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Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
3:07 pm
Copycat Restaurant Recipes - Great Recipes At Your Fingertips

When you have had enough of lining your favorite restaurants pockets with your money, you can serve the same food at home using a copycat restaurant recipe. Instead of putting your hard earned cash into their coffers, you can add it to your savings for something special that your whole family can enjoy for longer than a quick meal. You will be amazed at the savings you will accumulate when you use a copycat restaurant recipe instead of dining out.

Whats more, children will be more than happy to help you prepare a dish made from a copycat restaurant recipe. If you have been searching for more ways to enjoy quality time with your children, cooking a favorite copycat restaurant recipe can be a great way to spend time together. You can make a date you keep with your children once a week, where you all help to prepare a copycat restaurant recipe for the family meal.

If you are having a party, you can make a copycat restaurant recipe that will have your guests swearing you purchased it from the restaurant that made the dish famous. You can enjoy the attention your cooking will bring when you decide to make a copycat restaurant recipe for your next party or pot luck dinner.

You can find all your favorite copycat restaurant recipe in a number of ways. You can search for a copycat restaurant recipe by name, by restaurant, and even by the ingredients. You will find many places where a copycat restaurant recipe is available for free or for a small membership fee. You can find exactly what suits you best when you are looking for a copycat restaurant recipe.

With the advent of the internet and the information age, it is more difficult for restaurants to keep their famous recipes secret. Anyone can find their favorite entrees, appetizers, side dishes, and desserts from famous restaurants, and restaurant chains that they can make at home as a copycat restaurant recipe that will be just as delicious if not more so, than what you could buy if your were dining out.

About the Author: For more information about Copycat Restaurant Recipes, feel free to visit us at: Restaurant Recipes

Saturday, July 5th, 2008
11:07 am
Friday, July 4th, 2008
8:07 pm
The Basics Kitchen Cooking Tips

Here are a few basics of what this broad subject has to offer up to any individual who wants to know more about it.

Even world-period grills have to outset anywhere. Here are some important tips for receiving off on the right bottom in the kitchen.

take recipes that aren't too complicated when you first outset grilling. You don't want to be overwhelmed by a recipe that has bizarre ingredients or hard steps, or that is time consuming. Try one- or two-pot dishes, and be certain to impede out our recipe partition for some regular meal thoughts.

Read the recipe through from start to end before you outset. Do you have all the right ingredients? tools? Appliances?

During the second part, we must switch to a more serious side to fully communicate the subject matter in a way for all to understand.

Make certain you understand all the directions.

score the regulator and make certain you have enough time to make the recipe. You don't want to squander tons of time in the kitchen - and with the right recipe, you won't neediness to. If you have to get banquet on the chart by a certain time, numeral out when you'll neediness to outset in order to have the meal complete. Most recipe instructions embrace the quantity of time it takes to make the dish. It might be a good idea to add 10 or 15 summary to that time when you first try to confound the kitchen - just to be on the sound surface.

Assemble all your ingredients in one place before you outset. Some grills like to meacertain out each ingredient before of time before grilling. attract out the apparatus, measuring cups, and spoons you'll be with and keep them close so you won't neediness to run all over the kitchen.

An apron is a good idea if you want to keep your clothes from receiving muted. (You can skip the grill's hat, but it's smart to tie back long mane.)

forever rinse your hands with cordial water and soap before any kind of food preparation. You may neediness to rinse your hands numerous time as you grill, especially after tender raw meat, rooster (chicken and fiasco), fish, and egg goods.

Never put grilled or complete-to-function foods on plates, bitter boards, counters, or other surfaces where you have sited raw meat, rooster, fish, or egg goods lacking first rinseing these surfaces with hot, lathered water.

Don't grill lacking a father's permission.

Recipes: Where to Find 'Em

If you've never actually looked for recipes, you've perhaps never full sign of them. But once you outset charge an eye out for recipes, you'll find them everywhere! Here's a slope of some seats you can find fantastic recipes:

Your family - Does your uncle have a world-legendary pasta salad or have you forever loved your grandmother's peppery chicken? They'll perhaps be pleased when you ask for the recipe!

