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What is your best cooking secret?

Asked at Hy-Vee, 4000 W. Sixth St. on May 10, 2010

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Flap Doodle 4 years, 7 months ago

Never use the instant Prairie Squid. Always use fresh squid.

misseve 4 years, 7 months ago

I was thinking that if we tell ya, its not a secret anymore

flux 4 years, 7 months ago

Obviously these morons eat all of thier meals out of a box.

ralphralph 4 years, 7 months ago

Never, ever, ever, squish a burger or pierce a steak.

Deja Coffin 4 years, 7 months ago

Disagree R_I, I think a burger just tastes better when you use charcoal.

jonas_opines 4 years, 7 months ago

Vegan zombies crave Grrrrrraaaaaaaaaiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnssss!!!!!!

/credit to O-Bob, iirc

Mixolydian 4 years, 7 months ago

Those might be the ingredients for Jesse's Chili P, but Heisenberg wouldn't be caught dead with that amatuer stuff.

whats_going_on 4 years, 7 months ago

thats why it's called a "secret," LJ. Jeeeeez.

Just kidding, I have none, short of trying to use everything I can to make formally unhealthy recipes, "healthy". Usually fails.

Kontum1972 4 years, 7 months ago

cooked fish heads on a stick with nookmam sauce and flied lice...with a warm bottle of Tiger beer.

lock and load BB

riverdrifter 4 years, 7 months ago

Green hickory, not seasoned hickory and NO salt in the rib rub.

beatrice 4 years, 7 months ago

The real reason grills aren't allowed on apartment balconies.

coolmarv 4 years, 7 months ago

My wife can't remember the secret so she has me do all the cooking.

beatrice 4 years, 7 months ago

Try to cook without opening packages. Fresh food doesn't come in a box.

Katara 4 years, 7 months ago

I have an awesome recipe for popsicles. They are a cool and fruity treat.

Other than that - Amish steel cut oats. Lots of them. At least 5lbs.

jackpot 4 years, 7 months ago

Best food is to let someone else cook it.

jaywalker 4 years, 7 months ago

XXXXX bars and a a dark XXXXX in my chili. But shhh! Don't tell no one!

oldvet 4 years, 7 months ago

My home-made Bam! spice and my home-made rub for meats on the smoker

George_Braziller 4 years, 7 months ago

I continue to be amazed how many people my age and (especially) younger who don't have the basic knowledge to prepare a simple meal that doesn't involve Velveeta cheese, BBQ sauce, or a block of frozen pre-packaged crap they throw in the microwave.

BBQ sauce should be banned from the planet.

George_Braziller 4 years, 7 months ago

From scratch, out of the bottle, doesn't matter to me. Glad you like it and happy you enjoy it.

I personally am not a fan.

Michael Rowland 4 years, 7 months ago

  1. Bacon is the food that makes other foods worth eating.

  2. Cook slowly. If you rush it, it won't turn out as well.

George_Braziller 4 years, 7 months ago

As I said, if you like it then knock yourself out.

Drink it by the gallon if you want. I think it's disgusting.

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