Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!





Recent Entries
Moron Meet-Ups
6th Annual SW Ohio MoMe: 10/12/2019,
Contact ibguy

Texas MoMe:
10/18/19-10/19/19

Contact Ben Had
« From Foreign Policy Hawk to Careful Partial-Isolationist.... | Main | Gun Thread: Guns Allowed [Weasel] »
May 26, 2019

Food Thread: Don't Slap That Sausage Into Just Anything!

New England Roll.jpg

There was (and probably still is) a glorious late-night hot dog joint on Durant Avenue in Berkeley. "Top Dog" was about 100 square feet, packed to the rafters with supplies, and pumped out very high quality hot dogs and sausages to legions of drunk students, usually late at night, and just before they wandered across the street to get doughnuts hot out of the oil from "King Pin Donuts."

They used a plain bun that was substantial enough to hold the relatively big sausages they sold, but not so big that the dog got lost in the bread. They weren't gummy and easily compressible, and they held the chopped onion and sauerkraut and mustard (don't start your ketchup crap or you will be grounded) without falling apart or soaking through.

Those gummy and too-soft mass-market buns are actually pretty good with a regular hot dog, but for more substantial fare like a good bratwurst, I think it is worth seeking out something better.

Or baking them yourselves, which is going to be my project some rainy weekend!


******

So...as is usual with The Food Horde, somebody took one of my suggestions and did a better job. Well, to be precise, reader "David" married quite well, because this is his wife's handiwork.
AsparagusBacon.jpg

That bacon looks nice and crisp!

******

square-watermellons_11.png

Just because we CAN do something doesn't mean that we SHOULD do something.

******

******

durandcorkscrew.jpg

What a marvelous design! It's simply a mashup of two kinds of corkscrew, but it is done elegantly, and seemingly well, since the videos at the company's website show it working perfectly...extracting old and crumbly corks without a hiccup.

Unfortunately it is expensive...certainly too expensive for most people who never consume wine old enough to have decaying corks. And even if you have an odd bottle or two with a decaying cork, there are other ways to deal with the detritus. A $125 corkscrew is about $110 more than I am willing to pay to keep cork crumbs out of my wine. A fine mesh strainer will work just as well!

But damn...it is a very nice looking corkscrew.

***

A large proportion of The Horde has been in the service, so if any of you folks need some chef's attire, complete with service patches, and a whole lot of other stuff, take a look at this site. It's called Newchef military store, and if you are like me, you probably need a chef's jacket to keep the splashes off your clothes.

That makes me wonder why there is a one-to-one correspondence between making tomato sauce and wearing light colored shirts.
[Hat Tips: artisanal 'ette]

******

From Nikki Haley's husband's Instagram feed.
mexteq.jpg

[Hat Tip: MTF]
******

Food and cooking tips, triple-cream cheeses, young wild pigs, crisp bacon, thick and fluffy pita, and good tomatoes that aren't square, pale pink and covered with Mestizo E.coli: cbd dot aoshq at gmail dot com. Any advocacy of French Toast with syrup will result in disciplinary action up to and including being nuked from orbit. And yes, shaking a Manhattan is blasphemy...it's in the Bible!

&topic=world_news">digg this
posted by CBD at 04:00 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Martini Farmer: "Does the gas station strip club have gas station s ..."

JuJuBee, just generally being shamey: "What what in the butt? Okay. ..."

mallfly the Peach of Hoboken: "good gag. yuck ..."

Rodrigo Borgia (Russian Asset, also Spartacus): "> Colorado will never flip red again. I think C ..."

Aetius451AD: "Thanks for the ONT. How did the water tower fa ..."

Norman Spiny: "Top 20! ..."

Tonypete: "Evening Horde! ..."

mrp: "Big Crease: "Over the past month Trump has given u ..."

Guy Smiley: "4 We have a gas station strip club. It's literally ..."

Guy Smiley: "It's funny because his butt is swollen from all th ..."

Aetius451AD: "Did we ever come up with a good dish washing deter ..."

tbodie [/i][/s][/b][/u]: "Yea! NOT TIME! ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64