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September 12th, 2006


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01:38 pm - Lunch-time poll ...
Edit: Damn! Every time I thought about doing this poll, the first option was always going to be "I don't eat meat, you insensitive clod!" ... every time until I actually sat down and wrote it. Feel free to comment appropriately :)

The perfect steak ... ?

Well-done, with extra charcoal.
2(4.5%)
Well-done
2(4.5%)
Medium well
7(15.9%)
Medium
3(6.8%)
Medium rare
15(34.1%)
Rare
6(13.6%)
Blue
4(9.1%)
Light a match near the cow... Now blow it out. It's done !
5(11.4%)
"Lop off its horns, wipe its ass, and whack it on the plate"
0(0.0%)

... sauces, toppings, marinades, and/or other ?



(I've been meaning to post this for ages, then finally got motivated after burntcopper mentioned cooking setting off smoke alarms and some comments which followed.)
Current Mood: curiouscurious

(11 touches | En garde !)

Comments:


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From:pisica
Date:September 12th, 2006 12:49 pm (UTC)
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What about 'the perfect steak is still in the cow, who hasn't been killed'?

Signed,
Militant Vegetarian :)
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From:davidcook
Date:September 12th, 2006 01:08 pm (UTC)
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Argh, yes, see edit above. There was supposed to be an option to that effect ...
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From:seawasp
Date:September 12th, 2006 03:25 pm (UTC)

But...

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... then it isn't a steak. So it doesn't fit under the category in question.

As to your signature, if vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat?
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From:freyaw
Date:September 13th, 2006 10:37 am (UTC)

Re: But...

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Humans, of course! Non smokers for preference, especially organically grown humans - artificial flavourings such as most perfumes, smelly soaps, commercially available shampoos etc ruin the flavour. Why bother eating if all you can smell is petroleum-based products?
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From:seawasp
Date:September 13th, 2006 11:53 am (UTC)

Re: But...

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Petroleum's organic. For that matter, so's strychnine.
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From:pisica
Date:September 13th, 2006 07:23 pm (UTC)

Re: But...

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Yeah, yeah, and my lemonade is made with real lemons, but don't ask about the Girl Scout cookies.
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From:darth_tigger
Date:September 12th, 2006 01:17 pm (UTC)
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There isn't an option for "I prefer it the way I specified above, but to be honest if you're going to the trouble of cooking for me I'll be very grateful and happy to eat anything." Just in case you're planning on organising a dinner party.
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From:bohemiancoast
Date:September 12th, 2006 05:01 pm (UTC)
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I've had some success with getting steaks-that-aren't-overcooked by explaining 'lean the cow against a radiator'.
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From:fjm
Date:September 12th, 2006 06:32 pm (UTC)
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I like it! I just ask for it screaming.
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From:seawasp
Date:September 12th, 2006 06:53 pm (UTC)

Another common quote..

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"... I've seen things hurt worse get up and walk away."
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From:seph_hazard
Date:September 12th, 2006 09:02 pm (UTC)
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I don't eat meat, you insensitive clod!

But "Lop off its horns, wipe its ass, and whack it on the plate" would have suited James perfectly. We'd go to posh resteraunts together and while I picked at the kind of Greek salad with slimy-looking feta cheese that's all most of these places offer yer hippie-veggie types, his dinner would be mooing.

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