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Pot roast/beef stew idea

First you make a roux......

about 8 hours ago
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

Storing cooked pork shoulder, longish-term

I find the larger the piece..even whole, the less exposure to the cold. For your small amount and purpose... wrap in plastic and zip lock it.

1 day ago
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

Canned Shrimp - whats your opinion?

Canned shrimp = Cat food.

Aug 25, 2015
Uncle Bob in General Topics

Portable Christmas Dinner

Organize a pot luck dinner. ~~ I'm surprised that this is not already being done. ~ Clear everything with the Hospital.

Aug 25, 2015
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Let's Do Something Different for the Holidays

I'll just leave this ~ {{{{{{{{{{{{{{Sandy}}}}}}}}}}}}}}

Would you attend a culinary school to become a better home cook?

For your stated purpose...No! A waste of time and resources.

Aug 23, 2015
Uncle Bob in General Topics

What's for Dinner #383 - The Shank of the Summer Edition!

Bourbon. Blanton's
Fresh catfish. Coated with cream meal, and fried in HOT P-Nut oil.
My Internationally Famous & Award Winning Hushpuppies.
Large, flat, 'Italian' green beans, simmered with salt pork, course black pepper and garlic. Also have a very large sweet potato I dug about 2 weeks ago. May fry it, or bake it. it's big enough for two.

What's your favorite Indian dish to cook at home?

On a stick.. over a good fire.. a piece of bear fat, followed by a wild turkey breast, followed by a piece of bear fat, followed by a big piece of venison, followed by a piece of bear fat......

Aug 21, 2015
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Phrases You Don't Hear Anymore

I find that I use this...not daily, but very often.

"Don't write checks with your mouth/keyboard that your ass can't cash"

Aug 18, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

How weird is this?? Do I need a shrink??

Haha! I suppose I did grow up eating them...not for Sunday dinner mind you, but they were/are fair game on hunting and fishing expeditions...along with sardines, Spam, Souse(Hog head cheese) boudin etc etc etc.

Bon Appetit! :)

How weird is this?? Do I need a shrink??

"And for the record, there are people in this world who voluntarily eat canned Vienna Sausages".

Ha! I still do on occasion. I stumbled across a 'weird' combination while fishing on the river....A can of vy-eenas and a cheap honey bun.(I left my crackers in the truck) Something about the saltiness of the vy-eenas and the sweetness of the honey bun struck my fancy. ~~ I've got 2 or 3 cans of vy-eenas...gotta get some honey buns.

Aug 18, 2015
Uncle Bob in General Topics

Best Popcorn?

Gotta try the multicolored. ~~ Thanks

Aug 18, 2015
Uncle Bob in General Topics

Phrases You Don't Hear Anymore

Colder than a well diggers ass in I-dee-Ho

Aug 17, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

Phrases You Don't Hear Anymore

If you ain't the lead dog, the view never changes.

Aug 17, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

Phrases You Don't Hear Anymore

The bottom is fixin to fall out.

Aug 17, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

Phrases You Don't Hear Anymore

It's commin up a cloud!

Best Popcorn?

Has anyone tried the bulk popcorn form Whole Foods? I think they have yellow, and white. ~~ I usually use Orville Redenbacher's....Stove top, in a cast iron skillet, with Corn oil as my go to method.

Aug 16, 2015
Uncle Bob in General Topics

Best Popcorn

Has anyone tried the bulk popcorn form Whole Foods? I think they have yellow, and white. ~~ I usually use Orville Redenbacher's....Stove top, in a cast iron skillet, with Corn oil as my go to method.

Aug 16, 2015
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

Chowhound Beta Site Part IV

So when opting out is no longer an option it will be less painless.... Ahmmm OK. Got it.

Aug 15, 2015
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Chowhound Beta Site Part IV

I'm stocking up on popcorn. This is going to be the damndest train wreck I've ever seen.

Oven malfunction

Well, if I lived closer, and you could make an awesome chocolate pie....I'd bail you out. :)

Aug 13, 2015
Uncle Bob in Cookware

Oven malfunction

replace the igniter

Aug 12, 2015
Uncle Bob in Cookware

Please return your shopping carts, you lazy bum

Y'all are talking about shopping 'buggies' right? :)

Aug 08, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

Coke, soda, pop,.....????

"So how would you order a soda (in MY vernacular) that was not cola flavored?"

By specifically asking for what I wanted. I'll have a Coke please. I would like a Dr. Pepper. I'll take a diet Pepsi.

Coke (little c) is a generic term for a "sweetened carbonated drink"

Hey Cindy!!! Ya wanna go get a beer?

Aug 08, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

How do you store your bacon fat?

In a stainless steel container designed for the purpose....In the refrigerator.

Aug 08, 2015
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

Coke, soda, pop,.....????

Coke in these parts. Sometimes soft drink.
Soda or Pop will get you some strange looks. :)

Aug 08, 2015
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

FRESH CORN SIDE DISHES! Home Cooking Dish of the Month (August 2015)

I would devour that!!

FRESH CORN SIDE DISHES! Home Cooking Dish of the Month (August 2015)

Maque Choux. With a sharp knife cut just the tips (top half) of the kernels off. Using the back of the knife, scrape all of the pulp and "milk" from the cob. ~ Add this to sauteed onion, and pepper. Some folks will add garlic and/or celery. I usually just add water to stew it down, but chicken, or other stock/broth may be used. Season with bay, thyme, salt and black, white and red pepper. Fresh diced tomato is added at times, as well as a little milk or cream. Small bits of protein, ...chicken, shrimp, andouille, tasso can also be added. ~ There are many themes and variations on the dish. IMO the simpler the better. The fresh corn should be the star of the show. Can be made with frozen or canned corn, but there is no comparison.

Aug 02, 2015
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What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

The little brown-eyed girl had Sunday diner after church all planned out...Grilled chicken salads. Always good. Always easy. Anyway, yesterday afternoon while in the garden cutting okra, I thought about Shrimp & Okra Gumbo. The more I thought about it, the more I drooled. Couldn't get it out of my mind. So late yesterday afternoon I made one. Will come in from Church, fire up the gumbo and add the shrimp. ~~~ Sunday dinner will be 'Soup' & Salad.

Sunday supper will probably be a tomato sandwich with Duke's mayonnaise in both corners of my mouth, and juice running down my chin. ~~~ Life is good.

What's for Dinner #378 - The Hot! Hot! Hot! Edition [through August 3, 2015]

Beer Ice Cold.
Catfish Fried.
Hushpuppies loaded with Jalapenos.
Slaw Slightly sweet.
FF Potatoes.
Fresh Elberta Peaches with a little cream.