Jay Maynard (jmaynard) wrote,
Jay Maynard
jmaynard

  • Mood:

Guessing at food preparation

We're going to have soup today for lunch, and probably dinner, given both the insanely cold temperature and the fact that the soup we got is a large quantity in a single container.

There's only one problem: the directions are maddeningly imprecise. "Bring water to a boil. Boil in bag until contents reach 165 degrees."

Gee, thanks, folks. How in the precise hell are we supposed to know when it's that hot? It's kinda hard to measure, you know. At least give us a ballpark number or something. I mean, I could probably compute the time needed, if I had such facts as the specific heat of chicken and wild rice soup, but that's kinda hard to find.

We'll probably just wind up boiling in the bag for 20 minutes or so and hoping...
Subscribe

  • Someone should print this poster

    In case you can't read it, it says: VINDICATION: When the loudest critic of your policies achieves his greatest success because of them. (hat…

  • Took him long enough...

    So, President Obama finally released his birth certificate. Now we can put the matter to rest. Personally, I've always thought that whether he was…

  • Fun fact for the day

    1337% of pi is 42.

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 3 comments