| Food and Drink Board|| re: Contacting a restaurant for bad service.. - Eddie Vedder on 6/17/14 at 4:16 pm|
[quote]But seriously, owners and managers say they want to hear from the customer, but they really don't.[/quote]
it is easy for people who work in customer service to get jaded because so many people complain about shite that really isn't a problem or make up stuff to get something for free. but...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: any Kuerig coffee people here? - Eddie Vedder on 6/16/14 at 8:55 am|
[quote]It's convenient, but I'm not all that impressed with it
this. i keep one in my office for a quick cup of coffee, with minimal effort and cleanup. But I don't think it produces a great cup of coffee. simply adequate.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: WFDT - Eddie Vedder on 6/14/14 at 5:50 pm|
brined and smoked a chicken. will serve with pasta tossed in a sauce pan with some olive oil, garlic and broccoli.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Awesome soft side cooler - Eddie Vedder on 6/9/14 at 1:03 pm|
i've had a polar bear 12 pack for about 3-4 years. pulled it out to use a couple of weeks ago, and it started leaking out the bottom, through the fabric, as soon as the ice started melting. that has never happened before; i'm guessing the lining has a puncture but i haven't had a chance to inspect...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: FBD - Tuesday edition - Eddie Vedder on 5/20/14 at 6:09 pm|
FBD was a fireman's 4 at around 8am at DFW. I think this is 7BD: Adelbert the Traveler IPA....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do you hang a flag from your house? - Eddie Vedder on 5/16/14 at 8:51 am|
Only when there is a special occasion. LSU flag on game days in the fall. Marine Corps or American flags on other select days. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: I love Weber - Eddie Vedder on 5/13/14 at 1:25 pm|
[quote]Is it possible to do an indirect cook on one of the kettles? [/quote]
yeah, before i got the WSM, i did that all the time on my kettle. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: I love Weber - Eddie Vedder on 5/13/14 at 12:53 pm|
I've got these three. love Weber products. i wanted to get another kettle recently, and decided to get the performer silver (last picture; 22 in kettle in a stand, instead of a tripod.). i use all three quite a bit.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: FBD - Friday, Friday - Eddie Vedder on 5/9/14 at 2:43 pm|
[quote] well that is lovely [/quote]
Damn fine beer.
SBD: dale's pale ale...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: FBD - Friday, Friday - Eddie Vedder on 5/9/14 at 2:25 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| re: FBD - Friday, Friday - Eddie Vedder on 5/9/14 at 1:04 pm|
i'm bailing out of the office right now. FBD will come in short order.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Santa Fe Brewing - Eddie Vedder on 5/9/14 at 1:02 pm|
[quote]if i had to pick one beer to drink every day for the rest of my life, java stout would be on my short list
easily one of my favorite coffee stouts[/quote]
agreed. great beer. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Freezing bbq for a trip to the beach - Eddie Vedder on 5/9/14 at 9:54 am|
i freeze leftover BBQ all the time. i find it keeps just fine. for ribs and brisket, i usually wrap in plastic wrap, then a layer of aluminum foil, and then put it in a freezer safe ziplock bag. i don't have a vacuum sealer; thus, the layers of wrapping. pulled pork, I usually just put it in a z...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Microwave popcorn discovery - Eddie Vedder on 5/9/14 at 9:22 am|
[quote]I add olive oil to my popcorn. [/quote]
i need to give that a shot. i love popcorn. always interested in new ideas. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Microwave popcorn discovery - Eddie Vedder on 5/8/14 at 5:39 pm|
[quote]So, what's the difference?[/quote]
taste and smell. you get a hint of coconut. not overpowering. just enough. but it is more than that..the flavor is different..hard to explain...and it isn't just the coconut flavor.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Blue diamond bold almonds - Eddie Vedder on 5/8/14 at 1:41 pm|
because i read this thread a couple of weeks ago, i went out and bought a few cans of the bold flavors--smokehouse jalapeño, chili lime, and salt/vinegar. all were great but i liked the smokehouse jalapeño best of those three. need to try the others.
