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Re: some food

Post by Turntable @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:56 pm

thekungfury wrote:I keep getting tempted by one of those delivery things. For a month we had weekly deliveries from one of those fresh veg companies. Got fed up with boxes with a turnip, a ropey looking leek and some limp kale.


Yes, we did that for a while too. It was just shit and it makes you suspicious of this kind of thing.
This isn't remotely similar because you eat everything and enjoy it.
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Re: some food

Post by Turntable @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:57 pm

Damien Thorn wrote:
Turntable wrote:Each bag contains exactly the correct amount of fresh produce for the meal


I doubt it.


Expand you foul decrier.
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Re: some food

Post by Damien Thorn @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:00 pm

Turntable wrote:
Damien Thorn wrote:
Turntable wrote:Each bag contains exactly the correct amount of fresh produce for the meal


I doubt it.


Expand you foul decrier.
When someone else gives me the exact amount for an adult portion, it won't be enough.
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Re: some food

Post by Deuteronomy @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:18 pm

Damien Thorn wrote:
Turntable wrote:
Damien Thorn wrote:
Turntable wrote:Each bag contains exactly the correct amount of fresh produce for the meal


I doubt it.


Expand you foul decrier.
When someone else gives me the exact amount for an adult portion, it won't be enough.


Same - because we're bloody blokes, right Damo?
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Re: some food

Post by Dirk @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:31 pm

thekungfury wrote:I keep getting tempted by one of those delivery things. For a month we had weekly deliveries from one of those fresh veg companies. Got fed up with boxes with a turnip, a ropey looking leek and some limp kale.

Are you sure that it was the veg your wife was moaning about?
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Re: some food

Post by Turntable @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:36 pm

Damien Thorn wrote:
Turntable wrote:
Damien Thorn wrote:
Turntable wrote:Each bag contains exactly the correct amount of fresh produce for the meal


I doubt it.


Expand you foul decrier.
When someone else gives me the exact amount for an adult portion, it won't be enough.



So I assumed too.
But surprisingly it is. Technically if you made the meal and split it exactly in half you are probably right. You would eat your portion and feel slightly unsatisfied.
However, realistically your wife will eat 40% of it and you will eat 60% and that 60% is plenty.
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Re: some food

Post by thekungfury @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:06 pm

Dirk wrote:
thekungfury wrote:I keep getting tempted by one of those delivery things. For a month we had weekly deliveries from one of those fresh veg companies. Got fed up with boxes with a turnip, a ropey looking leek and some limp kale.

Are you sure that it was the veg your wife was moaning about?

Doesn’t even make any sensegma
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Re: some food

Post by Strawman @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:15 pm

thekungfury wrote:Got fed up with boxes with a turnip, a ropey looking leek and some limp kale


I don't think I've ever knowingly eaten kale, but saw it's been added to the 'basket of goods' used to calculate inflation this year

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Re: some food

Post by thekungfury @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:19 pm

What a bizarre list.

Although we did swap my daughter’s tricycle for a cat yurt this year.
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Re: some food

Post by Damien Thorn @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:37 pm

Skunk and ransomware are part of the inflation calculation?

I am very old.
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Re: some food

Post by Strawman @ Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:42 pm

Not really here is the actual list of ins and outs

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43383612
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Re: some food

Post by stuart @ Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:30 am

Chilled Mashed Potatoes?

WTAF?
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Re: some food

Post by Il Duce @ Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:56 am

stuart wrote:Chilled Mashed Potatoes?

WTAF?


It's the modern version of Smash powdered potato.
It's for people who don't have time to peel/boil/mash because they're busy watching a cookery programme.
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Re: some food

Post by stuart @ Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:47 am

Il Duce wrote:It's the modern version of Smash powdered potato.


Never heard of that either, is it instant mash potato you just add milk or water to ?

That sounds awful.
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Re: some food

Post by S1K @ Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:55 am

Haven't you ever seen this advert stuart? It's an all-time classic.

Original video page: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SAbJjktk7E
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Re: some food

Post by NNK @ Wed May 16, 2018 2:44 am

As part of my 'holiday' preparations I'm going here at the weekend - http://www.thegroverestaurant.co.nz/

I shall starve myself that day and have 7 courses, they have been informed of my aversion to cheese and hopefully it wont be an issue.
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Re: some food

Post by S1K @ Wed May 16, 2018 9:07 am

If you're in NZ and you've only got a little while to prepare a meal you need this guy -

Original video page: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74ceC7ERsLc
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Re: some food

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