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Around here they have pitchfork barbecues. I don't think the Rocky Mountain Oyster Testicle Festival has a verb in it, but should be worth mentioning anyway.

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My college fraternity, Theta Chi, used to do an annual party called Ox Roast, featuring copious roast beef (and of course beer).

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There are lots of Cioppino feeds here in the SF Bay Area.

Where I grew up in the Catskills of New York State, "Cornell-style" chicken bbq's were the main culinary political fundraisers before elections.

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Here in Beijing, we have a verb-food event (due to the linguistic differences) : 包饺子 - but this reverses into English as 'Jiaozi (Dumpling) Wrap' so it can be shoehorned into the pattern  :raz:

Just a few simple steps:

Make dough

Make filling

Roll out dough......

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Wrap Jiaozi dumplings

Boil jiaozi

Eat them and drink beer until you fall over/die of surfeit/ pass-out.

Hurrah!

:biggrin:

We do this here in the States! What a way to spend a Saturday.

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Growing up in Iowa we'd have a hog roast....

Some farmer would drive his pickup trailing with a 2 barrel long hog roaster onto our yard, it would roast all day and at night, everyone would come over, each with their "covered dish" and a 12 pack of cheap beer.

The smell of it would drive you crazy all day long.

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Now that I think about it, a cream tea is a food-verb affair. "Tea" in the merry old UK is a meal, you have tea in the same way you have breakfast and dinner. And cream, is, of course, clotted cream. Which must be had with scones nd jam. So, I give you cream tea, with some allowances for the differeces between Britspeak and USpeak.


“Don't kid yourself, Jimmy. If a cow ever got the chance, he'd eat you and everyone you care about!”

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Now that I think about it, a cream tea is a food-verb affair. "Tea" in the merry old UK is a meal, you have tea in the same way you have breakfast and dinner. And cream, is, of course, clotted cream. Which must be had with scones nd jam. So, I give you cream tea, with some allowances for the differeces between Britspeak and USpeak.

Thank you for introducing all of us to a new term. Strictly speaking, though, Prince William might tee off near his alma mater, but Queen Elizabeth II does not tea with corgis curled up at her feet.
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The potatoes hiss." --Sylvia Plath

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Picky picky picky. ... :biggrin:


“Don't kid yourself, Jimmy. If a cow ever got the chance, he'd eat you and everyone you care about!”

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Thank you for introducing all of us to a new term.  Strictly speaking, though, Prince William might tee off near his alma mater

What's Eton him?


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The Bean Feed.

Does it exist in real life, or only on the News from Lake Woebegone?


I like to bake nice things. And then I eat them. Then I can bake some more.

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