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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby An-Gel Sakura » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:54 pm

Seasons greetings. What are your plans this year :?:
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby Michael » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:27 am

Plans? Stay warm inside, sleep in some, play with the cats, and eat turkey. :)
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby An-Gel Sakura » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:12 pm

Lasagna and eggplant parmesan for me, and I'm bringing the cat with me. \:D/
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby JM1776 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:27 pm

Please. Parmesan is a French bastardization of the true word Parmigiano ... and Parmigiano Reggiano makes Parmesan taste like old socks.

The French steal SO MUCH Italian culture and call it their own ...
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby An-Gel Sakura » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:08 pm

JM1776 wrote:Please. Parmesan is a French bastardization of the true word Parmigiano ... and Parmigiano Reggiano makes Parmesan taste like old socks.

The French steal SO MUCH Italian culture and call it their own ...

That's the holiday spirit for ya. [-o<
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby JM1776 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:32 pm

Well, they'd steal that, too.
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby lafr » Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:15 pm

At least they did not steal the hot dog, the hamburger and apple pie!

And bacon! Ahh, bacon!
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby Quoshara » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:50 pm

I'm baking cottage pie. Simple and easy...but my mom requested it. No one else will make it for her.

Comfort food for the win!
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby An-Gel Sakura » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:20 am

Quoshara wrote:I'm baking cottage pie. Simple and easy...but my mom requested it. No one else will make it for her.

Comfort food for the win!

What the heck is cottage pie, and can it be made sugar-free :?:
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby JM1776 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:13 am

Isn't that a variant of shepherd's pie, only with beef instead of lamb (hence the name "shepherd's pie")?
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby An-Gel Sakura » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:42 pm

"Shepherd's pie" I've made before. Although when I was living in Great Britain and Ireland, I
noticed they make the potato topping chunky style. I whip mine.
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby JM1776 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:02 pm

An-Gel Sakura wrote:"Shepherd's pie" I've made before. Although when I was living in Great Britain and Ireland, I
noticed they make the potato topping chunky style. I whip mine.


That's because you have taste.
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby An-Gel Sakura » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:31 pm

JM1776 wrote:
An-Gel Sakura wrote:"Shepherd's pie" I've made before. Although when I was living in Great Britain and Ireland, I
noticed they make the potato topping chunky style. I whip mine.


That's because you have taste.

That's my Italian side. The German and Japanese blood had nothing to do with it. :[]]
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby Quoshara » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:52 am

An-Gel Sakura wrote:
Quoshara wrote:I'm baking cottage pie. Simple and easy...but my mom requested it. No one else will make it for her.

Comfort food for the win!

What the heck is cottage pie, and can it be made sugar-free :?:


As stated above, it is a variation of Shepherd's Pie. I was taught the recipe by my friend's British mum....but it's absolutely NON-traditional. I use ground beef, onion, a bit of garlic powder, sweet & spicy BBQ sauce, a bit of A-1 (or HP if you use that) . You brown the beef and onion, then add the rest....then dump in and stir cheddar cheese into it (lots). You can also add mushrooms or veggies at this point but we prefer ours on the side. You toss it into a casserole dish and top the whole thing with mashed potatoes. Then you put the whole thing into a 375 degree oven and bake until the mixture starts bubbling up around the edges.

As I said...lovely comfort food. *s*
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Re: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Postby Michael » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:47 pm

lafr wrote:At least they did not steal the hot dog, the hamburger and apple pie!

That would have probably started a war. ;)
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