The Horrible Dinner Thread Page 3

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  • GuiltySpark 28 Nov 2012 01:57:24 6,638 posts
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    Cold pizza is pretty grim, not as bad as cold curry though, that's the stuff of nightmares.
  • localnotail 28 Nov 2012 02:03:06 23,084 posts
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    Oddly, both cold pizza and cold curry have saved my life in the past, for hangover recovery purposes. Mmmm, curry sandwich.

    Cold pizza in the evening is just depressing.
  • PhoenixFlames 28 Nov 2012 07:42:30 9,263 posts
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    jonsaan wrote:

    What is it with these supposed ready made naan breads? On what planet do they taste anything like authentic naan?
    Absolutely rubbish aren't they!? Nothing like the restaurant.
  • jonsaan 28 Nov 2012 07:52:49 26,438 posts
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    @elstoof I think they were Pataks. I'll ask the wife.
  • Carbon_Altered 28 Nov 2012 14:11:13 803 posts
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    mal wrote:
    slow cookers don't get hot enough to kill bacteria, so you need to seal the meat in a hot pan first.
    I realise I'm half a year late in replying to this, but I don't think it's true. This is from US food safety people:

    "The direct heat from the pot, lengthy cooking and steam created within the tightly-covered container combine to destroy bacteria and make the slow cooker a safe process for cooking foods."
  • elstoof 28 Nov 2012 16:43:31 13,859 posts
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    Sealing the meat would be pointless too, surface bacteria would be killed but the centre of the meat would be raw. You only need to heat the meat through to 60 degrees C to kill bacteria anyway.
  • stryker1121 28 Nov 2012 16:46:40 1,237 posts
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    I made a pretty awful chicken stir fry the other night. Too much soy sauce. Ate the whole thing anyway but was not happy about it. Coincidentally I'm playing Walking Dead, Ep 2, and just got to the Don't Eat Dinner bit last night. Holy shit indeed.
  • thelzdking 28 Nov 2012 18:25:00 4,853 posts
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    I've just had a pie; shit food for cunts.
  • StringBeanJean 8 Jul 2014 15:02:23 1,788 posts
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    In Wales a few weeks ago I ordered a veggie curry in a pub. What I got was a potato curry, served with rice, naan bread and chips.

    It's a good job I'm the Carb King and put the lot away, along with 4 pints of Brains SA. It was alright.
  • Zomoniac 8 Jul 2014 15:06:40 8,824 posts
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    I made fajitas not long ago, threw in the spice mix but instead of the normal spice mix I'd accidentally bought the stuff you coat chicken with and bake to breadcrumb it for crispy chicken fajitas. Just turned into a squishy goo in the wok. Tried eating it, was wholly unpleasant.
  • THFourteen 8 Jul 2014 15:16:25 39,953 posts
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    Speaking of dodgy indian ready meals, Waitrose Lamb Rogan. Only 450 calories per packet, and surprisingly tasty!
  • superbob85 8 Jul 2014 15:21:25 4,698 posts
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    Eating a roast dinner the next day is pretty grim.
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