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Old 09.01.2015, 18:42
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Something outside is squeaking in the wind.
Sorry, it was me.

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Old 10.01.2015, 13:41
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I got distracted by housework straight after showering this morning, and forgot to brush my hair. I now look like a Flump.
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Old 10.01.2015, 16:28
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Yesterday I was giving a private French lesson to a relatively new student, with my baby on my lap who was playing with my pen.

Said baby found nothing better than planting it down his throat, and promptly gagged and threw up over my student's desk!

The face of my student was priceless
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Old 10.01.2015, 16:57
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You mean the student got the lesson for free?
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Old 12.01.2015, 11:24
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I'm feeling a little hungry but my luncheon reservation isn't for another two hours.
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Old 12.01.2015, 11:35
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I'm feeling a little hungry but my luncheon reservation isn't for another two hours.
I had to make my own food for lunch today
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Old 12.01.2015, 12:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have to work out a recipe for lunch that includes double cream, a can of herrings, cherry tomatoes, a bell pepper, and 200g of gruyere.
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Old 12.01.2015, 12:19
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I have to work out a recipe for lunch that includes double cream, a can of herrings, cherry tomatoes, a bell pepper, and 200g of gruyere.
Apparently cream (or sour cream) and herrings go together (including other ingredients, of course). Make a tomato and bell pepper cream soup to go with the herrings?

Might be a bit hard to muscle in the gruyere somewhere within, however. Could be a side for any bread you have on hand.
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Old 12.01.2015, 12:22
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I have to work out a recipe for lunch that includes double cream, a can of herrings, cherry tomatoes, a bell pepper, and 200g of gruyere.
Easy-peasy. You got some onion too, and preferably some fresh coriander (cilantro)?

OK, so slice up the onions, fry gently in a wide oven-proof pan, to soften but not brown, and add the peppers and halved (or chopped, pulped, whatever you can do) tomatoes part way through. Some chopped fresh chilli to taste, or chill powder, should also be added.
A little veg stock or water here will avoid sticking, but cook gently until the tomatoes soften and can be squashed to form a sauce.

Now season this and add some cream and 2/3 of the cheese, continuing heating until it's melted, then range the herring on top, sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the top and grill or bake for around 15 minutes until it's nice and crispy.

Fresh coriander stalks, chopped, can be added with the tomatoes, some leaf with the cheese & cream and a little left over to sprinkle on top right at the end.

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Old 12.01.2015, 12:29
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Nope. We finished the onions at the weekend, all the herbs and spices are packed, as is the blender.

I've got more eggs left than I thought though, so the cream can go in scrambled eggs. Hoorah!
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Old 12.01.2015, 12:33
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I've got more eggs left than I thought though, so the cream can go in scrambled eggs. Hoorah!
Hmmm... double cream scrambled eggs. Seems rich.
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I need all the comfort food I can get this week
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I don't know which shoes to wear to the anti - Islam March.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Decided to "treat" myself after a long day, and need a place which will be guaranteed to be quiet, so on my train trip home on Sunday night I bought an upgrade to first class.

It was a nice peaceful journey home but when I disembarked the train I realised that some of the first class cars had been rebranded as second class. I'm guessing CFF did this to alleviate the excessive patronage in the standard second class cars.

I feel like a sucker.
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My boys have a football tournament on Saturday and Sunday.
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Old 13.01.2015, 01:09
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Decided to "treat" myself after a long day, and need a place which will be guaranteed to be quiet, so on my train trip home on Sunday night I bought an upgrade to first class.

It was a nice peaceful journey home but when I disembarked the train I realised that some of the first class cars had been rebranded as second class. I'm guessing CFF did this to alleviate the excessive patronage in the standard second class cars.

I feel like a sucker.
but you avoided the riff raff
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