| Political Talk|| re: Baton rouge eyeing annexing LSU's south campus, and Ben Hur - tenortoga on 2/26/14 at 1:29 pm|
[quote][b]From a governmental and logistical standpoint, I believe it is terribly wrong to add another layer of local government which would duplicate or complicate such things as [/b] economic development efforts, building permitting processes,[b] court administration processes (the new city would ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Giveaway Time! Drytunes Speaker...StormTiger wins! - tenortoga on 1/23/14 at 2:23 pm|
In it to win it!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Bond set at a low $40,000 for 2 home invasions & sexual battery/assault suspect - tenortoga on 1/22/14 at 10:36 am|
Did everyone miss this part?
[quote]The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported bond for Vorris Mouton, 35, of New Iberia, has been set at $40,000. [b]However, he is also being held on a parole violation, which means he is not eligible for release[/b].[/quote]
Bond doesn't matter. Even ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Mamma Della's is the location for Resturaunt Impossible - tenortoga on 1/6/14 at 3:56 pm|
[quote]Interesting. Its actually good pizza. [/quote]
I agree but it seems that place is always dead. I would think that is mostly due to location and lack of knowledge by people in BR (and the fact that most people in this area would rather pay substantially less for an inferior product). Not su...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mamma Della's is the location for Resturaunt Impossible - tenortoga on 1/6/14 at 3:51 pm|
'Restaurant Impossible' films episode at B.R. pizzeria
Mama Della's N.Y. City Pizzeria will have a chance at redemption this week. The pizzeria and Italian restaurant located on Jefferson Highway near Essen Lane will be the subject of an episode of the Food Network reality show Restaurant Im...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Put Your Recipes Using Satsumas Here - tenortoga on 11/20/13 at 9:16 am|
[quote]Thanks for the report. I'd bet that would definitely work well in a glaze or even a sauce like the pepper jelly sauce Commander's uses on the Shrimp Henican, for example. [/quote]
Decided to bake some chicken yesterday. I put some marmalade on when I put the chicken in the oven and then ag...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Put Your Recipes Using Satsumas Here - tenortoga on 11/18/13 at 1:09 pm|
[quote]I'd like to know how that works out. [/quote]
Came out good not great. As my wife said it was good but it wasn't life changing.
1) DO NOT DOUBLE THE RECIPE UNLESS YOU WANT A TON OF THIS STUFF. When i measured out 2 lb of satsumas it seemed like a small amount so I decided to double the...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Put Your Recipes Using Satsumas Here - tenortoga on 11/15/13 at 12:01 pm|
I plan on trying to make this [link=(http://www.cowlickcottagefarm.com/satsuma-and-bourbon-marmalade/)]Satsuma Bourbon Marmalade[/link] this weekend. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Crawfish Cheesecake Appetizer - tenortoga on 11/1/13 at 1:13 pm|
This one was posted by another user a few years back (I dont remember who). I made it for v day one year and it was really good. It looks very similar to the one posted by Gris but with perhaps a little less work involved (however his may be better).
[quote]Crawfish Andouille Cheesecake
| O-T Lounge|| re: $26K worth of Pappy Van Winkle stolen from Buffalo Trace - tenortoga on 10/18/13 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]If this has been posted already then the search feature is terrible because I tried Pappy Van Winkle, Buffalo Trace, and bourbon.[/quote]Third times the charm I guess
| O-T Lounge|| re: Last of the "original" Louisiana Tigers - tenortoga on 10/18/13 at 10:55 am|
[quote]quote:He fought in his mid-to-late 40s and lived until his 80s, yet none of the teenagers who fought even lived until their 60s? I was wondering the same. Surely some 17, 18, 19, 20, etc. year old (during the war) was still alive then.[/quote]
That unit took heavy casualties and not many c...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Where can I get a pork belly for cracklins? - tenortoga on 10/17/13 at 1:42 pm|
Ive bought mine from Benoit's in Addis and that is about what I paid for them. I cook mine in hog lard, not water. You should be able to get a large jar of it for about $5 also. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Brisket Burnt Ends in B.R? - tenortoga on 10/17/13 at 1:39 pm|
[quote][b]Burnt ends can be served [/b] alone (sometimes smothered in barbecue sauce) or in sandwiches, as well as [b]in a variety of other dishes, including [/b] baked beans and [b]gumbo[/b]. [/quote]
Is this gumbo with or without Okra? ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Sleepy Hollow - Season Long Thread (Season Finale tonight!) - tenortoga on 10/7/13 at 10:17 pm|
Looks like the pestilence rises next week. I really did not expect to get a second horseman this quick. Really liking where this is headed. (pun intended). ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Lawyers.. - tenortoga on 9/19/13 at 3:59 pm|
[quote]It is also important if you were on a state highway or a local road. [b]the "R.S." in LA R.S. stands for "Road statutes" and do not apply to highways.[/b] You need to check the La. Code of Civil Procedure for statutes that govern state highways. [/quote]
WTF So much fail in one post....
