Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Outdoor Speaker Placement

Speaker Placement: Unusual Room Layouts and Elevating Speakers

Wall'O'Fame
Experimental Atmos
Greetings fellow Axiom owners...
Who's Online
0 registered (), 35 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13317 Members
11 Forums
22875 Topics
404228 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17768
pmbuko 16273
SirQuack 13333
CV 11194
MarkSJohnson 10878
Meanwhile On Facebook

Love this comment from Doug T! "The M22 bookshelf speakers sound so clean and a...

󾓶 Andrew has spoken! Big update on the AxiomPlay Wireless Platform on the Axiom...

A New Look For Our Amps and Pre-amps? Adding yet another level of customization...

Hurry - sale ends Sunday!

Page 42 of 99 < 1 2 ... 40 41 42 43 44 ... 98 99 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#277766 - 11/05/09 08:10 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: pmbuko]
Argon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/24/04
Posts: 1443
Loc: Oak Ridge, NC
We have a guy http://www.shrimpconnect.com that drives to the NC coast every week on Thursday. He is back here in Piedmont NC on Fri, Sat and if necessary on Sun. with "fresh off the boat" shrimp. We had a shrimp boil the other night for several friends - complete with corn on the cob, new potatoes and turkey sausage. It was quite tasty.
_________________________
"A fanatic is someone who can't change his mind and won't change the subject" Churchill

Top
#277768 - 11/05/09 09:16 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Argon]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16273
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Mmmm. Shrimp. I've been avoiding it ever since I has to start watching my cholesterol about 6 years ago, but I recently read about a recent study that says despite its high cholesterol content, it doesn't tend to raise your levels.

http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/indepth.food/meat/seafood/healthful.shrimp/index.html

Woo hoo!!!
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#277770 - 11/05/09 09:29 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: pmbuko]
Argon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/24/04
Posts: 1443
Loc: Oak Ridge, NC
A very unscientific study indicates that it takes a laymen 45 minutes to peel 5 pounds of medium sized shrimp. AND, it is worth every second.
_________________________
"A fanatic is someone who can't change his mind and won't change the subject" Churchill

Top
#277787 - 11/05/09 12:39 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Argon]
Adrian Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6609
Loc: It's all about the location.
...and your average Joe, about 90 seconds to eat them! (80 secs with seafood sauce, 75 secs with garlic butter)....also an unscientific study, of course.
_________________________
Half of communication is listening. You can't listen with your mouth.

Top
#277822 - 11/05/09 04:56 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Argon]
RickF Offline
axiomite

Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 5210
Loc: Vero Beach, Florida
 Originally Posted By: Argon
We have a guy http://www.shrimpconnect.com that drives to the NC coast every week on Thursday. He is back here in Piedmont NC on Fri, Sat and if necessary on Sun. with "fresh off the boat" shrimp. We had a shrimp boil the other night for several friends - complete with corn on the cob, new potatoes and turkey sausage. It was quite tasty.


We'll do a low country boil from time to time, a certain crowd pleaser for sure. We just started harvesting our fall crop of sweet corn so a trip by the packing house for a crate of bi-color and a boil may be on tap for the near future, the shrimp must be fresh ... that frozen store bought stuff is pitiful.
Have you ever tried it with cauliflower or mushrooms? Good stuff. Oh yea, got to have onions also.

The wife is out of town today so it's leftovers for me, and a shot or two of Souza Hornitos anejo tequila.
_________________________
Rick
Our Room

smile

Top
#277832 - 11/05/09 06:12 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: RickF]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8283
Loc: Tacoma
Damn, Rick, I sure do wish I lived closer to you.

Best shrimp I ever had - by far - was with a401classic (Scott) while in New Orleans. Great little place called Jacques-Imo's. The dish was called (I think) BBQ Shrimp, but it was basically butter, spices and shrimp slathered all over my face and insides. Effing Yum.

We have some great seafood in the NW, too (oysters, clams, crab, salmon), but nobody else in my family is smart enough to enjoy it.
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#277835 - 11/05/09 06:24 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: RickF]
Argon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/24/04
Posts: 1443
Loc: Oak Ridge, NC
Rick,
NO!- on the shrooms, cauliflour or onions. Adding those items to the menu for the next boil now. We are relative rookies at the boil process - first one we did was at the coast this past summer. If you go to the web site there is an article from "Our State" magazine - sort of the state mag for NC. He only has fresh shrimp - when you get to his setup which is outside the triad Farmer's Market, he has a sign that says "Friends don't let Friends eat imported Shrimp".
_________________________
"A fanatic is someone who can't change his mind and won't change the subject" Churchill

Top
#277839 - 11/05/09 07:15 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Argon]
Argon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/24/04
Posts: 1443
Loc: Oak Ridge, NC
My wife has me interested in the movement towards buying locally produced goods - vegetables etc for consumption. At the Piedmont Farmer's Market is a farm that brings their fresh Angus Beef. Never frozen, no steroids etc etc. Cheaper than the grocery stores and just finished a couple of Filets off the charcoal grill......it doesn't get much better.
_________________________
"A fanatic is someone who can't change his mind and won't change the subject" Churchill

Top
#277889 - 11/06/09 06:02 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: RickF]
fredk Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 7042
Loc: Canada
 Quote:
the shrimp must be fresh ... that frozen store bought stuff is pitiful.

Sigh... Thats the biggest thing I miss from my business travel days. Living in the middle of the continent, its hard to get fresh seafood of any sort.
_________________________
Fred

-------
Blujays1: Spending Fred's money one bottle at a time, no two... Oh crap!

Top
#279162 - 11/15/09 02:09 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: fredk]
bridgman Offline
axiomite

Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 5389
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
There's an experiment on the stove, sort of a Jamaicanized version of good ol' "red beans and rice". Gungo peas instead of the red beans, a half dozen habaneros / scotch bonnets instead of the green pepper, and some leftover jerk pork instead of the ham hock. The rest is largely unchanged; lots of onions, celery and garlic, and a heap of spices.

When I tasted it at first it was nose-runningly hot, but after simmering for a couple of hours the heat is starting to mellow and it's getting mighty tasty.

Top
Page 42 of 99 < 1 2 ... 40 41 42 43 44 ... 98 99 >



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.