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re: San Francisco trip - BlackenedOut
Had a really nice eating/drinking afternoon in San Fran about 6 months ago. Went to Zuni Cafe, stood up at the beautiful bar, ordered a lot of oysters and french fries and drank rose and martinis. Then walked down the street to Mission Chinese and ate some indescribably delicious, weird, and spicy f...
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re: Did a couple of cast iron filets last night. Where did I go wrong? - BlackenedOut
Lot of variables there. How thick were the steaks? Ive recently switched to Kenji method. Flip steaks approximately every 30 seconds and baste. Cook to desired temp, let rest. If you are pulling at 125 they are gonna be way over mid rare or medium post rest. ...
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re: MSY-LHR Non-Stop Round Trip $507 pp (From AA via BA's Flights) - BlackenedOut
Didnt get it that cheap but booked it on miles. What day are you going, here april 19th ...
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re: best place to get smoking woods in New Orleans? - BlackenedOut
If you are willing to drive, there is a guy on westbank on Manhattan (or it might be Belle Chase hwy at that point) right before Ochsner West Bank that sells wood and ducks. ...
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re: Looking for new side dishes - BlackenedOut
Creamed kale Brussel sprout slaw ...
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re: Thanksgiving Drink suggestions - BlackenedOut
If you can find it where you live, I like to use Catdaddy Moonshine or Cathead Honeysuckle. Mix some satsuma juice with that and pour over ice. Topping it with a little bit of club soda a good idea as well, ends up tasting not unlike a dreamsicle. ...
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re: Official Thanksgiving Turkey Brining Thread - BlackenedOut
As a general rule, should brine any poultry before cooking. Even chicken breasts I will season 30 minutes before cooking. But yes for a fried bird, brining wont hurt. ...
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re: Thanksgiving Drink suggestions - BlackenedOut
French 75s always a nice day drinking option. Salty Dogs or Greyhounds Hemingway Daiquiris Sangria Punch (Probably your best bet) Southside...
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re: Official Thanksgiving Turkey Brining Thread - BlackenedOut
Do this: [link=(https://food52.com/recipes/15069-russ-parsons-dry-brined-turkey-a-k-a-the-judy-bird)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Meril's in New Orleans, Emeril's new restaurant, anyone been? - BlackenedOut
I went a few months ago. Nice, casual spot. Killer lasagna. Menu has lots of stuff with a real wide range of things and well priced. Much bigger restaurant than it would appear. ...
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re: Official Thanksgiving Turkey Brining Thread - BlackenedOut
Just dry brine and save yourself the trouble of figuring out how to keep a turkey submerged in water and cold enough for three days. ...
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re: Just booked flight to Barcelona - BlackenedOut
Messi in Camp Nou was an experience I wont ever forget. Also, would recommend heading to the old cathedral on a clear day and going up to the roof. Great view of the city. Its my favorite food city in Europe. Stunningly good food with a wide range. ...
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re: Non-traditional Thanksgiving Dinner - BlackenedOut
Steaksgiving. Sides stay relatively the same but we do steaks. Cook a turkey breast for gumbo followimg day. ...
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re: Need help finding a Triple D recipe - BlackenedOut
Not to be a dick, but pretty certain if you just stuff some manicotti with pulled pork, top it with bechamel, and run it under the broiler you will get something that is pretty damn close. ...
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re: Just booked flight to Barcelona - BlackenedOut
Could have a pretty nice time with a few days in barcelona, a few days driving up the costa brava and costa sol and then into the mountains for a spell. Enjoy! Such a cool area of the world. ...
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re: Mugaritz or Akelarre ? - BlackenedOut
Was coming here to suggest Extebarri. Have not been myself, but a lot of people who are much better eaters than I have had nothing but raves for it. I even know one person who went twice in a week. ...
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re: Wet or Dry Brine for Smoked Turkey - BlackenedOut
A wet brine is just making your life more difficult then it needs to be. This is the truth. Dry Brine #knucktat...
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re: Sleeping on a plane. Advice? - BlackenedOut
Week before flight schedule appointment with doc you know. Explain situation and ask for something to help. Do something strenuous about 3 hours pre flight. Couple drinks at airport, take whatever pill he gave you when board or post meal (depending on time of flight), and zone out...
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re: NYC: Good food without Reservation - BlackenedOut
X'ian Famous Foods has a branch near Times Square. Hunan food the spicy lamb noodle is fantastic. Salvation Taco, John Dory, The Breslin, il Vagabondo, Gramercy Tavern (and really most Danny Meyer spots), The Dutch, Osteria Morini, Mad for Chicken at Turntable, and Balthazar will all scratch tha...
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re: Wet or Dry Brine for Smoked Turkey - BlackenedOut
Dry. Russ Parsons technique is what you wan. Google it...
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