Cookbooks - try libraries, where you can photocopy them, or bookstores

Food, form, and women's magazines

Newspapers - there is a dining/food partition in the Sunday copy of many newspapers

Supermarkets - impede at the meat, yield, and fish partitions

Food post - the box or bag may have a recipe on or insurface the wrap

letters-in offers - if you propel evidence of foothold, some food companies will packages you a small book of recipes

TV grilling shows

Online - the Internet has many recipe and grilling sites (click on the means tab for a unfair slope of such sites)

Cooking period at prepare

Your contacts

Keep your recipes in one place - a recipe box, folder, or notebook is charge. As you outset to hoard recipes, you can even arrange them by group (for example, salads, chicken dishes, or pasta).

receiving Creative in the Kitchen

Once you get the suspend of recital recipes and mastering some meals, you can get creative in the kitchen! Let baggy and:

Try experimenting with different ingredients - substitute beans for meat, or crispy green beans for carrots, for example.

Learn to use herbs and spices.

earn out your artistic surface by experimenting with different flag and textures in meals.

Focus on one kind of dish and learn plenty of variations.

Try recipes from cultures or ethnicities other than your own.

devise your own recipes and try them out on family members and contacts.

Most of all, don't be terrified to flop a few time. Cooking is like something moreover - it takes perform. So even if no one likes your banana tacos, just recall: delicious meals come out of creative (and adventurous) minds.

When we learn, we continue on a path of growth. Therefore, learning about this subject has already helped you more than you know.

About the Author: Want more information on The Basics Kitchen Cooking Tips ? .cheapcookingtips.info has all the information

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Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
5:07 am
Olive Oils Explained

Olives and their oil are some of the oldest foods around today. Cultivation of the olive has been traced back as far as 5000 BC. It really is quite surprising, considering it has been around for so long, that many people are still only just discovering it. Not only is it delicious but being loaded with essential fatty acids and high in antioxidants, it is also incredibly healthy. Below is an explanation of some of the common types of olive oil and terms used to describe them.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Is the oil obtained from the first pressing of the olives. It is usually greener than other olive oils, and has very low acidity (it may not exceed .8%). It is ideal for use in dressings, dips and marinades.

Virgin Olive Oil: Is also obtained from the first pressing of the olives, although is slightly higher in acidity (it may not exceed 2.0%). It is very good oil but just not good enough to be designated extra virgin.

Olive Oil: Often consists of a blend of refined oil and virgin oil. The virgin oil gives it the flavour that the heat treated and refined oil lacks. A good all around oil, better suited to cooking as it has a slightly higher burning point than the virgins.

Light Olive Oil: Is refined oil obtained from the latter pressings. Each subsequent press of the olives, results in lighter and less flavourful oil. The term 'light' refers only to the colour and flavour and not the caloric content. It is again suitable for frying or saut'ing.

Pomace Olive Oil: Is oil obtained from the left over flesh and pits after being pressed. To release the remaining oil out of this (pomace) it is often treated with solvents and heat. The resulting oils are then refined to be fit for human consumption; because of this refining it can lack flavour. It is suitable for frying as it has quite a high burning point, but personally I hesitate to use it.

Early Harvest: Simply refers to the fact that the fruit was picked slightly under ripe. The under ripeness of the olive results in a sought after oil that is slightly bitter, peppery and very green. The smaller olives yield less oil and as such Early Harvest oils often sell for more.

Late Harvest: Is oil obtained from fully mature olives and results in a smooth oil that may be described as sweetish and fruity.

Cold Pressed: Refers to the fact that the olives were pressed without the use of heat. Olives that are pressed when heated yield more oil but the heat can destroy some of the delicate flavours that are retained when cold pressed.

About the Author: Paul is a professional Chef and has worked & travelled all over the world. He now resides full time in Sydney Australia and works as a personal Chef and food writer. His cooking style focuses on using the freshest ingredients possible and helping them work their magic, his motto 'combinations not complications'.

Friday, June 2nd, 2006
12:34 pm
Hi all!

I'm still playing this damn game...lol I started it again because I got to level 4 and really wasn't strong enough to protect my village!

On level 3 is it a good idea to let Lethys keep his last village or not? Also, what's the best way to get my creature stronger for level 4? Lethys' wolf creature thing is way bigger than mine!
Wednesday, September 14th, 2005
8:50 pm
Hi all, I have a question. I'm now on level 3 in the same land as Lethys and I just noticed today that there's a man sitting at a campfire who keeps saying: "Please don't pick me up". When I pick him up and throw him it goes into a movie sequence and he then says I'm nasty and runs back to his campfire again! What's all this about exactly?
Tuesday, August 16th, 2005
7:04 pm
Hello all
Yo out there to everyone. I joined up a little while back due to my love of Black&White. I've been wondering about something that I was afraid to ask, for fear of looking stupid. But then I reasoned that it never stopped me before...

