[Sca-cooks] OT: Do we need cold-food recipes for Drakey and Co.?

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Fri Feb 6 04:37:27 PST 2009

On Feb 6, 2009, at 2:35 AM, Stefan li Rous wrote:

> Adamantius commented:
> <<< It's a balmy 19F, -7.2C here in Queens. >>>
> Brrrr. You went outside voluntarily?

Well, I didn't specifically order up the weather in advance, but yes,  
and I was warmly dressed, it was sunny, and I had military-grade  
coffee. But as I said, I did manage to briefly get my hand stuck to  
the railing.

> <<< So, I was already in a Drakey state of mind when I came back  
> inside,
> to find waiting for me photos sent me by a friend, who has relatives
> in Adelaide, where it is expected to go up to 92F, 33C. >>>
> Sounds like we have some time before it actually gets there hot then.

It's all about what you're used to. This is extremely unusual for them.

> <<< So, who's got recipes for a nice chilled fruit or cucumber soup,  
> maybe
> a cold poached fish in a vinegar sauce? My current project seems to be
> centering on joutes with boiled bacon, which is probably more
> appropriate for here...>>>
> joutes?

Stewed mixed greens, bacon boiled, sliced, and served on the side.  
Think of it as medieval collard greens and ham hocks.


"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,  
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
			-- Rabbi Israel Salanter

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