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Safety of frozen food

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Patricia Dec 29, 2014. 12 Replies

Why do we call a large Mexican fowl "Turkey"?

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by sk8eycat Dec 20, 2014. 12 Replies

Herb danger

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Pizza, come and get it!

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Science explains mozarella on pizza

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Nov 7, 2014. 7 Replies

What is your favorite apple?

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Beer, Beer, Glorious Beer!

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Comment by sk8eycat on September 20, 2014 at 9:28am

Pat - I don't think ONE sandwich (or one of anything) is going to do any permanent harm. The enjoyment factor is more important, IMO.

When I had back surgery 5 years ago, the holier-than-thou physical therapist in th hospital kept harping on "No Bending, Lifting, or Twisting." So the first thing I did when I got home was call a local store & deli that delivers, and ordered a BLT!  With avocado.

The hospital food was dreadful...inedible...they've stopped preparing it in their own diet kitchen, and farmed the job out to a company that used to prepare the plastic meals for airlines... when airlines used to serve "meals."  I think that's what most school districts have done, too.

Comment by Pat on September 20, 2014 at 8:02am

Went and saw my cardiologist yesterday, who essentially gave me a clean bill of health. Now, we did talk about diet a bit; all the while with me dutifully nodding my head in agreement. After the appointment, I made a beeline to Protzel's Deli in St. Louis. And got their giant corned beef sandwich. My Dr. would be pissed.

Comment by sk8eycat on September 18, 2014 at 12:49pm

"Modern" school lunches in the US are depressing....junk food.  Even during WW2, with rationing and all that, we were still fed decent wholesome meals.

The people who make the decisions still have not figured out that kids who are undernourished, or malnourished, can NOT learn, no matter how good their teachers are.

Rethuglican school boards....

Comment by Michael Penn on September 18, 2014 at 10:32am

When I was a repairman in Houston, Texas I loved those calls at Chinese and oriental eateries. Big named places that served a lot of people, and the managers always made sure I left there with enough free food for 3 people.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on September 18, 2014 at 7:55am

The mystery meat from Brazil looked a bit dubious.

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 18, 2014 at 7:46am

I'd love to try foods from every country and culture.  Just need to win that $2,000,000 lottery.  Ha!  Actually, I've never purchased a lottery ticket.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on September 18, 2014 at 7:39am

The Ukraine food looks like prison grub from the Victorian era. 

Comment by Randall Smith on September 18, 2014 at 7:20am

If I was hungry, I'd eat them all. I might pause at the Ukraine plate! What, no Greek lunch?

Comment by Plinius on September 18, 2014 at 6:41am

That Ukraine food... I never knew that a hotdog could look like that.

Comment by Plinius on September 18, 2014 at 6:37am

I'd go for the Korean or Indian food, it looks very good! Most Dutch children bring their own lunch: bread and cheese or whatever, and a packet of fruitdrink.


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