Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Great Snack

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    36,808
    Thanks (Given)
    14257
    Thanks (Received)
    9846
    Likes (Given)
    1735
    Likes (Received)
    909
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475350

    Default Great Snack

    Still savoring one of my favorites: Sabra Garlic Hummus and Triscuit Cracked Pepper and Olive Oil. So good.
    “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” De Tocqueville



  2. Likes Taco Junkie liked this post
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    The Republic of Texas
    Posts
    33,442
    Thanks (Given)
    18125
    Thanks (Received)
    18080
    Likes (Given)
    43
    Likes (Received)
    2881
    Mentioned
    186 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475316

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Kathianne View Post
    Still savoring one of my favorites: Sabra Garlic Hummus and Triscuit Cracked Pepper and Olive Oil. So good.
    .I'm just not even going to say it
    My quota of bullshit cop outs from closed minds is full today, Tomorrow's not looking good for you either.

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    The Republic of Texas
    Posts
    33,442
    Thanks (Given)
    18125
    Thanks (Received)
    18080
    Likes (Given)
    43
    Likes (Received)
    2881
    Mentioned
    186 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475316

    Default

    And speaking of snacks ... did you hear the latest Global Warming scare?

    Cacao is becoming endangered due to global warming. Meaning - chocolate shortage. Don't shoot, I'm just the messenger.

    This is according to some geek heads who would rather blame a concocted fairy tale than accept that Man's encroachment on the rain forests is the REAL issue. Per my comments on 3rd World "hell holes", the people living close to the rain forests are destroying them. THAT is man-made and can be stopped.

    Any, I couldn't decide if this was a pitch for Global Warming, or for Willy Wonka to jack the price of chocolate sky high.

    Chocolate is one of my favorite food groups and the only candy I ever eat.
    My quota of bullshit cop outs from closed minds is full today, Tomorrow's not looking good for you either.

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    36,808
    Thanks (Given)
    14257
    Thanks (Received)
    9846
    Likes (Given)
    1735
    Likes (Received)
    909
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475350

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunny View Post
    And speaking of snacks ... did you hear the latest Global Warming scare?

    Cacao is becoming endangered due to global warming. Meaning - chocolate shortage. Don't shoot, I'm just the messenger.

    This is according to some geek heads who would rather blame a concocted fairy tale than accept that Man's encroachment on the rain forests is the REAL issue. Per my comments on 3rd World "hell holes", the people living close to the rain forests are destroying them. THAT is man-made and can be stopped.

    Any, I couldn't decide if this was a pitch for Global Warming, or for Willy Wonka to jack the price of chocolate sky high.

    Chocolate is one of my favorite food groups and the only candy I ever eat.
    I could live without chocolate, but do like some dark once in awhile.
    “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” De Tocqueville



  6. Thanks Gunny thanked this post
  7. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Posts
    576
    Thanks (Given)
    96
    Thanks (Received)
    94
    Likes (Given)
    85
    Likes (Received)
    25
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    I can eat a whole box of Triscuits along with multiple cans of King Oscar cross-pack sardines. I mean in one sitting.

  8. Thanks Kathianne thanked this post
  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    36,808
    Thanks (Given)
    14257
    Thanks (Received)
    9846
    Likes (Given)
    1735
    Likes (Received)
    909
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475350

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by GravyBoat View Post
    I can eat a whole box of Triscuits along with multiple cans of King Oscar cross-pack sardines. I mean in one sitting.
    LOL Me too, but I refrain.
    “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” De Tocqueville



  10. Thanks Gunny thanked this post
    Likes GravyBoat, LongTermGuy liked this post
  11. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Mad Cesspool, WI
    Posts
    203
    Thanks (Given)
    227
    Thanks (Received)
    198
    Likes (Given)
    439
    Likes (Received)
    130
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    1718526

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Kathianne View Post
    Still savoring one of my favorites: Sabra Garlic Hummus and Triscuit Cracked Pepper and Olive Oil. So good.
    I love those Triscuits especially with just about anything but on a strict keto diet so no hummus, no crackers, no bread, no spuds.....

