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DRich
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June 13th, 2018 at 3:38:26 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I eat out twice a year, on my bday and my
wife's. I hate it. The food is always over
priced and bad, I can do so much better
at home.



I don't think food should be judged on price.

On Saturday my wife and I had a very expensive meal at a restaurant in St. Louis. Overall I would give the food 4.5 stars on a five star scale. The price on the other hand was about $300. My determination is the food was very good but the price was way too much. I usually cringe when the wife and I spend $150 for dinner.
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OnceDear
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June 13th, 2018 at 3:50:07 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I don't think food should be judged on price.

Seconded. Who hasn't overpaid for rubbish quality food or paid very little for something delicious in every way?
To say that all restaurant food or all expensive food is rubbish or great is as errant as saying that all home cooking is superior or rubbish.
If you'd eaten my mother's* Sunday lunch just once, you'd work your way through Yellow pages looking for alternatives and not stop at trying just two of them.

*Sorry mom.
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EvenBob
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June 13th, 2018 at 4:02:11 PM permalink
Quote: OnceDear

Or
C., they have tried lots of alternatives and don't base their judgement on a jaded twice a year experience.



Yeah, I used to eat out 4 times a
week 20 years ago. I whittled it
down to twice a year because it
sucks so bad.
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EvenBob
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June 13th, 2018 at 4:08:03 PM permalink
Quote: OnceDear


To say that all restaurant food or all expensive food is rubbish or great is as errant as saying that all home cooking is superior or rubbish



Yeah, no. I went to cooking school
for a year, I know how to cook. I'm
the best cook I know. There's nothing
I can't make that isn't superior to anything
I've had in a restaurant.

The chili I'm making is killer because I
use cocoa powder as an ingredient.
And pork instead of beef. Best chile
you ever had, better than Wendy's, even..
That seems to be the bar everybody
measures chile against..
Last edited by: EvenBob on Jun 13, 2018
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RS
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June 13th, 2018 at 4:33:53 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Yeah, no. I went to cooking school
for a year, I know how to cook. I'm
the best cook I know. There's nothing
I can't make that isn't superior to anything
I've had in a restaurant.

The chile I'm making is killer because I
use cocoa powder as an ingredient.
And pork instead of beef. Best chile
you ever had, better than Wendy's, even..
That seems to be the bar everybody
measures chile against..


What the heck is chile?
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OnceDear
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June 13th, 2018 at 4:37:36 PM permalink
Quote: RS

What the heck is chile?

It's a lower case South American country that's best made with pork
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June 13th, 2018 at 4:39:49 PM permalink
Quote: gordonm888

Lunch: 2 Peanut butter sandwiches (natural peanut butter on 21 grain bread.)

Do you buy the gourmet peanut butter where the oil rises to the top and you have to stir it?

I have a friend that won't buy the good kind because of having to stir it, and admittedly it is a real PITA.

I used one of the auger bits [?] from our blender and it fit right into my Makita cordless drill, stirs really stiff peanut butter like a charm.
Rigondeaux
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June 13th, 2018 at 4:39:56 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob



The chile I'm making is killer because I
use cocoa powder as an ingredient.
And pork instead of beef. ..



I'm intrigued. Mind posting full recipe or guidelines?

I had a bunless burger at 5 guys with mushrooms, onions, jalapenos, etc.

I really like their fries and i was wishing you could order like 4 or 5 fries. Because I'm on keto. But i ain't gonna buy a whole thing of fries just to eat 4

Then the guy told me he made too many fries and asked if i wanted some for free.

So now I believe in the law of attraction.
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June 13th, 2018 at 5:13:56 PM permalink
break: Danish and apple juice.

lunch at racetrack: hot dog and 6 beers.

dinner at restaurant: quesadilla
get second you pig
EvenBob
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June 13th, 2018 at 5:28:57 PM permalink
Quote: RS

What the heck is chile?



Spelling error. I should be suspended
for 3 days.
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