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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated July 26)


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- Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:05:16 EST XaQRki/8 No.159276
File: 1563681916847.jpg -(306970B / 299.78KB, 2000x1111) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Fries
Who makes the best fries? McDonald's makes pretty good ones.
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Michel Troisgros - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:31:38 EST RuTHJ2oF No.159541 Reply
Only reason I had one was because it was a gift. You're right about it just being a convection oven, anything that actually needs to be fried will be absolutely shit in an airfryer. I did actually just get an oven/microwave combo instead.
François Pierre de la Varenne - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:37:06 EST dUPoaWe+ No.159544 Reply
Part of the appeal for me is that they don't need any preheating. Also it's harder to dry out whatever you're heating since it's so contained.
Rose Gray - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 17:26:26 EST z6aPUCEb No.159553 Reply
people have been trying to reinvent frying for ages. there's no substitute for a big ol bucket of oil. the exception is probably wok


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- Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:05:47 EST nhrl01o1 No.159512
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Beyond Burger is fucking brilliant.

Taste is off but the texture is spot on.
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Soy boys united

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- Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:50:38 EST xaPndjZr No.159530
File: 1566006638845.jpg -(63969B / 62.47KB, 732x549) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Soy boys united
I fucking love tempeh, what a treasure it is.

Why would the chuds deprive themselves of this heavenly treat?
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Ettore Boiardi - Fri, 16 Aug 2019 22:19:16 EST WbDaiiwH No.159533 Reply
trans am?


Not quite as original as jolly african-american
Michel Troisgros - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:33:07 EST RuTHJ2oF No.159542 Reply
>TFW soy allergy
Unga bunga fuck the hippies and their poison plant food

Baking at low temp

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- Wed, 07 Aug 2019 00:26:41 EST EOmupQCb No.159417
File: 1565152001373.jpg -(49880B / 48.71KB, 500x454) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Baking at low temp
Let say the same casserole goes in the oven, one for 175c 30 minutes, the other 75c for 3-4 hours or however long for it to get the same as the 175c one. The purpose is to preserve the nutrients in the food. Can baking something at 75c become as good as the 175c one if its kept in long enough, or is it simply too low temp.. I wanna find a sweet spot to bake food and at the same time not destroying nutrients like 175c would.
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Tyler Florence - Sat, 10 Aug 2019 23:29:17 EST 5fo/KDi2 No.159452 Reply
Are you trying to say that with proper diet and exercise we can achieve 10 mile long intestines? Cause idk what the fuck youre trying to say
Alice Waters - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:15:19 EST tHhFruKv No.159494 Reply
>Vegetables are "alkaline"
Most of them are actually at least slightly acidic, as are most fruits. your average carrot for example has a pH of about 4-5.
The only reason that veggies are considered "alkaline" in that meme diet is because saying that vegetables are unhealthy will immediately discredit it.

In a casserole or a similar dish, most nutrients will survive. Take a casserole containing chicken for example:
With chicken (and pork), you want the dish to be at least 75c all the way through, to avoid risk of infection. This is also a rule in the industry...
The 175c for 30 minutes will usually heat the very outer layer to about 170-175c, but in the middle, your dish will be 75-80c - enough for the meat to be tender, yet safe to eat.
the 175c path will also allow some of the sugars in the outer layers of the food to caramellize and add flavour to the dish

As another example, take the dish in OPs pic related... it's a good example of a dish that needs the high temperature to work. From what I can see, it contains some light meat (chicken or pork), pasta, cheese and corn. The 175c and 30 mins will make sure to cook the meat properly, while giving the cheese that nice brown color and taste and making the corn nice and soft while still having some bite.

Now try the same dish at 75c for 3-4 hours:
  1. There's no guarantee that the meat will be properly cooked all the way to the center. Yes the surface temp will be 75c, but the temperature in the center is still going to be lower, as the dish itself, the sauce and the cheese will work as insulation.
  2. It's likely the top of the dish is going to be dry af and basically inedible. "cooking" at low temperatures like this for a long time dries out the food. Jerky for example is made at 50-75c for 6-8 hours.
  3. pasta and corn in the middle and the bottom of the pan is going to become mush, as the sauce will behave as a solvent due to its water content.

As for other cooking methods...
Boiling won't happen at much more than 100c unless you live on friggin' Venus. Most vitamins and other nutrients can withstand this temperature fine and will also survive being on the stove for an hour or two.
The purpose of (stir)frying is to induce the Maillard reaction and to caramellize the sugars contained in the food - it adds taste to the dish. While the surface of the pan can be in excess of 200c, the temperature in the center of a steak or a piece of stir fried vegetable is going to be much lower... you never fry something for more than a few seconds or minutes.
Many Asian stir-frys for example add most vegetables at the very end - they get a quick heating for that caramellization and to impart a bit of flavour - but remain nice and crunchy to give the dish some texture. Veggies rarely remain in the pan for more than a minute or two.

