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By TheophileEscargot (Sun Jun 25, 2006 at 08:59:19 PM EST) photo, photostory, cooking, steam, George Foreman, recipe (all tags)
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1. Potatoes take the longest, so start by chopping into chunks and add to the steamer. Balance a plate on top to make it hot, which keeps the food warm longer. You now have 25 to 30 minutes to complete your mission.
Steamer

2. Take two lamb chops. Delicately season with salt, pepper and a touch of paprika as befits a sensitive palate. Add a little oil if OBLF permits. Turn on the George Foreman grill to medium heat at T-15 minutes.
Actually just shovel on as much as it can take

3. Shell the peas. Soothing. It's like nature's bubble wrap.
Nature`s bubble wrap

4. Chops and veg both take about 10 minutes, so stick the chops in the Foreman and the veg in the steamer in the same visit to the kitchen.
Loaded

5. Thoughtfully add the carrot peelings and peapods to the council's Food Waste recycling bin. Thoughtlessly chuck the plastic bag you used for the pods in the normal bin.
Compost to stink up somewhere

6. Lay the table: plenty of water and the essential Tesco Healthy Living Yoghurt and Mint dressing.
Also keeping the remotes handy

7. Check on the chops.
Sizzling

8. Wash up the dishes used so far.
All good cooks do this. That may be the only think I have in common with them

9. Put food on plate and serve.
Yum

10. A very short time later.
Finished

11. Eat a delicious hand-crafted dessert.
Just one cornetto. Give it to me. Delicious ice cream. From Italy.

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What the fuck is with you Brits and peas? by BadDoggie (2.00 / 0) #1 Sun Jun 25, 2006 at 09:40:01 PM EST
Peas and lamb do not go together. Is there anything you lot don't serve peas with?

Most of our veg scrap is saved for making soup stocks.

Also: lamb requires rosemary. PLZFIXKTHXBYE!

woof.

OMG WE'RE FUCKED! -- duxup ?

What goes with peas? by hulver (4.00 / 3) #2 Sun Jun 25, 2006 at 10:44:11 PM EST
Mint.

What goes with Lamb?

Mint.

I rest my case.
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mint by Merekat (4.00 / 1) #5 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 12:08:54 AM EST
The french think mint sauce is hilarious.
Personally, I think the greeks have got lamb right - garlic, oregano, lemon juice and olive oil. Yum.

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Attn: Merekat by yicky yacky (4.00 / 1) #10 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 01:32:06 AM EST

Nobody in the rest of the world cares what France thinks ... about pretty much anything, come to think of it.

I've had garlic-y lamb dishes cooked by awesome French chefs and mint-y dishes cooked the traditional British way. They're both terrific. Case closed.


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I disagree by Merekat (4.00 / 1) #11 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 01:52:52 AM EST
There is much entertainment in watching annoyed French people.

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Lots of people have lamb right. by ambrosen (4.00 / 1) #12 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 03:50:06 AM EST
This is because it is the most delicious food evar!

We roast it better than the Greeks, but they do it better barbecued, obviously. Except half the time they use the fattiest pork instead, for no apparent reason.

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Mint with peas?! by BadDoggie (2.00 / 0) #8 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 12:35:48 AM EST
Butter, some salt, but not mint. Ugh.

Mint with lamb is very nice, but the lamb still needs some rosemary (unless cooked Belgian-style in a tomato-based sauce, as BG and I proved last night).

woof.

OMG WE'RE FUCKED! -- duxup ?

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Mint goes with just about everything by hulver (4.00 / 1) #9 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 01:03:56 AM EST
Just depends how much vinegar you mix it with.
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peas by Merekat (4.00 / 2) #3 Sun Jun 25, 2006 at 11:40:06 PM EST
Since they've undergone extensive training since childhood to eat peas by balancing them on the back of a fork, they need to eat them frequently to maintain this skill.

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it's the religious upbringing by martingale (4.00 / 1) #6 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 12:13:24 AM EST
All that singing about god's lamb and going with the peas of the lord. It explains a lot really, when you think about it :)
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Needs more dressing by stark (2.00 / 0) #4 Sun Jun 25, 2006 at 11:59:47 PM EST
Actually looks remarkably healthy. I'm particularly impressed with the freshly-shelled peas; I remember the taste of real peas from when my folks used to grow them. Quite a lot nicer than the frozen variety.
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One of your remotes by nebbish (2.00 / 0) #7 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 12:25:03 AM EST
Looks like one of my remotes

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It's political correctness gone mad!

Also, and sadly, by MrPlough (2.00 / 0) #13 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 07:30:34 AM EST
I was looking at that table in Ikea the other day. Man, I've come up in the world.
No work.
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Sagem Freeview box? [nt] by TheophileEscargot (2.00 / 0) #14 Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 08:10:28 AM EST

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The one in the middle by nebbish (2.00 / 0) #15 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 12:54:20 AM EST
Looks like my DVD remote, and now you mention it, the black one looks like my old freeview box remote.

However, most remotes look alike.

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It's political correctness gone mad!

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