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Guess what's on the State Dinner menu tonight. (Original Post) marked50 Apr 2018 OP
Will Spanky be served two scoops of ice cream while the other guests get only one? The Velveteen Ocelot Apr 2018 #1
Why only 2 scoops? guillaumeb Apr 2018 #3
Freedom Fries on the side GreydeeThos Apr 2018 #2
I am guessing it will be whatever is close-dated at Mar-A-Lago! dameatball Apr 2018 #4
I was hoping it would be hamburgers for dinner justhanginon Apr 2018 #5
I chanced across the actual menu earlier on twitter. Yonnie3 Apr 2018 #6
A gold plated pig MFM008 Apr 2018 #7
ACTUALLY elleng Apr 2018 #8
Isn't "tomato jam" just ketchup? The Velveteen Ocelot Apr 2018 #9
Doesn't sound like it! elleng Apr 2018 #10
OK, it's *sticky* ketchup. The Velveteen Ocelot Apr 2018 #11
Dipshit would put it on well done steak IronLionZion Apr 2018 #14
Hambourgaire? DFW Apr 2018 #12
McD's cheeseburgers & diet Coke TheSmarterDog Apr 2018 #13

justhanginon

(3,284 posts)
5. I was hoping it would be hamburgers for dinner
Tue Apr 24, 2018, 05:00 PM
Apr 2018

and President Macron would ask our village idiot acting as president to "please pass the Grey Poupon".

Yonnie3

(17,271 posts)
6. I chanced across the actual menu earlier on twitter.
Tue Apr 24, 2018, 05:02 PM
Apr 2018



I'll bet 45 hates it. Oh wait ... two scoops at the end.

elleng

(129,017 posts)
8. ACTUALLY
Tue Apr 24, 2018, 05:33 PM
Apr 2018

First Course:
Goat cheese gateau
Tomato jam
Buttermilk biscuit crumbles
Young variegated lettuces

Main Course:
Rack of Spring lamb
Burnt cipollini soubise
Carolina Gold rice jambalaya

Dessert:
Nectarine tart
Crème fraîche ice cream

elleng

(129,017 posts)
10. Doesn't sound like it!
Tue Apr 24, 2018, 05:46 PM
Apr 2018

'Good tomatoes and balance are crucial. You need sugar for the kind of gooey, sticky quality we associate with jam; otherwise, all you’re producing is a tomato sauce, no matter how different the flavor is from the classic. Once you add that sugar, however, you need acid, because even though tomatoes are plenty acidic, they can’t counter all that sugar. I tried lemon juice, vinegar and finally lime, deciding that I liked the last best.'

1 ½ pounds good ripe tomatoes (Roma are best), cored and coarsely chopped
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh grated or minced ginger
1 teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1 jalapeño or other peppers, stemmed, seeded and minced, or red pepper flakes or cayenne to taste

https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017532-tomato-jam

Who knew???

DFW

(53,783 posts)
12. Hambourgaire?
Wed Apr 25, 2018, 12:50 AM
Apr 2018

Avec sauce spéciale, peut-être? Et quelques frites qui datent de la semaine passée?

Ah, oui, eet oll sounds seau véry French........

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