I think I'm turning French

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I think I'm turning French

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Lately my waifu has been buying garlic chicken from the supermarket. I don't think I've ever seen garlic used so liberally in food before. An entire bulb of it in each serving. She buys it for herself, but typically only eats half of it and gives the other half to me. We counted 13 cloves of garlic in one serving. Not chopped up, just whole cloves sauteed with the chicken and something green like chives. By volume I think it's almost half garlic. Yummy, but you better believe you'll smell it when you do a poo next morning.
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I don't get the "French" part of this.
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You gotta shave the garlic real thin so it liquefies in the olive oil. It's a very good system.
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And go easy on the onions.
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We're makin' marinara here, not French onion soup, fuggetaboutit.
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How many onions did Vinnie put in the marinara?
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How many times have you surrendered so far today?
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Grammatron wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 9:43 pm How many onions did Vinnie put in the marinara?
Three, that's three too many. At least he put in the pork, that's the flavor.
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Grammatron wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 7:55 pm I don't get the "French" part of this.
Well, it's a cliche, I'm sure and probably not entirely true,but:

https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian ... ures11.g25
Of all the people in the world, the French have most revered garlic for thousands of years. The image of the Frenchman in his beret with a garlic baguette is a cliche, but there is a truth to it.
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In America I have seen the stereotype of garlic to be attributed to Italians more than any other ethnicity or culture. Where is French I often see and have seen associated with wine, cheese, and baguettes.
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Garlic is actually from Babylon, India, the Chinese and Egyptians
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China was using it 4000 years ago

It’s actually a very old cash spice crop


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Grammatron wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 6:11 am In America I have seen the stereotype of garlic to be attributed to Italians more than any other ethnicity or culture. Where is French I often see and have seen associated with wine, cheese, and baguettes.
One of the things I’ve noticed (as ex Brit in the USA) is that uk has a lot of French names for food/veggies (and French is the go to for continental stereotype) but in the USA it’s Italian (whether food or veggie names)
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We simply did not let in a lot of French since we prefer winners.

They ended up in America's Hat.

How this explains the Poles, Wops, or Micks, is anyone's guess.

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China constitute the largest garlic markets. In addition, this country had the highest volume of per capita consumption: 14.3 kg/per person. At the same time, other consuming countries - the Republic of Korea (6.2 kg/person), Bangladesh (2.6 kg/person), Russia (2.2 kg/year), Indonesia (1.8 kg/person), Brazil (1.5 kg/person) and India (1.1 kg/person) - had the lowest volume of garlic consumption.
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China is also about to become the Most Christian Nation in the world!

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Doctor X wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 7:10 pm China is also about to become the Most Christian Nation in the world!

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