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1 hour ago, pastrygirl said:

I don't have any strong feelings about Ree Drummond, but if you enjoy snark, this guy has plenty ...

 

https://www.thelostogle.com/2017/07/20/5-of-the-pioneer-womans-worst-laziest-and-most-questionable-recipes/

 

 

Indeed it's snarky.

I've read other negative reviews about Ms. Drummond and they all seem to be big on the jealousy factor.

How dare she be wealthy and successful and raise very nice children with a hot husband!

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I've always thought of Ree Drummond as being very similar to Paula Deen. I don't really care if either of them are wealthy and successful and raise very nice children with a hot husband. I think their recipes are bad. I'm allowed to think that, no? 

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2 minutes ago, cakewalk said:

I've always thought of Ree Drummond as being very similar to Paula Deen. I don't really care if either of them are wealthy and successful and raise very nice children with a hot husband. I think their recipes are bad. I'm allowed to think that, no? 

Of course.

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51 minutes ago, cakewalk said:

I think their recipes are bad. I'm allowed to think that, no? 

 

Absolutely! 

 

I'll occasionally watch Pioneer Woman while at the gym and while she doesn't make anything that spectacular, it's easy to see how this idyllic rustic Americana thing would appeal.  She's not a chef, not claiming to be a chef (afaik), she's making money appealing to the masses.  Good for her. 

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I really enjoy her shows, mostly because I envy her way of life.  I used to dream of living on a ranch when young though I would never have been able to keep up with all her 'jobs'.

She' so successful because she's so likable and her food looks good and is easy to prepare.   I respect her accomplishments.

i don't see her recipes as 'Southern', more Southwest.

 

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Her husband does have a nice butt. At least in the pictures.

 

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Don't ask. Eat it.

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Pearls Before Swine on Michelin standards

 

 

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Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

    Nida Fazli, poet, 1938-2016 (translated, from the Urdu, by Anu Garg, wordsmith.org)

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Foolhardy Attempt at Second Location

 

The Onion, of course.

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Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

    Nida Fazli, poet, 1938-2016 (translated, from the Urdu, by Anu Garg, wordsmith.org)

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Not exactly a Food Funny but it struck me as humorous.  I am sitting here re-watching the Massimo Bottura episode of Chef's Table while eating my bowl of Cheerios. 

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7 hours ago, lesliec said:

Because the platypus both lays eggs and produces milk, it is perhaps the only animal that can make its own custard.

 

But does it have thumbs to hold the spatula? ;)

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On 8/7/2017 at 11:37 AM, Alex said:

Foolhardy Attempt at Second Location

 

The Onion, of course.

 

And life, once again, imitates art: Toppers Pizza

 

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Arie Leder is opening his second Toppers Pizza location in Grand Rapids next month.

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"We are very happy to be able to do this and are looking forward to expanding into the southeast," Leder said in a statement. "We know it will be a great challenge and we are looking forward to it."

 


Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

    Nida Fazli, poet, 1938-2016 (translated, from the Urdu, by Anu Garg, wordsmith.org)

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10 hours ago, pastrygirl said:

 

But does it have thumbs to hold the spatula? ;)

 

But if you look at a platypus, it comes with a tail that looks like a spatula.

 

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46 minutes ago, dcarch said:

 

But if you look at a platypus, it comes with a tail that looks like a spatula.

 

dcarch

 

D'oh!  Even better!

 

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This amused me.

 

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File this under ‘It’s the thought that counts.’ Currently, the most gifted grocery item at Amazon – ahead of Bollinger and a sweetie assortment – is a 5-litre bottle of Golden Swan White Vinegar. According to the reviews it’s being used to remove limescale and kill weeds.

 

from Jay Rayner, The Observer today. (scroll to the end)

 


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Happened today.

 

Working in my garden, I get all kinds of bug bites. Two days ago I found a rash near my ankle. It is a ring like rash. I googled and the rash kind of looks like Lyme tick bite manifestation.

 

I immediately made an appointment to see a lyme disease specialist.

 

Doctor, " Yeah, interesting rash, but it does not look like a lyme tick bite. But have you other unusual symptoms, headache? fever?  fatigue?---"

Me, trying to be funny, "No doctor; but I suddenly have this craving for Key Lyme pie."

Doctor,  "That can be worrisome. I will have to give you a Key Lyme blood test to make sure." 

 

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Love a doctor with a sense of humor and a quick wit xD


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4 hours ago, lindag said:

Love a doctor with a sense of humor and a quick wit xD

 

My mother's longtime doctor, the one who delivered me (reaallllly longtime doctor) had a poster on his wall, with sentence of Latin in large type. Beneath it, in tiny letters, was the English translation: "If you can read this, you're over-educated."

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"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."

Ursula K. Le Guin

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

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My test of whether a doctor has a sense of humor is to give him a copy of this pain scale, courtesy of Hyperbole and a Half. Be sure to read her explanation of the numbers.

 

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Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

    Nida Fazli, poet, 1938-2016 (translated, from the Urdu, by Anu Garg, wordsmith.org)

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Because it kinda fits here (though I suppose "things the wee ones say" is a topic all its own), the other day my GF's 2-yo granddaughter told us solemnly that "bacon is her favorite colour."

 

 

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"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."

Ursula K. Le Guin

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

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10 hours ago, Thanks for the Crepes said:

@Alex,

 

This is obviously a bell to Carolina Reaper pepper hotness scale, so it belongs in Food Funnies. 

 

Trivia: 1) Her post was in 2010, prior to confirmation of the Reaper (and its predecessor, Trinidad Scorpion) as the hottest pepper; 2) There's a pending new champion, Dragon's Breath. I can't even begin to imagine...

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Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

    Nida Fazli, poet, 1938-2016 (translated, from the Urdu, by Anu Garg, wordsmith.org)

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