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It does bring out the flavors of the potted meat food product.
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I cook with a lot of pepper but I think the only food I simply add a lot to to improve the flavor is canned chicken noodle soup.
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Daehawk wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:46 pm I cook with a lot of pepper but I think the only food I simply add a lot to to improve the flavor is canned chicken noodle soup.
Or chicken bullion powder. I know some cooks sprinkle that in like salt.
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I just had a BRILLIANT plan, a MUCH simpler version of that burrito eater.

Why not just a silicone bag, with some sort of hook-and-loop size adjuster and a top seal?

Make it thick enough so it doesn't burn the hand, hook and loop around itself can "tie off" the portion you're not using, and the top seals off keeping the heat in.

When you're ready to eat the burrito, open the top seal, and roll down the bag to expose the tip. Any fluids leaking goes back into the bag, not on your hands or in your lap. As you finish the rest, either roll down the bag some more or scooch the burrito up. When you're done, wrap everything back into the bag to be disposed of at home. Just wash and dry.

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Kasey Chang wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:14 pm
What do you guys think?
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Kasey Chang wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:14 pmWhat do you guys think?
That if leaking burritos are motivating you to be creative right now, you and I are living in very different parts of America.
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Kasey Chang wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:14 pm When you're ready to eat, open the top seal, and roll down the bag to expose the tip. Any fluids leaking goes back into the bag, not on your hands or in your lap. As you finish the rest, roll down the bag some more. When you're done, wrap everything back into the bag to be disposed of at home. Just wash and dry.

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I just got the smothered burrito. It came in a bowl and I ate it with a fork. All problems solved.
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Fair responses. I know I didn't come here for approvals. :D

It's sorta satirical response on stupid kickstarter crap. Every other guy was launching an improved button pusher, sanitizer, anti-viral jacket, or some crap like that.

But if a $50 plastic tube with a "pusher" can be sold as "the ultimate burrito carrier" I can sell a crappy silicone bag for $20. :D
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Not going to lie, I bought the damn peppermill. I do a lot of cooking, and make a lot of jerky - and I'm tired of shit ass peppermills. This thing better live up to the hype, you know, when I get it in July 2021!

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FishPants wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:53 pm Not going to lie, I bought the damn peppermill. I do a lot of cooking, and make a lot of jerky - and I'm tired of shit ass peppermills. This thing better live up to the hype, you know, when I get it in July 2021!

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If you own a sous vide immersion cooker but don't yet have one of these then you need to rectify that, pronto. Having said that, you can save a significant chunk of change by simply purchasing the exact same BernzOmatic torch included with that kit on its own. You can see it in action below:



I never realised just how satisfying cooking with a blowtorch could be. Suffice to say, no matter how good that pepper mill is, cooking and searing with a nifty culinary flamethrower will always be more enjoyable.
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Anonymous Bosch wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:43 pm
FishPants wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:53 pm Not going to lie, I bought the damn peppermill. I do a lot of cooking, and make a lot of jerky - and I'm tired of shit ass peppermills. This thing better live up to the hype, you know, when I get it in July 2021!

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If you own a sous vide immersion cooker but don't yet have one of these then you need to rectify that, pronto. Having said that, you can save a significant chunk of change by simply purchasing the exact same BernzOmatic torch included with that kit on its own. You can see it in action below:



I never realised just how satisfying cooking with a blowtorch could be. Suffice to say, no matter how good that pepper mill is, cooking and searing with a nifty culinary flamethrower will always be more enjoyable.
I'm pretty sure I already have that torch head in the garage. It doesn't make the meat taste like the gas though? I usually opt for a hot ass cast iron sear.
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You taste the meat, not the heat.
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FishPants wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:06 pm
Anonymous Bosch wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:43 pm
FishPants wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:53 pm Not going to lie, I bought the damn peppermill. I do a lot of cooking, and make a lot of jerky - and I'm tired of shit ass peppermills. This thing better live up to the hype, you know, when I get it in July 2021!

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If you own a sous vide immersion cooker but don't yet have one of these then you need to rectify that, pronto. Having said that, you can save a significant chunk of change by simply purchasing the exact same BernzOmatic torch included with that kit on its own. You can see it in action below:



I never realised just how satisfying cooking with a blowtorch could be. Suffice to say, no matter how good that pepper mill is, cooking and searing with a nifty culinary flamethrower will always be more enjoyable.
I'm pretty sure I already have that torch head in the garage. It doesn't make the meat taste like the gas though? I usually opt for a hot ass cast iron sear.
Not at all, especially if you use MAP-Pro fuel (which burns at a higher temperature than standard propane) and keep the flame moving.

There's certainly nothing wrong with a good cast iron sear. But there's much to be said for just how much easier it becomes to achieve a perfectly even sear across every part of whatever you're cooking with a torch vs. just the flatter areas you're typically able to sear with a cast iron skillet. You can also combine the techniques, too. So you can have some steaks searing in your cast iron skillet whilst simultaneously using the torch to sear the top and sides.
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This searing kit is inferior to the original invention, the Searzall:

https://www.bookeranddax.com/searzall

I have one and it's great. And the inventor, Dave Arnold, is one of my favorite people.
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Z-Corn wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:24 pm This searing kit is inferior to the original invention, the Searzall:

https://www.bookeranddax.com/searzall
Apples and oranges, because the Searzall is just an attachment; you cannot use it to sear anything without also purchasing/owning the necessary blowtorch to which it attaches.

The Searzall is also much, MUCH slower than cooking with a naked torch by design, especially a MAPP torch. Which is fine for melting cheese, making toast, or browning crème brûlée. But it can take close to three minutes per side to sear a steak with the Searzall. That's OK when you're preparing just one or two steaks, but becomes a significant timesink for anything more. By contrast, the Sansaire torch puts an equivalent or better quality sear on a steak in one minute per side or less.
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The WGP bone conduction eyeglasses are an interesting development, as they try to cheap down what Amazon and Bose are doing with their smartglasses, by offering them on Kickstarter at $140 for early bird. Its main schtick? Swappable face. Need a new look? Unplug the "guts" (the arms) from the face and plug them onto new face and you essentially get new pair of glasses. Obviously they have the faces, and so far, the faces are ugly as f-. Why don't they partner with some big firms and offer them a chance to buy-in and be co-branded? Hmmm? And at $60 each, they re way too expensive for what they are. (the entire set is $140, $100 for SUPER-early bird) and NONE of the frames I'd want to wear out in public.
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