[nfbwatlk] Turning Up the Heat

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Mon Nov 28 17:20:30 CST 2011


A man from Katmandu
Found a rather large mouse in his stew.
Said the waiter: "Don't shout
And wave it about
Or the rest will be wanting one, too!"


Mike Freeman


On Nov 28, 2011, at 15:12, "Prows, Bennett (HHS/OCR)" <Bennett.Prows at HHS.GOV> wrote:

> Right.  What has this younger generation come to?  Shoe leather meat is not good for the soul. 
> 
> Wonder if there are cultures that roast field mice?  wonder if 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Mary Ellen
> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 2:39 PM
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> 
> A friend discovered that a field mouse had taken up residence in her oven
> when she accidentally cooked it! Yuccc!! 
> 
> Another friend accidentally baked a spoon into her cake.  I recently forgot
> to take a knife out of the roaster pan when I decided the roast needed to be
> returned to the oven because my family doesn't like rare meat.  That left me
> with two serious questions.  First, how did I become so absent-minded.
> Second, how did I go so wrong as a wife, mother, and cook that my family
> doesn't appreciate the red in red meat?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
> Behalf Of Prows, Bennett (HHS/OCR)
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> 
> Debbie,
> 
> Sounds like you could tell that story perfectly *dead pan*.  (grin. But you
> have nothing on me.  When I was just starting out, I didn't check the oven,
> and turned it on.  Pretty soon, I smelled something awful, and surmised that
> something foreign was burning.  I turned off the oven, waited a few minutes,
> then checked the bottom of the oven adjacent to the elements.  Found a
> mostly burned dish-rag there.  My friends often have said that one of my
> signature dinners is "soufflé of dish-rag."   
> 
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