| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gumbo: How do I thicken it up? - BayouBlitz on 12/4/13 at 1:02 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: More Parasitic - Liberals or Conservatives? - BayouBlitz on 12/4/13 at 8:38 am|
[quote] Conservatives don't cause culture decline[/quote]
That one made my morning....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Some kind of potato dish for buffet - BayouBlitz on 12/4/13 at 8:36 am|
[quote]twice baked potato casserole[/quote] :drool:...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gumbo: How do I thicken it up? - BayouBlitz on 12/4/13 at 8:35 am|
[quote]Don't do it. Flour in gumbo should be browned. That's the point. [/quote]
We're just talking about a little flour to thicken a runny gumbo. I've never personally done this, but it seems like a legit way to rescue a bad gumbo. I agree, making a small batch of roux and adding it would be i...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Mett has a legitimate case for a lawsuit against ESPN (HIPAA) - BayouBlitz on 12/4/13 at 8:28 am|
[quote]Why do you think Les Miles is NEVER specific on injuries?
Les knows very well about HIPAA and all the legal ramifications.[/quote]
Idiot. Programs that don't divulge injury situations couldn't give a shite about HIPAA.
You've been proven worng multiple times in this threa...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gumbo: How do I thicken it up? - BayouBlitz on 12/3/13 at 3:30 pm|
Of course it does. The more oil you use to make your roux, the less thick your gumbo will be. And the less fat you'll have to skim off it....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gumbo: How do I thicken it up? - BayouBlitz on 12/3/13 at 2:03 pm|
Birmingham is a lot better since Alabama lost. :cheers:
You have to let that slurry cook in gumbo. Just a thought. My gumbo is never thin. Maybe that's because my roux is almost a paste.
Things going good though. I took second in a chili cookoff at work. Some people didn't vote for mi...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gumbo: How do I thicken it up? - BayouBlitz on 12/3/13 at 10:17 am|
[quote]I'm also in the thinner gumbo group.[/quote]
I'll bet your red beans and rice are runny too.
For chicken and suasage, I start with a thicker roux and adjust thickness by adding chicken stock or letting the stock boil down. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gumbo: How do I thicken it up? - BayouBlitz on 12/2/13 at 10:23 am|
[quote]keep cooking it until some of the water cooks off, unless there is shrimp or something that will over cook[/quote]
This. Unless you used too much oil for the roux. Then go with the flour slurry. Or let it sit and skim off as much fat off the top that you can....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: give me one food item - BayouBlitz on 11/7/13 at 3:42 pm|
I was going to say Nutria gumbo....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Does Frozen Stock go bad? - BayouBlitz on 11/7/13 at 3:39 pm|
I'm too embarassed to say how long crawfish stock was in my freezer before I finally got around to using it. But let's just say months. And months.
And it made a great etouffee....
| Off-Topic Board|| re: Birmingham eats - BayouBlitz on 11/7/13 at 8:48 am|
[quote]Cafe Bottega, or Highlands[/quote]
This. I'm not a huge fan of Fish Market.
Good People's Brewery is a pretty cool place to hang out and try their beers. Younger crowd there.
Black Market Bar on Highlands is cool if you have a group. J Clydes as well. Kind of tricky to find, but...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Do you Oversalt your Food? - BayouBlitz on 10/28/13 at 3:28 pm|
[quote]No real chef even had salt in their kitchen. Look it up. [/quote]
'Real' chefs nowadays insist on salt. Look it up.
My aunt cooks with very little/no salt. Her dishes are so bland.
