[thechat] cooked carrots (was: what is this thing anyway?)

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Feb 27 03:03:01 CST 2003

On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Sabrina Dent, Apperception wrote:

> From: "Luther, Ron"
> > Paul Cowan wisely whispered:
> >
> > >>If they lose their crunch, then you've ruined them.
> > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> > I think that goes for many cooked veggies ... green beans, asparagus, ...
> Is there anything more disgusting than soggy broccoli?

Yeah. Broccoli's pretty easy to assess visually - properly cooked stuff
has a characteristic bright green-ness.

> Why, no, no there is not...

*cough*Brussel Sprouts*cough*
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