So here's my question: If you have Black&White and Creature Isle...what's the point of getting Black&White Deluxe? Is it an extension or is it just both Black&White and Creature Isle put together?

Thanks for bearing my stupidity. I can't wait till Black&White 2 comes out.


Current Mood: curious
Saturday, October 16th, 2004
3:45 pm
seriously messed up!
Ok, I -really- do hope people still watch this board... >_< I've got a situation here!

I just baught black & white deluxe (haven't had it home for maybe more than two hrs), installed it, and when I went to play everything was seriously glitchy! Like I mean the graphics were waaaaay out there. things were appears, disapearing, spikes and flashes of color and such were popping up ALL over the place, and it's starting to worry me...
I went online to see if anyone else had this problem on other forums, and didn't see anything that matched this. So I turned to LJ.
I went into the game options and turned the resolution to low, but that just made everything real lag, even if it got out most of the graphic glitches. Has anyone else had this problem? I'd say my computer is well suited to run the program; I just installed a new video card even.
Anyway, if anyone can help, it would be MOST appreciated! This game looks like so much fun...

Current Mood: disappointed
Saturday, July 24th, 2004
5:08 pm
Hi everyone, i'm Candice and i just got into playing black and white.

i have a question: how do you bookmark something in the beginning of the game so that i can use it later?

thank you. :)

Current Mood: confused
Saturday, January 31st, 2004
1:28 pm
Having just seen a post here, i kinda forgot it exsisted.


Black and White Garage

It rocks :)

Current Mood: accomplished
Friday, January 30th, 2004
6:33 pm
hi all. i basically just joined this because i have a question and didn't know where else to turn but livejournal.

first of all my game won't turn on and i don't know why so maybe i'll never fix it and i'll never get to use any answers i may get from my question but i'll ask anyway.

i just went to the website (i thought maybe i could find out why my game isn't turning on, no such luck) and i saw something that said you can get 14 different creatures.. i never knew about anything other than an extra disk that gave you a few extra ones. if anyone can tell me what i have to do to get other than the 3 creatures initially offered and / or what the other creatures available are, i would be happy :)

and if anybody thinks they can tell my why my game isn't starting that would be nice too..
Wednesday, January 14th, 2004
10:21 pm
black and white 2
I hear Black and White 2 is coming out sometime this summer, is this acurate information

Current Mood: pensive
Friday, October 3rd, 2003
10:58 pm
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Sunday, May 4th, 2003
7:00 pm
Anybody alive out there?

Or did i scare you all off with my me-ness?


Current Mood: aggravated
Sunday, March 30th, 2003
5:06 pm
First post!
Hello everyone!! *waves*

I got a bit obsessed with Black and White, and played nothing but it for a while...
Hence so far i've completed it 3 times, and been on the last level several more times.

The photo acutally isn't my current creature, i've got quite a few, so he's just one of 'em...

Am playing Creature Isle atm too, though i can't do the soccer trial. Anyone tried it?

Current Mood: okay
Sunday, March 23rd, 2003
10:28 pm
Made it to land 4!
I managed to make my way through land 3 over the course of the past few days - I've had a wicked head cold and didn't have much else to do. Converting villages is a problem without Du'thanai, especially when villages are sufficiently far away that throwing rocks becomes really difficult. I got lucky, though; a list I found on the Web of B&W quests mentioned something Prima's guide didn't. If you pick up the Unkillable Man (he's listed as 'Actor' when you press S and look at the Shaolin's mountain) and throw him hard, you have a few moments of influence wherever he lands - no matter how far you throw him. Throw him from your home territory towards an enemy village, grab him when he lands, and throw him again... you can eventually cross the entire map this way. Plus, once he hits an enemy village, if you pick him up and set him down on a roof the odd sight usually wins you around 12-15 points of Belief per incident. Not bad considering how much trouble I have getting Miracle gestures right.

I spared Lethys' life at the last minute. I probably should have thrown more wood through the Vortex before jumping in and going to land 4- dunno if that would have worked, though. Oh well.

Will have Du'thanai have a go at the ogres tomorrow.

