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Piecing together an all-vegetable remake of Pulp Fiction now... 

 

What does Marsellus Wallace look like?

 

Does he look like a beet?

 

DOES. HE. LOOK. LIKE. A BEET.

 

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1 hour ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

You probably wouldn't like my tampande then.  Manzanilla and kalamata olives, roasted red peppers and garlic diced finely (I use a food processor).  Make a great spread along with some pub cheese on slices of French bread.

 

Sounds good!!!

Put the whole recipe in the Good Eats Thread?

 

45 minutes ago, Marvin said:

Blah.

 

Black hole sun, won't you come.

 

 

 

Mushrooms feel like eating brains.

Spoiler

 

 

 

2 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

I'm eating cold leftover lasagna like a sandwich.

 

...what?

 

My condolences

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I grew up with olives in glass jars, cored out and stuffed with Things. Pimento, almonds, whole pearl onions, garlic, jalapeno chunks, random '$*&% we forgot a real gift' gift olives... While other people were snacking on popcorn or potato chips I could sit there with a lobster fork and an olive jar and eat them until my dad stole the jar from me.

 

For me the brain weasels are somewhat chemical in nature. Jar olives, salty and oily, provide me with many of the chemical precursors I'm otherwise lacking. Helps keep the weasels in line.

 

Heh, most people who self medicate with food do it with sugar and ice cream and stereotypical things. I self medicate with olives, red bell peppers, dark meat chicken, and when things get really dire? Cheese. Eggs. Grapefruit. Tea...

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Tea is always a good thing and keeps me happy. The BF is wise enough to realize this and will sometimes make a mug if I am tweaky without realizing it. Tension Tamer by Celestial Seasonings works as described. That stuff is magical. 

 

I forget to eat more when the brain weasels are active. Not anorexic, just... lack of interest? When I am exercising I crave lean chicken and other meats with (actual not euphemism) broccoli. Otherwise.... meh? Whatever is cheap or in the kitchen? 

 

 

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Tea is good, Celestial Seasons have some great ones.

Also  MEAT, Dark Chocolate and nuts.

Peaches, Nectarines, Cherries  hmmmm

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1 hour ago, Marvin said:

Mushrooms feel like eating brains.

 

Fortunately, I cannot back that claim up with experience.

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10 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

Drinking Celestial Seasons Bengal Spice now.

I blame @Cyradis ^_^

 

If you ever visit my neck of the woods, I'll drag you to their factory. It is glorious. You get to go in THE MINT ROOM. It is absolutely superb. If only they'd open up a bag and let me wallow in the mint *sigh*. I'd love to be locked in there. The smell is divine. 

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11 minutes ago, Pegazus said:
1 hour ago, Marvin said:

Mushrooms feel like eating brains.

 

Fortunately, I cannot back that claim up with experience.

 

I... can?

 

Sorry. 

 

Also, not like brains at all. Mushrooms have more substance and taste like butter and garlic (or they should anyway)

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8 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

 

If you ever visit my neck of the woods, I'll drag you to their factory. It is glorious. You get to go in THE MINT ROOM. It is absolutely superb. If only they'd open up a bag and let me wallow in the mint *sigh*. I'd love to be locked in there. The smell is divine. 

 

Sounds cool!

 

We have herbs in our garden, mint is one of them, you can make tea out of that by just dunking it in hot water..

 

 

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1 minute ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Sounds cool!

 

We have herbs in our garden, mint is one of them, you can make tea out of that by just dunking it in hot water..

 

 

 

I got up to I think 7 varieties of mint in my yard. I might have a mint obsession. 

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