cocktail sauce

I found some old stories from when I worked as a phone girl in a pizza place

-“Can you tell me what the soup of the day is?”
Cream of Portobello Mushroom.
“Ugh nooo it’s too creamy and so fattening. What are the specials?”
Goes through list of specials.
“Uhhh…I’ll have a shrimp cocktail, extra sauce.” (this was not a special)

-“Yeah, can I have a vegetarian pizza? Yeah, with bacon?”

-“I want a tossed salad. But with NO lettuce!”

…no ma'am, that includes tax and the $1.50 delivery fee…

  • Aries: Hot sauce, because white people hate you.
  • Taurus: Hollandaise sauce because u fancy
  • Gemini: Relish because people either hate u or love u
  • Cancer: Ranch cuz u thick n creamy
  • Leo: Ketchup. Everyone loves u except the people that don't
  • Virgo: Salt. Minimalist but a little goes a long way
  • Libra: Cocktail sauce because ur also fancy as hell
  • Scorpio: Mustard because u weird and no one really knows what ur made of
  • Sagittarius: Tzatziki cus ur exotic but still white
  • Capricorn: Sour cream bc ur all business for salad but still good for other things
  • Aquarius: Nacho cheese sauce because u weird fam
  • Pisces: Barbecue sauce cus ur a mess and all over the place
Hooked, Shanghai

The old underground plaza known as Datong Mill that was recently renovated is currently in full summer swing with most of the new restaurants, bars and clubs there now officially opened. Homeslice Pizza is serving authentic New York-style slices. Zapfler Brewpub is brewing up kegs of good German beer. And Hooked is now frying up some truly tasty British fish & chips! I went to check them out this past weekend after Beernanza and here’s a look!

The fried calamari starter was excellent, but comes with a chipotle crema dipping sauce, which was nice, but I would have preferred a spicy marinara…

Cocktail sauce with the plump shrimp in this bucket would have been nice as well…

Their lobster mac & cheese being served in the lobster’s split shell was a surprising touch…

And this dish was perfect as is, with big chunks of lobster being the star of the show…

As was their fish & chips!! We got the haddock and the fried fish was about as good as any I’d ever had in England, Ireland or anywhere else for that matter…

Not to mention their chunky chips were a revelation and the mushy peas were spot on!! Highly recommended.

Also, if you know the right people, or just ask nicely, you can order the tacos from El Santo next door, which is owned by the same restaurant group…

We got a round of their popular pork El Pastor tacos, which convinced me I have to come back here for a full Mexican meal on my next visit to Found 158…

With their full bar serving creative cocktails and open outdoor seating, I have a feeling you’ll be seeing a lot of me here during this coming summer in Shanghai!


Inside Round 158

158 Julu Lu (near Ruijin Yi Lu)




anonymous asked:

Headcanon for first time?

Okay! This is how i imagine their first time to go. 

(There’s a lot of backstory and like, basically an outline of a fanfic at this point and like, leading up to it. A LOT, I’m so sorry, I got overwhelmed with all these feelings)

I think Lena definitely has not had Good Relationships? And who knows why (apart from her being a Luthor) but maybe it was something like this:

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88 snacks under 100 calories 


1. Mini PB&F: One fig Newton with 1 teaspoon peanut butter.

2. Chocolate Banana: Half a frozen banana dipped in two squares of melted dark chocolate.

3. Frozen grapes (any color): 1 cup (about 28 grapes), stuck in the freezer for 2+ hours.

4. Honeyed Yogurt: ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt with a dash of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon honey.

5. Spiced Orange: One orange— about the size of a tennis ball— sprinkled with cinnamon.

6. Grilled Pineapple: 2 ¼-inch thick pineapple rounds (about 1 cup), grilled (or sautéed) for two minutes or until golden.

