OMG, ramekin drama! (from San Francisco, natch…)
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related: #54 kitchen gadgets [stuffwhitepeoplelike.com]
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Fighting over ramekins? Don’t those cost like 33 cents each?
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:40 pm rating: 2
Only white people buy new meatloaf pans because the existing one was inadequate.
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:41 pm rating: 17
Oooh, poor Jason. Had to make his own birthday cake. I bet that’s what caused the whole roommate relationship to go sour.
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:41 pm rating: 8
Hey, I have to make my own birthday cake too! And while I’m pissed off about it, I know that I can’t entrust the job to MY housemates either (one 7-year-old, a cat, two fish and 22 worms).
C’mon, he’s a chef, and therefore probably very discerning!
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:18 pm rating: 1
Don’t touch my ramekins, or I’ll knock your block off in a little message with tape. I’m a virgin from Santa Cruz and my meat loaf pan is too big enough.
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:48 pm rating: 11
Jason is a size queen!
Apr 4, 2008 at 10:57 am rating: 3
Amazing (as is SWPL, in fact). I wish there was a copy of this chef photo attached as well — “Seriously, why would you even think this was yours?”
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:49 pm rating: 4
I am afraid we have already seen the chef picture in question.
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:44 pm rating: 6
I do like that he called her out on her p/a note…AND totally faced her with the birthday cake comment…AND slightly mocked her detailing of where her ramekins were bought. The more I read his note the more I fall a little in love with it. I will make him a cake next year.
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:49 pm rating: 20
P.S. What’s with your obsession with the chef?
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:49 pm rating: 0
LOL on answering one p/a note with another more detailed p/a note.
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:52 pm rating: 1
I’d like to know how they can tell their ramekins apart..don’t most of them look identical? “No, you’ve mistaken those ramekins for these ones which I bought during my Top Chef auditions last summer…”
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:53 pm rating: 3
I have never lived in a place where there was more than one set of Ramekins/tiny soufflés. I would like to though. Creme Brulé HEAVEN! But why is this a “white person” thing? I think people of EVERY RACE and Creed can enjoy personal chocolate soufflés and creme brulé.
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:58 pm rating: 5
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:43 pm rating: 3
Flan is fucking delicious!
Apr 3, 2008 at 6:25 pm rating: 1
Because Black Folks call them “pudding cups”!
Apr 3, 2008 at 8:20 pm rating: 3
so do us white folks. Yep, we sure do!
Apr 4, 2008 at 6:50 am rating: 0
I have pudding cups and two different types of ramekins. However, my husband and I know how to share.
Apr 4, 2008 at 8:48 am rating: 0
Confession: I just had to do a Google Image Search for ramekin ’cause I didn’t have a bloody clue what they were. Now I do! Useful little buggers (that I can’t believe would cause so much drama).
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:01 pm rating: 11
HAHAHAHA! You said it first. I don’t know what they are either. Since you didnt say, i still don’t know.
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:27 pm rating: 0
I’d look it up myself, as I too am in the dark, but I am lazy and tired and have to take a math test in an hour. Perhaps one of those special bowl-things that you make creme brulee in?
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:36 pm rating: 0
Although they grew closer eventually, Frasier and Niles did not initially trust each other. They did, however, agree to use false names, so Dad wouldn’t freak.
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:08 pm rating: 18
Ha, white people would argue over ramekins.
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:12 pm rating: 0
*is also white and recalls incredibly white arguement with ex-roommate about how to clean the KitchenAid
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:15 pm rating: 2
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:18 pm rating: 0
It’s Latin for douchebag.
Apr 3, 2008 at 6:17 pm rating: 6
His name is Remy? Like the rat from Ratatouille? That seems oddly appropriate.
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:32 pm rating: 3
Sadly, no. His name is Jason.
Her name is Remy.
Apr 4, 2008 at 2:59 pm rating: 0
like the annoying girl from the Sarah Dessen novel? That would be cool, especially if she was the one from the catering one…but I think she was from the one about the potato opus.
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:37 pm rating: 0
Since he found the ramekins when he was showing her room to the person moving in, that leads me to believe she was moving out. Me thinks there may be more to this story than a simple ramekin.
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:48 pm rating: 0
I have a headache from squinting trying to read note #2′s chickenscrathes.
If the chef picture was of Anthony Bourdain I would have stolen it, too.
Team Anthony Can Use My Ramekins Anytime!!
