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12 Beer-Producing Countries to Watch Right Now

"BrewDog. Not widely available in England"

No, just every Sainsbury's and Waitrose supermarket in the country. Not to mention 12 brew pubs and the new bottleshop.

What's the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Mexican Food?

@Serious_Cynic
and by "we" do you mean "lazy white people" who can't cook for themselves?

What's the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Mexican Food?

-to*
cite "authenticity"

What's the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Mexican Food?

@Serious_Cynic
One could also argue that people who constantly cite to "authenticity" are lazy thinkers prone to facile generalisations about those who don't share similar deference.

How to Make the Best Fudgy Brownies

Oddly, I've made fudge brownies with a crisp, glossy top for years without ever whisking together eggs and sugar. I just use the standard method of melting sugar, butter and chocolate together before beating in egg and folding in flour. Will give these a go nonetheless.

What's the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Mexican Food?

to be clear: I don't support Dianne Kennedy's incredibly rigid and narrow (albeit impeccably researched) view of what constitutes "authentic" Mexican cuisine

What's the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Mexican Food?

God bless her, if Dianne Kennedy had her way a large proportion of restaurants in Mexico wouldn't be allowed to call their cooking "mexican" either.

Ask a Cicerone: What's Your Ultimate Beer and Burger Pairing?

I'm with Double_J on this one. At least when it comes to burgers.
I enjoy beer, I like burgers but never noticed a synergy between them.

Staff Picks: Design Your Dream Ben & Jerry's Flavor

Should have read brunost above (spellcheck autocorrect).

Staff Picks: Design Your Dream Ben & Jerry's Flavor

Oh and flavor suggestion: brunets

Staff Picks: Design Your Dream Ben & Jerry's Flavor

I'm wondering if it's just me (that I have morphed into a picky, entitled, trend-following food-snob) but I could swear Ben and Jerry's ice-cream used to be better?

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Wheat Beers

No frackle, I've never had a beer. I only drink this weird fermented hop and malted grain crap I keep coming across....dunno what it's called.

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Wheat Beers

"belgian gose"
@V.Stoffels
Do you mean gueuze? While I agree that Berliner weisse is nothing like a weissbier, hefeweizen, it's also nothing like a Gueuze or indeed a german Gose.
All completely different styles.

Also +1 for the aventinus.

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beers for Tacos

also Founders All Day

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beers for Tacos

Brew By Numbers 01/06 Saison: Motueka & Lime

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

The quote in question: "What's the big deal about using proper terms for things?"

Which ironically you took with extreme prejudice despite the fact I was actually agreeing with Shuboyje.

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

In fact, JEL, if you'd bothered to actually read what I and other have written you'd have noticed that I echoed shuboyje's own sentiments regarding proper information when I quoted him in a previous comment.

So as you quite rightly point out, you have made a wild conjecture with no basis in fact.

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

Perhaps then you could show us where anyone labelled you elitist or a snob? Or where anyone made an argument for lack of proper information? The thread is indeed hopeless because you keep seeing "attacks".

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

No, "dubious logic" would be the following:

People may read the title of this Slice article and associate the term Neapolitan pizza with the pictures of Etto pizzas. They may then go to a "real" Neapolitan pizzeria and find the pizzas there look diffferent to Slices pictures and will, as a result, think poorly of Neapolitan pizza. [non sequitur jump] Neapolitan pizza in America is destroyed and thousands of Neapolitans' culture is tainted.

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

what's the big deal about using the proper term for things?

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

But he uses non-00 flours ergo not Neapolitan

Excellent Neapolitan-Style Pies at Etto in Washington, DC

Omg! Quick, someone tell Ciro Salvo he's not making Neapolitan pizza!

Pizza Obsessives: Jimmy Coponi

"Some of the previous methods are more similar than others, with some producing different flavors due to a number of factors."

Thanks for that insight Lou. That clears things right up. ;)
but agreed, let's not spam the comment section any further.

Pizza Obsessives: Jimmy Coponi

"The true Neapolitan style is much more wet....with, in my opinion, more supple and tender dough. I'd use Una Pizza as an example of the closest thing here in the states (I know, I know....why continue to bring him up.)"

Were those not your words, Lou? as recent as January? So what changed your mind about Anthony's pizza not being traditional?

Pizza Obsessives: Jimmy Coponi

Serious Sandwiches

Hey SE,
I love a good sandwich as much as the next person and there's no denying that you have some of the most comprehensive coverage of bread+fillings on the internet.
Have you considered moving all the sandwich posts into a separate website in the same vein as AHT and Slice?

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