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#1427264 Supper

Posted by prasantrin on 05 May 2018 - 12:04 AM

My mom can clean the meat from any kind of bone using a regular table knife, and she's not even from a culture that uses table knives regularly. She can also peel shrimp with a table knife leaving the shell in one piece. Maybe most people can do that, but I am not one of them.

#1425823 Steven Bochco

Posted by prasantrin on 02 April 2018 - 04:28 PM

What was wrong with Barnaby Jones?!?! I liked it. I was probably 7, but I liked it. I liked Quincy and Emergency!, too!

#1424586 Kansas City bbq

Posted by prasantrin on 12 March 2018 - 03:54 PM



I love Kansas City, and wish I could spend more time there. And ya, not just for the barbeque, though since I can't get decent barbeque where I am, that's basically when i fill up on for the day or two I've been there.

#1422844 Eater's 30 Iconic NYC Restaurant Dishes

Posted by prasantrin on 05 February 2018 - 12:34 AM



You can have smoked meat at any number of places (well, maybe not if you go with Lex) but it's only iconic if it's Katz's.


or Dunn's??




In nyc. 



Oh, right. Whenever I read "smoked meat", I get stuck in Montreal. 

#1422123 Barcelona recommendations

Posted by prasantrin on 22 January 2018 - 12:15 AM

I hope you stay in a rut, because I need tips, and you always have good tips!

#1422086 Paul Bocuse

Posted by prasantrin on 20 January 2018 - 01:59 PM


At 91.

#1420930 Your next cookbook

Posted by prasantrin on 25 December 2017 - 03:13 PM

Just picked up Amazon Kindle:


Pichet Ong's The Sweet Spot: Asian-Inspired Desserts at $1.99


and The Food52 Cookbook: 140 Winning Recipes from Exceptional Home Cooks was only 99cents.


I'm considering getting Cooking Under Pressure by Lorna Sass (only $1.99). I can fiddle around with the recipes for use with my still unopened Instant Pot.

#1420800 Stay Younger w/Salads

Posted by prasantrin on 22 December 2017 - 12:36 AM


#1419768 Annoyances

Posted by prasantrin on 01 December 2017 - 01:17 AM

I didn't become anemic because of my diet, but for other reasons (age-related women's problems, if you know what I mean). But many of the foods rich in iron are foods that just don't appeal to me (in general, but especially now), in large part because they leave me bloated and uncomfortable. Beans and lentils, kale, anything wheat-based... so many others... And stuff I like which should be ok, I've been warned against because of the calcium content, like broccoli. Broccoli is delicious! But also has enough calcium potentially to interfere with the absorption of iron.


I get that I have to suck it up, but it's an annoyance,and look at that! Annoyance is also the title of this topic!


I love spaghetti with tomato sauce. It's my "I don't feel like cooking" comfort food, and is one of dishes for which I will suffer the bloating. Cast iron pan spaghetti it is! (no parmesan, though. Darn calcium!)

#1419365 Reasons To Be Cheerful

Posted by prasantrin on 20 November 2017 - 08:12 PM

Not exactly something to be very cheerful about, but my flight was oversold so I volunteered to take a later flight for $800 compensation plus a $10 meal ticket. Sure I'll be arriving home about 8 hours after my original eta, but it's not like I had anything else to do today.

#1417134 Winter 2017-2018

Posted by prasantrin on 14 October 2017 - 04:53 PM

Too early? Because it snowed overnight, enough to leave a thick coating on my car this morning. It'll melt by the afternoon, but there was still a fair bit on the ground at 10am.

#1416828 Reasons To Be Cheerful

Posted by prasantrin on 09 October 2017 - 10:19 PM

Speaking of Italy, did LiquidNY move to Italy already? I have not seen his posts around in many a day. . .week. . . month.

#1416734 Pure Food and Wine

Posted by prasantrin on 08 October 2017 - 01:05 AM

As a fellow vegan, it's nice to have her back out and back on the team. Id be curious to know how the food is in the clink

Maybe her an another famous ex-con, OJ could team up for something. They both have a type that may be compatible


I wonder if she's still vegan.



#1416718 Reasons To Be Cheerful

Posted by prasantrin on 07 October 2017 - 02:51 PM

You'd be accompanying my mother. Think about whether that would be worth it. . .  :unsure:

#1416136 New York Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Posted by prasantrin on 25 September 2017 - 04:09 PM

I wonder if this stuff would meet your (Daniel's) standards? Not as a melting "cheese", though,