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Old 01.05.2019, 21:37
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Such as?

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Such as hard boiled egg sandwiches, tuna sandwiches, etc.

I donít have dressing if any kind on salads so donít use salad cream for that but I do like it in a sandwich with egg or tuna.

Not a fan of mayonnaise at all even the made from scratch at home stuff.

What BM said. I went through a phase as a kid of having salad cream sandwiches. I like it on a cheese and tomato sandwich, on avocado and cucumber sandwiches... the world's your lobster.
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Old 01.05.2019, 21:40
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

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What BM said. I went through a phase as a kid of having salad cream sandwiches.
Do you remember those jars of 'sandwich spread'?

It was basically salad cream mixed with unfeasibly small diced pieces of cucumber and other things.

I think they had it in the eighties.
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Do you remember those jars of 'sandwich spread'?

It was basically salad cream mixed with unfeasibly small diced pieces of cucumber and other things.

I think they had it in the eighties.
Quite the hit in the Netherlands then (and you can still buy it)
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I am loving my new status as an ExPat, wide eyed and open to all the new experiences around me. I am excited to explore all this culture has to offer, but as I write this my pancakes (or the Swiss Crepe like version) have no syrup! Any suggestions on where to find a simple pancake syrup? My toddler will also thank you
I often put a few bottles of Log Cabin in my checked baggage every time I flew back to the US. (wrapped in some plastic just in case of breakage). I then reverted back to the little bottles of syrup you get here at the store. And for all you snobs - yes, I know it is not real, but I've made my own syrup before (Yay northern MN!) and its honestly a real PITA. Its why the bottles are so small - it takes a lot of sap to make one tiny bottle.
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Do you remember those jars of 'sandwich spread'?

It was basically salad cream mixed with unfeasibly small diced pieces of cucumber and other things.

I think they had it in the eighties.
You can still get it I think. Yuck. I have a line....
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Old 01.05.2019, 22:51
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it takes a lot of sap to make one tiny bottle.
40:1, and we normally buy it by USG!

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@Textoch: Thank you for actually giving my husband an actual recommendation without the scorching criticism of what he chooses to ingest! If he is looking for health information next time, I will be sure to ask him to make that his title ;-)
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

First, A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to reply. Tom1234 your detailed explanations and advice were welcome as I actually never read the ingredients on a bottle of Aunt Jemima Syrup. Aswissintheus rocked with the referral to a British/American Market. To all, I appreciate the supportive, creative and even cynical responses. 24 hours in, and I have already found a great reason to smile.

Thank you once again to everyone. Once I pass newbie status I should be able to thank, groan, etc. with the rest of you!
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To all, I appreciate the supportive, creative and even cynical responses. 24 hours in, and I have already found a great reason to smile.
You will probably find that there are many things that don't taste "right", even if they are available here. It takes a while to adjust your cooking methods to end up with what you remember things being like where you've come from. And if you stay long enough, you'll find that even when you go back, things aren't quite the same taste as you remember.

(Except for Cheesies, and butter tarts - some things are immutable in their perfection.)
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First, A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to reply. Tom1234 your detailed explanations and advice were welcome as I actually never read the ingredients on a bottle of Aunt Jemima Syrup. Aswissintheus rocked with the referral to a British/American Market. To all, I appreciate the supportive, creative and even cynical responses. 24 hours in, and I have already found a great reason to smile.

Thank you once again to everyone. Once I pass newbie status I should be able to thank, groan, etc. with the rest of you!
Youíve gotten a pretty good taste of the forum from this thread Lots of sarcasm on here but we love Ďem anyway
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