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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Enoch » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:09 pm

Cross contamination isn't caused by using the wrong coloured chopping board; it's caused by a small lack of knowledge coupled with a complete lack of common sense.

I have two chopping boards, both wooden, both abhorrent to any Environmental Health Officer, both perfectly serviceable.

To date I have no reported cases of food poisoning.

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by jimbo » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:24 pm

Prufrock wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:50 pm
Screenshot_20190704-204932~2.pngYour rules mean nothing to me:
Yep, those are the ones we have. Please stop looking through our kitchen windows.

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Prufrock » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:43 pm

I put ours in backwards though, green through to red.
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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by TANGODANCER » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:20 am

We have a glass board about two feet by eighteen inches for most cutting (wife is banned from slicing bread for the same reason she doesn't paint straight lines) She uses Dettol antiseptic surface cleaner and hot water after every meal on it. . We have only two other chop boards, one for any onions etc, and the other is reserved for the dog's food (doesn't go anywhere near ours) . That's all we've ever needed and we've never had any problems.
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Post by Bruce Rioja » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:16 am

Lost Leopard Spot wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:10 pm
Bruce Rioja wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:53 pm
Lost Leopard Spot wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:50 pm
Just been round to a neighbour's BBQ for a quick intro to some friends of theirs. Whilst there I thought I'd make myself useful and help the host to prepare his scran.
"Which of your boards is the raw meat board?" I innocently asked, followed by a look of total confusion.
I had to explain that in our household it is The Law that the smallest board is for chopping/slicing cooked meats/fish, the one with the rope is for raw meat, the one with fish engraved/burnt on it is for raw fish/seafood, the medium sized one is for vegetables/fruit slicing, the large one for bread, and the olive wood one is for cheese.

He said, just choose one of his three, they all get washed.

I asked how many deaths through food poisoning his household had suffered recently, and was proffered the answer of none, not even a stomach ache.

Tonight I am about to confront the wife regarding The Law of The Chopping Boards.
Wish me luck.
Ideally they should be coloured differently - red for raw meat, blue for fish, white for bread and so on....
Ours are all wood. Hence the classification according to size, emblazonment, etc.
So, you're agreeing with my wife, and disagreeing with my neighbour? (PS my wife bases The Law on a Home Economics 'O'Level she got around the time humanity trekked out of Africa.)
My post is based on my Honours qualification in basic food hygiene. However, at home, one wooden chopping board suits all, and I'm still alive :)
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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Lost Leopard Spot » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:00 pm

jimbo wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:24 pm
Prufrock wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:50 pm
Screenshot_20190704-204932~2.pngYour rules mean nothing to me:
Yep, those are the ones we have. Please stop looking through our kitchen windows.
Arrrrgh. But, but, they touch each other ...
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Post by TANGODANCER » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:58 pm

"particularly like the way you've done the earthenware."

This an art site comment on a still life painting entitled "The Metalworkers Craft" .. :lol:
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Post by Lost Leopard Spot » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:26 pm

I am booked on a course with my canine companion for the last week in August as my canine companion has successfully passed a series of tests designed to evaluate whether my canine companion is sufficiently advanced in the skills required of canine companions to help myself and my (I nearly typed 'fellow' there) compatriot humans who fall foul of ascending peaks and navigating moors.
We also need, apparently, to increase our collective societal awareness of the harm performed by assigning gender stereotyping identities prior to attending the course.
Therefore my dog is no longer a dog because that would indicate she is male, the bitch!

And this from people who text on Sundays!

I'm seriously considering not bothering...
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Post by Prufrock » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:46 pm

Massive fan of that PETA tweet the other day that had a pigeon with "they/them" under it. A decades long wind-up, them lot. Glorious.
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Post by LeverEnd » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:58 pm

Prufrock wrote:
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Massive fan of that PETA tweet the other day that had a pigeon with "they/them" under it. A decades long wind-up, them lot. Glorious.
Well a speciesist Nazi would say that WOULDN'T YOU/THEY?
Oh, but surely just for one day, we could fight and we could win
And if only for a little while, we could insist on the impossible...

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Enoch » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:37 pm

Just seen David Mellor on Sky News and he's managed to look even more ridiculous than usual.

How does he do that!

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Lost Leopard Spot » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:40 pm

Enoch wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:37 pm
Just seen David Mellor on Sky News and he's managed to look even more ridiculous than usual.

How does he do that!
It's a skill. One that Chris Patten had down to a T.
John Redwood had it too.
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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Bruce Rioja » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:02 pm

Lost Leopard Spot wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:40 pm
Enoch wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:37 pm
Just seen David Mellor on Sky News and he's managed to look even more ridiculous than usual.

How does he do that!
It's a skill. One that Chris Patten had down to a T.
John Redwood had it too.
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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Enoch » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:07 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:02 pm
Lost Leopard Spot wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:40 pm
Enoch wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:37 pm
Just seen David Mellor on Sky News and he's managed to look even more ridiculous than usual.

How does he do that!
It's a skill. One that Chris Patten had down to a T.
John Redwood had it too.
Come, come, Gentlemen. Mark Francois?
Sorry, as the noun, 'the appearance of someone or something'.

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Post by TANGODANCER » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:08 am

Accepting it's an "all our yesterdays" theme, but just goes to show: Back when we were kids, Ice creams were three-penny and four-penny cornets or "sliders" and a carboard carton of ice cream cost sixpence. Today I went into the local convenience store and bought a tub of Carte-D'Or vanilla ice cream and two magnum choc ices. Nearly fell off my perch when I was charged £6-30p. I checked the 500ml tub out at £3-50...and the others must have been about £1-65 each. Crazy.
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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Dujon » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:07 am

Don't worry, TANGO, it's like when you wake in the morning; it's called 'inflation' :shock:

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by jimbo » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:56 am

TANGODANCER wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:08 am
Accepting it's an "all our yesterdays" theme, but just goes to show: Back when we were kids, Ice creams were three-penny and four-penny cornets or "sliders" and a carboard carton of ice cream cost sixpence. Today I went into the local convenience store and bought a tub of Carte-D'Or vanilla ice cream and two magnum choc ices. Nearly fell off my perch when I was charged £6-30p. I checked the 500ml tub out at £3-50...and the others must have been about £1-65 each. Crazy.
An average wage is £20000 a year now. Imagine how much ice cream you could still buy if it was still 3 pence!

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Bruce Rioja » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:16 am

Wi' no backside in us trousers an' all us little 'eads painted purple because we 'ad ringworm. :)
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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Enoch » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:24 am

...and rickets, don't forget the rickets.

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Re: General Chit Chat

Post by Prufrock » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:25 am

Aye, terrible inflation. Especially if you bought a house at any point.
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