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Food
food :: 'mouse

All living things are sacred; Many are delicious.​

    TAGS:  food, delicious, sacred


If it has artificial flavors, artificial colors, no trans-fat, low carbs and reduced calories, AND there is a legal injunction against calling itself by the name of the very food it is trying to imitate, maybe Nature is trying to tell you something.

    TAGS:  food, artificial, nature, legal, flavor


egg cream :: bakerina

One inch of cold milk, one bwip of Fox’s U-Bet Chocolate Syrup, seltzer to the top, stir, stir, stir.

    TAGS:  food, chocolate, recipes, milk, seltzer


cooking right :: 'mouse

I can’t believe this shit that “Cooking Light” subjects me to every month, ‘Mouse moaned (while Bakerina nodded sagely), “The original recipe was an embarrassment of riches:  Two sticks of butter overloaded the shortbread crust; one cup of whipping cream made its way into the custard; and an additional cup of whipping cream plus 6 ounces of full-fat cream cheese weighed down the topping,” what kind of scrawny excuse for a human says something like that about good, healthy, heavenly old-fashioned rhubarb custard bars?

    TAGS:  food, butter, cream, custard, recipes, rhubarb


yogurt :: Imaginary Keith

After reading the Fungi or Bacteria Exclusion included in his company’s Commercial General Liability Coverage Policy,

Fungi or Bacteria, a. “Bodily injury” or “property damage” which would not have occurred, in whole or in part, but for the actual, alleged or threatened inhalation of, ingestion of, contact with, exposure to, existence of, or presence of, any “fungi” or bactrea on or within a building or structure, including its contents, regardless of whether any other cause, event, material or product contributed concurrently or in any sequence to such injury or damage

Imaginary Keith knew he should test the backbone of the policy, and immediately called up his agent, threatening to inhale an unusually large amount of peach yogurt.

    TAGS:  food, bacteria, insurance, legal, fungi, peaches, yogurt


sin :: Jo

French fries are really good.

    TAGS:  food, french fries


You swear by snoballs, the next person by ho-hos, some by cupcakes and others by twinkies, but me, I need the entire quadrumvirate of evil to cure what ails me.

    TAGS:  food, evil, cupcakes, hunger, snacks, junk food


yuck :: Jo

I have not been able to eat lobster since I found out that they’re spiders with a thyroid condition.

    TAGS:  spiders, food, yuck, lobsters


At this moment, I would sell everything I own, even the antique cookbooks, for a bowl of chicken, leek and ginger wontons in a rich brown double-strength chicken stock, with dumpling wrappers so fresh and slippery that eating them really does feel like swallowing clouds.

    TAGS:  food, dumplings, Parable of Esau


“Hmmmm, smells like dead duck—and I mean that in the best possible way”

    TAGS:  ducks, food, duck - the food


Cold Morning Heaven :: bakerina

Cream crackers + homemade blackberry jam = breakfast.

    TAGS:  food, jam, breakfast, heaven - the feeling


When someone invents a temporary shunt that can be discreetly switched on at parties to bypass the throat and entire digestive tract but not the mouth, it will be a happy day indeed for lovers of butter-based foods.

    TAGS:  food, butter, inventions


First :: Keith

The best thing about going first is that the gravy ladle is always clean.

    TAGS:  food, queues, first


“Just right,” said Poppa Bear, and he ate her all up.

    TAGS:  food, bears, Goldilocks


Since most things in life having to do with the concept of “comfort” also have to do with the tongue and other organs of base bodily sensation (skin, for instance) it makes no sense at all that important peace conferences and political debates don’t always take place in hot tubs while eating delicious bon-bons.

    TAGS:  food, comfort, justice, female


Ayuh :: Jo

Pizza would be good.

    TAGS:  food, pizza


More cure :: 'mouse

“Milk, honey and papaya create a drink that gives you hope in a world filled with bad news.”

    TAGS:  food, cures, honey, papaya


Minimalist Jones liked jam in the morning
But would only toast one side of his bread,
Then he’d wash it all down, not with coffee or juice,
But a glass of plain water instead.

    TAGS:  coffee, food, Minimalist Jones, minimalism, toast


When, in the side yard next to the dryer vent at my humble home, I stumble across a morel mushroom, I take it as a sign - a sign that there’s gonna be a morel sauted in butter and garlic this evening.

    TAGS:  food, butter, garlic, mushrooms


a to z (rubish) :: hysterium

Any bear could demand enough food granted heavy intra-jurisdictional kumquat lobbying makes naughty outcroppings pay quality royalty sales that usher values with X-rated yoga zest.

    TAGS:  food, bears, a-z, kumquats


For Science :: Keith

This morning’s contribution to scientific exploration involves the sampling of a new type of cinnamon roll; I have entered the standard cinnamon roll hypothesis in my ledger.

    TAGS:  food, cinnamon rolls


Bananas :: 'mouse

More proof that the goddess in charge loves tropical countries best.

    TAGS:  fruit, food, god, bananas, goddess


Bob shops :: pam

They say that, as a rule of thumb, health-conscious omnivores should not select food products that would perplex one’s great-great grandparents (were one somehow able to drive one’s ancestors to the supermarket); this notion would have made sense to Bob at the moment he paused in front of the Cheetos display, and distinctly heard in his internal ears the derisive shrieking of Ukranian fishwives.

    TAGS:  Bob, food, food truths, fishwives


“No doubt the foundation of a happy home lies very largely in the kitchen; to often have ill-cooked dinners put asunder that which God hath joined together - it is impossible to have peace in the soul while there is war in the stomach.”

    TAGS:  guest scriner, food, ladies, kitchens, Ladies Handbook, happy homes


Last Layer :: Jo

The jar of pimentos in your cupboard is only there to serve as a reminder that you need to shop, and soon.

