters have proved it is not impossible at all.

Recognizing the urgency of the situation, they took it upon themselves to get their buildings wired months ago and got it done within weeks — most for a fraction of what the city is paying the cable giants Spectrum and Optimum to do the job over nearly a year.
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lunchstealer wrote: 30 Mar 2021, 14:50 Facebook's advertising algorithms are bringing me information I need. Guys you can buy a single machine that can record/play vcr tapes AND dvds! It's at radvcr-dot-com I'm rushing to buy mine right now before they sell out. Y2k is gonna be lit you guys.
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lunchstealer wrote: 30 Mar 2021, 14:50 Facebook's advertising algorithms are bringing me information I need. Guys you can buy a single machine that can record/play vcr tapes AND dvds! It's at radvcr-dot-com I'm rushing to buy mine right now before they sell out. Y2k is gonna be lit you guys.
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