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  Topic: Literature and Your Palate.
seastar

Replies: 59
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PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri May 20, 2005 7:42 am   Subject: Re: language
seastar ~ The weaving that man does with the alphabet. A magician. I weep at its loveliness to me. How magical, that words on a screen can brings such tears...

Thanks for the comment madame..... ...
  Topic: Literature and Your Palate.
seastar

Replies: 59
Views: 97806

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri May 20, 2005 7:37 am   Subject: Barf flavoured jelly beans? Yuk!
I was fortunate (?) to have an entire box of those jelly beans to myself. We bought a few boxes for my friend's nephew's 8th birthday party! A BIG hit with the boys.......although they wouldn't touch ...
  Topic: MEXICO!!!!!!!!
seastar

Replies: 24
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PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 1:13 am   Subject: Mexican dessert
Thanks for the link creampuff!

I have enjoyed Rick's shows on tv and have used his one cookbook, many times. I was delighted to see the website!

As a dessert freak, my favourite mexican dessert ...
  Topic: Help Needed: Tempering Chocolate
seastar

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:36 pm   Subject: Help Needed: Tempering Chocolate
Toffee covered truffles sound good to me! Mmmm!

I have always chilled (in fridge) my truffle centers and then dipped them in the tempered chocolate, then allow to sit at room temperature.

Not su ...
  Topic: Literature and Your Palate.
seastar

Replies: 59
Views: 97806

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 6:50 pm   Subject: Literature and Your Palate.
A great book that I think fits very well in this category is:

Isabel Allende
Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses

A book about aphrodisiac foods. A book of lovely stories and history with gorgeous ...
  Topic: Help Needed: Tempering Chocolate
seastar

Replies: 5
Views: 11774

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 6:10 pm   Subject: Help Needed: Tempering Chocolate
Just re-read your posting....so have another suggestion.

You can reuse the chocolate that you have tried to temper, as long as you didn't get it to the seizing stage, which it sounds like you didn' ...
  Topic: Help Needed: Tempering Chocolate
seastar

Replies: 5
Views: 11774

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 6:04 pm   Subject: The elusive, shiny chocolate.
Hiya Rainey!

Instead of having two bowls at separate temperatures and combining, perhaps this method will work. If it works for you, then it may be easier in the long run. It's worked almost all th ...
  Topic: Food Processing Plant Smells
seastar

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 8:45 am   Subject: Food Processing Plant Smells
So many of my memories relate directly to smells ...

Growing up in a small-ish city (Kitchener-Waterloo) in Southern Ontario, Canada, I was surrounded by smells. My town had a wide variety of manuf ...
  Topic: Nostalgia!!
seastar

Replies: 23
Views: 32979

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2005 2:02 am   Subject: Thanks David!
Thanks so much for the info David! How very exciting! I think that I am going to order a used one, for nostalgia's sake....

Happy cookbook cruisin' !

Laughing
  Topic: Fascinating Fungus
seastar

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 12:00 am   Subject: Sea Beans / Sea Asparagus Photo
I found a great photo of sea asparagus ... for those who are wondering what this freaky thing looks like ... heehee.

Let's see if I can get this to work ...

[img]http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/plants/ ...
  Topic: Nostalgia!!
seastar

Replies: 23
Views: 32979

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2005 9:47 pm   Subject: Nostalgia!!
Nostalgia ....

I am in the midst of looking for a cookbook that we had growing up, which was a permanent fixture in every Canadian kitchen:

5 Roses Flour Good Cooking Cookbook (or something to t ...
  Topic: Best restaurants in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa?
seastar

Replies: 29
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PostForum: Around the world on a zucchini   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2005 9:35 pm   Subject: Best restaurants in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa?
I have to throw in my bit for chocolate and pastries ...

5 Senses
Hotel Georgia
801 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC

Fine chocolatiers. Edible art. Indulgent.
  Topic: Fascinating Fungus
seastar

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2005 9:23 pm   Subject: Fascinating Fungus
Glad that you were able to find some gorgeous mushrooms at your local market Rainey! Makes me realize how lucky we are in the Pacific Northwest (technically, the Pacific Northeast) to have so many typ ...
  Topic: U.S.A. equilavents vs. The WORLD
seastar

Replies: 36
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PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2005 3:33 am   Subject: U.S.A. equilavents vs. The WORLD
Cheerio everyone!

This is my first posting and hopefully nowhere near my last ...

Back to the superfine sugar topic ...

That was a great idea about whizzing the sugar in the blender! Here, in ...
 
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