The aim of a majority of cooking methods does break down *some* nutrients, but makes it easier for the body to absorb the rest as it also helps break down some proteins and other long-chained molecules into components that the body can use. Keep in mind, we've been cooking long before we were called Homo Sapiens - the very art of cooking is thought to be a big reason behind our large brains. If done right, cooking can unlock more nutrients and other building blocks than a given food contains naturally. For the more heat-sensitive components, eat some fruit instead.
Thomas Keller - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:07:59 EST DFXMoKF5 No.159499 Reply
I'm not going to shit on you for posting while intoxicated, but basic reading comprehension is still on you.
>durable bodies are gone
>our bodies can be conditioned to be incredibly durable
I think it's pretty clear what's being refuted here.

fucking GOOD motherfucking EATS is BACK

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- Sun, 11 Aug 2019 16:57:47 EST 5WdELw/2 No.159454
File: 1565557067127.jpg -(6636B / 6.48KB, 300x168) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. fucking GOOD motherfucking EATS is BACK
in a couple weeks the ontological food god, our Lord and Savior Alton Brown, is going to descend from his throne atop the ziggurat and once again grace mankind with the heavenly knowledge on how to properly prepare our foods

god damn I didn't know this was happening until just now and fuck am I excited and y'all should be to

Raymond Oliver - Mon, 12 Aug 2019 02:25:15 EST vhNa3MzG No.159457 Reply
every one of his youtube videos involves him getting addicted to some strange household substance (like Comet, Pixie-sticks and that such) then it depicts the gradual decline in his live from that point on

Do you put your delivery Pizza in the oven?

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- Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:36:37 EST OYFc1YeP No.159067
File: 1561311397257.gif -(227438B / 222.11KB, 256x144) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Do you put your delivery Pizza in the oven?
I like to put my delivery pizza in a preheated oven when it gets to my house.

Are I is weird?

I know it defeats the purpose of convinience food,

But I cant get enough of that gently crispy bottom...

and the cheese goes extra stringy.

Am I alone in my habit?
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Anne Burrell - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 15:39:19 EST EYTLQcVp No.159407 Reply
I've been thinking about getting a pizza stone for my oven. It supposedly really helps in achieving that OG Napolitana pizza flavour.
Rachael Ray - Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:52:16 EST gTiESYMJ No.159446 Reply
I fry it in a pan with a little olive oil. Cheese stays bubbling hot, crust is perfectly crispy and not too dry.


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- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:25:36 EST AGj/jN9f No.157772
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just a food-porn thread, post food-porn in it.
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Philippe Édouard Cauderlier - Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:12:12 EST q26iWXC/ No.159453 Reply
I bet it's from the "jews against ICE" protests. But yeah, challah with "camps" on it isn't a great look LOL

Best dried spice brand

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- Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:27:44 EST EOmupQCb No.159423
File: 1565306864554.jpg -(427532B / 417.51KB, 1820x1214) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Best dried spice brand
What brand etc has best quality dried spices? and I mean top of the Branch top of quality
Alain Senderens - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:45:24 EST wdvOVi2d No.159425 Reply
Biggest difference is whole vs. ground. If you're getting whole spices, then you can't really go wrong IMO.

For ground spices, yeah the brand makes a big diff. But I don't buy them often enough to have too many opinions. I know those red tins of hungarian paprika are fuckin bomb. For shit like garlic and onion powder, I just check the ingredients , and I've never been steered wrong.

It's not the "best quality", but just since we're talking spice brands, I really like badia. They're cheap, no fuss, and almost as widespread as mccormick.
Bobby Flay - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 20:17:31 EST 5WdELw/2 No.159426 Reply
>those red tins of hungarian paprika
my nigga, that's the dankrika right there

Something to gnaw on!

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- Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:26:30 EST MIFp9rMa No.159397
File: 1565065590572.jpg -(137787B / 134.56KB, 720x1080) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Something to gnaw on!
Is there anything that could be considered like the human equivalent to a rawhide?

Currently unemployed and waiting for thc to leave my system and i keep finding myself wanting to munch on something just cuz I'm bored. But I don't eat because that would be wasteful and I dont wanna get too fat. But the craving is ever present. I feel like if I had something to just absently gnaw on I'd be ok.

