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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST

To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

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You will notice a new forum at the top of the main page called, "Ask Me Anything". This forum will be used for live one hour "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) sessions hosted by people who are knowledgeable in different areas pertaining to wood fired ovens. How it works:
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  • Happy new year!!!!

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    "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

    "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." -Mike Ditka
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    Re: Happy new year!!!!

    Archena,
    it's already been the new year for the past 15 hours. It doesn't feel any different but for some revellers, the longer the day, the better they feel.

    And don't forget the black-eyed peas!
    Parden my ignorance, but am I supposed to know what this is or is it confined to Americans?

    Neill
    Prevention is better than cure, - do it right the first time!

    The more I learn, the more I realise how little I know


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    • #3
      Re: Happy new year!!!!

      Neill - It's not your bad. The pea's are just the hot thing going now ( I think). In my day, it was Sabbath, Uriah Heep, or Deep Purple - times have changed

      YouTube - Black Eyed Peas - Shut Up

      Les...
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      • #4
        Re: Happy new year!!!!

        Les,
        thanks for that, I'm certainly showing my age and music preference now eh!
        Obviously a favourite of Archena.

        Neill
        Prevention is better than cure, - do it right the first time!

        The more I learn, the more I realise how little I know


        Neillís Pompeiii #1
        http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/n...-1-a-2005.html
        Neillís kitchen underway
        http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f35/...rway-4591.html

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        • #5
          Re: Happy new year!!!!

          Um, no, Les, that's not it. Here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-eyed_pea

          It's a Southern tradition - but it has been exported so you find it elsewhere as well. Sorry, I forget not everyone knows what it is - it's ubiquitous here. Name:  374e172aee7a60931ef23c2b3d4cc704.gif
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          It's supposed to be good luck - for me it's just a good excuse to eat black-eyed peas!
          I soaked mine last night and put 'em in the crockpot this morning. Threw in the ham bone from Christmas for added flavor.

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          "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

          "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." -Mike Ditka
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            Re: Happy new year!!!!

            I love both kinds of "black eyed peas" But a lot of people know the dish commonly served in the south on New Year's Day as "hoppin John". I don't know why. Nor do I know why one should eat them on New Year's Day. Just one of those things.
            Elizabeth

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            • #7
              Re: Happy new year!!!!

              Originally posted by Archena View Post
              Um, no, Les, that's not it. Here: Black-eyed pea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
              Wow - I was way off on that one. I thought you were referring to the New Years eve concert they had last night in Vegas. I guess I shouldn't post at one in the morning after a party.

              Les...
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              • #8
                Re: Happy new year!!!!

                Eh, don't worry about it - happy new year!
                "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

                "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." -Mike Ditka
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                • #9
                  Re: Happy new year!!!!

                  Although not my cup of tea Les, I think I'll prefer your version than the beans.
                  At least the women are something nice to look at!


                  Neill
                  Prevention is better than cure, - do it right the first time!

                  The more I learn, the more I realise how little I know


                  Neillís Pompeiii #1
                  http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/n...-1-a-2005.html
                  Neillís kitchen underway
                  http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f35/...rway-4591.html

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                  • #10
                    Re: Happy new year!!!!

                    I just learned of the black eye pea tradition this year, and didn't get the pea's to cook.. maybe next year (or maybe next week, those beans look good to me..)

                    We have been reading Michael Pollen's books about the modern food manufacturing system. His short story, or the upshot is, that if Grandma or Great grandma wouldn't recognize it as food, it may not be food. So I try to experiment with recipe's from a 70 year old cook book we have on the shelf. This time it is an oat muffin for breakfast, came out great!

                    It isn't black eye pea's, but it isn't 70 degree's out either...

                    Happy New Year everybody

                    ( and dang those Buckeye's form Ohio - played a better football game than our local team the Oregon Ducks... and won the Rose Bowl..)

                    JED

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                    • #11
                      Re: Happy new year!!!!

                      Hey Jed,
                      Our maistro, James recommends a very old cook book called 'The Silver Spoon'.
                      Traditionally an old italian cookbook (but reprinted in english in 005 that is maintained that every girl who got married in Italy got the book.
                      I bought one from the States, it is1262 pages with a 64 page index. All recipes have been tried and modified to meet today's ingredients and has some ripper recipes with very simple instruction.
                      I also recommend it.
                      Phaidon Press ISBN 0 7148 4531 0
                      Oh, and it also weighs a ton, cost me an extra $25 postage!


                      Neill
                      Prevention is better than cure, - do it right the first time!

                      The more I learn, the more I realise how little I know


                      Neillís Pompeiii #1
                      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/n...-1-a-2005.html
                      Neillís kitchen underway
                      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f35/...rway-4591.html

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                        Re: Happy new year!!!!

                        Happy New Year to all of you guys with best wishes.
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