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6 hours ago, Porthos said:

From the NYT Cooking Community:

 

 

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Now I wanna carve a hab-o-lantern...

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It's kinda like wrestling a gorilla... you don't stop when you're tired, you stop when the gorilla is tired.

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This kind of amused me in the supermarket this morning.

 

Sea salt pineapple mints sugar?

 

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"Sugar" here is a common mistranslation for "candy". The two words are the same In Chinese.
 

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糖【táng】 sugar; sugared; in syrup; sweets; candy.

 

No. I didn't buy them!

 

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You know you spend a lot of time on eG when a song comes on the radio, and your brain immediately tries to tell you that Freddie Mercury is singing about a "killer" kouign.


“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"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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“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"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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Auggghhhh.

 

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Don't ask. Eat it.

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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."

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It took me a little while to get  the clerk in the Chinese store  to say "pRessure" cooker and not "pLeasure" cooker.

 

I was looking for a replacement gasket.

 

Actually, I like "pleasure cooker" better. I use it so often to make cooking easier

 

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Seasonal *and* food (-ish):

 

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“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"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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For those who like puns, from today's Pearls Before Swine: signature dish

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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."

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Rhetorical question of the day from FB:

"If two vegans don't like each other, is it still called a beef?"

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“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"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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On 11/9/2019 at 9:50 AM, Alex said:

For those who like puns, from today's Pearls Before Swine: signature dish

THANK YOU!!!  I adore 

pastis and have written him several times.  He has graciously replied once or twice.  Really, I'm not stalking him.

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Nothing is better than frying in lard.

Nothing.  Do not quote me on this.

 

Linda Ellerbee

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2 hours ago, liuzhou said:

via Facebook from Classical Art Memes

Just spit my coffee all over my phone.Just spit my coffee all over my phone.

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