| 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...
| Tiger Rant|| What LSU story would make the best 30 for 30? - Salmon on 11/19/14 at 11:32 am|
The Earthquake Game?
| Food and Drink Board|| What is your most cooked recipe from the FDB? - Salmon on 11/13/14 at 7:53 am|
Mine has to be MDs "Mama Bear Soup"/veggie soup recipe. Just such a relatively quick and easy soup to make on a weekday.
My wife requests it all the time.
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| O-T Lounge|| Anybody (specifically the females) wear Lululemon? - Salmon on 11/11/14 at 9:13 am|
Do the sizes run normal?
The wife has recently got into yoga and want to get her some good yoga clothes for Christmas.
Are the clothes worth the absurd price?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Anybody use store bought naan for quick "homemade" individual pizzas? - Salmon on 11/3/14 at 1:16 pm|
I love making these quick, "homemade" individual pizzas for weeknight dinners or lunches. Its a great way to experiment with new toppings as well.
I always either throw them on ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Give me a few Monroe recs for this weekend - Salmon on 11/3/14 at 7:50 am|
I need a few recommendations for Monroe this weekend.
1) I need a breakfast place for me and the wife for Saturday morning. A good bloody mary would be nice.
2) Where would a man be able to sit alone, grab a beer, and watch some of the early football games till like 3?...
| O-T Lounge|| Parents that smoke in playgrounds - Salmon on 10/31/14 at 1:23 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| Shreveport is getting a Chuy's - Salmon on 10/28/14 at 2:23 pm|
I have some friends in Houston that love this place. I've been once but can't really remember anything about it.
Standard Tex-Mex or better?...
| Outdoor Board|| No pecans this year? - Salmon on 10/24/14 at 7:49 am|
Why don't I have pecans this year? And I haven't really noticed any in trees or falling around Shreveport either.
What causes pecan trees to not produce for a year?
Normally I get at least 6-7 5-gal buckets full of pecans from my 3 trees in my backyard.
Not a single pecan this year....
| O-T Lounge|| A 12 year old spit on me yesterday - Salmon on 10/22/14 at 7:42 am|
So I'm backing out of my driveway yesterday, the weather is nice, so I have my windows down, and as I get into the street, I hear a squeaky voice say "watch out dumbass!" I guess he was right in my blind spot because I checked my mirrors several times
I quickly lean out the window to see a kid d...