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I was evil.

As I was sitting outside watching the dogs potty, I was eating a Tangwich.

Some of the neighbor kids came by and thought it was a grilled cheese sandwich.

When I explained it was sweet and orangey, they wanted some, so I made up a Tangwich for them (but I didn't grill theirs).

A couple of hours later, one of the moms came and asked me for the recipe.

I thought everyone knew what Tangwiches were.

In case you don't here is the recipe: 2 slices of bread, spread marshmallow fluff on one slice, thickly sprinkle on some Tang, then thinly spread some marshmallow fluff on the other slice.  Press them together.  I like to then toast it slightly so I have some crunch.  To get it lovely and crunchy, spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on the outside and toast on a hot griddle.

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  •  Tip Jar (18+ / 0-)

    All knowledge is worth having. Check out OctopodiCon to support steampunk learning and fun. Also, on DKos, check out the Itzl Alert Network.

    by Noddy on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 09:14:07 PM PST

  •  You are just a fount of knowledge! (11+ / 0-)

    I never heard of a tang sandwich! I had forgotten about marshmallow fluff, however. I bet it would be good on hot chocolate...I've been craving hot chocolate lately.

    The past 50 years we: -Ended Jim Crow. -Enacted the Voting Rights Act. -Attained reproductive rights (contraceptive & abortion). -Moved toward pay equity. Republicans want to take our country back. I WON'T GO BACK!

    by petesmom on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 10:01:41 PM PST

  •  Good morning. I dunno why (7+ / 0-)

    by I am falling asleep even as I type this. a

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    by jan4insight on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 10:44:33 PM PST

  •  OMG (10+ / 0-)

    Noddy, you know I love you, but a Tangwich just sounds...revolting...to me.  (Then again, I'm not a fan of either marshmallow fluff OR Tang.)

    I think I'll stick to BLTs, thanks.  ;-D

    To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

    by Youffraita on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 10:56:00 PM PST

    •  LOL! You are not alone. I think it would go well (10+ / 0-)

      with the cucumber/jalapeno margarita recipe in the whats for dinner diary. And yes, I love ya Noddy but that is like whoa.

      if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

      by mrsgoo on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:26:23 PM PST

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      •  I didn't catch the What's For Dinner? (5+ / 0-)
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        post...but I can wrap my brain around a cucumber/jalapeno margarita and come through unscathed.  (Although, really, I could've had a spiked V8.)

        But a Tangwich?  Erm...

        What a boring world it would be if we all liked the same thing.

        Right?

        To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

        by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:21:00 AM PST

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        •  That's a fact! And you can go on forever on the (5+ / 0-)
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          variations of the Bloody Mary! I prefer raw celery myself. But pickled green beans are pretty good too.

          if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

          by mrsgoo on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:44:36 AM PST

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          •  OMG, mrsgoo (6+ / 0-)

            Do you know anything at all about weird specialties of south-central PA?

            Unless you've ever lived here, I bet you don't.

            We used to eat ice cream with pretzels -- not the little skinny ones, no, the big fat ones.  Use 'em as spoons.  Crunchy, salty, sweet, creamy.  Yum?  Well, when I was a kid, yes.  Now?  Not so much.

            Shoofly pie: more molasses than any human should ingest in their entire life.  In one revolting pie.  Topped with more sugar.  A local "delicacy" -- and the newspaper wonders about our obesity rate.

            And then there's red beet eggs.  These are basically pickled hard-boiled eggs flavored with beets.

            ...erm...they are actually kind of good, as long as you don't let them pickle for too long...a couple of days is good.

            I learned to cook in self defense.  I don't think I need to offer any more reasons why.

            To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

            by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 01:02:39 AM PST

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            •  oooo shoo fly pie.. (4+ / 0-)
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              I miss shoo fly pie. But you're right, it's not something to eat on a regular basis. My mom used to make it for thanksgiving, along with the pumpkin. I never did like red beet eggs, they were my mom's thing. I miss Lebanon bologna too. I can only get it once or twice a year down here and it's expensive!

               I grew up in Berks county Youffraita.

              "Madness! Total and complete madness! This never would've happened if the humans hadn't started fighting one another!" Londo Mollari

              by FloridaSNMOM on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 06:12:49 AM PST

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              •  LOL - Berks is not so far away from me (1+ / 0-)
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                but Lebanon is even closer.

                I'm not much of a bologna fan, actually, Lebanon, sweet or Oscar-Mayer.  Well, OK, I avoid it if at all possible and never buy the stuff.

