| Food and Drink Board|| So I need a "WOW" NOLA meal rec for some serious "foodies" - Salmon on 2/25/15 at 7:52 am|
My wife's uncles want me to give them a restaurant recommendation for NOLA and generally, I would be pretty decent at that, except these guys are true OT ballas and know good food. They regularly fly to Paris or NYC or wherever to have dinner and then fly back the next morning.
In other words,...
| Food and Drink Board|| My pork gravy is too sweet. Help me save it. - Salmon on 2/23/15 at 5:03 pm|
I found a recipe that called for maple syrup to be added to a gravy. I've been simmering some thick cut pork chops in this all day, but its too sweet.
Anything simple I can add to make it more savory? I've tried adding more herbs. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Anybody been to Sesame Street live? How long does it last? - Salmon on 2/17/15 at 1:25 pm|
The tickets just say when it starts...
Now that the wife is sick, looks like I'm going to have to suffer through this.
| Food and Drink Board|| Food recommendations for Fort Lauderdale/Miami - Salmon on 2/9/15 at 10:03 am|
Planning a trip to Fort Lauderdale/Miami soon. Looking for some recommendations for pretty much anything and everything. Breakfast, lunch, dinner...casual to upscale.
Will be staying in Fort Lauderdale, but will drive to Miami for something that is worth it.
Beer destinations would be appre...
| Movie/TV Board|| Why did it take me so long to discover Peaky Blinders? - Salmon on 2/5/15 at 8:02 am|
Just finished season 1 and that might have been one of my top 5 first seasons to a show ever.
Freaking loved it. ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Where was the drama today? - Salmon on 2/4/15 at 1:48 pm|
No real drama today...kinda boring.
Not sure which I prefer, boring NSD or crazy NSD?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Help me help my idiot coworker - NOLA food recs - Salmon on 1/30/15 at 9:00 am|
My idiot coworker is going to NOLA this weekend and wants food recs.
Here are his idiotic stipulations:
- No seafood or as he puts it "no ocean critters"
- No Mexican, Asian, or anything remotely not 'Murican
- "No where that the real locals (*wink wink) like to hang out"
- Nothing too fanc...
| Outdoor Board|| Toledo Bend reports? - Salmon on 1/28/15 at 11:10 am|
Thinking about making a trip to Housen this weekend with all this warm weather.
| Food and Drink Board|| Do you have specific weekly food/restaurant nights? - Salmon on 1/28/15 at 7:47 am|
Like a specific night every week you go to a certain restaurant or cook a certain thing?
We just started doing a weekly vegetarian night and its been fun.
Now we are going to start a weekly ethnic food night, mostly because my wife is also scared to go to ethnic restaurants (which I love),...
| O-T Lounge|| Teach me about Costa Rica - Salmon on 1/26/15 at 11:24 am|
Plan to stay in the volcano region for 3 nights, then 4 nights on the beach. Thinking around Quepos/Manual Antonio for the beach part. Maybe go further south since it gets less touristy the farther south you go it seems.
What are things to avoid and/or overrated? Definite things to do?
| Movie/TV Board|| Can we discuss Frozen? - Salmon on 1/19/15 at 11:29 am|
I, like many fathers of daughters, watch Frozen almost every goddamn day. And because of that, I have come to have a few thoughts on Frozen.
- Where the frick are Kristoff's parents? We see him as a kid in the opening scene collecting ice with a bunch of grown men. Who were these men? Was one o...
| Food and Drink Board|| Help me finish this recipe - Fried sardines with artichoke pasta - Salmon on 1/16/15 at 12:56 pm|
I have this idea for dinner tonight. We have been eating heavy recently and wanted something a little lighter...
I have some decent olive oil packed sardines. Thinking about drying them and frying them in olive oil and peppers.
Then making an artichoke pesto to go over egg noodles.
| SEC Rant|| Who has the better defense next year between LSU, A&M and Auburn? - Salmon on 1/14/15 at 1:39 pm|
2014 SEC rankings
LSU - 1
Auburn - 9
A&M - 12
| Food and Drink Board|| 10 Best Burgers in LA (Warning: Thrillist) - Salmon on 1/7/15 at 1:10 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Raising a child in a non religious home with a very religious extended family - Salmon on 12/29/14 at 12:59 pm|
*This is not a religion thread, this is a parenting thread.
Any other OT parents had to deal with this issue? What type of confusion does this create for the child? How do you handle it?
I thought I had a few years before I had to deal with this, but it has started as of this Christmas wit...
| Outdoor Board|| How pissed would you be in this situation? - Salmon on 12/10/14 at 3:05 pm|
A buddy of mine that hunts shared private land in Ohio captured this series of pictures on his hidden trail cam. He doesn't know these guys, but the owner of the land said they do have permission to hunt the property. But these guys hunted in his stand.
| O-T Lounge|| Vacationing with a large group (20+) of people - Salmon on 12/8/14 at 9:05 am|
We have some friends that have invited us to go to Costa Rica with them this summer. Right now they have 20 people that have confirmed to go with them.
I've never traveled with this many people before. Will this be a disaster?
Part of me feels like with this many people, everyone will no...
| Money Talk|| Are there any negatives to a HSA if your employer pays 100% of the deductible? - Salmon on 12/8/14 at 8:51 am|
Normally the negatives for an HSA is a higher deductible, but if your employer pays 100% of the deductible, is there any negatives for a HSA?
| Food and Drink Board|| Beer store in Los Angeles? - Salmon on 12/3/14 at 11:19 am|
A buddy is traveling to LA this weekend and has offered to mule a few things back, so just wanted to be able to tell him the best stores to go find the good stuff. He'll be around UCLA mostly.
Also, what beers should he be looking for?
I know RR, Alpine, Lost Abbey, Pipeworks...anything else?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Can you re-freeze food? - Salmon on 11/21/14 at 12:52 pm|
I thawed out some purple hull peas and sausage yesterday in the fridge, but then didn't feel like cooking last night
now we have decided that we are leaving for Thanksgiving back home tomorrow, instead of early next week
I don't want to cook a big batch of peas and sausage tonight, just for th...