Apr 3, 2008 at 4:59 pm rating: 2
If Bourdain saw these notes, he would kick both of their asses and take his picture back.
Apr 3, 2008 at 5:12 pm rating: 5
I lurv Anthony Bourdain
Apr 3, 2008 at 5:15 pm rating: 1
I have no reservations about confessing my love for Anthony Bourdain!
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:55 pm rating: 1
So many completely inappropriate creme brulee/ramekin/Bourdain comments. Must. Resist. Posting. Them — !
Apr 5, 2008 at 6:30 pm rating: 1
Anthony Bourdain should be added to SWPL. I also love him. He reminds me of a less grizzled Tom Waits.
Apr 3, 2008 at 5:25 pm rating: 1
…wait, I’m not supposed to like Anthony Bourdain?
I should’ve never sold my Black Person Handbook to Bill Clinton!
Apr 5, 2008 at 6:51 pm rating: 7
Can we still watch Good Eats, I like Alton Brown as much as I like Anthony Bourdain!
Must be the initials.
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:28 am rating: 1
I had a naughty dream once that featured Alton Brown.
Talk about “Good Eats”!
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:46 am rating: 2
So what you’re saying is if they were black they’d be having a shoot-out instead?
Apr 3, 2008 at 5:50 pm rating: 2
*gasp* You went out in public with your rampant hostile ignorance showing!
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:42 pm rating: 8
yeah,what’s this thing with white people, I totally don’t get it…
Apr 3, 2008 at 6:09 pm rating: 0
“stuff white people like” is a site created by two Canadian guys who noticed that liberal White educated professional city dwellers were SO utterly convinced of the complete and total rightness of everything they do that they were beyond satire.
They were, of course, wrong.
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:43 pm rating: 5
I think we “white people” need to tell them that they are not only “beyond satire” — they are the very inspiration for it.
Get Used To It.
Apr 3, 2008 at 11:37 pm rating: 1
What do you call yourselves?…
(well, i liked the movie! LOL)
Apr 4, 2008 at 12:28 am rating: 3
No, no.. My comment was for the stuck- up people who think they are above everything.
Hence they would be the brunt of the joke.
So — THEY need to get used to It. Except they wouldn’t get it in the first place.
Which makes it a moot point….. sigh
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:09 am rating: 0
I understand your point.
I was giving an example of the elite being poked fun at that they themselves would be above understanding….sigh
Apr 4, 2008 at 2:01 am rating: 2
Hey, It is finally getting self-referential and we are ready for elaborate feedback loops here at p–a–notes.com: In this one, the term “passive aggressive notes” is used. I love it.
Apr 3, 2008 at 6:28 pm rating: 1
Maybe it was a picture of Chef, with the recipe for Chocolate Salty Balls on the back.
Apr 3, 2008 at 6:42 pm rating: 1
Oooh, I love Chef’s Chocolate Salty Balls!
Apr 3, 2008 at 6:43 pm rating: 1
I’ll bet Anthony has Chef’s Chocolate Salty Balls….
And I bet his meatloaf pan is bigger, too.
I’m just saying.
(I just couldn’t help myself, please forgive me…)
Apr 3, 2008 at 7:39 pm rating: 2
mmmmm… chocolate salty balls
Apr 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm rating: 0
If AB has chocolate balls he should see a doctor.
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:31 am rating: 0
The Pyrex bowls and pans were all fine and good, but it’s the brulee torch that puts this over the top for fucking deliciousness.
Apr 3, 2008 at 7:30 pm rating: 3
He will not need the “brulee torch” without those ramekins!
Apr 4, 2008 at 6:53 am rating: 2
Sure he will! when not using our brûlée torch to create a crispy sugar top on our Creme Brûlée my husband and I use ours to light our cigarettes and occasionally solder.
Apr 4, 2008 at 8:33 am rating: 4
I used mine once to build a very…impressionistic model of the Eiffel Tower out of chocolate chips.
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:40 pm rating: 2
First of all — One can/may solder with a brulee torch? Yea (I know it’s officially, “yay,” now, but I the raw edge of people changing the spelling just because they think that “yea” is “yeah” still makes me viscerally angry)!
Second, please be careful with those cigarettes!
Apr 5, 2008 at 6:35 pm rating: 2
couldn't help it
I use my brulee torch to cook heroin.
and I always assumed “ramekin” was some high falootin way to say ashtray…
Apr 5, 2008 at 6:56 pm rating: 4
This may be pure whimsy… but to me heroin isn’t heroin unless cooked over a too-hot-to-hold plastic lighter… n’est ce pas?
