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Message 1301459 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 23:03:53 UTC - in response to Message 1301457.

Is this used in the annual Californian artichoke frenzy?

Why yes it is! And have you figured out the purpose of the two wells?

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Message 1301460 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 23:05:04 UTC - in response to Message 1301459.

Is this used in the annual Californian artichoke frenzy?

Why yes it is! And have you figured out the purpose of the two wells?

Yes, but I don't to win this weekend.
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Message 1301485 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 23:50:54 UTC - in response to Message 1301460.

Is this used in the annual Californian artichoke frenzy?

Why yes it is! And have you figured out the purpose of the two wells?

Yes, but I don't to win this weekend.

Is there no one who will claim this win?!!!

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Message 1301503 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 0:48:52 UTC - in response to Message 1301485.

In one hole you put the artichoke and in the other you put a clarified butter dish?

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Message 1301505 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 0:54:25 UTC - in response to Message 1301503.

In one hole you put the artichoke and in the other you put a clarified butter dish?

Seems to be a problem with which hole you stick the artichoke in and which........on, never mind.
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Message 1301520 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 1:34:51 UTC

Hello......I am a cook and I shall be your mystery tool tonight.
Tonight we shall serve a wonderful dish of ...........

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Message 1301521 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 1:37:08 UTC - in response to Message 1301503.

In one hole you put the artichoke and in the other you put a clarified butter dish?

Ok, we have a winner!

I posted a picture of one of my artichoke plates. Here is a picture of an artichoke on a much prettier plate than mine.


Artichokes are commonly grown in California. I had a couple of plants in our backyard for a few years until I decided they were more of an aphid magnet than I cared to have back there. In the center of the plate you place your cooked artichoke. In the little artichoke bud well you place melted butter (I don't bother to clarify it), or mayonnaise or whatever dipping sauce you like. When I want a lower-fat sauce option, I like tomatillo sauce on artichokes. Just a little tip for my California friends.

Anyway, you pull leaves off of the artichoke and dip the meaty end of each leaf into your choice of sauce. You scrape the tasty artichoke meat off each leaf with your teeth, and then you place the scraped leaf on the outer rim of the plate. Eventually you take a spoon, scrape the fuzzy stuff off the artichoke heart and then eat the heart.

Yumm-oh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

P.M. going out to our winner now...

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Message 1301545 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 3:22:23 UTC - in response to Message 1301521.

I add lemon to the butter and it is fab. Helps to have a lemon tree :)

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Message 1301548 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 3:27:12 UTC - in response to Message 1301545.

I add lemon to the butter and it is fab. Helps to have a lemon tree :)

Not a problem...

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Message 1301557 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 4:01:41 UTC - in response to Message 1301545.

I add lemon to the butter and it is fab. Helps to have a lemon tree :)

Please pardon me for interrupting in the kitchen, but I just...have to.

You opened the door, I just walked through it.

PPM, the Lemon Tree.......

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Message 1301559 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 4:18:49 UTC

...but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat


Au Contraire!

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Message 1301652 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 12:36:05 UTC

Oooooooo Ang ......... dribble dribble

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Message 1301710 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 16:03:03 UTC - in response to Message 1301559.

...but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat


Au Contraire!

Which cultivar do you have? I have a Meyer and love it! You can eat them as picked.

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Message 1301760 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 18:18:25 UTC

Ok team what’s this, exact name and use please.

He he.

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Message 1301774 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 18:46:57 UTC
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Sidestep.

Please allow me.

These are a couple of favorite pieces that might amuse you whilst wondering about those tongs.

Guy's name was Jerry Ringlien, as I recall.
Now, this guy's biz was advertising Oscar Mayer wieners........

Which, as it turned out, he did very well indeed.

Mr. Ringlien dispenses more truth and wisdom in these few glimpses into his life than many folks shall ever posses.

I have posted them before, so if you've seen them, pardons.
If you have not seen them, eat the wiener, LOL.

Wiener wisdom.
More balogna......
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Message 1301781 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 19:10:12 UTC - in response to Message 1301760.

FISH BONE DEBONING SEAFOOD SUSHI TWEEZERS TONGS


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Message 1301827 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 21:39:56 UTC - in response to Message 1301559.

...but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat


Au Contraire!

My two children like lemons straight...
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Message 1301837 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 22:09:11 UTC - in response to Message 1301781.

You hit it right on. Winner.
PM to come.

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Message 1301838 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 22:13:51 UTC



*What is it?
*What do you use it for?
*Bonus for the name.
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Message 1301846 - Posted: 3 Nov 2012, 22:51:33 UTC

Axel grease applicator.

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