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cook52 Jul 6, 2008 02:01 PM

I have been watching her little marathon today, most of her recipes seem to be for cocktails, meals come second.

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  1. LindaWhit RE: cook52 Jul 6, 2008 04:28 PM

    And this is a surprise because.....????? ;-)

    I saw that it was coming up after Ina Garten this morning, but I had a really REALLY good meal with friends Saturday evening, and I just didn't want to see it again. The meal, that is.

    I had to quickly change the channel when she started talking about beerscapes. BEERSCAPES! ::::shaking my head:::::

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      Withnail42 RE: LindaWhit Jul 6, 2008 04:56 PM

      Nothing says family dinning like a 'Beerscape'.

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        HarryK RE: LindaWhit Jul 6, 2008 08:39 PM

        I so know I'm going to be sorry I asked ... but, much like a moth to the flame ... exactly what in Sandra Lee's strange world might a beerscape be?

        (I'm guessing my thought of building a city with bottles of ale probably isn't it. Nor constructing a diarama with Silver Bullet cans.)

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          LindaWhit RE: HarryK Jul 7, 2008 04:06 AM

          Someone else will have to answer if they watched it; this was one car wreck I wasn't about to stop for.

      2. beelzebozo RE: cook52 Jul 6, 2008 05:20 PM

        this has been the best day of food network programming in years.

        1. Icantread RE: cook52 Jul 7, 2008 08:02 AM

          she's on for humor. My wife has actually shuddered and made some recipes which actually were pretty good. THat being said, 2 out of 4,000 dishes shouldn't stun people so much, but it does.

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            LindaWhit RE: Icantread Jul 7, 2008 08:14 AM

            R U saying only 2 out of (potentially) 4,000 dishes she's made are the only bad ones?

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              Icantread RE: LindaWhit Jul 7, 2008 11:08 AM

              no 2 of the 4000 she's made are any good. Typically if you keep throwing em out, something's gotta stick, still shocks the crap out of me when they actually do work.

              Btw, her "drinks" can be pretty nasty too, and all tend towards cloying or gross.

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                LindaWhit RE: Icantread Jul 7, 2008 11:26 AM

                Actually, if you keep throwing them, you could create wallscapes to match her tablescapes. ;-)

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            MysticYoYo RE: cook52 Jul 7, 2008 08:32 AM

            One of my colleagues has a few times brought in food made with recipes she saw on SL's show and I must admit that they were pretty good.

            1. Withnail42 RE: cook52 Jul 7, 2008 08:55 AM

              Beerscapes. I think we made those in college. Pile the empties on top of the coffee table to see how high we could get it, at four in the morning.

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                LindaWhit RE: Withnail42 Jul 7, 2008 09:06 AM

                Ahhh, yes. But were they COLOR coordinated according to brand of beer?

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                  Withnail42 RE: LindaWhit Jul 8, 2008 02:46 PM

                  At four in the morning and after 'creating' the empties we thought it looked pretty darn good! Then next morning/afternoon not so much but then nothing much looked good at that point

              2. southernitalian RE: cook52 Jul 7, 2008 09:10 AM

                I was lying in bed all day with a stomach bug that finally bit me. I thought it best to avoid FN after I flipped thru and saw her serving what looked like an extremely sour lemon martini with blueberries floating in it.

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                  Icantread RE: southernitalian Jul 7, 2008 11:09 AM

                  the table settings are what will make you vomit. most of them, at least.

                2. LindaWhit RE: cook52 Jul 8, 2008 05:42 PM

                  In case anyone wants to read a "recap" of a SL Halloween show, I think this one is a gem. ;-) (A tad over the top in a few captions.)

                  http://www.tvgasm.com/shows/food-netw...

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                    HarryK RE: LindaWhit Jul 9, 2008 12:50 AM

                    That was .... It was .... I'm speechless!

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                    Jeters RE: cook52 Jul 8, 2008 11:20 PM

                    I read the title wrong -_-

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