There's so much going on in Talk and the comments week to week that we almost can't keep up. If you're in the same boat, here's a small selection of topics and responses that have piqued our interest this week.
"OMG! Julia must have been having a moment of sheer insanity ~ "throw away duck fat." She probably had a little too much wine..."—duncan1205
"If the first beer kicks in after the last guest arrives, you're doing it wrong! :)" — Mike N.
"I'll be sure to let you all know if I die. I guess if my My Pie Monday contributions stop, you'll know. But for now, I'm young(ish) and very poor :-)" — atmast on using a homemade version.
"Kenji, I am pleased to see that you have correctly identified chest-pounds as a unit of time. Most people consider that to be a unit of mass."—gb944
"And remember, as with cows.....never stand behind a sneezing monkey."—CJ McD
"It would make a great article if you sat at the table and kept ordering refills until they asked you to leave."— redfish
"To quote Kenny Shopsin: you "could get three refills and take the glass home with [you], and I would still make a profit""— John F.
"I try to keep cooked rice (converted rice, I confess) and/or cooked pasta in the fridge, so making a stir fry or a pasta salad or quick pasta meal with a quick sauce is just a matter of 10 or 15 minutes. Assume salt and black pepper to taste. "— lemonfair