i surely didn't need another snack temptatio...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Microwave popcorn discovery - Eddie Vedder on 5/8/14 at 1:37 pm|
[quote]or you could cook it in a pot with coconut butter and have the best popcorn ever
i gave up microwave popcorn a few years ago, when i rediscovered how great fresh stove-top popcorn can be.
this week, i tried, for the first time, making popcorn using coconut oil. wow. really g...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Do you bring your own lunch to work? - Eddie Vedder on 5/8/14 at 9:31 am|
i bring my lunch just about every day. saves money, time, and i tend to eat healthier. but i'll go out to eat a couple of times a month with a couple of people from the office. nice to get out every now and then.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: The Frustration that is the Avocado. - Eddie Vedder on 5/6/14 at 11:27 am|
good info in this thread. we go through a lot of avocado, and have wasted more than a couple cutting to early.
little Vedder, 20 months old, loves avocado. one of his favorite meals. always keep a few in the frig for him.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Donald Link Has a New Cookbook - Eddie Vedder on 4/30/14 at 6:54 am|
[quote]Just got the book. Went through it quickly. Love it already. Looking forward to the stories. Recipes look great. [/quote]
Agreed. I ordered it the day I first posted in this thread. Looks great. Need to find some time to read the stories...and make something....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Do you eat " sauce" with your crawfish? - Eddie Vedder on 4/21/14 at 9:16 am|
i don't use a sauce but i know lots who do.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What y'all cooking for Easter? - Eddie Vedder on 4/21/14 at 8:02 am|
did easter supper with some friends on Saturday night. i cooked:
pork roast w/ rice & gravy
for easter sunday breakfast, we had buttermilk/oatmeal pancakes w/ macerated strawberries and cane syrup
i originally planned to put a ham on the s...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Donald Link Has a New Cookbook - Eddie Vedder on 4/15/14 at 2:57 pm|
[quote]I love Real Cajun and cook out of it all the time. Everything comes out great.[/quote]
i've loved everything i've made out of the first book. just ordered the new one.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Where are all of the restaurant reviews? It seems we used to have... - Eddie Vedder on 4/14/14 at 10:01 am|
[quote]I'm actually working on one for Peche as I type this[/quote]
i had a few to write up, including one on Peche, but just never got around to it. now, a couple of months later, i've just given up on doing it. :banghead:...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Who here doesn't eat breakfast? - Eddie Vedder on 4/9/14 at 11:10 am|
Mon.-Fri: a cup or two of coffee. and either a very small bowl of cereal or a toasted bagel. then a banana around 10am.
Sat. & Sun: big, traditional breakfast. eggs, bacon/sausage, grits, english muffins. or pancakes/waffles.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: FBD-Zapps day - Eddie Vedder on 3/29/14 at 5:06 pm|
F&SBD: founder's all day IPA ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Am I the only one who likes Green Gumbo aka Gumbo Z'herbs? - Eddie Vedder on 3/26/14 at 8:12 am|
i've never had it but i'd certainly eat it. i was just looking at a recipe for it in a louisiana cooking magazine we get, and thinking about giving it a shot.
i make donald link's smoked pulled pork, black-eyed peas, and [b]collard green[/b] gumbo once a year. it is a huge hit with my family. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: 21 of the best best BBQ sandwiches (link with pics) - nom nom nom - Eddie Vedder on 3/25/14 at 2:39 pm|
I didn't have that particular sandwich but I did eat at 12 Bones in Asheville last week. Really good BBQ. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: FBD - Late Lunch Edition - Eddie Vedder on 3/6/14 at 7:53 pm|
FBD: Alaskan Hop-thermia DIPA...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Nice little list of top 10 sours - Eddie Vedder on 3/6/14 at 1:37 pm|
I've had the NB La Folie several times, and I enjoy it quite a bit.
this is a style i enjoy, and would like to explore more, but few of these come through my local stores.