7. Berries n’ Cream: 1 cup blueberries with 2 tablespoons whipped topping.

8. Stuffed Figs: Two small dried figs with 1 tablespoon reduced-fat ricotta stuffed inside. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

9. Oats n’ Berries: ⅓ cup rolled oats (cooked with water), topped with cinnamon and ¼ cup fresh berries.

10. Dark Chocolate: One block, or three squares.

11. Nut-Stuffed Date: One Medjool Date filled with one teaspoon natural unsalted almond butter.

12. Chocolate Milk: 6 ounces skim milk mixed with 2 teaspoons chocolate syrup.

13. Cinnamon Applesauce: 1 cup unsweetened applesauce. Or, try this homemade version!

14. Citrus-Berry Salad: 1 cup mixed berry salad (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and/or blackberries) tossed with one tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice.

15. Maple-Pumpkin Yogurt: ½ cup non-fat regular yogurt (go Greek for extra protein!) with 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree and 1 teaspoon maple syrup… like this!

16. Chocolate Pudding: One 4oz package. Try a fat/sugar free version or a homemade one!

17. Chocolate Covered Strawberries: Five strawberries dipped in two squares melted dark chocolate.

18. Tropical Juice Smoothie: ¼ cup pineapple juice, orange juice, and apple juice, blended with ice.

19. Vanilla and Banana Smoothie: ½ cup sliced banana, ¼ cup nonfat vanilla yogurt, and a handful of ice blended until smooth.

20. MYO Banana Chips: One sliced banana dipped in lemon juice and baked.

21. Baked Apple: One tennis ball-sized apple, cored, filled with 1 teaspoon brown sugar and cinnamon, and baked until tender.

22. Fruity Waffles: One 7-grain frozen waffle toasted and topped with ¼ cup fresh mixed berries.

23. Skinny S’more: Two graham crackers with one roasted marshmallow and one small square dark chocolate.

24. Cinnamon Graham Crackers & Peanut butter: Two graham cracker squares with 1 teaspoon peanut butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

25. Cereal and Milk: ½ cup rice krispies with ½ cup skim milk.

26. Milk n’ Cookies: Five animal crackers with ½ cup skim milk.

27. Warm Spiced Cider: 6 ounces apple cider with sprinkles of cinnamon and nutmeg, warmed.

28. Citrus Sherbet: ½ cup lime sherbet (about one standard-sized ice-cream scoop) with ½ sliced kiwi.

29. Café Latte: 8 ounces steamed skim milk with 1 shot espresso.

30. Jelly Beans: 25 of ‘em! Although we don’t recommend these.

31. Marshmallow Pear: ½ pear diced and topped with 1 tablespoon marshmallow fluff.

32. Protein Shake: One scoop protein powder with 8 ounces water (choose from tasty powder flavors like cookies n’ cream and chocolate peanut butter!).

33. M.Y.O. Popsicle: 8 ounces lemonade frozen in an ice pop mold, or use a small paper cup as a mold.

34. Apple Chips: Munch on ¾ cup of kinds like these, or use this recipe!

35. Carrots n’ Hummus: About 10 baby carrots with 2 tablespoons hummus.

36. Pistachios: A couple handfuls— about 25 nuts (Crackin’ them open will take more time and avoid grabbing 25 more).

37. Cheese n’ Crackers: Five Kashi 7-grain crackers with 1 stick reduced-fat string cheese.

38. Dippy Egg: One over easy egg with ½ slice whole-wheat toast, sliced (to dip in yolk!).

39. Cheesy Breaded Tomatoes: Two roasted plum tomatoes sliced and topped with 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

40. Curried Sweet Potato: One medium sweet potato (about 5 inches long) cooked for six minutes in the microwave and mashed with 1 teaspoon curry, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

41. “Cheesy” Popcorn: 2 cups air-popped popcorn with 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast— it’ll taste like real cheese!

42. Guacamole stuffed Egg Whites: Halve a hardboiled egg, remove yolk, and stuff the empty space with 2 tablespoons guacamole (avocado, lime, cilantro and salt).

