Jay Maynard (jmaynard) wrote,
Jay Maynard

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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...

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