                But after 20 years in NYC, it's awfully nice to be able to get chipped ham once again.  Best ham for sandwiches there is.

                (I also make an incredible creamed chipped beef on toast, but that's mostly b/c gravy is a specialty & if you've mastered that, you've mastered shit on a shingle.)

                To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

                by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 11:25:13 PM PST

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      •  icky, but there have been times in my life when (5+ / 0-)
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        I loved Tang.  In Egypt one year that was what we drank.

  •  A Tangwich? (7+ / 0-)

    No I don't feel so strange for eating apple sandwiches with butter and sugar, mmmm!

    •  LOL...y'know, you could (7+ / 0-)

      take those apples, and the butter and sugar, add a hint of cinnamon, and replace the bread by wrapping each apple in some pie crust...bake at 350 for a while (about an hour if the apples are merely peeled and cored but otherwise still whole) and you'd have apple dumplings.

      You could also make them into apple pies, LOL.

      But dumplings are much more fun.

      To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

      by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:29:26 AM PST

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  •  My hubbie likes to put cottage cheese on baked (8+ / 0-)

    beans. bleah. Never fails to gross me out. And he puts mayonnaise on cottage cheese. double bleah!

    if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

    by mrsgoo on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:31:04 PM PST

    •  I used to eat it with kechup (8+ / 0-)

      when I was a kid. It was the ketchup I was in love with, the cottage cheese was just filler to remove the guilt I would have felt for eating straight ketchup.

      ;)




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      by DeadHead on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:54:18 PM PST

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      •  OMG, how old are you? B/c Nixon (5+ / 0-)
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        was famous for eating cottage cheese with ketchup.

        I hate 'em both.  Cottage cheese, however, can substitute in recipes like lasagna if you really need it to.  

        Ketchup is just disgusting.

        To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

        by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:33:26 AM PST

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        •  Ever since the diabetes type II diagnosis, I have (7+ / 0-)

          decided to embrace the non-fat cottage cheese in lasagna. But it isn't the same as Ricotta. I have made up for it by adding lots of Swiss Chard. It has a bit of a bite to it. Why U hate ketchup so much? ;) My little brother - he is that way about cottage cheese - absoutely, positively would starve himself to death before eating it.

          if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

          by mrsgoo on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:55:32 AM PST

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          •  About ketchup? (6+ / 0-)
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            I dunno...somewhere along the line it stopped being something I wanted to eat and became the bastard child of spaghetti sauce and McDonald's.

            I love certain condiments...I don't even put ketchup on or in my meatloaf.  It is banned from my kitchen.

            Maybe if they take out the sugar, I might reconsider it...

            I just don't like the tomato/sugar combo.  BTW, I won't buy pasta/spaghetti sauce if it includes sugar or corn syrup.  Hate sweet tomato stuff.  And believe me, I always check the label.

            To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

            by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 01:11:49 AM PST

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            •  LOL!! Gotcha - my grandmom put sugar into (6+ / 0-)

              spaghetti sauce - gaaaa. And ketchup on meatloaf? No f'n way! I always make my own spaghetti sauce. Just for that reason. I think Hunts makes a non HFC ketchup. And a no salt. Why can't I get one with NO salt and NO corn syrup? sheesh. We are not huge BBQ eaters but I do like it now and then and it is really hard to find BBQ sauce without HFC. Hell, it's hard to find anything without HFC in it. yea, I'm THAT gal that stands around in the grocery store reading labels and pulling out a calculator to figure out what size is the best deal!

              if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

              by mrsgoo on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 01:40:26 AM PST

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              •  You could make your own BBQ sauce? (0+ / 0-)

                That is more work than I care to undertake, but certainly it is possible.  If you have the time & inclination, I bet it would even be fun to do.

                To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

                by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 11:33:34 PM PST

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      •  LOL! When I was a kid a neighbor girl put ketchup (5+ / 0-)
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        on Pancakes!! bleeech. Ketchup goes on burgers and fried potatoes (ffries, hash browns, tots). If you need a quick cocktail sauce for shrimps, add horseradish. Now hubbie has a recipe for chicken that calls for onions, vinegar, ketchup; that isn't bad.

        if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

        by mrsgoo on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:49:18 AM PST

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      •  My mom (2+ / 0-)
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        used to eat cottage cheese with Karo syrup.

        "I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat."--Will Rogers

        by vgranucci on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 08:04:06 AM PST

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    •  beans and cottage cheese sounds nice (4+ / 0-)
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      I like the cottage cheese and red beans on the salad bar mixed together.