Apr 6, 2008 at 4:22 pm rating: 2
Yes one CAN solder with a Brûlée torch. If one MAY solder with my Brûlée torch, it depends on who is asking. Ummm careful with my cigarettes? Considering the temperatures that Brûlée torches reach, perhaps it would be better to wish me to be careful with THAT.
Apr 6, 2008 at 6:02 pm rating: 0
My crème brûlée torch came with OVAL ramekins, which is what crème brûlée is usually served in, and I bet those cheapass Santa Cruz ramekins were ROUND.
Apr 3, 2008 at 7:40 pm rating: 1
What’s the difference? Does it make it taste better or something? Or is it just another way of excluding or marking ‘others’?
What’s with the kitchen-tool orthodoxy??
Apr 4, 2008 at 11:28 am rating: 0
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:34 am rating: 0
Jason would use anything for bread, but he won’t use that.
Apr 3, 2008 at 7:47 pm rating: 4
Oh, man — there is a song parody there if I ever saw one. If my brain wasn’t fried from a 14 hr. day I might attempt it.
Try Meatloaf’s “Anything for Love”.
Perfect. Rock On.
Apr 3, 2008 at 8:46 pm rating: 1
I wanted to, but Anything for Love has such dumb, repetitive lyrics in the first place that a parody would get bulky and unwieldy. You know, like a Meat Loaf song.
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:22 pm rating: 3
I’m thinking this terrible song
(Games people play – Alan Parsons, if the link doesn’t work).
I’m blaming the PAN goddess’ title.
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:34 pm rating: 0
That’s the point… dumb, terrible lyics that you can bend and twist.
Although — He was great in concert.
And he left the Pyrex — LOL
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:06 pm rating: 0
I keep imagining that if you pan to the right, there will be another, longer, bitchier note that talks about how someone stole the egg poacher, the oyster shuckers, the frittata pan, the pasta machine, and the French press. After that, yet another even bitchier, even longer note with more inane shit. It goes on…
Apr 3, 2008 at 7:48 pm rating: 4
They may bitch at each other, but I’d sure like to have dinner at their place!
Apr 3, 2008 at 8:08 pm rating: 13
Oh man, I can just see that: Jason and Remy at opposite ends of the table, glowering at each other in an icy silence, with CB blithely tucking in, occasionally making unheeded appreciative grunts around mouthfuls of brûlée.
Apr 3, 2008 at 8:58 pm rating: 11
Apr 4, 2008 at 10:58 am rating: 0
On The Menu Tonight:
Large Pan Meatloaf (or maybe bread?)
Salade de Pyrex
Birthday Cake I Made Myself (special!)
and — I’m Using Your Ramekins Creme Brulee
Bwaaahaaa !! Eat and be Merry!!
(And try to ignore the sniping coming from the other room.. it’s no big deal, really)
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:10 pm rating: 3
Random thing I noticed: the word “pan” has come up twice in the past 5 comments. Both times, I assumed it meant this PAN for a moment.
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:43 pm rating: 1
And we wonder why Osama bin Laden hates us.
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:15 pm rating: 0
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm rating: 0
I kind of don’t want to go there. I don’t wonder why he hates us.
Because we know how to have FUN. And have the freedom to do so.
Because anything is fair game when you have a sense of humor.
Because We Like It Like That.
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm rating: 0
Bin Laden hates us because we are conniving imperialists, not fun-loving partiers. We’re the kids who’ll let them use our baseball, but only if we get to pitch. …and if we don’t get to pitch, y’all are goin’ to Gitmo.
When was the last time anybody wanted to kill someone just because they had a weird sense of fun?
… OK, except for Carrot-Top
Apr 4, 2008 at 8:33 am rating: 5
Besides those wacky Taliban!
What’s with the kite hatred?
Thank’s GW, I was so resisting responding, but you made the point.
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:39 am rating: 0
I wonder if they are in culinary school. If so, it could explain the nerdy specific details and anger over stolen property. I don’t really think anyone is this passionate about ramekins except first year culinary students. My brother was one. Man, was he a little bitch.