| Tiger Rant|| re: what happens if lsu, bama and a&m end in a tie? - tenortoga on 9/19/13 at 10:00 am|
[quote]Someone touched on this, but in reality, given the BCS factor (and if the top 2 are within 5 spots of each other), here is the very likely scenario: Sept 14 - Bama beats A&M Post game rankings: Bama(1), LSU(6), A&M (10) Nov 9 - LSU beats Bama Likely Post game rankings: LSU(1), A&M(5), ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Sleepy Hollow - Season Long Thread (Season Finale tonight!) - tenortoga on 9/19/13 at 9:32 am|
[quote]Because frankly it didn't really remind me of Grimm. Grimm is mainly beasts. These are more so monsters/creatures/demons. Grimm is also all fairy tails, this is just one story, the Headless Horseman. At least thus far. [/quote]
I finally watched it last night and agree I does not remind me o...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Under the Dome Season 1 Finale - tenortoga on 9/18/13 at 2:27 pm|
[quote]Also, remember when the nuke went off, and outside the bubble looked like a desert wasteland? But ever since, the grass and trees are green and everything looks normal when they show the outside I think if you see a panned out view from outside the dome it looks like half of one side of dome...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Under the Dome Season 1 Finale - tenortoga on 9/18/13 at 2:20 pm|
[quote]I do believe the lake was polluted with something at the time (and it was something that couldn't be purified, can't remember what and I'm certainly not watching it again.) [/quote]
I believe it was polluted with Methane. I seem to recall Barbie lighting a glass of lake water on fire. That...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| SI article about Marques Colston. - tenortoga on 9/18/13 at 12:37 pm|
Just saw this article on SI comparing Marques Colston and Larry Fitzgerald and how the Saints scheme is what makes Colston stand out. Thought I would drop it here.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Best horror or sci fi novel you've ever read - tenortoga on 8/30/13 at 3:34 pm|
[quote]Multiple people have said ender's game and I agree. Read it when I was like 12, and in my imagination the battle room was like the old movie Tron but 100 times better. I hope they do the book justice but it will be hard to[/quote]
I was skeptical about the movie as well; however, this art...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Kirk hates LSU - tenortoga on 8/28/13 at 10:41 am|
[quote]I'm missing something. LSU may not be his favorite team, but what happened here?[/quote]
Look at the rankings in the graphic and compare them to the actual rankings. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Zea's Char Siu Pork - tenortoga on 8/23/13 at 3:07 pm|
I usually get the carving board sandwich when I go; however, the last time I was there on a Friday the server specifically recommended against getting this. Said it does not make a good sandwich. recommended I get something else. However, the carving board sandwich with the lamb is totally legit....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Can you buy a ponce in BR - tenortoga on 8/23/13 at 3:05 pm|
I have seen them in the freezer at the Chris' Specality Meats in Prairieville. Never had one so I can't speak to its quality. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Dining Guide Giveaway...$100 gift card to Amazon.com - tenortoga on 8/16/13 at 3:57 pm|
[quote]Dining Guide Giveaway...$100 gift card to Amazon.comI want to say the highland location closed[/quote]
Yes Highland closed shortly after the Jefferson location opened.
Chicken, my review was of the Jefferson location, but is listed under the highland one now that there are 2 entries. Feel...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Dining Guide Giveaway...$100 gift card to Amazon.com - tenortoga on 8/16/13 at 2:57 pm|
Latte e Miele is no longer on Highland/Seigan. It is now on Jefferson. I posted a review anyway but it is of the new Jefferson location....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: anything goes NOLA - tenortoga on 8/13/13 at 12:29 pm|
Yes I remember eating in an indian teepee and also in a truck bed. If I remember correctly the doorman was a midget in a tux wearing like a 3 foot high top hat. Wasn't the walls of the bathroom covered in playboy centerfolds? (possibly due to its prior incarnation as the Playboy Club). I remember...
| Political Talk|| re: For those who thought shooting that "teen" burglar in the Marigny was horrific.. - tenortoga on 8/6/13 at 2:55 pm|
I also think the photograph with the article taht shows the driveway, behind the fence that he climbed and how close that area is to the side door is also very compelling. ...
| Political Talk|| re: For those who thought shooting that "teen" burglar in the Marigny was horrific.. - tenortoga on 8/6/13 at 2:53 pm|
He dosen't have to prove anything, the state has teh burden of proof. As long as he belived there was a threat he should be free. Given that this ocured on a private side of a fence where this kid did not belong, at 2 am in a violent city where murders occur almost daily. I think he was right to ...
| Political Talk|| re: For those who thought shooting that "teen" burglar in the Marigny was horrific.. - tenortoga on 8/6/13 at 2:38 pm|
[quote]No, you aren't actually. If you see someone under your carport scoping out your truck, you can't run out there and start blasting them. You can use deadly force to defend YOUR LIFE, not your property. [/quote]
He did not go out blasting. He went out to see what was going on at 2 am in h...