    On the bright side, down over 40 lbs since Labor Day and survived the holidays without too much damage. Halfway there.

  12. Thanks Kathianne, Gunny, LongTermGuy thanked this post
  13. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    In my knickers
    Posts
    26,988
    Thanks (Given)
    11542
    Thanks (Received)
    12411
    Likes (Given)
    996
    Likes (Received)
    1967
    Mentioned
    89 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475251

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Taco Junkie View Post
    I love those Triscuits especially with just about anything but on a strict keto diet so no hummus, no crackers, no bread, no spuds.....

    On the bright side, down over 40 lbs since Labor Day and survived the holidays without too much damage. Halfway there.
    Nice job!
    After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box - Author unknown

    “Unfortunately, the truth is now whatever the media say it is”
    -Abbey

  14. Thanks Taco Junkie thanked this post
  15. #9
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Podunk, WI
    Posts
    6,225
    Thanks (Given)
    2850
    Thanks (Received)
    2856
    Likes (Given)
    2794
    Likes (Received)
    1573
    Mentioned
    23 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    14222328

    Default

    Gotta have me some chips, of varied kinds and flavors, and salsa. I am a salsa freak. Love finding new kinds I haven't had but I do have my favorites, which are usually just the ones found in a deli. I even mix them.
    THE DEMOCRAT PROPAGANDA WING:

    ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, AP, ESPN, BET, TBS, WASHPO, HUFF'N PUFF, MEDIA MATTERS, USA Today, BLOOMBURG, The ATLANTIC, The GUARDIAN, AXIOS, Salon, MOVEON, DU, SNOPES, POLITICO, NY SLIMES, COMPLEX, RUETTERS, YAHOO NEWS, FACEBOOK NEWS, twitter, GQ, NEWSWEEK, Gallup, EBONY, GOOGLE SEARCH, BING, VOX, and the list goes on...

    Democrats are the party of trash, the angry democrat MOB.

  16. Likes Taco Junkie liked this post
  17. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    In my knickers
    Posts
    26,988
    Thanks (Given)
    11542
    Thanks (Received)
    12411
    Likes (Given)
    996
    Likes (Received)
    1967
    Mentioned
    89 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475251

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by High_Plains_Drifter View Post
    Gotta have me some chips, of varied kinds and flavors, and salsa. I am a salsa freak. Love finding new kinds I haven't had but I do have my favorites, which are usually just the ones found in a deli. I even mix them.

    I think even when salsa is bad, it's still pretty good. Unlike Guacamole which can be great or truly awful, IMO.
    After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box - Author unknown

    “Unfortunately, the truth is now whatever the media say it is”
    -Abbey

  18. Likes High_Plains_Drifter liked this post
  19. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Mad Cesspool, WI
    Posts
    203
    Thanks (Given)
    227
    Thanks (Received)
    198
    Likes (Given)
    439
    Likes (Received)
    130
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    1718526

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Abbey View Post
    I think even when salsa is bad, it's still pretty good. Unlike Guacamole which can be great or truly awful, IMO.
    I've had some pretty bad salsas. Usually some mass produced over processed crap. And some guac's that'd were


    Now a simple way to make a great guac is to use ripe avocados (squeeze them just a bit lengthwise and they should give a little but not be squishy). Scoop out the cados into a bowl and add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Squeeze a little fresh lime in. Then I add my favorite salsa - it has tomatoes, onions, peppers and makes mashing easier - I use one Tbsp of salsa for each avocado I used (3 cados = 3 Tbsp of salsa). Mash it up. If it's too hot you can add more avocado or a bit of sour cream (some folks don't want any dairy in their guac as it spoils faster especially when left out). If it's a big batch and not spicy enough I'll add an extra Tbsp of salsa. Chill for 2 hours then serve. You get a salsa that has great texture and color, is fresh and cool but brings a little heat on the back end.
    Last edited by Taco Junkie; 01-16-2018 at 10:44 AM.

