Apparently I am a little too eager for the follow-up piece.
I, for one, will forward to a continuation of this series. Can I assume you will be keeping the title as "Best Eaten Alone Without Pants On?"
Strawberries and cream. Technically not a fruit!
Harder time justifying the dairy though.
People, of course. Chocolate isn't safe for dogs.
You ought to see the slugs here come summertime. They can barely drag their bloated bodies through the mist.
My family likes to regularly drag me to Pizza Hut. Time and distance are related, right?
> Voluntarily reads The Food Lab
> Complains about the science
Gods help us if someone so much as gifted you a mixer.
I know Serious Eats has a somewhat informal workplace environment, but couldn't you have made the bear wear pants?
@Max: Thanks for the barbecue differentiation! Less concerned now and more hungry.
Would you ever want to use fresh bay leaves when cooking? If their menthol flavor feels too pronounced, would they work in a use other than, say, bay-mint ice cream?
As someone enticed by meat but unused to barbecue, are the ribs supposed to appear so charred? Grill marks are but one thing...
Everyone's claimed the meaty bits and the tongue, so I'll take the tendon. No, really!
As for an actual tip, simmering bananas with their peels on will keep them from turning brown. Their peels will darken, but the interior will taste fresh. Just in case you're sick of banana bread, though I can't imagine why.
@Kenji: I won't argue with Good Science. Inherent Cute prevails.
(I at first mistook Hambone's tongue for reverse Bugs Bunny teeth. I swear I'm already a card-carrying member of the Puppy Folds Club.
@eliza422 Calling in @Kenji, Crusader against Bad Science -- or will his love for dogs get in the way of academic integrity?
@mcwolfe: That's a relief. I just tossed a batch of cassava and almond salad with this dressing, but I wanted a second opinion on the recipe. We already consume so many toxins from processed foods.
I'd list Lent, but you can't give up what you never took.
I can't find it either, but alternative recipes on the head suggest removing the eyes and tongue and parboiling the head before roasting.
You can treat the tongue as stated in the Nasty Bits, but I'm not sure about the eyes. Chichi's spirit might leave her body hanging to visit you if you simply discarded them though. Worst comes to the worst, you can terrify your neighbors by running around, bloodied skull in one hand, a swinging set of eyes in the other. You'll go viral, I promise.
Hambone mid-yawn would not be out of place in a radioactive, post-apocalypse.
While not always feasible, cutting circles out of pan-sheets would be far more economical and versatile, though I still oddly want this set for that one-in-a-hundred baking session.
@grapist: If your weed accidentally contaminated your food then it doesn't count as an ingredient.
I'd suggest taking a whiff from the molecular gastronomy movement and foaming up your foods with nitrous oxide. Or just skip the food and huff straight from the organic, all-natural source.
(Don't huff away from the organic, all-natural source.)
@Dennis: Almost as thankful as we are for Flatizzas.
Try saying the plural form three times fast.
In your pre-traumatized youth -- perhaps accompanied by a perpetually impromptu rendition of "Under the Sea" -- did you ever see a rehydrated seahorse unfurled?
No, really. In all seriousness. Science demands an answer.
Any chance of a vegan General Tso's to complete this savorably inauthentic meal? A leading dish has to have a rival.
If it's not too late, channel your inner Kenji and top your peas and meat scraps with stuffing waffles.
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