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:41 pm rating: 4
To the tune of Anything For Love:
And I would take anything from you…I’d snatch your pic of Wolfgang Puck
I’d take anything from you, if it’s not locked up you’re out of luck
But I’d never forget to bake you a birthday cake, oh no way
And I would take anything from you but I won’t do that…no I won’t do that
Anything from you, oh I would take anything from you
I would take anything from you but I won’t do that
(heavy musical interlude)
Maybe I’ll take your ramekins, and even your meatloaf pan
Maybe I’ll take your spider and the industrial can of nonstick Pam.
I’ll walk off with a jar of capers, and cans of fresh allspice
You never made jerk chicken or pork or anything Caribbean
I know I seem crazy, but I like gourmet cuisine
I know it’s not mine but you’ve got so many things
As long as crepes need turning, and brulee topping needs burning
As long as your things are within reach, you’d better accept that
I will take anything from you, I’ll put it in my hobo sack
I will take anything from you, so don’t ever turn your back
But don’t give me shit because no one baked you a cake, you dick
I would take anything from you, oh I would take anything from you
I would take anything from you but I won’t do that, no I won’t do that
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:45 pm rating: 4
After a while, you’ll forget I stole that
I’ll be too busy trying on your new toque hat
Oh you wouldn’t do that!
Oh no, not my hundred pleat hat!
I’ll take your cast iron skillet and sautee pan
And the oven mitt ‘specially designed for your hand
When the new roomie moves in I’ll take their stuff, too…
But I’ll never give back what I stole from you!
Apr 3, 2008 at 9:53 pm rating: 4
Wait! Don’t forget the dramatic feminine vocals…it’s not Meatloaf without a little sugar:
Did you take my silicone cupcake pan?
Did you hide my stuff in the back of your van?
Did you take all my plastic jell molds?
(I think I took that!)
Did you swipe my saffron, you know it cost me a lot? Did you soil my lace doilies with globs of slimy snot?
Are you the one who stole my salsa bowls?
(You know I took that…yeah I took all of that)
You took my whisk, the one for nonstick pans
now I can’t make a decent omelet, man.
Did you think I wouldn’t know?
(I never thought of that)
Did you take the garlic press my mother got?
and the picture of Bobby Flay?..he’s so HOT
we’re you going to take all home?
(yes, I was doing that)
After everything that we’ve been through
You forgot my birthday and left me blue
So I had to get myself a cake pan.
(I never did that!)
Come on now, be honest man
You got caught up in your sneaky little plan
I don’t matter and it’s too bad…
(No, I won’t do that! I never did that!)
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:01 pm rating: 5
That chef picture from my sister was just there on your floor
Your meatloaf pan was inadequate, you whore!
So I bought a bigger one…
(But my Mom got me that..)
I brought these ramekins all the way from Petaluma,
If you try to say they’re yours then I’m gonna sue ya!
Oh, and that Iron Chef official spice rack…
(Oh, no! I forgot to steal that!)
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:09 pm rating: 4
All of my new stuff comes from William Sonoma,
If you steal any more Pyrex you’ll wake up in a coma!
I want my monogrammed apron back…
(Oh no, no, I won’t do that!)
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:26 pm rating: 3
So insprirational. Sniff. Thanks —
I think the “lace doilies withn globs of slimy snot” is what got me.
So romantic. But there were other things to love. I’ve got your salsa bowls right here baby. Come and get it.
Apr 3, 2008 at 10:29 pm rating: 1
Meatloaf would be proud.
Apr 4, 2008 at 12:49 am rating: 1
Aug 8, 2008 at 5:44 am rating: 0
i dunno, i’m in culinary school and honestly, those toys are bs to me. i guess maybe it’s because i’m a purest/minimalist..
they just sound like annoying foodies to me, or like, really prissy cooks.
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:05 am rating: 0
Oh yeah! “They” sound like prissy cooks.
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:52 am rating: 4
I just can’t seem to like these two.
Between Jason’s use of black electrical tape *or was that Remy?* and the actual thought of them not appreciating passive aggressive notes….what’s with that?!??!
I think I have no use for their brangling ways!
Never did like silly lists either.
Yep, they should live happily ever after!
Apr 4, 2008 at 7:04 am rating: 2
Good point about the tape. I’d be willing to bet money that some poor carpenter out there is holding back tears about the cabinets’ finish.
Apr 5, 2008 at 6:38 pm rating: 0
That Meatloaf was fucking delicious.
Apr 4, 2008 at 7:23 am rating: 0
I’m troubled by the notion that somebody would make bread in a meatloaf pan. Bread pans are specifically designed to ensure even browing through carmelization. Meatloaf pans are actually a little thicker to protect the meat from scorching on the outside while the middle comes up to temperature.