43. Grilled Spinach and Feta Polenta: 3 oz polenta (about the size of a deck of cards) cooked with 1 ½ cups water and topped with 1 teaspoon feta cheese and a handful spinach.

44. Soy Edamame: ¼ cup boiled Edamame with 1 teaspoon soy sauce.

45. Dijon Pretzels: Two pretzel rods with 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.

46. Crunchy Curried Tuna Salad: ½ cup canned tuna with 1 teaspoon curry powder, 1 tablespoon chopped red onion, and two ribs celery (chopped).

47. Greek Tomatoes: One tomato (about the size of a tennis ball) chopped and mixed with 1 tablespoon feta and a squeeze of lemon juice.

48. Shrimp Cocktail: Eight medium sized shrimp boiled and served with 2 tablespoons classic cocktail sauce.

49. Smoked Beef Jerky: About 1 ounce— look for low sodium versions!

50. Cheddar and Tomato Soup: ½ cup tomato soup with 1 tablespoon shredded low-fat cheddar cheese.

51. Kale Chips: ½ cup raw kale— stems removed— baked with 1 teaspoon olive oil at 400° until crisp.

52. Sweet Potato Fries: One light-bulb sized sweet potato sliced, tossed with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and baked at 400° for 10 minutes.

53. Cucumber Sandwich: ½ English muffin with 2 tablespoons cottage cheese and three slices of cucumber.

54. Turkey Roll-Ups: Four slices smoked turkey rolled up and dipped in 2 teaspoons honey mustard.

55. Mixed Olives: About 8 olives.

56. Antipasto Plate: One Pepperocini, a ½ inch cube of cheddar cheese, one slice pepperoni, and one olive.

57. Pumpkin Seeds: 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds, sprayed with oil (just a spritz!) and baked at for 400° for 15 minutes or until brown. Sprinkle with kosher salt.

58. Choco-Soy Nuts: 3 tablespoons soy nuts with 1 teaspoon cocoa nibs.

59. Wasabi Peas: About ⅓ cup of these green treats.

60. Balsamic Veggies: 3 cups raw peppers (any color!) dipped in 2 tablespoons balsamic reduction.

61. Cheesy Roasted Asparagus: Four spears (spritzed with olive-oil spray) and topped with 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, baked for 10 minutes at 400°.

62. Cucumber salad: One large cucumber (sliced) with 2 tablespoons chopped red onion and 2 tablespoons apple-cider vinegar.

63. Spinach and Feta Egg-White Scramble: Three egg whites scrambled and mixed with ½ cup raw spinach and 1 tbsp feta cheese. Cook in frying pan or zap in microwave until egg whites are no longer runny (about 1-2 minutes).

64. Crunchy Kale Salad: 1 cup kale leaves chopped with 1 teaspoon honey and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar.

65. Chick Pea Salad: ¼ chickpeas with 1 tablespoon sliced scallions, a squeeze of lemon juice, and ¼ cup diced tomatoes.

66. Grilled Garlic Corn on the Cob: One small-sized ear brushed with 1 teaspoon sautéed minced garlic and 1 teaspoon olive oil, grilled until tender.

67. Pretzels & Cream Cheese: 15 mini pretzel sticks with 2 tablespoons fat-free cream cheese.

68. Bacon Brussels Salad: Seven brussel spouts thinly sliced and mixed with one piece lean bacon, chopped.

69. Rosemary Potatoes: ⅓ cup thinly sliced potato tossed with 1 teaspoons olive oil and a teaspoon of chopped rosemary.

70. Spicy Black Beans: ¼ cup black beans with 1 tablespoon salsa and 1 tablespoon non-fat Greek yogurt.

71. Caprese Salad: 1 ounce (hockey puck sized) of fresh mozzarella with ½ cup cherry tomatoes and 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar.

