[Sca-cooks] OT: And From Our File of Ancient Traditions You Never Heard Of, #716

edoard at medievalcookery.com edoard at medievalcookery.com
Wed Jan 28 13:50:17 PST 2009

Hah!  Now you've done it!  Next year I'll be giving everyone packets of
Chinese condiments in little red envelopes.

- Doc

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius"


> After a few days, the bowl isn't empty, but I can see the bottom.  
> Knowing that my lady wife would be pleased to know that I had brought  
> our friend oranges, red envelopes, and candy for himself and his wife,  
> I picked these items up and placed them in a bag, then looked down  
> into the bottom of the bowl. There, at the bottom, are about a dozen  
> little plastic packets. They appear to contain soy sauce, duck sauce,  
> and mustard.


> So, dutifully, I added a few packets of soy sauce, duck sauce, and  
> mustard to the bag and went out. I'm over 99% sure that they're of  
> absolutely no significance whatsoever; I just wanted to see my  
> friend's face when I explained to him _WHY_ he was getting the soy  
> sauce.

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