By the way, you can make delightful individual meatloafs with ramekins. I will even break out the brulee torch to melt and brown a little blue cheese on top of individual Kobe meatloafs.
Apr 4, 2008 at 8:04 am rating: 4
The last time I broke out a brulee torch was to fire up a rock. You Crackers be trippin.
Apr 4, 2008 at 8:17 am rating: 1
Like little cups of meatloaf love…
Apr 4, 2008 at 10:59 am rating: 1
?? I just have a loaf pan. It’s multi-purpose, just like my ramekins (which we call the “little pudin bowls” – loose translation). I use the broiler on my toaster oven to melt the sugar on brulee, which only half works, but we’re only in it for the custard anyway.
Apr 4, 2008 at 11:24 am rating: 0
I don’t care what kind of meat it is, the name “meatloaf” makes me feel like, how you say, to puke. I mean, c’mon, a LOAF of MEAT? It sounds like a joke. As a side note, I typed “sheet loaf” by accident. And it was very funny.
Apr 4, 2008 at 11:30 am rating: 2
I imagine one would have to use a sheet cake pan to make sheet loaf, though.
Apr 4, 2008 at 12:20 pm rating: 2
You are technically right (the best kind of right). When I typed it, I actually pictured bed sheets…which conjured a very disturbing image of what a “sheet loaf” might look like in that instance.
Apr 4, 2008 at 12:23 pm rating: 0
Finding a “sheet loaf” in bed isn’t so bad…unless you rolled over on it.
I wasn’t even thinking bed linens when I read your post. I was thinking about Texas shit cake…I mean sheet cake. Oh well, Texas is so full of crap they might as well make cake out of it.
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:21 pm rating: 4
Have you ever found sheet loaf in bed? Your relaxed approach to it makes me wonder. I would freak out and pray that there wasn’t any gravy lurking around….*shudder*
Apr 4, 2008 at 2:53 pm rating: 0
I haven’t dealt with the sheet loaf that often but I’m quite familiar with the gravy of which you speak. My wife has IBS, what can I say?
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:02 pm rating: 0
My husband likes to fart and blame it on the cats. Or the creaking stairs. Just last night, he “creaked” a stair with so much force that I threw a shoe at him to which he excalimed “What!? The stair creaked…..and then I farted.”
Apr 4, 2008 at 4:17 pm rating: 2
My husband likes to pretend that neither of us has any of those nasty bodily functions. I guess the thought of his sweet little wife actually busting a gropey is too much for him.
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:57 am rating: 0
Who’s pretending? I never do anything un-ladylike (except in the next note’s c0mments where I talk about guzzling vodka and barfing on a wedding dress).
Apr 7, 2008 at 10:19 am rating: 0
All this because Jason forgot that he used his own Santa Cruz ramekins as feeding bowls for his mean kitty named Sparta.
Apr 4, 2008 at 8:59 am rating: 2
Would that be Ramekin Skywalker?
Apr 4, 2008 at 11:15 am rating: 5
I would make MEAT CAKE with their pans!
Apr 4, 2008 at 12:55 pm rating: 1
Held it in. Just barely. Sick.
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:10 pm rating: 0
I didn’t even know what a ramekin WAS.
A la Dictionary.com:
a small, separately cooked portion of a cheese preparation or other food mixture baked in a small dish without a lid.
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:12 pm rating: 0
A ramekin is what the food is cooked in, not the actual food.
Apr 4, 2008 at 2:10 pm rating: 2
Like a Soufflé a Ramekin is the the dish the food is cooked in, the process it is prepared with AND the food itself.
Apr 4, 2008 at 2:31 pm rating: 2
Welcome back to Cryin Chef I’m your host, Bawlin’ Clown. During the break some crazy things were happening here in Bitchin’ Stadium…let’s throw it over to Whining Wretch and see what’s happening:
It’s terrible, Bawlin, Iron Chef Remy took Challenger Jason’s ramekins…this coming right after he stole the picture of Iron Chef Batali.
What’s Jason doing? He seems to be beating that batter pretty hard.
He’s making his own birthday cake.
But he’s using a meatloaf pan…a Sicilian meatloaf pan from Petaluma, if I’m not mistaken. That won’t work…What’s going on now?
Oh no! Jason is looking through Remy’s bag.This is going to get ugly. I hope nobody writes a note.
