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I have the same view about bacon that many have about steak. That is, I like it soft and just cooked rather than crunchy but I'm not sniffy about how people like theirs. I can eat well done bacon just like I can eat well done steak, it's just I don't cook it or ask for it that way.
A bacon sandwich with crispy bacon is fucking awful. That shit they call bacon in the US shatters like Tiger Woods’ windscreen when his Mrs goes at it with his 2 iron. I don’t mind a bit of colour on the outside but I’m essentially warming it up a bit.

Eggs got to be runny too.
 

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Cider is pretty great, we have a bunch of different kinds here in Vermont, hell Woodchuck is made somewhere here in Vermont. Citizen Cider is right down the road from me and I'm pretty sure every pick your own apples farm makes a cider. Be a bit dumb not to.
I remember,as a kid,the old milk jugs of cider the local orchards used to sell in Mass and NH...........brown and thick as hell and you best pop the top every day to keep em from blowing up :lol:
 
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‘I’m all about good tasting beers these days. Fuck the 8.5% beers that kill 20% of my a;ready limited brain cells.
I’ve been trying quite a few different sour beers lately and I’m really getting to like them, especially the sharper fruits like orange, grapefruit and passion fruit.

Here’s the one I just bought a case of. Bloody lovely , albeit a bit faggy.

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https://piratelife.com.au/beers/acaiandpassionfruitsour/
Beautiful. Pirate life beer is always good, had a case of this sitting in Coogee beach just before I left Australia.

Beer scene in Australia is fucking ace, and sours aplenty.
 
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Beautiful. Pirate life beer is always good, had a case of this sitting in Coogee beach just before I left Australia.

Beer scene in Australia is fucking ace, and sours aplenty.
Yeah, the beer scene is awesome these days. I travelled and worked all over for a few years and when I returned, I was amazed at the beers we were producing.
 

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Does anyone still sell that frozen Westons cider? In the UK, I’m guessing that it may have been seasonal, but by fuck it were good. I’m confident that it would do well out here in the height of summer.
Not that I'm aware of.
 

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I travelled extensively around England and the best ciders and scrumpies I tried were in the South West and Herefordshire. I’ve been to places that sold scrumpy in 5 litre containers, was flat as fuck and had chunks of apple and lengths of straw in.......but it was like rocket fuel. After 3 of the 5 litres, you wouldn’t know which way was up and emptying you bladder or bowel into your underpants became a distinct possibility.

Fucking great stuff.
That's pretty much the stuff we sold. The landlord used to get his cider and beer from all over the place.

You're right about South West selling the best cider. Devon is swimming in it.
 
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That's pretty much the stuff we sold. The landlord used to get his cider and beer from all over the place.

You're right about South West selling the best cider. Devon is swimming in it.
We bought it in supermarkets, breweries, pub back doors and farmers’ yards. Fucking stuff was available everywhere. Never been so pissEd up for so little cash.
 
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Not that I'm aware of.
Maybe it was a fad but the idea was superb. Everyone was drinking Magners or Bulmers in pint glasses filled with ice. Nice for five minutes but as soon as the ice starts melting, you‘re drinking cider flavoured water. The Westons slush was 100% cider (ok, 94% water) and tasted the same right down the glass. The slush looked like a supercooled fluid, ready to turn back to ice at any moment. Very fucking strange but unbelievably good.

I’m sure a barman or landlord said that he has to buy the machine himself and it was about 6k or thereabouts.
 
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Got salmon for $6/lb, don't know what kind but fairly sure it isn't pink so I'll call it a good deal. All it said was "LOCAL! Coast of Maine!" which is a bit odd since Maine is a 6 hour drive through another state. Then again, I think all of New England should just become one state, wouldn't even be as big as New York afterwards (by population).

Either way, decided to use the last of it for tacos.
 
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Got salmon for $6/lb, don't know what kind but fairly sure it isn't pink so I'll call it a good deal. All it said was "LOCAL! Coast of Maine!" which is a bit odd since Maine is a 6 hour drive through another state. Then again, I think all of New England should just become one state, wouldn't even be as big as New York afterwards (by population).

Either way, decided to use the last of it for tacos.
I’ve never had a salmon taco before. I’d imagine it would be great with a sauce made with sour cream, mustard, lemon, garlic plus a good amount of fresh dill......and maybe a chopped up chipotle.
 

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I’ve never had a salmon taco before. I’d imagine it would be great with a sauce made with sour cream, mustard, lemon, garlic plus a good amount of fresh dill......and maybe a chopped up chipotle.
That sounds like a great sauce. I just planted dill, thought about trimming a bit for this. I threw some Chipotle Cholula hot sauce on these.
 
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Had halloumi wraps with salsa and salad for lunch.

Made meatballs with cannellini beans, peas, spinach, and peppers in red pesto. The meatballs fell apart a bit though.

Served it with some Mediterranean rice and salad.
 
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