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[Feb. 12th, 2007|07:14 pm]
Listen in, listen Ian!
Poll #925879 Good vs Evil

Lumps in mashed potatoes


Bisto chicken gravy granuls


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[User Picture]From: pink_weasel
2007-02-12 07:32 pm (UTC)
This is the only LJ poll I've ever filled in that made me nearly vomit! Mashed potato is the greatest evil in the entire universe. I heave as I write about it.
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From: minnesattva
2007-02-12 07:44 pm (UTC)
I can't believe I said gravy granules are good, but I do like how I can throw them into stew for Andrew; it's easy and he's happy. I have no interest in eating gravy so this is the extent of my contact with them.
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From: flounderingfool
2007-02-12 09:12 pm (UTC)
Gravy granules are good, but gravy made _only_ from granules is not so good. Adding some granules to gravy that's otherwise mostly meat juices is a Good Thing.

Lumpy mash and smooth mash are both good for different reasons and I can't say which I prefer.
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[User Picture]From: carsmilesteve
2007-02-12 10:46 pm (UTC)
hmmm, but if yr having sossidges then there's not rly anything to make gravy from (and so the only time i use granules).

being thoroughly old school i use COMPTONS GRAVY SALT to make my meat juice gravy. despite the sell by date being sometime in 2005 it's one of those things, like lard, that never goes off...
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From: flounderingfool
2007-02-13 02:13 pm (UTC)
Somehow, depite all talk of mashed potatos, I hadn't thought of sausages. I don't tend to eat them that much and when I do, gravy wouldn't be appropriate. (sausage sandwichs,

I don't know what Comptons gravy salt is but I plan to investigate further. Thanks for the tip. If I can make gravy based on meat juice and not use granules at all then yay.

I'm saying all this like I actually do any cooking. I probably haven't made gravy so far this year.
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[User Picture]From: shermarama
2007-02-12 11:16 pm (UTC)
I worship and adore every single one of the multifarious forms of the Noble Potato with the sole exception of mash. I was put off it at school by the cold, lumpen mash of Evil.

Occasionally other people make mash for me and to show polite, I eat it, and am usually pleasantly surprised by how enjoyable an experience it turns out to be, but I never make mash for myself. Too many memories, maan..
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[User Picture]From: katstevens
2007-02-13 08:53 am (UTC)
I am tolerant of lumps but obviously they should be avoided.

Granules are a boon to the culinarily inadequate such as myself, but beef granules or veg granules >>> chicken granules.
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