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:16 pm rating: 8
So, how’s that working out for you….being clever?
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm rating: 1
BTW, Remmers gets extra points for mentioning the phrase “passive-aggressive note.” ; )
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:17 pm rating: 1
We have Polish Jews in my family. They always get ramekins and yamulkas confused. It’s hard to keep a ceramic cup on your head with a bobby pin but try eating a custard out of Uncle Stas’ head peice. Yuck.
Rumor has it that my grandfather’s last words were “Hey, these Nazi’s don’t look so bad after all, it smells like they’ve got us lined up for dinner.”
Apr 4, 2008 at 1:27 pm rating: 5
This is just inexcusable. You’re a disgusting excuse for a human being.
Apr 4, 2008 at 3:24 pm rating: 1
My sides are splitting, claw!!!
Apr 4, 2008 at 4:00 pm rating: 1
Meagan, Meagan, Meagan. If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the Nazi’s kitchen.
Apr 4, 2008 at 4:21 pm rating: 1
“If you can’t laugh at the pain of others, how else will you ever truly be an American?”- Ben Franklin
Apr 4, 2008 at 4:23 pm rating: 5
LOVE IT, SOOO….. FUNNY ! ….HAHAHA…. ♥
Apr 4, 2008 at 6:37 pm rating: 1
My name is _____________and I have ramekins. I have had them for years, just a few, and when one or two break, no matter how hard I try I always end up with more. I don’t even know why do it, I don’t even enjoy them anymore. The first few times I used them I got hooked, it was so much fun, now though it’s just become something I have to have or I don’t feel right. Plus they are everywhere you go, and cheap…I don’t know what to do anymore.
Apr 4, 2008 at 2:08 pm rating: 1
Apr 4, 2008 at 4:09 pm rating: 1
Apr 6, 2008 at 10:51 am rating: 1
Yeah…this was my submission.
Remy was moving out (in a very bad way), and when I was showing her room to a potential roommate I noticed she had the chef painting my sister got me…which prompted me to look through the bags of kitchen stuff she packed and pull all of my stuff out.
The mysterious bread made in the meatloaf pan was the cheesy-poof bread recipe courtesy of Alton Brown.
Unfortunately I don’t have a picture of the bill I put on the fridge where she corrected my 1 cent rounding error for the water. That would have made a good submission also.
The comments are hilarious…and besides, bitch tried to steal my ramekins!
Apr 4, 2008 at 7:11 pm rating: 19
Alton Brown?!? Well, on the bright side, it wasn’t a recipe from Andrew Zimmern.
and LOL on the rounding error.
Apr 4, 2008 at 7:27 pm rating: 1
But what did the chef picture look like? Can we please, please, please, see it?
*crosses fingers and hopes for fat chefs*
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:10 am rating: 0
those ramekins were fucking delicious.
i fuckin love this website.
Apr 4, 2008 at 9:23 pm rating: 0
Apr 4, 2008 at 9:23 pm rating: 1
I repeat, ramekins are not a food.
Apr 4, 2008 at 9:40 pm rating: 0
I repeat, It can be.
Apr 4, 2008 at 10:48 pm rating: 2
i just realised i own a couple of ramekins. i had previously referred to them, incorrectly, as “mini baking thingies”.
Apr 4, 2008 at 11:08 pm rating: 2
Heisa’s eating links, so I will post it directly.
I’ve gotta side with ghostie on this one.
Should have nested at 52.3. Sorry.
Apr 4, 2008 at 11:54 pm rating: 1
yeah, do you think you could go ahead and try to nest at 52.3 next time? I’d REALLY appreciate it. GAWD!
Apr 5, 2008 at 12:09 am rating: 2
Thanks Rose for that info…I never knew it could be food!
Apr 5, 2008 at 12:25 am rating: 0
apparently nobody knew.
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:48 am rating: 0
See posts 43.2 & 52.1. Both are responses to you regarding your assertion that ramekins are not food and both are by Unholyghost.
Hmmm, coincidence? Maybe you couldn’t read her posts because they were ghostly?
Apr 5, 2008 at 9:16 am rating: 1
Ramekins Are BOTH a food and a baking dish. KINDLY reference the HTML link posted at 53 please and thank-you. I have not eaten a cheesy version of the noun in question, however, I would assume that consumption of the porcelain version may be rather crunchy.
Apr 5, 2008 at 12:39 pm rating: 1
But…but…what is the dish called without the food in it ?