72. Goldfish: About 40 fishies…try the cheddar kind!

73. Chips n’ Salsa: 10 baked tortilla chips with ¼ cup salsa.

74. Mini Ham Sandwich: Two slices honey-baked ham with 2 teaspoons honey mustard rolled in a lettuce leaf.

75. Lox Bagel: ½ whole-wheat mini bagel with two thin slices of lox.

76. Chocolate Trail Mix: Eight almonds, four chocolate chips, and 1 tablespoon raisins.

77. Apples and Cheese: 1 non-fat mozzarella cheese stick with half of a baseball-sized apple (any variety), sliced.

78. PB & Celery: 1 medium celery stalk with 1 tablespoon peanut butter.

79. Cottage Cheese Melon Boat: 1 cup melon balls with ½ cup non-fat cottage cheese.

80. Carrot and Raisin Salad: 1 cup shaved carrots with 2 tablespoons raisins and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar.

81. Tropical Cottage Cheese: ½ cup non-fat cottage cheese with ½ cup fresh mango and pineapple, chopped.

82. Blue-Cheese Stuffed Apricots: Three dried apricots with 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese.

83. Rice Cake and Almond Butter: One rice cake (try brown rice!) with 2 teaspoons almond butter.

84. Sweet n’ Spicy Pecans: Five pecans roasted with 2 teaspoons maple syrup and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

85. Apples n’ Peanut Butter: ½ an apple, sliced and dipped in 1 teaspoon natural peanut butter.

86. Chocolate Hazelnut Crackers: Four wheat thins dipped in 1 teaspoon Nutella (or other hazelnut spread).

87. Strawberry Salad: 1 cup raw spinach with ½ cup sliced strawberries and 1 tablespoon balsamic.

88. Cacao-Roasted Almonds: Pop in eight almonds like these!

TalesFromYourServer: I accidentally asked the kitchen to give me some cock

Okay so today I had a table who ordered catfish and asked me for cocktail sauce. No worries, so I head to the kitchen and just as I’m asking for cocktail sauce, my manager cuts me off. I straight up asked for some cock. And it was absolutely hilarious! Everyone in the kitchen was dying laughing.

Then to make matters worse, the ladies ask for more catfish cause our “catfish is delicious!” So I thank them and I respond, intending to say “we have really good catfish”. Instead, with the recent incident in the kitchen fresh on my mind, out comes “we have really good cock”. The ladies thankfully didn’t hear me but I went back to the kitchen and started dying laughing again.

Serving can be really hard but it can also be really fun and entertaining even if it’s unintentional. I hope you all have a great weekend!

By: smaktacular

anonymous asked:

I love how you were more afraid of the alcohol than the concoction he could of made with random refrigerator items. 😂😂😂

Our fridge items seemed relatively safe lol. I was expecting a soy sauce cocktail of some kind…

Low spoons shopping

These are foods I try to keep in my house, b/c they make low spoons cooking easier. These are basic ingredients that are easy to prepare or add to things I already have, or can add to leftovers.

Eggs: Breakfast for dinner is a fast and filling meal. You can microwave them and do lots of different things to 1-2 eggs to make a meal.

Prepared frozen burgers: These come in a stack and cook from frozen to complete in a frying pan in about 8 minutes if you keep turning them. Fast, filling protein. 

Bags of frozen chicken breast: Similar to the burgers, but lean protein. You really should thaw them before cooking for the best flavor, but you can cook one in a frying pan covered for ~20 mins from frozen. 

Crackers: Plain, like saltines, ritz, or club. You can make a meal with crackers and deli slices, or they’re good when you know you should eat but you have no appetite. Also good for night eating when you need food in your stomach but don’t want real food.

Chocolate: I keep cocoa and chocolate cookies to satisfy cravings. 

Baked beans in a can: Baked beans are little protein + sugar bombs you can heat up quickly, can supplement a meal.