Current Mood: pleased
Wednesday, March 19th, 2003
8:23 pm
When I get Black & White,
I'mo create one mean sun-uva-bitch critter.
Sunday, March 16th, 2003
11:35 pm
Made it to land 3!
I have been playing with the zebra as my creature for some time now in an effort to build up his combat and miracle skills. I'd gotten about halfway through land 2 in my original B&W game with Kiendo the horse only to see Kiendo wander into Lethys' territory and get set on fire several times; it wasn't a pretty sight. Especially since Kiendo didn't quite seem to understand that he had to heal himself as well as put out the fire... well, maybe he would've if I'd given him a little more time, but other things got my attention and I didn't play B&W for a while. I've got Du'thanai now, since I started the game over. Du'thanai is the beneficiary of several training maps I downloaded that just happen to have creatures in them. He got very good at converting villages before I removed the barriers that held the other Creatures out and let him throw down with them. When I saw him whip out the Lightning Bolt miracle and scorch the rhino to within an inch of his life before drawing the arena circle, I knew I had a winner on my hands.

I soon found out why I'd never seen the Idol Challenge, or the Swimming Kids challenge: I'd never converted a fourth village. Allow me to tell you that the Prima strategy guide, while nice in its own way, has several glaring flaws. One is that they do not inform you that these two challenges only appear after you have converted your fourth village. Another is that they indicate at one point that there is an extra Norse village somewhere near your initial touchdown site, but that's beside the point... I converted the Greek village, Khazar bit the big one, and I went on to deal with most of the challenges. The slavers never accepted my wolf, so that challenge never finished, but I did manage to convert enough of Lethys' villages that he got snotty and kidnapped poor Du'thanai.

I have determined that one of my favourite ways of stealth-converting a village is to pick up several large rocks and set them down in my existing villages. Once enough villagers have danced around them that they become artifacts - with the godly symbol glowing in red on them - I pick the rocks up and put them in enemy villages. If I can't reach, I have Du'thanai do it for me. Lethys erected Shields several times over his villages but they collapsed eventually and people went back to being impressed by the rock. It's slow, but it's steady and it does a lot of good.

Will report on Land 3 as events warrant.

Current Mood: pleased
Wednesday, March 12th, 2003
10:15 am
Have switched to zebra.
Slightly distressing fact about the zebra morph: the graphics for the zebra, unlike those for the horse, show the animal's teeth. It looks to me rather like what one sees in real zebras in terms of muzzle structure, but the zebra looks just a bit hostile by comparison to the horse. Then again, zebras are like that in RL, so who am I to argue.

I've downloaded Kilroy's training map and am working on teaching Du'thanai many miracles. He can do Fireball and Lightning now, but between the training on those and an ill-timed slap that was supposed to stop him from throwing trees for no good reason, he has developed a violent streak on the Creature Mind scroll. Then again he is still listed as quite compassionate. Perhaps the two can be balanced?

Slight problem: he would not get into a fight with the rhino, which is the smaller of the two creatures on Kilroy's map. The lion is still a long way off in terms of size. Must feed him more white mushrooms and get him to sleep in his pen more often.

Have come to greatly appreciate the power of Artifact Rocks. Drop 'em in a village and forget about 'em. You'll remember the rock later, when the whistles and fireworks go off - they create belief in you all by themselves.

May need to upgrade video card at some point. The game gets amaaaazingly slow when I'm on screens with lots of people and/or objects, and it's right hard to interact with your creature when the hand moves so slowly that all your movements are exaggerated. This is where those badly timed slaps came from. By the time my hand moved into slapping mode he'd gone on to wanting to impress people, and I knocked some of the urge to impress out of him. Not what I wanted at all.

Oh, well. He's young yet. If he reaches a good age and he's not too psychologically messed up we'll keep him. If not - well - can always start game over.

Current Mood: working
Tuesday, March 11th, 2003
9:50 am
Started playing Black and White again.
Had to buy a second copy of the game as I have no idea where the CD has gone to. Oh, well...

I chose the ape as my initial creature instead of the cow, but switched immediately to the horse. This was done with some pangs of regret as the ape seemed quite an interesting little fellow. Next game I'll play the ape, I think - and go for ethical neutrality, or at least balance. The initial ape personality has given me quite an inquisitive horse, Du'Thanai. We're on Land 2 at the moment. I finally managed to find the damn wolves, so I solved the 'riddle' at the third Native American village; Du'Thanai will become a zebra very soon. After that, however, I am going to skirmish maps for quite some time. He needs to get bigger, he needs to get stronger, and he needs to learn fighting before I'll let him anywhere near Lethys' wolf.

We'll see how it goes.

Current Mood: cheerful
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