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ISO Best Source for Buying Cocoa Online

Wilbur's Chocolate Co. Lititz, PA has their own brand of cocoa - excellent.

May 05, 2009
Oneiron in General Topics

GO NOVA! Where is best cheesesteak within 3 miles of Villanova University?

Garret Hill is good, but I also like Jim's on Baltimore Ave. (not too far away)

Apr 02, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

It seems like Bumble Bee Tuna has gone down in quality

Kirkland tuna at Costco is our favorite. It's quality has been better than the "regular" brands for several years now. And cheaper.

Mar 12, 2009
Oneiron in General Topics

Rusty Cast Iron

Nothing like a good old cast iron pan or kettle. If they're seasoned properly they make the best cornbread, stews, fried chicken, etc. You can also find good deals on them at garage sales, avoid the antique markets cause they mark them up too high.
Easiest way to season - wash and scrub the rust out, let dry. Heat the oven to 250. Spray Pam into the pan, place in the oven for an hour. Remove from oven, wipe out oily residue, spray w/ Pam again, place back in oven, turn oven off, let pan in over night. Wipe off excess oil and it is seasoned.

Mar 02, 2009
Oneiron in Cookware

Grapenut ice cream in Lancaster area????

I grew up in Lanc. and never heard of it. Some people have put Grape-Nuts on ice cream as a topping.

Mar 02, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

Faschnaut Donuts Today!!!!!

I grew up on fastnachts in Lanc. and really miss them here in the South. Always looked forward to these treats this time of year. I do however have a recipe from the Central Market, but for just me and Mrs. Oneiron, it's too much trouble.

Feb 25, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

Is Drinking Shower Water Bad?

What a bunch of crap. I've cooked pasta in hot (from the tap) water, showered for 60 years, drank from any number of questionable taps, etc., and I'm, still here. As a kid, we got the paint dust on our bodies and tore up a few asbestos-covered furnaces for disposal when we got new gas heaters. All you wimpy-whiners need to start worrying about Nobama's socialism plans rather than stuff like this, it's far more dangerous to our health.

Feb 24, 2009
Oneiron in Features

Foodies Who Take Statins (Zocor/Lipitor/etc)

I had a stent installed two years ago, and was placed on lipitor, plavix, and aspirin. I exercise every day (and had prior to the procedure) and maintain a "decent" lifestyle and diet. My MD said that since my condition didn't come from any one risk factor, he couldn't rule anything out - just to maintain my exercise, watch what I eat (but don't get too carried away), etc. I haven't had a steak in two years, although enjoy a burger occasionally. The lipid numbers are fine, although they weren't high to begin with. I figure moderation is best so I'll maintain that attitude until I'm told othrewise. I don't use the drugs as crutches to eat what I want. It's all self-discipline

Feb 23, 2009
Oneiron in Not About Food

Whole Tenderloin BJ's or Costco?

We get a whole tenderloin every Christmas from Costco and make a salt-crusted tenderloin (from Good Eats). Turns out wonderful. I trim the membrane and fat and end up with about 1 1/2 lbs. of tenderloin which I make later - Tenderloin Tips on Toast. Prices are quite a bit better than the local groceries.

Feb 19, 2009
Oneiron in Chains

Options in Lancaster County?

The Horse Inn has been around a long time (it's not a farm-type place), the Press Room, Lancaster Dispensing Co., Stockyard Inn (also not a farm-type place, just near the old stockyards).

Feb 06, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

Nava in ATL and other buckhead life options

We enjoy Chops and the Chops Lobster Bar. Don't like the attitude of BH Diner, but the food's OK.

Feb 04, 2009
Oneiron in General South Archive

Who do I contact?

You'll also need a business license for the area (city, county, etc.) you plan to open. The gov't. will get you in its many-tentacled ways.

Feb 04, 2009
Oneiron in Not About Food

Is hair in food "really a health hazard"

I'm willing to bet we've all found more hair in our foods at home than at restaurants. One is not a deal killer, several would be, especially if they were of the crotch variety. All you gaggers out there, please do so now.

Feb 02, 2009
Oneiron in Not About Food

Pat's Cheesesteak

Jim's is usually better IMHO, and there's less of a crowd and you can eat inside.

Feb 02, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

Some vitamin P (pork) and 5000 calories for the Super Bowl - the bacon explosion

This would be good sliced into 1/2 in. slices and put on a toasted English Muffin w/ mayo and an egg. Woof!

Jan 30, 2009
Oneiron in General Topics

Upscale Grown Up Dining in Lancaster

Can't beat the Horse Inn, or the Stockyard Inn (although the Stockyards are no longer there.)

Jan 26, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

I Want to order food from Pittsburgh!

I'd like to order some Reymer's (Heinz) Blennd mix. Anyone have a source?

Jan 20, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

Ginger Ales You have Loved

Best Ginger Ale in the world is Red Rock. Small brewer started in ATL many moons ago. Spicier than Blenheim with more carbonation - but made w/ real sugar.

Jan 15, 2009
Oneiron in General Topics

A great hamberger in Philly

Charlie's in Folcroft is my favorite. Good Dog if you're in that area.

Jan 12, 2009
Oneiron in Pennsylvania

Best NY style Deli in Charlotte is Katz NY

I like Phil's NY Deli at Tyron and 3rd(?). Best salads and cold beer in the downtown area. Sandwiches are pretty good also.

Jan 08, 2009
Oneiron in Southeast

Why do some foods taste better when made by someone else?

This begets another question: Why does beer taste better and colder in a bar than at home?

Dec 29, 2008
Oneiron in General Topics

How to get dinner guests to go home

"You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here."

Dec 22, 2008
Oneiron in Not About Food

Buying a Meatgrinder

Depends on the quantity you want to grind. If you plan on alot, you might consider a larger size than the KA. We use our KA attachment a few times a year. I also have a manual model which attaches to the countertop. I like it because it is easy to clean. Get it at an old-time hardware store.

I'm also in the market for a small version BBQ shredder. I am only able to find the large, professional versions, but I don't need anything that fancy.

Dec 22, 2008
Oneiron in Cookware

Grab and Go Lunch - DT Calgary

Anybody know if Rocky's Burger Bus is still in business. It's not downtown, but he had the best burgers.

Dec 19, 2008
Oneiron in Prairie Provinces