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re: Cast iron or carbon steel - Politiceaux
Get a Demeyere Proline and never look back. Haven’t used any of my cast iron or nice carbon steel pieces for searing since I got my Prolines. ...
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re: Cast iron or carbon steel - Politiceaux
What will be its primary purpose? What's your budget?...
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re: Lake Charles - What's Worth Eating? - Politiceaux
[quote]this place closed two months ago. The ladies (sisters) that ran it decided enough was enough but from word on the street the brothers are going to reopen it.[/quote] It was still open a few days ago for lunch, FWIW. I think her brother took it over. ...
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re: Why is Coach O held to a higher standard than Les Miles? - Politiceaux
In what way is he?...
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re: Company Vehicle - Politiceaux
Of those two, I'd go with the Explorer. ...
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re: Lowes Grill Sale - Politiceaux
Why not both? I wasn't actively looking for a gas grill but a Weber Genesis at these prices isn't something one can pass up. I love my Primo but there are times I'd like the ease and speed of a gas grill. This will be excellent for that. ...
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re: Lowes Grill Sale - Politiceaux
Thanks baw. Picked up a stainless 310 for $399 in Lafayette. ...
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re: WFDT - Politiceaux
Country style rib gravy over rice, sautéed green beans, garlic bread, and plenty of bourbon. Happy football season, everyone. ...
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re: Meatballs: Bake or cook in sauce? - Politiceaux
Brown them in a skillet or sauté pan, then let them finish cooking in the sauce. ...
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re: Gas grills - Politiceaux
[quote]Blaze grills are also made in Baton Rouge I think.[/quote]They're headquartered in Baton Rouge but are made in China. ...
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re: Cast iron vs magnalite - Politiceaux
Aluminum will heat much, much more evenly. Try thick copper if you get a chance. ...
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re: Cast iron or stock pot for cooking gumbo in - Politiceaux
[quote]I never understood the whole "transfer the roux" thing. Why not just cook the whole gumbo in a large thick pot (cast iron, magnalite, enameled cast iron, etc)[/quote] In what are you making/warming your stock?...
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re: Cast iron or stock pot for cooking gumbo in - Politiceaux
[quote]why would anyone use a stock pot?[/quote]Not all stock pots are close to being created equal. ...
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re: Cast iron or stock pot for cooking gumbo in - Politiceaux
[quote]I've found cooking in a heavy duty pot gives better, more consistent results with less hands on time. Thin pots tend to burn or stick much easier and require more stirring and hands on time for good results. [/quote] Agreed. I use a 4 mm thick 9 quart copper stew pot for normal amounts of gu...
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re: Holy Crap! Where has Hendrick's Gin been my whole life - Politiceaux
[quote]Damn, I paid $45[/quote]You can get a half gallon of Hendricks for $55 or so at Costco. ...
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re: Cast iron or stock pot for cooking gumbo in - Politiceaux
[quote]Cast iron for the roux and pot for the gumbo.[/quote] This is what I do. Thinking about trying to do a roux soon in a Fissler thick disc bottom saute. They heat much more evenly. ...
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re: Holy Crap! Where has Hendrick's Gin been my whole life - Politiceaux
Swing back by HP and pick up some Dolin dry vermouth. Much better....
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re: Best steak in baton rouge - Politiceaux
Prime 45 day dry aged ribeye at Ruffino's if they still have it. They often have a spinalis special there as well that's very good. ...
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re: Left the cast iron skillet on the stove to dry and it turned silver. - Politiceaux
It may be warped. Check all over for cracks. If not warped or cracked, re-season. ...
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