    TAGS:  food, pimentos


In school, we used to balance a knife across the Salisbury steak, lay a pat of butter on top of the knife, and let the heat soften the butter for the bread - but that was that; nobody was foolhardy enough to eat the stuff.

    TAGS:  food, butter, inedible, knifes, steak


NY Pizza :: pam

Somebody, quick, defend New York style pizza to me (if you like it), because the “authentic” pizza we tried last night seemed terribly flat and boring.

    TAGS:  food, New York, pizza, disappointing


Every time his his friends mentioned eating any type of Asian food, Gerald always interrupted, “What’s the biggest problem with making love to an Asian?” much to his friends’ amusement - not.

    TAGS:  love, food, sex, friends, Asian, problems


“Burritos should NOT have hazelnuts in them.”

    TAGS:  food, burritos, crimes against nature, hazelnuts


Fishing :: 'mouse

Bear sat in the middle of the stream and let the salmon come to him.

    TAGS:  food, Little Bear, bears, fishing, salmon


Blackberries :: 'mouse

On the sunny side of the patch, up high, Bear found the first ripe blackberries of the year.

    TAGS:  food, Little Bear, bears, blackberries


Conditioning :: pam

Behind one sliding door of the pantry was food, while behind the other was the vacuum cleaner; the dog knew the difference - it even knew the difference between the sounds of the doors - and so the dog’s raw-edged emotions toward Pantry ranged between hopefulness and sheer panic.

    TAGS:  food, dogs, sounds, conditioning, hopeful


My secret shame :: 'mouse

I eat girl snacks.

    TAGS:  food, confessions, china, snacks


Cheetos and old age :: Br. Ezra

“I must be getting old,” Henry said outloud as he wiped the Cheeto crumbs from the corners of his mouth just as his dad used to do.

    TAGS:  Henry, aging, food, crumbs, Dad, mouth


Yum, Snouts :: Keith

Please don’t tell me that meat byproducts aren’t for breakfast, because I would find that culinarily insensitive.

    TAGS:  food, byproducts, breakfast, cabeza, meat


The Crumb War :: SarahsGreenEyes

The guilty crumbs left from the eating of the last doughnut surely spelt ‘War’.

    TAGS:  food, war, crumbs, donuts, guilt


just eat it :: boot

Don’t think too hard about the food you’re eating, else it’s likely to end up a Scrine.

    TAGS:  scrine, food, eating


Turns Out Toast :: Keith

Turns out you can eat too much toast.

    TAGS:  food, eating, minimalism, toast


101 uses for nutria - #88 :: littledevilworks

Crepes with banana and nutria (as opposed to Nutella)

    TAGS:  food, crepes, nutria


brekkie :: boot

I’d take all the fancy restaurants and swap ‘em all for the call of eggs on toast.

    TAGS:  food, breakfast, eggs, simple life


hunger :: boot

We need food for survival, but to want to survive we need to want food.

    TAGS:  food, hunger, survival


not just for dinner :: You can call me, 'Sir'

Gravy is always the answer.

    TAGS:  food, gravy


Henry understood that most of Freud’s ideas were largely discredited by the academic community, yet he couldn’t help but notice that every 20 minutes or so he found himself thinking of sex or food, and on really stressful days - both.

    TAGS:  food, sex, daydreaming, Freud


sweet talking :: boot

I like my food to talk me into eating it, to convince me of it’s hidden delights and, at the end, leave me smiling mysteriously.

    TAGS:  food, mystery, cajoling


Food Gathering :: boot

The busiest, tiniest kitchens are sometimes the heart of entire families.

    TAGS:  heart, food, family


The Double Down :: OhNo789

Figurative language aside, I died as my teeth sank slowly into the sexy chicken and teasing cheese, and they took my smiling corpse away as the bacon played bedroom games with my taste buds.

    TAGS:  food, chicken, chicken - the meat, double down


When my daughter’s best friend pronounced my smoked babyback ribs “The Best Thing I’ve Ever Eaten!” I must confess, ‘mouse purred.

    TAGS:  food, ribs


Food of the Gods :: 'mouse

I was looking in the office fridge for an afternoon snack; Guinness will do nicely.

    TAGS:  food, beer, Guinness, snacks


Bubble tea is never as good as you think it will be.

    TAGS:  food, anticipation, bubbles


“Well, old friend,” said Bronwyn to the steaming bowl of mushroom risotto in her hands, “I didn’t think we’d still be seeing each other at this late date.”

    TAGS:  food, delicious, seasons, swimming


Enormous cut of meat, slight breeze, friends on their way—it’s going to be a great day.

    TAGS:  food, friends, breeze - the thing, Memorial Day


Surely someone should have come up with a gourmet equivalent of this for grown-ups by now.

    TAGS:  food, fun food


Disgusting food is very, very tasty.

    TAGS:  food, food truths, unhealthy


biscuit pennies :: boot

Some material might not be practical for use as currency, but wouldn’t we all be just a little bit happier?

    TAGS:  food, biscuits, food truths, pennies


The Good Old Days :: 'mouse

There is one thing (and only one thing) I truly miss about being a growing teenager and working hard on a farm in Southern Oregon and that is eating 6000+ calories a day without any ill effect.

    TAGS:  food, hamburgers, teenagers, steak, goat milk, milk shake


Do Not Eat :: 'mouse

The longer I stare at the words "Do Not Eat" on the stay-fresh packet the more I am moved to try it and see what happens.

    TAGS:  not food, food


There is nothing like watching "Naked and Afraid" or other outdoor survival shows to make a person's morning bagel taste especially yummy. 

    TAGS:  food, yummy, starvation


 

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