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Posted: May 14, 2018 - 8:44am

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Pah!

 
I don't need permission to expound, I just choose not to...
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Posted: May 13, 2018 - 3:39pm

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Indeed {#Cheers}

 
Pah!
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Posted: May 13, 2018 - 8:08am

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When Life gives you mold on the last of the Clamato juice, be grateful that you’ve got a small bottle of champagne in the fridge, and fresh strawberries. {#Cheers}

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Indeed {#Cheers}
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Posted: May 13, 2018 - 8:04am

When Life gives you mold on the last of the Clamato juice, be grateful that you’ve got a small bottle of champagne in the fridge, and fresh strawberries. {#Cheers}

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Posted: May 8, 2018 - 9:36am

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{#Hungry}
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Posted: May 8, 2018 - 8:54am

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 meower wrote:
Seems good, but I would skip the sugar if I were making them.

 

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Posted: May 8, 2018 - 8:41am

 meower wrote:
Seems good, but I would skip the sugar if I were making them.
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Posted: May 8, 2018 - 8:29am

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a54828/gin-and-tonic-pickles-recipe/

 

Gin and Tonic Pickles


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Posted: May 8, 2018 - 7:15am

 haresfur wrote:

Save some for guests.

 
Those are rare so ... {#Cheers} {#Drunk} {#Lol}
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Posted: May 8, 2018 - 6:46am

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I wondered if the etymology would say that "almond" means "bitter" but nope, it's ancient and it's always meant the nut. But latin for almond is amygdala and that's also the word for a couple of lumps in our brains because they're almond-shaped.

 
I was talking to a friend of mine yesterday afternoon who is a botanist, and was asking about almonds and that flavoring method.  She told me that the seeds or nuts of those fruits taste similar because they are all within the subfamily Amygdaloideae, which includes cherries, plums, apricots, peaches, and almonds, and they have similar chemical make-ups - including cyanide in varying degrees.  We can learn so much when discussing alcoholic beverages.
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 3:45pm

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I probably shouldn't drink all the alcohol in the house, eh?  {#Drunk}

 
Save some for guests.
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 2:22pm

I probably shouldn't drink all the alcohol in the house, eh?  {#Drunk}
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 11:19am

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That's funny; when I was working on the Seahorse T-Shirt I wanted to use the scientific name for "seahorse" as the company name.  It's "hippocampus" (ancient Greek for horse+sea monster), which is also a part of the brain and is so-named for its resemblance to the sea creature.

 
Use the ancient language and no one will catch on that you're just naming it "The Swirly Part."


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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 11:13am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I wondered if the etymology would say that "almond" means "bitter" but nope, it's ancient and it's always meant the nut. But latin for almond is amygdala and that's also the word for a couple of lumps in our brains because they're almond-shaped.

 
That's funny; when I was working on the Seahorse T-Shirt I wanted to use the scientific name for "seahorse" as the company name.  It's "hippocampus" (ancient Greek for horse+sea monster), which is also a part of the brain and is so-named for its resemblance to the sea creature.
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 11:05am

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I think the original amarettos (from Saronno) were made with bitter almonds, but now it's made with different fruit pits and sweet almonds - they have that chemical compound that mimics bitter almond flavor.  I think bitter almonds do have a concentration of cyanide - which is probably why they're not used.  Hmm, "amaro" in Italian doesn't mean "almond" - it means "bitter"

 
I wondered if the etymology would say that "almond" means "bitter" but nope, it's ancient and it's always meant the nut. But latin for almond is amygdala and that's also the word for a couple of lumps in our brains because they're almond-shaped.
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 10:27am

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Creme de Noyaux (pronounced ) is an almond-flavored crème liqueur made from apricot kernels, which also flavor the better-known, brandy-based amaretto. It may also be made from the almond-shaped kernels contained within peach pits.

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I thought there was cyanide in that stuff. Also, amaretto's not almond?

 
I think the original amarettos (from Saronno) were made with bitter almonds, but now it's made with different fruit pits and sweet almonds - they have that chemical compound that mimics bitter almond flavor.  I think bitter almonds do have a concentration of cyanide - which is probably why they're not used.  Hmm, "amaro" in Italian doesn't mean "almond" - it means "bitter"
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 10:22am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Creme de Noyaux (pronounced ) is an almond-flavored crème liqueur made from apricot kernels, which also flavor the better-known, brandy-based amaretto. It may also be made from the almond-shaped kernels contained within peach pits.

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I thought there was cyanide in that stuff. Also, amaretto's not almond?

 
Somebody needs their ass kicked if it's not.{#Arghhh}
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 10:10am

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pink squirrel

 
Creme de Noyaux (pronounced ) is an almond-flavored crème liqueur made from apricot kernels, which also flavor the better-known, brandy-based amaretto. It may also be made from the almond-shaped kernels contained within peach pits.

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I thought there was cyanide in that stuff. Also, amaretto's not almond?
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Posted: May 7, 2018 - 9:49am

pink squirrel
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Posted: May 6, 2018 - 3:48pm

 haresfur wrote:

Bourbon (well all booze) is insanely expensive here compared to the USA. The tax is high so even rot-gut starts at about $40 a bottle. So you might as well splash out for something a little bit better. The really good stuff gets really expensive, though. I think Buffalo Trace is about the best deal if I'm not bringing some back from an oversea's trip.

 
Wow! And i thought it was expensive here!

Just did a price compare on Buffalo Trace: Australia: $54.90 (700ml or 23.67oz). Canada: $41.78 (750ml or 25.36oz).

So the price per 100ml: Australia: $7.84. Canada: $5.57
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