Frozen veggies: For those days when you need vitamins. Easy to cook in a mug with water for 2 mins. Easy to add to a recipe or throw in a pan.

Frozen pot pies and prepared salads: I only buy like 1-2 at a time, b/c they’re so fattening. If you’re on a budget, it’s worth it when you’re shopping to think “What will I do when I really can’t prepare any of this?” and buy something for emergencies rather than  delivery.

Peanut butter and hummus: They bulk up a sandwich, can be eaten with crackers or veg.

Shrimp for shrimp cocktail: Not all the time, but a good treat. If it’s frozen, they thaw in 2 mins in cool water. They’re always tasty, always refreshing, and always healthy with lots of protein, and all you need is the shrimp, the cocktail sauce, and cute dishes. 

Wide array of spices: Dont’ buy if you don’t know what to do with it, but buy as you learn. Chicken bullion is fantastic for adding flavor to anything. If you make simple food, boredom becomes a problem, so spices make a difference.

Fresh fruit and veg: Because 3pm hunger means a banana with peanut butter or nutella, because if I can only make a sammich for lunch then an apple fills out the meal, because avocados make everything better. Because I feel better when I eat things that have grown on a tree. 

Things that aren’t  worth it:

Canned soup: soup usually has HFCS and a lot of salt and chemicals. the HFCS gives me weird cravings later. Soup is ok once in a while, but it’s more expensive than it’s worth considering it takes a whole can to satisfy me.

Frozen meals: Sometimes I’ll buy a few of these, but it’s the same as the canned soup. There’s a lot of chemicals and unhealthy things, and it’s not a lot of food for the price. 

Delivery: It’s never as good as I think it’s going to be. I get delivery a lot, but I really need to stop. It’s expensive, it’s not really that hard to make some egg and chips or something, and where I live, there’s only like 3 good restaurants and I get bored fast. Plus, I always think I’ll save the leftovers, but microwaved chinese or pizza is always bad. 

the sci fi and fantasy society at my university has a very fun event every now and again called Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters after the drink of the same name from hitchhikers guide to the galaxy. (in the book the drink is described as similar to “having your brains smashed in by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick) the purpose of the event is to make a drink that is as close an aproximation to that description as possible with whatever everyone brings. and then everyone makes mixed drinks and hangs out around a bonfire at the beach.

 pros: very fun

cons: people make some real gross drinks, and bring stuff that probably shouldnt go into a cocktail like tabasco sauce, and soy sauce. 

On National Burger Day, Papa Hemingway’s Favorite Hamburger Recipe

“There is no reason why a fried hamburger has to turn out gray, greasy, paper-thin and tasteless. You can add all sorts of goodies and flavors to the ground beef - minced mushrooms, cocktail sauce, minced garlic and onion, chopped almonds, a big dollop of Piccalilli, or whatever your eye lights on. Papa prefers this combination.”

Bring on the Piccalilli.

-from the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the JFK Library

anonymous asked:

Like, I have cocktail sauce in my fridge from over a year ago because some stuff like that lasts almost forever. If I lost my job or was in some other financial crisis that started six months ago, would these people expect me to throw it away so I look more poor? Why are these people so judgmental? Are they mad you have an item meant to flavor food, and poor people aren't allowed to have flavor? What's the mentality here?

If you poor you eat plain rice and peanut butter on bread otherwise you not so poor

fucking poor people eating bagels dont they know that rich people food

fucking poor people dont you know sauces and spices are luxury for rich people

fucking poor people

Mead is making an unlikely comeback thanks to a surge of interest among trendy youngsters in the medieval brew.

There has been a huge spike in demand in the past six months, after the drink became fashionable in America, where there are now almost 250 meaderies.

In the UK, mead brewers in Cornwall  are now selling about 50,000 litres of mead a year and a new London-based producer makes 2,500 bottles a month, with capacity for double that amount.

It is thought young drinkers have led the trend, with the drink being used in cocktails and sauces at top restaurants.