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16 November 2008 @ 09:59 am
the difference between a fqc and me  

The difference between a FQC–Fully Qualified Chef (ie, Ted)–and me:

When I make brownies, I pull out the tried and true recipe my family’s been using for more than thirty years. It’s a terrific recipe. It makes wonderful, wonderful brownies.

When *Ted* makes brownies, he pulls out a Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Brownie recipe with a cream cheese frosting.

We will be the family lolling about on the lawn with our feets and hands up in the air and our round tender underbellies exposed to the sky. :)

(x-posted from the essential kit)
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Pamela: Gasp!jeditigger on November 16th, 2008 02:35 pm (UTC)
o.O

Does Ted have a FQC brother?

Wait, I'm in a committed relationship. Don't answer that!

Does he?
kitmizkit on November 16th, 2008 08:15 pm (UTC)
You're in luck. He doesn't. :)
hegemony hedgehogagrimony on November 16th, 2008 04:13 pm (UTC)
I want a Ted of my very own. Please invent exact cloning technology. Kthxbye.
Harold Zablehzatz on November 16th, 2008 04:19 pm (UTC)
That's quite the "full" icon you've got there...

One of the great bonus delights in my life is that the woman I married happens to like to cook. If I'd ended up with someone with cooking interests similar to mine, life would be okay--just a bit less interesting.

"Dinner tonight is kind of an experiment..."

:-)
Dan/Дмитрийicedrake on November 16th, 2008 04:20 pm (UTC)
Yegads.
Round, tender underbellies, huh? I'm equally entranced by the brownies and your description of them. And since I can't kidnap Ted...
WHEN'S THE NEXT BOOK COMING OUT?!
kitmizkit on November 16th, 2008 08:16 pm (UTC)
*laughs* Um. THE PRETENDER'S CROWN is out at the end of April! :)
Beshterbeshter on November 16th, 2008 04:45 pm (UTC)
Those sound evil...
Geek of Weird Shitgows on November 16th, 2008 06:22 pm (UTC)
Yay brownies!
*chuckle* Greg made brownies last night. Non-dairy with Ghiradelli chocolate and no eggs. A leetle dry, but OH SO GOOD with milk for dunking!

We will be the family lolling about on the lawn with our feets and hands up in the air and our round tender underbellies exposed to the sky. :)

*laugh* I can see it now . . .
sammywolsammywol on November 16th, 2008 09:25 pm (UTC)
wurble!
Zen Master of the Oreos!brombear on November 16th, 2008 10:43 pm (UTC)
Funny...I'm not a FQC either, but tend to glance at a basic recipe, and then experiment.

Never had any complaints yet.

Nor leftovers...
jens_fire: Coffeejens_fire on November 17th, 2008 01:46 am (UTC)
Mmmmmmm, brownies. I SO have a craving now. Must find chocolate.
Alix (Tersa): Good Eatstersa on November 17th, 2008 05:00 pm (UTC)
Your description of the aftermath made me giggle. :)

(And those brownies sound awesome. You should ask him kindly to write his recipe down and then post it. Except I'd want to fudge with it and make it some other contrasting flavor--like maybe Kahlua or Bailey's. What? Cook? Me?)

dea_zinndea_zinn on November 22nd, 2008 01:24 am (UTC)
Um, can we please get BOTH recipes? Then we can make them both and judge....pretty please?