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where to buy canned Thai curry paste outside of Thai Town?

Alhambra (Chinatown II) has almost every flavor paste in the little catfood cans, yellow green masaman etc

Apr 12, 2015
aduggins5000 in Los Angeles Area

New Best Foods Mayonnaise - is it my imagination?

Not sure exactly which because it just listed as "vegetable oil" but the point being that everything tastes bad now because of the proliferation of soybean oil which is the devil:
"Soybean oil is roughly 58% polyunsaturated fatty acids — nearly twice that of canola! So, in the process of being extracted from the seed, these oils oxidize and many of them plasticize (turn into trans fats). The end result is stinky and unappetizing, so the oil is further “cleaned” using bleach or alternative chemicals to deodorize it." Barf.

Jul 05, 2013
aduggins5000 in General Topics

New Best Foods Mayonnaise - is it my imagination?

Note: the OP was from 2007
Also that is when I remember noticing the change...
I remember the sandwich exactly and I know for a fact they didn't use soybean oil before. Now everyone uses it which is why I haven't purchased bottled dressing or mayo in like 5 years. It's awful. Taste like the smell of bandaids. Yuk.

Jul 03, 2013
aduggins5000 in General Topics

Roasted Delicata Squash Salad

Ricotta Salata is disgusting. It's like salty chalk. I recommend goat gouda with this salad.

Dec 21, 2011
aduggins5000 in Recipes

Easy Hummus

the amounts for real Persian restaurant style hummus are for each drained 15 oz can garbanzo beans (MidEast brand is the best, Trader Joe's is the absolute worst)
1/4 C lemon juice
1/4 C water
1/2 C tahini
garlic clove(s)

Blend in a blender instead of food processor to get a smoother consistency. You will need a real blender not the one that's 17.99 at Target. Olive oil goes on top, not mixed in. These proportions make perfect creamy hummus every time!

*TJs beans are fine in soups and salads and such, just not in this application.

May 27, 2011
aduggins5000 in Recipes

New Best Foods Mayonnaise - is it my imagination?

I totally noticed this like like 3 years ago and had the same thought. I thought it tasted plasticy and blamed it on the move to plastic jars. Then I googled it and found out they switched to soybean oil and I wasn't the only one mad about it! But now that I eat mostly plant based, I'm happy with my Veganaise. BF Mayo totally sucks now, even worse than Evil Kraft...

Nov 19, 2010
aduggins5000 in General Topics