| O-T Lounge|| Non Touristry must do's for first Trip to New Orleans - mouton on 1/29/15 at 9:20 am|
My sister n law and friends will be in the city for the first time Friday thru Thursday. One of her party is a professional chef so good restaurants are a must. They will probably do one fine dining and the rest poboys, seafood etc. THey want to avoid real the tourist places. They are staying in t...
| Food and Drink Board|| Best New Orleans restraunts to get a reservation by next Thursday - mouton on 1/29/15 at 9:11 am|
My sister n law and friends will be in New Orleans Friday thru next Thursday for the first time. I am looking for some good fine dining places they should be able to get into on short notice. Thanks in advance....
| Food and Drink Board|| Anyone else actually like the Salisbury steak in microwave dinners? - mouton on 1/20/15 at 4:58 pm|
This is a guilty pleasure of mine. Haven't had them in years but I picked up a family size pack today. Gonna brown some onion, pepper , and garlic add a little chicken stock and Salisbury steak and gravy and simmer. Serve over rice....
| Political Talk|| Why did Scalisse vote against MLk day being a holliday? - mouton on 1/19/15 at 6:57 pm|
Or did he? What is the truth?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Spinoff thread: Cooking with beer. Post your recipes - mouton on 1/19/15 at 9:17 am|
I have been planning on starting this thread for a while and saw the stout beef stew thread this morning. I was recently at my local bottle shop and saw a couple craft beer cookbooks. The only thing I have ever done is cook down cubed boston but in stout with chiles and onions until it shredded and...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone here ever remove stitches on their own? - mouton on 1/8/15 at 11:20 am|
Recently had to have six stitches across my knuckle and middle finger. Seems like it would be pretty simple to remove them yourself rather than missing work and making a return trip to the doctor. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Anyone here ever used fish sauce in a seafood gumbo? - mouton on 1/6/15 at 11:01 am|
Was wondering how it would be to add a little in lieu of salt....
| Food and Drink Board|| Anybody here ever eat or cook a boiled egg gumbo? - mouton on 1/4/15 at 5:34 pm|
Was just talking to the wife about this. As a kid we would always have boiled eggs in our gumbos to stretch the gravy. I can't remember my family making a pure egg gumbo but I remember eating plenty of them especially with dried shrimp or with egg and some smoked sausage. I'm of the opinion that y...
| Food and Drink Board|| let's talk about ham stock... - mouton on 1/3/15 at 12:01 am|
Bone from a big trimmed 20 pd ham. Few whole onions , few stalks celery, few bay leaves, few sprigs thyme, few peppercorns. Simmering on Low since off work....
| Food and Drink Board|| Help me pick my Christmas beers - mouton on 12/23/14 at 8:59 am|
My wife gave me an early Christmas gift of two Waterford snifters and a $40 gift certificate to the Beer Growler. I will probably do four 32oz fills. Here is their tap list. I am a big fan of stouts but I am always interested in trying new beers.
1. Service : Lincoln's Gift Savannah, GA 5.6%...
| Food and Drink Board|| Where to find unique custom beer growlers??? - mouton on 12/21/14 at 1:32 pm|
Looking for a site where you can find growlers thar you can customize. Different colors, styles, print etc. The sites I have come across only have basic options. Tia....
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone know someone that believes every conspiracy theory they come across? - mouton on 12/19/14 at 10:30 pm|
I have a few people I know on Facebook who constantly talk about Illuminati, the New World Order, chemtrails, female camps etc. Most are anti vaccine as well. I would delete them but they are fun to screw with....
| Food and Drink Board|| How do you make your rice and gravy? - mouton on 12/19/14 at 12:22 pm|
Made some for the first time in a while last night. I prefer pork chops to round steak. Just seems to make a darker richer gravy. I normally use about a pound or so of thin cut bone in chops. Season well with salt and red and black pepper. I brown on high heat until they release or stop sticking. I ...
| Food and Drink Board|| List your favorite beers by category - mouton on 12/17/14 at 12:35 pm|
Being new to craft beers I enjoy hearing what others enjoy to help me with my future purchases. I would like to see what beers people like the most in different style. Feel free to add any styles I did not list.
Ipa: Dogfish head 60 minute, Bell's Two Hearted ALe
Full Sail, Heavy seas loose c...
| Food and Drink Board|| Charleston breweries?? - mouton on 12/15/14 at 9:18 am|
Planning on making a trip to Charleston soon and wanted to check out some of the breweries. As far as I know there are three; Westbrook, Palmetto, and Holy City. I have tried a lot of beers by Westbrook but have never tried or seen anything by Palmetto and Holy City. Has anyone toured any of these ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Best chain BBQ restaurants? - mouton on 12/11/14 at 5:54 pm|
The only ones I can think of off the top of my head are Sticky fingers, Shane's rib shack, Famous Daves, Smokey Bones, and Sonny's. Feel free to add others. I am referring to place that have lots of location in multiple markets. I have had both Sticky Fingers and Smokey Bones a few times . They are ...
| Political Talk|| Do you believe torture/enhanced interrogation is effective ? - mouton on 12/10/14 at 5:28 pm|
Obviously you can get information from someone that has information but what about those who don't have useful Intel and lie just to make it stop? How Does the good vs bad Intel obtained balance out? Also, you have to think those with viable Intel are trained to give false but believable informatio...
| SEC Rant|| Baylor will blow Bama out. - mouton on 12/6/14 at 9:45 am|
Flame all u want and bookmark this thread . And yes I hammered at whatever time it is right now....
| Food and Drink Board|| Salsa verde chicken soup - mouton on 12/6/14 at 9:12 am|
Thought I would share an easy recipe I threw together last night. Sorry that I don't have any pictures.
1.5 pounds skinless boneless thighs
1.5 bags seasoning blend (I would normally use fresh but was needing to save time)
1 jar salsa verde
1 cup frozen corn
I can black beans (rinsed)
1 can ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Opinions of Big Fish? - mouton on 12/4/14 at 7:26 pm|
To me this is just such a magical movie. A modern fairies tale. Easily one of my favorite movies of all time....