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Not much to it. Just balancing acid with sugar and salt.
For a simple one:
Pickled Ramps Recipe | Leite's Culinaria
Or sliced cucumbers in a mix of rice wine vinegar, sugar, and fish sauce (and togarashi, but you can of course do without).

Zuni's zucchini pickles:
Zuni-style pickles

Things like pickled eggplant you have to cook in some way before pickling. Something like onions you often pour the hot liquid over and let cool. When I did corn, you simmer the corn for a little bit in the pickling liquid and then let cool.
Pickled watermelon is pretty fantastic with fried food. It's another quickie that you just place into a cold mix.
Thanks, Saria! I don't know why but pickles are one of those things I just can't google and try myself.
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I love a good pickle.
If you like eggplant, I think I posted the eggplant pickle recipe I used to make. That stuff is crack.
We used to do pickled red pearl onions. It was a complete pain in the ass, since peeling tiny pearl onions is annoying enough, but then there's slicing all of them on the mandoline afterwards. They were what made the chopped salad and it would kill me all the times people would order the salad without. The star anise as one of the spices in the pickling liquid is key.
The pickled pears we made fall in the crack category as well. Good in salads, with rich meat like pork belly, or in dessert. I used to eat them throughout service.
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I recommend sables.
Originally Posted by ninja dog
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EDIT: And a second PM!

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Forgot to respond to the sables thing! Don't worry ninja, I've been alllllll over them! Sweet fancy moses, I'll miss those!

ETA:

If I've been emailing back and forth with an admissions person at a school I've applied at, and she keeps signing her emails using her first name, am I to assume that I can address her using her first name, instead of Ms. ____ ?

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Forgot to respond to the sables thing! Don't worry ninja, I've been alllllll over them! Sweet fancy moses, I'll miss those!

ETA:

If I've been emailing back and forth with an admissions person at a school I've applied at, and she keeps signing her emails using her first name, am I to assume that I can address her using her first name, instead of Ms. ____ ?
Originally Posted by SCG
No. Keep calling her Ms. __ until she expressly says otherwise.
Forgot to respond to the sables thing! Don't worry ninja, I've been alllllll over them! Sweet fancy moses, I'll miss those!

ETA:

If I've been emailing back and forth with an admissions person at a school I've applied at, and she keeps signing her emails using her first name, am I to assume that I can address her using her first name, instead of Ms. ____ ?
Originally Posted by SCG
No. Keep calling her Ms. __ until she expressly says otherwise.
Originally Posted by Like.Australia
Ok, good. That's what I thought!

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Yuck.

"Simply Gargle" is simply repulsive.

But I'm doing it.

Dammit.
I can't wait to hear the speech trying to persuade me that Bigfoot exists!
Originally Posted by SpaghettiHead
Will the speech giver stumble in those out of focus areas Bigfoot is always photographed in?

Are Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster friends and laughing at us because we can't take decent photos or either of them and talking about how they've evaded capture for years?! Hmmmm.
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I cannot believe you put us in this position with all the other stress we have right now. You are so self involved and self centered that you don't even give two ishts about what you've put us through. We don't live like this and this is not fcuking party central just because little ms important is in town. I can't remember the last time I was this angry, to the point I want to hit something. This should have been a happy day of unpacking but you have ruined it. Now I have to address this with you and I dont even want to look at you. YOU are NOT the center of the fcuking universe and I wish you had just stayed home. The disrespect you showed last night....I hope I can find some way to forgive you.




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I cannot believe you put us in this position with all the other stress we have right now. You are so self involved and self centered that you don't even give two ishts about what you've put us through. We don't live like this and this is not fcuking party central just because little ms important is in town. I can't remember the last time I was this angry, to the point I want to hit something. This should have been a happy day of unpacking but you have ruined it. Now I have to address this with you and I dont even want to look at you. YOU are NOT the center of the fcuking universe and I wish you had just stayed home. The disrespect you showed last night....I hope I can find some way to forgive you.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Hope everything's ok spring.
I cannot believe you put us in this position with all the other stress we have right now. You are so self involved and self centered that you don't even give two ishts about what you've put us through. We don't live like this and this is not fcuking party central just because little ms important is in town. I can't remember the last time I was this angry, to the point I want to hit something. This should have been a happy day of unpacking but you have ruined it. Now I have to address this with you and I dont even want to look at you. YOU are NOT the center of the fcuking universe and I wish you had just stayed home. The disrespect you showed last night....I hope I can find some way to forgive you.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Hope everything's ok spring.
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