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Unread 03-05-2012, 11:55 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Well I've tried a few new dishes when I was away, but if you mean individual ingredients...I tried vegetarian shark's fin (or shark's fin for the ethically conscious). Before that I had truffles and hare for the first time in the same dish.
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Unread 03-06-2012, 06:53 AM
 
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Pepsi & vodka; my neighbor loves it. I saw him pouring one, & wondered if its any good. He brought some over..... It's not bad, but not my drink of choice.
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Unread 03-06-2012, 03:03 PM
 
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I have a personal food rule, I don't eat anything that "tastes like chicken" unless it is actually chicken.
lol So funny. I have a similar rule. I don't eat chicken, or anything that tastes too much like chicken (some of those soy products are far too realistic for me lol).
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Unread 03-06-2012, 03:05 PM
 
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Some really hot and spicy assortment of peanuts, chicken peas, cranberries, and something else. God, I got my sinuses all cleared after a handful of those. Way too hot for me DH will enjoy it, though.
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Unread 03-06-2012, 03:06 PM
 
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Babaganoush. It's a dip made with roasted eggplant, olive oil, and seasonings. You eat it with pita. I tried it at a Turkish restaurant near work, and I loved it.

I had it again last week, this time from a Lebanese place near where I live, where they spelled it Babaganouj. Was just as good. It's fun to say, too!
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Unread 03-07-2012, 06:03 AM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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Babaganoush. It's a dip made with roasted eggplant, olive oil, and seasonings. You eat it with pita. I tried it at a Turkish restaurant near work, and I loved it.

I had it again last week, this time from a Lebanese place near where I live, where they spelled it Babaganouj. Was just as good. It's fun to say, too!
How funny! I had baba ganouj for the first time last night too. There's a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant near me with really good Middle Eastern food. We also had dolmas and a marinated salad of bell peppers and eggplant that was absolutely delicious. I need to find out how to make that eggplant.
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Unread 03-07-2012, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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Claudia Roden has never steered me wrong. She writes really interesting cookbooks, too. Since we're not eggplant lovers, I haven't made this recipe.

Claudia Roden's baba ghanoush Recipe | Key Ingredient
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Unread 03-07-2012, 07:52 AM
 
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I don't usually like eggplant, either, but I like that stuff!
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Unread 03-07-2012, 07:13 PM
 
Location: El Dorado Hills, CA
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Pretzle chips. OMG they are addictive.
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Unread 03-07-2012, 07:45 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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I don't usually like eggplant, either, but I like that stuff!
It can be quite nice grilled and well seasoning or in spicy, tangy dishes. Also as part of a salad.
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