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Affordable Sit Down Chinese Restaurant Capitol Region Greater Hartford Area

Went for dinner tonight (last night) at Great Taste and to be honest, the only thing worth raving about was the service. Bland sauce, way undercooked broccoli, tepid and tasteless chicken...still prefer Green Tea in Farmington.

VitaMix - Liquid diet ideas (smoothies, juices, protein powders, etc.)

1 1/2 cup Silk almond milk, 1 scoop vanilla Rightsize, 1 scoop unflavored whey protein powder, six ice cubes...blend and enjoy

May 03, 2015
njmarshall55 in Home Cooking

Fast Food News - Bristol, CT

La Familia Italian deli now going to be a Japanese sit down/takeou

how much red wine i should drink every night?

Reminds me of a woman in traffic school I attended who said she wore heels when out at night because she read taller people can drink more.

ISO romantic post theater options, does not need to be in theater district, atmosphere and ability to get a bite to eat important

Two...
NY's only revolving rooftop...Marriott Marquis.
Rock. Center Rainbow Room

Apr 28, 2015
njmarshall55 in Manhattan

This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

At least I won't have to worry about the cook scratching his/her butt and not washing hands.

First date restaurants in northern/central NJ?

Let me add Berta's Chateau.

Apr 24, 2015
njmarshall55 in New Jersey

Good source for black and white cookies near Princeton?

Although not featured on her site, I know LilliPies will do a wonderful job for you.

http://lillipies.com/pies/

Apr 24, 2015
njmarshall55 in New Jersey

The Evolution of Pizza

What he said.

Apr 22, 2015
njmarshall55 in General Topics

How do you pronounce "OYSTER"?

Strike earl and get a goilfriend!

Apr 18, 2015
njmarshall55 in Not About Food

Recipe Collections

That looks like it! Galleries....I'll check it out. Thanks!

Apr 16, 2015
njmarshall55 in Site Talk

Affordable Sit Down Chinese Restaurant Capitol Region Greater Hartford Area

I would add Green Tea in Farmington

Recipe Collections

Thank you for your response. I seem to recall Chow sponsored and posted collections of recipes, with a common theme or prime ingredient. I used to d/l them and self-publish for my own collection of cookbooks. I don't see "collections" like them any more.

Apr 15, 2015
njmarshall55 in Site Talk

Recipe Collections

Have they stopped?

Apr 14, 2015
njmarshall55 in Site Talk

Spreadable Sausage

Apr 13, 2015
njmarshall55 in General Topics

Triscuits flavors...any good?

I really like the dill

Apr 13, 2015
njmarshall55 in General Topics

Would you like to cook like Amy from Amy's Baking Co. of Kitchen Nightmares fame?

Bingo! Fraud from the get-go.

Italian Table Wine

Cannoneau from Sardinia

Apr 12, 2015
njmarshall55 in Wine

The Cheshire Cat, Paramus

BCC grad...Cuss was second home. Lift the Latch, too

Apr 11, 2015
njmarshall55 in New Jersey

Ketchup on Eggs? Not in my House!...Yours?

Not a big fan of fried potatos, but onion rings? With fried eggs on top and chili garlic sauce...yummo

Apr 09, 2015
njmarshall55 in General Topics

Old school table manners... what were you taught? update

Bravo!!

Apr 08, 2015
njmarshall55 in Not About Food

Old school table manners... what were you taught? update

I would agree if a woman is wearing a hat, but I still feel a man's hat should ALWAYS be remove. Please see:

http://www.chow.com/food-news/86342/s...

Apr 08, 2015
njmarshall55 in Not About Food

Ketchup on Eggs? Not in my House!...Yours?

Although it was the only way Mom could get me to eat them growing up, not any more. Today, I'd add chili garlic sauce only if it was part of a larger dish (eg, breakfast burrito), but not on plain eggs.

Apr 08, 2015
njmarshall55 in General Topics

Suggestions for rich and heavy cheesecake, please?

The time seems ripe for a NY cheesecake tasteoff

Apr 06, 2015
njmarshall55 in Manhattan

Suggestions for rich and heavy cheesecake, please?

I still prefer Carnegie Deli, but that may be too much for your taste

Apr 03, 2015
njmarshall55 in Manhattan

The easiest possible cherry dessert

Defrost and put over a mound of good ricotta, then drizzle honey and lightly dust with cocoa powder.

Let's talk about Penzey's:

Been to the one in W. Hartford. Loved it. But find that even the smaller containers would last almost 'forever' before used up. Too bad you can't order one or two tablespoons at a time.

Apr 01, 2015
njmarshall55 in Chains

Do you hold Grudges against Restaurants? And for how long?

As a quality manager, I know the general public will cease visiting a store/restaurant/business faster for bad service than for a bad product or meal. Not feeling like a valued customer will have people voting with their feet...a bad meal can be forgiven...once. But bad service is a killer.

Dried Fig Shortage?

Along with the usual dried figs in the "raisin section", I really like the glazed figs Ive fund in the cheese bins in S&S here in CT. Love them with clementines

Apr 01, 2015
njmarshall55 in General Topics

Italian Table Wine

Cannoneau from Sardinia...$14 here in CT

Apr 01, 2015
njmarshall55 in Wine