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To save me looking it up, anyone know offhand where the actual word 'jerky' comes from?
Mid 19th century: from American Spanish charqui, from Quechua.

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To save me looking it up, anyone know offhand where the actual word 'jerky' comes from?


I don't know the root source but I'd be willing to bet it's a derivation/anglicised version of an original Native Indian word.


Oops! MusicChick beat me to it - was making toast between writing and posting.

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Old 04.02.2016, 08:01
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Re: Newbie Safe Zone\Attack-Free Thread

I can hear the sound of an English breakfast. The scraping of the burnt bits off the toast. Made under the grill before the advent of electric toasters. And, all too often, forgotten until the smell reminded you. Ach. Burned again!
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Re: Newbie Safe Zone\Attack-Free Thread

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I don't know the root source but I'd be willing to bet it's a derivation/anglicised version of an original Native Indian word.


Oops! MusicChick beat me to it - was making toast between writing and posting.
Hmmmm, toast.

Speaking of which, I wonder how much bread did American Indians used to eat. I was in their official lands not long ago, it crossed my mind.

Eta - Oooh, fry bread!
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I can hear the sound of an English breakfast. The scraping of the burnt bits off the toast. Made under the grill before the advent of electric toasters. And, all too often, forgotten until the smell reminded you. Ach. Burned again!
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Hmmmm, toast.

Speaking of which, I wonder how much bread did American Indians used to eat. I was in their official lands not long ago, it crossed my mind.

Eta - Oooh, fry bread!


Nah - no time for a Full English, have to get me and Little Rufus booted/spurred and out in next 40 minutes, but I needed sustenance first. No burney bits - we have a wussy toaster Not managed to find a better one! Ah for the Krupps one in the cupboard that doesn't like the Swiss current...


Dunno re bread - it would surely have been flat with little/no rise because open cooking? And that is my sum total of guess work for this morning.


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Re: Newbie Safe Zone\Attack-Free Thread

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I am English, what is root beer?
Dandelion and Burdock.
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Old 04.02.2016, 09:56
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Re: Newbie Safe Zone\Attack-Free Thread

This is a "safe place" so:

Mods can this thread be renamed the "Special Snowflake Fluffy Kitten Bridgade's I need a hug" thread?
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I don't want any root beer. My post was to point out your hypocrisy in dealing with newbies and chasing them off. Your post in the root beer thread was shockingly rude, IMO.

The OP felt the same.

thats all.
Why so harsh, she's notoriously classy as her avatar sugests....
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Old 04.02.2016, 10:32
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I am intrigued by this bakkwa. Would you call it maybe candied bacon in English? I'm all about some pork candy and I would like the recipe, seriously.
To be honest is there not much of a receipt: I used a glas of marinade I bought in Singapore. You mix it with 800 grams of minced pork, make it flat, let it marinade for 10 hours, dehydrate it in the oven a bit and the bbq till slightly charred... taste was pretty spot on, but texture not quite there - I think the grain size of Swiss minced meat is much larger than the one you buy in Asia... here people use it for a Bolognese and over there mostly for stuffing dumplings and the like, so they make it much finer.

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Is this similar to beef or salmon jerky?
Not really - much more sweet and sticky.


On a side note do I think my neighbours are a bit worried about me bbq-ing something at 10 pm on a snowy terrace...
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This is a "safe place" so:

Mods can this thread be renamed the "Special Snowflake Fluffy Kitten Bridgade's I need a hug" thread?
No. Do you need a tissue?
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Re: Newbie Safe Zone\Attack-Free Thread

I see this thread is a roaring success then .
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I am English, what is root beer?
The clue is in the name.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_beer

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Old 04.02.2016, 11:11
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The clue is in the name.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_beer

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Old 04.02.2016, 11:14
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Dandelion and Burdock.

Ooooh, that takes me back to my childhood! I used to love dandelion and burdock. From the previous description of root beer, I don't think they could have tasted the same though. Could they?
Remember Sarsaparilla?
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Old 04.02.2016, 11:25
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Ooooh, that takes me back to my childhood! I used to love dandelion and burdock. From the previous description of root beer, I don't think they could have tasted the same though. Could they?
Remember Sarsaparilla?
Hasn't quite the effect of Foxglove and Hemlock though .
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Old 04.02.2016, 11:26
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YELLOW CARD!

A statement followed by a sarcasm emoji could be construed as snarky and possibly condescending. This is a safe place thread.
Is this where I mention the groan I was given earlier in this thread?
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Ooooh, that takes me back to my childhood! I used to love dandelion and burdock. From the previous description of root beer, I don't think they could have tasted the same though. Could they?
Remember Sarsaparilla?
Root beer is in no way shape or form the same as dandelion and burdock. Dandelion and burdock is at least drinkable, root beer is like a really really bad cough medicine.
I remember sarsaparilla but I didn't like it much. I only drank the lemonade or orange crush but my brother drank all the other weird stuff.

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Re: Newbie Safe Zone\Attack-Free Thread

In my cellar, alongside the dozen cases of 82 Petrus I inherited a few years, I have cans of Dandelion and Burdock, Cream Soda, Ginger Beer and Irn-Bru

Due to import duties etc I'll sell you a can of D&B for 50chf
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Is this where I mention the groan I was given earlier in this thread?
That's a Tom groan, he hands them out like sweets so they don't count.
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In my cellar, alongside the dozen cases of 82 Petrus I inherited a few years, I have cans of Dandelion and Burdock, Cream Soda, Ginger Beer and Irn-Bru

Due to import duties etc I'll sell you a can of D&B for 50chf
Thanks, but my dandelion and burdock has to come in a glass bottle to be authentic.
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