Some things need more salt than others (potatoes absolutely need a fair amount of salt, for examp...
| Political Talk|| re: Will Liberals Ever Apologize to the Tea Party People? - BayouBlitz on 10/28/13 at 3:17 pm|
[quote]Will Liberals Ever Apologize to the Tea Party People?[/quote]
Right after 'conservatives' apologize to Kerry for that Swift Boat Veteran bull shite.
| Political Talk|| re: Networks blamed shutdown on GOP in 41 stories --- 0 for Dems - BayouBlitz on 10/17/13 at 1:07 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: I have not noticed a shutdown... did we shutdown yet? - BayouBlitz on 10/17/13 at 1:06 pm|
Things do happen outside of your puny little existence, you know....
| Political Talk|| re: Putin > Obama > GOP - BayouBlitz on 10/17/13 at 8:54 am|
[quote]Putin > Obama > GOP[/quote]
You really don't know jack shite about Putin do you? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Let's talk "insider" industry secrets - BayouBlitz on 10/15/13 at 11:21 am|
[quote]Yes, they are both nasty. This was in a bar. The crown royal bottles contained Seagrams 7. The Absolute bottles contained Taaka. There was always one of each for real in case someone called us on it. [/quote]
Having bartended for several years, I must say this angers the shite out of me. W...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Good potato side to grill w burgers? - BayouBlitz on 10/15/13 at 10:23 am|
[quote]If you decide not to grill them, Pioneer Woman's crash hot potatoes make a great side.[/quote]
Okay, so I ended up trying these. Apparently, I over boiled the potatoes. When I went to mash them with the masher, they just fell apart. Instead of having one cookie like piece of potato, I had...
| Food and Drink Board|| Good potato side to grill w burgers? - BayouBlitz on 10/11/13 at 9:04 am|
I want to do something potato on the grill as a side for burgers. Something other than fries or baked potato. Any ideas?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cheese for Philly Cheese Steak - BayouBlitz on 9/26/13 at 5:59 pm|
Gonna try some homemade Phillies. What is the board's recommendation for cheese. Or cheese sauce?...
| Political Talk|| re: NY man puts up sign opposing Cuomo's Gun Law....keeps getting stolen - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 2:52 pm|
[quote]Yes and you linked to a website that has "UFOs, conspiracy theories, and lunatic fringe" in their website banner. [/quote]
Bengal is a miserable, angry man and conspiracy theorist. He searches hours every day on the internet for these kinds of stories. Pretty sad....
| Political Talk|| re: How Obamacare Hit my Company Today - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 10:52 am|
[quote]one you outright dismissed in your posts until called on the carpet on the matter.[/quote]
Please show me where I outright dismissed any possibility of anything in this thread....
| Political Talk|| re: How Obamacare Hit my Company Today - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 10:18 am|
[quote]maybe the company sees a higher upside or profit margin to keeping its salaried workers vs contractors [/quote]
Certainly a possibility....
| Political Talk|| re: How Obamacare Hit my Company Today - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 10:09 am|
[quote]By cutting the contract workers... Management could be using the savings to cover the increased opex for its salaried workers. [/quote]
But then you're cutting the production by the contractor segment (which you're NOT paying for healthcare services or unemployment, etc), thus cutting se...
| Political Talk|| re: How Obamacare Hit my Company Today - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 9:48 am|
[quote]Money is fungible[/quote]
If employers were laying off strictly for Obamacare, then you would see salaried employees laid off and contract employees hired. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: My new philosophy: If Gris recommends it, you must cook it - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 9:41 am|
[quote]My new philosophy: If Gris recommends it, you must cook it[/quote]
Oh Lord. GG's head gonna get big now. GG will become the total package when she puts a little tomato sauce in her etouffee. :cheeky: ...
| Political Talk|| re: How Obamacare Hit my Company Today - BayouBlitz on 9/24/13 at 9:36 am|
[quote]from my fortune500 corporation [/quote]
[quote]300 salary workers and 85 contractors were laid off today[/quote]
So a fortune500 company can't absorb the healthcare costs of these 300 workers? Were the contractors given company inusrance? Our contractors arent. How is that Obamacare...
| Political Talk|| re: So Obama wants to illegally arm terrorists, gives guns to drug cartels... - BayouBlitz on 9/18/13 at 7:46 pm|
Yeah! Who does he think he is....Ronald Reagan? :devil:...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Ancho chiles in Baton Rouge? - BayouBlitz on 9/13/13 at 11:41 am|
[quote]Ancho chiles [/quote]
Are too my chiles. :rimshot:...