If anyone can relate, what do you usually use to sate your belly demon's desires?
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Frédy Girardet - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:05:04 EST uZ2gbLQ8 No.159404 Reply
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I've had luck with packs of flavored toothpicks (usually cinnamon from Amazon) - has the added effect of fresh breath too

Change up coffee

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- Wed, 07 Nov 2018 23:26:52 EST sYOHnJu7 No.157160
File: 1541651212357.jpg -(157809B / 154.11KB, 1200x900) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Change up coffee
What are some good ways to spice up your coffee?
A friend of mine used to always spice his up with some ground cardamom in the press, another gave me a tip to toss a bag of chai in there. And there's mocha of course.
Irish coffee is a thing, never tried that. Did put rum in coffee once though, not a success, tasted exactly like a hobo smells like. Unwashed piss and dirt. Might just have been the rum though.

Anybody know other good things to put in your coffee?
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Chef Wan - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:21:52 EST dUPoaWe+ No.159396 Reply
Anyone ever tempted to drink the vinegar water after running it trough to clean your drip machine?
Rachael Ray - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 04:41:33 EST It3C0mHQ No.159402 Reply
I once made and drank instant coffee with boiled vinegar

Apparently my roommate left it like that to clean the thing and forgot to tell me. I tasted kinda weird but I just figured I put too much coffee in it.

Avocado smoothie ideas

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- Fri, 26 Jul 2019 14:51:57 EST EOmupQCb No.159311
File: 1564167117565.jpg -(107078B / 104.57KB, 960x960) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Avocado smoothie ideas
What avocado smoothie combination taste the best, what goes well together with avocado?

Also I guess mixing with water will turn out shit?
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Corey Trevorson - Sun, 28 Jul 2019 12:41:20 EST QHGT9rAL No.159336 Reply
I like making smoothies out of avocado, apple, spinach, and greek yogurt. Lime and/or sugar optional. This is every week and I don’t get tired of it. ymmv

Try different combinations. Banana and orange could be good. I wouldn’t add water ever
Pierre Troisgros - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 03:07:28 EST 5WdELw/2 No.159343 Reply
I do smoothies a couple times a week but I go
>mango chunks
>greek yogurt
>a little water for texture

avocado sounds gross in a smoothie
Chef Wan - Sat, 03 Aug 2019 13:37:00 EST dJCyDoqI No.159377 Reply
celery, cucumber and lime juice, and chill all the ingredients beforehand. shouldn't need to add water, the celery and cucumber have enough water in them. perfect breakfast on a hot day

5kg blueberries

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- Wed, 31 Jul 2019 20:42:01 EST EOmupQCb No.159358
File: 1564620121376.jpg -(102853B / 100.44KB, 1155x648) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 5kg blueberries
If you had 5kg of berries what would you do with them
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James MacInnis - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 16:03:43 EST RuTHJ2oF No.159367 Reply
Oompa Loompa doobedy doo
Gonna make some fucking ice cream outta you
Antoine Beauvilliers - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 16:48:45 EST 5WdELw/2 No.159369 Reply
I still think the soda syrup is the best idea so far

The healthiest diet?

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- Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:51:57 EST R0kKIuO0 No.159221
File: 1562705517367.jpg -(559382B / 546.27KB, 1458x1031) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. The healthiest diet?
People are different and have different dietary needs, obviously. But there are some things that most people would benefit from. Furthermore, certain foods have benefits over others, IE. you can get protein from both Nuts and meat, but meat has nutrients not present in significant quantities in nuts.

One such diet that has proven results is the Okinawan diet practiced on the island of Japan with the longest living people. Now I'm a 25 y/o 6'1 180 lb white American male who does light exercise and my only food allergy is something in beer, although I don't know what.

Would I still benefit from such a diet? What would my Ideal diet be?
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Rashma Beharry - Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:44:03 EST gJ6XXwhk No.159342 Reply
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Steak is good for you!

Best snacks for munchies?

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- Sun, 28 Jul 2019 02:27:08 EST so+19kOc No.159333
File: 1564295228884.png -(266636B / 260.39KB, 720x332) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Best snacks for munchies?
(Pic Unrelated) What should I stock up on for the next time I have the munchies? I'm not looking on blowing hella cash, as most of the snacks likely won't be there when I sober up, but good budget snacks would be great to hear.
Marcus Samuelsson - Sun, 28 Jul 2019 06:09:35 EST 8jhkEV17 No.159335 Reply
make a little board. crackers, cheese, sausage, kalamata olives, hummus, maybe even fruit.
Johann-Carl Leuchs - Sun, 28 Jul 2019 17:39:41 EST so+19kOc No.159339 Reply
Bro I'm hungry just thinking about that. I'll remember that.

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