And what is the food called outside of the dish ?
And I hear the porcelain version is more healthy for you with all the minerals it contains….
Apr 5, 2008 at 2:00 pm rating: 2
Take it easy folks, don’t get all crazy about the ramekin thing, have fun! when I said nobody knew i thought it was obvious that statement excepted ghostly. CHILL!
Apr 5, 2008 at 2:09 pm rating: 2
It wasn’t apparently…might have helped if you said “apparently nobody but ghostly knew”.
Or “apparently nobody knew but ghostly”.
Something to that effect would have made it more obvious to everyone.
But thanks for clarifying…
Apr 5, 2008 at 2:23 pm rating: 1
I agree Crash !
Apr 5, 2008 at 2:51 pm rating: 0
Crash, when you see an empty little ramekin dish you could say “hey, who ate my ramekin?”. The food outside the dish would be a naked little ramekin.
“Ramekin”: the most versatile word in a cracker’s vocabulary.
…and remember guys, I judge you when you use poor grammar.
Apr 5, 2008 at 4:29 pm rating: 1
It seems to be pretty versatile in your vocabulary, so I would guess you’re a “cracker”,
bland and tastless.
I’ve never used the word before.
Personally I would call the food outside of the dish something like a custard, creme brulee, even pudding or ice cream which can be served in a remekin or ramequin that according to the link above is the ceramic dish used to serve the food in.
So you can say “hey, who ate my remekin ?” but would that be the propper use of vocabulary / grammar ?
Apr 5, 2008 at 4:57 pm rating: 1
Like I give a damn about what you judge anyway you little cracker.
I don’t type shit for your approval.
I don’t think anyone here does.
Apr 5, 2008 at 5:45 pm rating: 0
Apr 5, 2008 at 5:56 pm rating: 1
Food wouldn’t be me unless it resided in me. There are no recipes for me and you will never see me on a menu or at the market else unless you request the type of food you’d like for me to hold.
While Google Scholars never cease to impress me, I had to speak up.
I’d lose sleep thinking of a group of misguided people ordering a case of me and thinking they’d survive in the woods.
Apr 5, 2008 at 6:44 pm rating: 2
Crash and Sir/Madam Ramekin, you know I’m just being silly, right?
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:05 pm rating: 2
ps. check out http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1832,153165-228193,00.html
The “New Orleans Crabmeat Ramekin” recipe looks mighty tasty.
hee hee hee
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:11 pm rating: 1
Sure, “Princess cracker” was silly too.
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:19 pm rating: 1
ps. using that logic, I guess you can eat me too.
grow, er, eat up.
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:24 pm rating: 2
mmm that looks yummy too.
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:26 pm rating: 1
Ya’, you could put lots of crackers in it too.
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:36 pm rating: 1
Could you bake it in, say, a ramekin?
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:38 pm rating: 1
I don’t see what’s so hard for MP to wrap her mind around here.
Think “Casserole”. The dish it is cooked in is a casserole. The stuff you cook in a casserole is a casserole.
When I take my tuna-noodle casserole out of my casserole dish and put it on my plate, I’m about to eat fucking tuna-noodle casserole!!
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:02 am rating: 0
……RE: 54.3, It would be referred to as an empty Ramekin.
Apr 6, 2008 at 4:38 pm rating: 0
38.1 “You cracker’s be trippin”
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:37 pm rating: 0
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:47 pm rating: 1
yes, it is.
Apr 5, 2008 at 7:55 pm rating: 1
Where’d Peet go ?
Or are you a different Melissa ?
Or maybe Peet got lost in the sheet loaf mentioned in 38.6 – 38.9 after you skimmed through 38.1 ?
Which would just be a mess…
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:07 pm rating: 2
Maybe she’s off arguing with more inanimate objects?
which could be messy…
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:12 pm rating: 2
Especially if she tries to eat them.
Good luck with that one…
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:16 pm rating: 2
It would be mess, eh?
yes Crash, it’s meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:19 pm rating: 0
How you doin’ Melissa ?
You have a good day ?
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:24 pm rating: 0
I’m having an awesome day!
Ramekins are very exciting.
How are you doing?
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:30 pm rating: 0
How you doing known unknown ?
Hope that snorting isn’t a sign of sinus issues.
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:35 pm rating: 1
Ha! I’m good, thanks.
No sinus issues here. I was, um…grooming my dog.