  •  You are so brave (6+ / 0-)

    to even tried to eat that. :)
    Good thing you wrote about your tangwich now I don't fee like a freak. I love fried bananas on a buttery seven grain. I don't deep fry the banana I flambe it with any liqueur I can find.

    El pueblo unido jamás será vencido. The people united will never be defeated

    by mint julep on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 12:04:35 AM PST

    •  OMG that sounds great: (6+ / 0-)
      I love fried bananas on a buttery seven grain. I don't deep fry the banana I flambe it with any liqueur I can find.
      Can we use peanut butter instead of, for example, mayo or butter on the bread?

      To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken

      by Youffraita on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 01:17:56 AM PST

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      •  Never tried peanut butter (3+ / 0-)
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        with Bananas, but I think Elvis loved it. Why not  try it?  You can always give it to the dogs. That's where my failed cooking experiments usually  end up.
        You don't need much liqueur, maybe a table spoon for a medium Banana. I love Cointreau the best.

        El pueblo unido jamás será vencido. The people united will never be defeated

        by mint julep on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 09:14:51 AM PST

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  •  my, my, what an interesting subject we seem to be (5+ / 0-)
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    pursuing this morning!

    hmm, I can't think of anything outstandingly unusual in my personal repertoire... asking teh boys for help would be no use at all, they're both super-plain eaters and think almost all of what I eat is "weird"

    well... my preference for sweet pickle vs the current apparent rage for dill pickle is probably about the closest I can come, 8-)

    "real" work : a job where you wash your hands BEFORE you use the bathroom...

    by chimene on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 02:08:15 AM PST

  •  it is morning again; this time it was 6 straight (5+ / 0-)
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    hours of sleep.  The problem is I went to sleep sitting up

  •  Good morning everyone! (4+ / 0-)
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    Beautiful day today. We went to a bar-b-que yesterday. The people who gave it decorated like it was a circus. Very cute, and fun.

    When I was a kid I used to eat peanut butter and marshmallow fluff sandwiches. No tang though.

    Have a good day.

    I am a work in progress. Still.

    by broths on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 06:04:18 AM PST

  •  Good morning (4+ / 0-)
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    Seizures again last night also started running a fever with a scratchy throat, though that seems to be improving or at least not worsening today.

    I don't like the super sweet stuff for the most part, so the tangwich doesn't sound that good to me. I also don't eat mayonnaise except on blts.

    My sister puts cheese whiz on twinkies, oreos, and chocolate cupcakes. I also knew a girl in high school who put thousand island dressing on everything, including pizza and spaghetti. I don't eat anything odd that I can think of.

    "Madness! Total and complete madness! This never would've happened if the humans hadn't started fighting one another!" Londo Mollari

    by FloridaSNMOM on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 06:19:56 AM PST

  •  I didn't think Tangwiches (5+ / 0-)

    were so unusual.  Everyone ate them to support the astronauts.  Tang frosted cupcakes, Tang flavored cakes, Tang pies, Tang Tea, Tang Margaritas, Tang Screwdrivers, Tang banana shakes, Tang glazed chicken, Tang Julius, Tang salad dressing, hot spiced Tang...if you were space crazy, you put Tang in everything that could remotely be orange-y.

    And fluffernutter sandwiches are awesome (add dried cranberries or mashed bananas - or both!).

    All knowledge is worth having. Check out OctopodiCon to support steampunk learning and fun. Also, on DKos, check out the Itzl Alert Network.

    by Noddy on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 09:09:57 AM PST

  •  Safe back home from the sunny south! (4+ / 0-)
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    Looking back at my pillow with longing, and will probably nap, and then graze while watching big game.  It won't be above freezing here for a week it seems.  "Please, Sir; May I have some more south Florida?"

    If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever. & http://www.dailykos.com/blog/Okiciyap

    by weck on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 10:12:00 AM PST

    •  You could always... (2+ / 0-)
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      come back down and help me pack Weck LOL.

      "Madness! Total and complete madness! This never would've happened if the humans hadn't started fighting one another!" Londo Mollari

      by FloridaSNMOM on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 06:58:10 PM PST

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      •  I have a rule about packing... (3+ / 0-)
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        don't pack anything you are not willing to ship to the opposite coast!

        There will be plenty of new stuff to get later anyway.

        Be sure to label the boxes with what room you want them placed in, that way anyone can help!

        Srsly, moving stinks, but new places rock!  I'm glad you finally got yours.

        If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever. & http://www.dailykos.com/blog/Okiciyap

        by weck on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 07:56:14 PM PST

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