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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Thu May 03, 2018 6:30 pm

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sat May 05, 2018 3:11 am

In an era where people ate calves' brains in aspic, liver loaf was fucking GREAT!!!

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I would eat liver loaf three times a day rather than touch this shit.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Grammatron » Sat May 05, 2018 3:20 am

That looks delicious

Not even lying

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspic

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Sat May 05, 2018 3:27 am

Something for shemp:

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That green blob in the middle, of course. (And "proteins", ha ha! As the saying goes, "charcuterie" is the art of eating grease and water with a fork… :mrgreen: )

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sat May 05, 2018 3:57 am

My mother would buy pimiento loaf and olive loaf for our school lunches. I liked it on white bread with mustard. And liverwurst too. Hard to find head cheese or lunch tongue around here anymore.
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"[... it seems most strange that... ] the Creator of Heaven and Earth resorted to the womb of a certain Jewish lady, grew there for nine months and was born as an infant, and afterwards grew up and was betrayed into the hands of his enemies who sentenced him to death and executed him, and that afterwards... he came to life and returned to his original place. The mind of a Jew, or any other person, simply cannot tolerate these assertions. If you have listened all your life to the priests who have filled your brain and the marrow of your bones with this doctrine, and it has settled into you because of that accustomed habit. [I would argue that if you were hearing these ideas for the first time, now, as a grown adult], you would never have accepted them." -- Rabbi Moses ben Nahman, defending the Talmud at the Disputation of Barcelona, July 1263.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Doctor X » Sat May 05, 2018 8:22 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Sat May 05, 2018 5:54 pm

Lunch Tongue.

Fuck.

18 miles of meat.

Fuck again.

Used this one before, and it's been shown to be fake--
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat May 05, 2018 8:10 pm

Of course any good kosher deli still has tongue. 8)
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sat May 05, 2018 9:37 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Of course any good kosher deli still has tongue. 8)
You think we have kosher delis in New Hampshire? I'm sure it can be found in the Boston area.
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"[... it seems most strange that... ] the Creator of Heaven and Earth resorted to the womb of a certain Jewish lady, grew there for nine months and was born as an infant, and afterwards grew up and was betrayed into the hands of his enemies who sentenced him to death and executed him, and that afterwards... he came to life and returned to his original place. The mind of a Jew, or any other person, simply cannot tolerate these assertions. If you have listened all your life to the priests who have filled your brain and the marrow of your bones with this doctrine, and it has settled into you because of that accustomed habit. [I would argue that if you were hearing these ideas for the first time, now, as a grown adult], you would never have accepted them." -- Rabbi Moses ben Nahman, defending the Talmud at the Disputation of Barcelona, July 1263.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Sat May 05, 2018 11:37 pm

Grammatron wrote:That looks delicious
Half agree, but there's too much gelatin for my taste. The French version, the "jambon persillé", is OK (very tasty, actually):

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There is an analogous Italian preparation, but I have forgotten its name. Anyway, most of the time I favor crunchy over wobbly… :mrgreen:


That's for aspic made at home, or by a pork butcher or a restaurant I can trust (hopefully…). The industrial stuff is dubious, to say the least:
Wikipedia wrote:The worldwide production amount of gelatin is about 375,000–400,000 tonnes per year (830×106–880×106 lb/a). On a commercial scale, gelatin is made from by-products of the meat and leather industries. Most gelatin is derived from pork skins, pork, and cattle bones, or split cattle hides. Fish by-products may also be used because they eliminate some of the religious obstacles surrounding gelatin consumption.
And ends up in a lot of industrial foods, including sweets.


Bon appétit!

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sun May 06, 2018 12:07 am

Looks like something a whale coughed up.
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Post by Pyrrho » Sun May 06, 2018 12:14 am

Dad used to get what he called "souse."

Plus "blood tongue."
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Post by shemp » Sun May 06, 2018 1:00 am

Souse is just another name for head cheese. Blood tongue is head cheese made with pig blood and beef tongue, kind of like a blood sausage.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 07, 2018 9:23 am

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Post by Pyrrho » Mon May 07, 2018 10:56 am

shemp wrote:Souse is just another name for head cheese. Blood tongue is head cheese made with pig blood and beef tongue, kind of like a blood sausage.
Yup. Heaven help you if you ate any of Dad's souse.
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