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What are the politics of Huebner and Brennan? Because the entire incident sounds like poo-flinging in the monkey cage at the zoo.
Perhaps they got around to reading the article and decided it was not up to their standards?
Sacre Bleu! Magnifique!! How about giving us a link to the public photo sharing website so we can follow your trip through France/Paris? Selfish reason - coming sometime later this year and hoping for pointers, suggestions and recommendations. How are the Parisians this year? Friendly?
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2012 on Squeeze Me! at Al Dente
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I guess I don't agree, and I might add that what I don't support is the attempt to exclude women and children from collateral damage in all cases. After all, the target was raised by a woman, is probably married to a woman, and certainly once was a child. I would offer that instead a more definite way of dealing with these folks would be to fire up a B-52 loaded with bunker-buster bombs, find out where the target is standing, fly in low and drop a bomb on them ... and everyone else within 100's of yards. I would love to see the look on the faces of those who survive the B-52 strike. I'm guessing it would be an expression that one could describe as "... uh oh, now things have changed ..."
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2011 on Wet Work is Better at BLACKFIVE
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Romertopf or any deep pan with a rack.
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2011 on Help Wanted: A Roaster With Pluck at Al Dente
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First of all, don't buy anything from GE. If you want to support crony capitalism (i.e. venture socialism) and the off-shoring of American jobs, then GE is your go-to. Otherwise, do us all a favor and look for anything/something NOT GE. Finally, if you're making this big a change, do you have the flexibility to separate your cook top from your oven(s)? If so, I would suggest having separate units. By the way, if the cost of running a gas line is prohibitive, did you consider installing a Propane tank instead? Tanks come in various sizes. Obviously, the larger the tank the more convenient it is to have the tank filled. And Propane burns less hot than Natural Gas so you have to be willing to accept that as well.
Toggle Commented Oct 5, 2011 on Should We Buy an Induction Range? at Al Dente
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Bulgarian Yoghurt. Greek is great, Fage is one of the best but do yourself a favor and try some Bulgarian yoghurt. Looking forward to the Icelandic ... if I can find it in Texas!
Toggle Commented Aug 24, 2011 on Icelandic Yogurt Packs a Protein Punch at Al Dente
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think so? Put it up for a vote in a referendum. Let the people vote. Bring. It. On. We'll vote it down, every time.
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Probably the best place to go for an idea of what's in season is your local state Ag department. They will have a printable chart that will show you the planting and growing dates for everything vegetable in your area. It also helps to know your Ag. zone. Every region of the country is categorized in an Ag. zone and that zone determines what can be planted and when in your area. If you want to know what's in season, look at what's being planted.
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2011 on "How Can I Tell What's In Season?" at Al Dente
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Quickly ... tell me why no one at AlDente has blogged about this? http://www.amazon.com/Birchstone-Studios-Snot-A-Mug-Egg-Separator/dp/B0000CFGP6/ref=sr_1_23?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1299272762&sr=1-23
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Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas were competing hit men in a great movie (Stallone won): Assassins Also Stallone was a great blow-up artist / hitman in that movie with Sharon Stone, Rod Steiger, James Woods, Eric Roberts. The Specialist
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Who votes on these?
Toggle Commented Jan 26, 2011 on 2011 Toy Of The Year Nominees at Toy Whimsy
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Betsy +1, Mary Morris +1. Give us the recipe for the pork loin. I'm just shocked you didn't put the recipe here, after taunting us with the wonderfulness of the dish. What's up with that?
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2011 on A Good Meal Gone Bad at Al Dente
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I use a simple paring knife and a small dinner spoon. But I've had grapefruit knives and spoons in the past and I love them.
Toggle Commented Jan 17, 2011 on My Dad's Favorite Tool For January at Al Dente
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He can't cook?
Toggle Commented Jan 17, 2011 on What's For Supper? at Al Dente
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Knives! Get those boys some knives and start right away teaching them how to use them safely, always with supervision. They'll realize that the cooking is the cool context for using those knives and then you're half way home.
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This is a great idea. I would love to read a "Walk with Ben Smith" about Memphis, TENN. Ben Smith owns Tsunami Restaurant, a most wonderful restaurant there.
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O.M.G. You're in Italy and the food sux? That's the end of life as we know it.
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2011 on Apres-Ski Dining at Al Dente
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I hope the Cayman Islands paid us (Americans ) for this.
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Alaska? Sarah Palin!! Yay!!!! Sarah Palin!!
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They have one of these in the car museum on Hwy 304 south of Bastrop near Austin, Texas.
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2010 on AMC Hornet--The Best Bond Car Ever at Car Lust
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It looks like you did well. I like the curve behind the blades on the back end at the handle. It looks like if your hands are on the large size, the knives will "fit" better. Here are a couple of suggestions: (1) Find a great professional knife sharpening shop and take your knives there, maybe once a month if you cut a lot. Why? The Steel is not a sharpener. A Steel is great for smoothing burrs that show up on the knife edges as you cut. You should use your Steel every time you cut before you cut and before you put your knives away. But a Steel is not a sharpener. For real sharpening, either get a set of stones and some sharpening oil or find a great shop and take your knives in. (2) Get a cleaver. I know those shears are wonderful but at some point you're going to need to bust through a hard bone or joint and slamming knives or cutting will do them in. (3) avoid the dish washer. This will sound retentive (my wife thinks it is) but I make a big deal about not letting my knives bump around with other implements or knives. From the cutting board to the sink to the drying cloth and then to the block is my rule.
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2010 on A Knife Set for All Seasons at Al Dente
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A Steel only knocks down the burrs. It does not sharpen. Gotta go with the Stone if you want sharp.
Toggle Commented Oct 16, 2010 on Wanna Stay Sharp? Let's Get Stoned at Al Dente
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Huffington Post? Good grief.
Toggle Commented Sep 24, 2010 on Culinary Name Dropping at Al Dente
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The Chief Justice is Roberts.