  20. Thanks Abbey thanked this post
  21. #12
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Podunk, WI
    Posts
    6,225
    Thanks (Given)
    2850
    Thanks (Received)
    2856
    Likes (Given)
    2794
    Likes (Received)
    1573
    Mentioned
    23 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    14222328

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Taco Junkie View Post
    I've had some pretty bad salsas. Usually some mass produced over processed crap. And some guac's that'd were


    Now a simple way to make a great guac is to use ripe avocados (squeeze them just a bit lengthwise and they should give a little but not be squishy). Scoop out the cados into a bowl and add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Squeeze a little fresh lime in. Then I add my favorite salsa - it has tomatoes, onions, peppers and makes mashing easier - I use one Tbsp of salsa for each avocado I used (3 cados = 3 Tbsp of salsa). Mash it up. If it's too hot you can add more avocado or a bit of sour cream (some folks don't want any dairy in their guac as it spoils faster especially when left out). If it's a big batch and not spicy enough I'll add an extra Tbsp of salsa. Chill for 2 hours then serve. You get a salsa that has great texture and color, is fresh and cool but brings a little heat on the back end.
    Salsa just isn't salsa without cilantro. I used to eat in little restaurants around Apache Junction in Phoenix that were staffed by Mexicans, and they made fresh salsa and chips daily, some of the best I've ever had, but they always had cilantro and a touch of garlic in their salsa, great stuff.

    That COOKED stuff that comes in a jar is the worst. Salsa shouldn't be COOKED and come out of a jar like tomato sauce. I can't stand that stuff, like Pace. Even WalMart has a good salsa. I find it at the end of their produce cooler in little plastic tubs, it's called "fresh cravings" salsa. I add cilantro to it but otherwise it's pretty darn good.
    Last edited by High_Plains_Drifter; 01-16-2018 at 11:18 AM.
    THE DEMOCRAT PROPAGANDA WING:

    ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, AP, ESPN, BET, TBS, WASHPO, HUFF'N PUFF, MEDIA MATTERS, USA Today, BLOOMBURG, The ATLANTIC, The GUARDIAN, AXIOS, Salon, MOVEON, DU, SNOPES, POLITICO, NY SLIMES, COMPLEX, RUETTERS, YAHOO NEWS, FACEBOOK NEWS, twitter, GQ, NEWSWEEK, Gallup, EBONY, GOOGLE SEARCH, BING, VOX, and the list goes on...

    Democrats are the party of trash, the angry democrat MOB.

  22. Thanks Abbey thanked this post
    Likes Taco Junkie, LongTermGuy liked this post
  23. #13
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Mad Cesspool, WI
    Posts
    203
    Thanks (Given)
    227
    Thanks (Received)
    198
    Likes (Given)
    439
    Likes (Received)
    130
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    1718526

    Cool

    Quote Originally Posted by High_Plains_Drifter View Post
    Salsa just isn't salsa without cilantro. I used to eat in little restaurants around Apache Junction in Phoenix that were staffed by Mexicans, and they made fresh salsa and chips daily, some of the best I've ever had, but they always had cilantro and a touch of garlic in their salsa, great stuff.

    That COOKED stuff that comes in a jar is the worst. Salsa shouldn't be COOKED and come out of a jar like tomato sauce. I can't stand that stuff, like Pace. Even WalMart has a good salsa. I find it at the end of their produce cooler in little plastic tubs, it's called "fresh cravings" salsa. I add cilantro to it but otherwise it's pretty darn good.

    Agree on the cilantro. I cooked up a pork shoulder Sunday and turned it into shredded Mexi pork for tacos, burritos, etc and used fresh garlic, onions, peppers and CILANTRO!

  24. Likes LongTermGuy, High_Plains_Drifter liked this post
  25. #14
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    36,808
    Thanks (Given)
    14257
    Thanks (Received)
    9846
    Likes (Given)
    1735
    Likes (Received)
    909
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Rep Power
    21475350

    Default

    Ok, another GREAT snack-Seriously Indulgent Yogurt by The Greek Gods. OMG! It's dessert in a cup. Not my normal low fat, nope this is better than any ice cream.
    “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” De Tocqueville



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •