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Old 11-18-2017, 01:31 AM   #61 (permalink)
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Such a gentle tranquil dog, just pushed to the edge and then over! Haha my hubby would do something like that, he is a merciless tease!

Dandy, when you described a moon pie I recalled seeing them when I was down south.

As for cow pies, in our villages, it has been known to have cow pie throwing competitions. You just have to be very, very careful how you chose your pie!!!
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Well, as a Northener born and raised, I have no firsthand knowledge of Moon Pies either--I seem to remember seeing them in the grocery stores when I was little, so maybe they do occasionally cross the Mason-Dixon line? Or maybe I'm imagining things...

Here is the official Moon Pie site: https://moonpie.com/about

I see they come in single-decker, double-decker, and mini configurations, as well as in a variety of flavors including salted caramel and banana! Plus you can apparently order custom packaging featuring a picture of your choice. As if that's not enough, you can order special gift packs here: https://moonpie.com/shop/moonpies/fo...t-arrangements

And don't miss this one in particular!! https://moonpie.com/shop/product/combo-redneck-6-pack

Christmas shopping finished, in one fell swoop!
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honeypig....that redneck 6pack is hilarious! Southern Lunchables....?

Those old photographs are really great.....thanks....
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Getting back to "My Cousin Vinny" Did the Court ever figure out what the "Yoots" were? The judge wasnt real sure.

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Getting back to "My Cousin Vinny" Did the Court ever figure out what the "Yoots" were? The judge wasnt real sure.
I believe it was made clear in the end, Dave...

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Love that movie. Everyone was so perfectly cast. It isn't often that I can say that about a movie.
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An enthusiastic door-to-door vacuum salesman goes to the first house in his new territory. He knocks, a real mean and tough looking lady opens the door, and before she has a chance to say anything, he runs inside and dumps cow patties all over the carpet.

He says, "Lady, if this vacuum cleaner doesn't do wonders cleaning this up, I'll eat every chunk of it."

She turns to him with a smirk and says, "You want ketchup on that?"

The salesman says, "Why do you ask?"

She says, "We just moved in and we haven't got the electricity turned on yet."
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A Classy Bar
A man walks into a bar and the bartender says, “I’m sorry, I can’t serve you here unless you are wearing a tie.”

The man says, “Okay, I’ll be right back,” and goes to his car to find anything he can use for a tie.

All he finds is a set of jumper cables, so he ties them around his neck, goes back in and asks, “How’s this?”

The bartender replies, “Well, okay, but don’t start anything.”

BADA TISSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
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A forty-year-old hillbilly carried a younger hillbilly into the doctor's office, deposited him on the examining table, and said, "See if you can patch him up good. I shot up his rear end like it was a tail on a possum. Don't hurt him none, 'cause he's my son-in-law."

The doctor said, "Why would you shoot your son-in-law?"

The hillbilly said, "He warn't my son-in-law when I shot him."
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Old 11-18-2017, 06:13 AM   #72 (permalink)
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Tomsteve, I love your humour and have no idea where you find all this good stuff.

We have Jos. Louis cakes in Canada, cream between red velvet cake and covered with chocolate...much like Moon Pies but better! *snork*

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

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tomsteve....it took me a few minutes to get that Dr. Office joke.....I must be loosing some of my redneck instincts......?

Ann....I will take two Jos. Louis and a latte....please......
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I have always loved them and they were my first taste of red velvet cake, my favourite cake.
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Ann...I have a serious question to ask you. I know how people rave about red velvet cake....As far as I can tell, it really doesn't differ from any other cake...except for large amounts of red food coloring. It the attraction the psychological one of the color and the imagery of "red velvet".? I do think that the name is attractive.....
I have asked others this same question, and, nobody has ever given me a plausible answer.....
Can you 'splain it to me, Lucy?

(I even asked my brother in law...and he didn't have an answer, either...which is rather surprising...because he seems to know every damn thing!!
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Ann...I have a serious question to ask you. I know how people rave about red velvet cake....As far as I can tell, it really doesn't differ from any other cake...except for large amounts of red food coloring. It the attraction the psychological one of the color and the imagery of "red velvet".? I do think that the name is attractive.....
I have asked others this same question, and, nobody has ever given me a plausible answer.....
Can you 'splain it to me, Lucy?

(I even asked my brother in law...and he didn't have an answer, either...which is rather surprising...because he seems to know every damn thing!!
In properly made red velvet cake it is the mix of cocoa, vinegar and buttermilk that gives it the red colour....not dye. Try throwing red dye into a regular chocolate cake and it's still brown.

It uses less cocoa and the chemical mixture is different, thus the red colour and velvety flavour. Yummmmm.

https://www.quora.com/Is-red-velvet-...chocolate-cake

Edited to add: Apparently beet juice or some food colouring IS used in these cakes, but that's not the difference in taste.

Let me also confess....I was thrown out of home economics in high school (true story). My teacher promised to pass me if I promised to ONLY stir and to switch to music the next semester. So recipes really aren't my forté. *snork*
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In properly made red velvet cake it is the mix of cocoa, vinegar and buttermilk that gives it the red colour....not dye. Try throwing red dye into a regular chocolate cake and it's still brown.

It uses less cocoa and the chemical mixture is different, thus the red colour and velvety flavour. Yummmmm.

https://www.quora.com/Is-red-velvet-...chocolate-cake

Edited to add: Apparently beet juice or some food colouring IS used in these cakes, but that's not the difference in taste.
I did a little more research on red velvet cake, too, Ann, since I share dandy's mystification about why it is special. I found that in the original red velvet cakes, the combo of vinegar and buttermilk, which you mentioned, plus the use of non-dutched cocoa, resulted in the color change. Now that most bakers use dutched cocoa, the chemical change doesn't occur, and thus the color change doesn't occur, thus the addition of red food coloring.

More history on red velvet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_velvet_cake

Details of dutched vs non-dutched cocoa:
What's the Difference Between Dutch Process and Natural Cocoa Powder? | Serious Eats

Thanks for bringing this up--I love to learn stuff like this! And if I ever win a whole bunch of money on a game show by knowing the answer to this question, I'll hunt you all down and deliver a red velvet cake to your door!
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