I definitely was NOT snickering at anyone attempting to eat a crock pot.
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:47 pm rating: 2
Crash, I don’t think the dog has anything to do with it. Do you?
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:50 pm rating: 1
Awesome, known unknown !
And I’m not laughing at the thought right now either…LOL !!!
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:51 pm rating: 1
Apr 5, 2008 at 9:00 pm rating: 1
She might save that for the crackers though.
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:18 pm rating: 2
Apr 5, 2008 at 8:26 pm rating: 1
You gal’s are pretty cool.
Melissa, if you were being silly using the word “cracker” I’d just make sure people are a little more clear about it because it’s easily construed as an insult.
Sometimes it takes a little while to know eachother’s sense of humor here.
Known unknown, I’ve enjoyed reading your post’s since you started posting here.
I look forward to more, I think you’re pretty funny.
Apr 5, 2008 at 9:07 pm rating: 0
Thanks for setting the record straight. I’d hate for anyone to be “trippin” over something like this.
Apr 5, 2008 at 9:17 pm rating: 0
However, Crash, you were pretty quick to call ME a cracker and even “princess cracker”. Do you really think you should be playing referee here?
Apr 5, 2008 at 9:53 pm rating: 1
I was only trying to make peace with you since you kept playing nice and said you were being “silly”.
I figured that I might have misinterpreted you after that and you kept being well, nice…
You were the one who called names first.
So I just threw it back at you.
Where do you see me playing referee here at all ?
Shall we start again ?
Apr 5, 2008 at 10:39 pm rating: 0
Notice how this starts out all friendly and then for no apparent reason… it’s on!
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:07 am rating: 0
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:19 am rating: 3
Actually, it was Ghostwriter who started with the cracker bit. I don’t see anyone asking them to clarify.
I never called you any names.
I just think it’s a little hypocritical for you to give me advice on etiquette when you just called me a bunch of names!
Apr 5, 2008 at 11:24 pm rating: 1
See, the thing with Ghostwriter is, that people know his humor around here, whereas some don’t know yours…and you had this “holier than thou” attitude, which he did not portray in his post, after you proceeded with “cracker”…
Which…what did I say again ?
That it takes a little while for people to get to know each others sense of humor.
And I only called you two names,”cracker” and “Princess cracker”.
But if you’d like more I’d be more than happy to give you that.
Apr 6, 2008 at 3:18 am rating: 0
Not to mention that in comment 54.7 you started out belittling and ended condescending.
WTF is that about anyway ?!?
Apr 6, 2008 at 3:38 am rating: 0
Can’t we all just get along? It would be for the greater good!
All I’m saying is give peace a chance!
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:04 am rating: 1
Failing that, Give Chance a piece!
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:16 am rating: 1
Could you break me off a piece too while you’re at it?
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:52 am rating: 1
Are pick-up lines “piece talks”?
Apr 6, 2008 at 12:42 pm rating: 3
He calls me cracker, too, but then my first name is Graham.
Ooh, crumbs, should have giggle-braxed that under, 57.5
Apr 6, 2008 at 1:51 am rating: 3
Wouldn’t want the comment reply nesting police on your butt again, now would you rose?
Apr 6, 2008 at 11:10 am rating: 1
Considering I lived in Petaluma for 18 years, Santa Cruz for 4 years, and am now moving to San Francisco, I can’t believe I haven’t crossed paths with these people. Perhaps I need to be hanging out in cookware stores.
Apr 6, 2008 at 1:57 am rating: 2
Segregated use of ramekins in the same kitchen? Really, guys? Really?
I understand bickering over food, but surely these people realise that kitchenware is… yaknow, usually a reusable entity.
Apr 6, 2008 at 3:27 am rating: 0
this is totally a white people thing…all my white roommates argued with me over kitchenware USE, not acquisition of. none of the non-whites ones did.
Apr 7, 2008 at 4:10 am rating: 0
What a waste of time. I can’t even read the note.
Apr 8, 2008 at 4:46 pm rating: 0
try clicking on it, genuis.
Aug 8, 2008 at 4:43 am rating: 0
don’t you mean “genious”?
(but don’t mind me; it’s none of my buisness.)
Aug 8, 2008 at 6:01 am rating: 0
Petaluma is full of passive-aggressive notewriters. And white people. Hence this note. Just be glad it isn’t about who used the last of the organic hummus and didn’t replace the recycled toilet paper.
Apr 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm rating: 1
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