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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #600 on: May 12, 2018, 08:42:18 AM »
Thanks everyone, great to meet you all.  Husband was sleeping when I brought his food home 😳 next time Iíll stay.  Any thoughts on cheap organic produce right downtown?  Baby eats and ftonne 😉 and I have been getting it precut due to time pressures bla bla bla

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #601 on: May 13, 2018, 06:48:18 PM »
Nice to see you all, folks. The meeting was a good reminder that I should probably get my MERs under control.

Also, I've got ten pounds of pork fat cooking as I write!
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #602 on: May 13, 2018, 07:00:09 PM »
Nice seeing you all. If I'm still around, I'll be up for another one in a month :)

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #603 on: May 13, 2018, 07:24:43 PM »
Also, I've got ten pounds of pork fat cooking as I write!

You walk the walk, dude.  🐷👍 (What, exactly, are you going to do with it?)

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #604 on: May 14, 2018, 05:51:44 AM »
I, otoh, went to TCAF, spent $80, and then blew through the grocery budget at $125 this week.

But I'm down to the last 30 rows of my knitting.
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #605 on: May 22, 2018, 02:18:04 PM »
Also, I've got ten pounds of pork fat cooking as I write!
You walk the walk, dude.  🐷👍 (What, exactly, are you going to do with it?)

I trimmed off about a pound of Very Fatty Meat, which I simmered with soy sauce (a bit like pork bellies). Then I rendered the rest for 2 big tubs of lard, a tub of crunchy pork fat, and some not-very-successful chicharon that we ended up adding to a stew and a pot of beans.

When I retire I'll devote myself to improving my chicharon skills...


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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #606 on: June 11, 2018, 08:34:23 PM »
Thought: poutine (vegan and regular) and pink gin at my house - one city West of TO.

This Friday? This Saturday? A Tuesday in mid July?

The possibilities are endless

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« Reply #607 on: June 11, 2018, 08:50:36 PM »
Thought: poutine (vegan and regular) and pink gin at my house - one city West of TO.

This Friday? This Saturday? A Tuesday in mid July?

The possibilities are endless

I could possibly do Friday or Saturday.

We take the GO train to your place, yes?  Or a bus?

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #608 on: June 11, 2018, 08:54:46 PM »
The train, yes. I'll email/pm details once we confirm a day and time.

So. Much. Fun.

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #609 on: June 12, 2018, 05:11:10 AM »
Will there be party cheese?
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #610 on: June 12, 2018, 06:38:03 AM »
Will there be party cheese?

I can bring a wedge if you don't mind it being marked "best before June 11".

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #611 on: June 12, 2018, 06:50:28 AM »
I can't do this Friday, but otherwise.
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #612 on: June 12, 2018, 06:55:53 AM »
I can't do this Friday, but otherwise.

Saturday?

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #613 on: June 12, 2018, 06:57:36 AM »
I can't do this Friday, but otherwise.

Saturday?
If we do Saturday, I might clean.

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #614 on: June 12, 2018, 11:33:47 AM »
I'm interested! What time are you thinking?

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #615 on: June 12, 2018, 01:03:53 PM »
I'm interested! What time are you thinking?
Which times work better for people?

@plainjane can you do Saturday around 1, or is the whole weekend busy?

Friday would probably be 6 or a little later by the time people filter in. Family friendly, but I have no kids.

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #616 on: June 12, 2018, 08:41:06 PM »
Friday would be a yes for us, Saturday a no.

Thanks for taking the initiative to organize, and to host!

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #617 on: June 12, 2018, 08:43:28 PM »
82.769% sure we can make it. Will need your address again though.
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #618 on: June 13, 2018, 06:25:46 AM »
I'm good anytime on Saturday. It's just Friday and Sunday that are booked.
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #619 on: June 13, 2018, 07:51:48 AM »
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Bat signal worked :)   Thanks Elle for hosting.

Weekend plans are still in flux.  However, I should be able to do Friday.
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #620 on: June 13, 2018, 11:58:00 AM »
Okay, it looks like most people are better Friday, I will PM my address etc to the people who've replied. Anyone else who can come, you can PM me for details - maybe CC okits or prospector. I deputized them to share my info.

Mississauga Poutine and Gin meetup
My house
Friday
6pm ish (earlier is possible, text me)
I will supply
A filthy apartment
Fries, sweet potato fries, vegan cheese, cheese curds, gravy (possibly from a packet dye to it being Friday), pink Gin, dishes and stuff

If anyone wants to contribute non alcoholic beverages or a salad or something to share, it will be awesome. If they don't, it will still be awesome.

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #621 on: June 13, 2018, 03:10:39 PM »
I can bring a salad.  :)

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #622 on: June 13, 2018, 04:50:27 PM »
I will be coming on the GO train... with a boy... and 2 bikes... and stuff.

We will attempt to bring some sort of a munchable thing. I guarantee nothing.

Also, can I be Deputy Dawg?

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #623 on: June 15, 2018, 09:54:06 AM »
For anyone in Toronto who has time Saturday Morning, James and I will be cycling through Toronto eastbound to Whitby. If you want to tag along for a km or 50, let me know. We move at the speed of a 10 yr old boy. Sometimes that's fast, but mostly its not. If you don't want to go the full distance, you can easily bail out at Rouge Hill GO station and hitch a ride back to Toronto on the train. Same thing in Whitby where the waterfront trail goes to the train station.

There is no extra fee to take a bike on the train.
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #624 on: June 15, 2018, 10:28:05 PM »
Super fun time tonight.  Thank you, EF, for hosting. @avrex , thank you for sparing me the Coyote Gauntlet after imbibing.  Pink gin is amazing, everyone.  Highly recommend.  (Will I pay for it tomorrow?  I might be paying for it tomorrow.)

Looking forward to our next hang out!

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #625 on: June 16, 2018, 07:53:02 AM »
Sorry to miss you guys, tough logistics between baby and managing stuff for parents with dementia, downtown meeting would be nice in the evening again soon

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #626 on: June 16, 2018, 09:56:53 AM »
Thanks for the gin, poutine, and sofasurf EF! We've made it to Scarborough this morning... Been a great ride!
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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #627 on: June 17, 2018, 06:20:28 AM »
Thank you again for hosting and a great meetup.

We'll be away from Toronto for some indefinite period. Hope to catch up with you all again when back in town.

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Re: Toronto Community/Meetup Discussion Thread
« Reply #628 on: June 20, 2018, 09:45:18 PM »
Super fun time tonight.  Thank you, EF, for hosting. @avrex , thank you for sparing me the Coyote Gauntlet after imbibing.

Yes lots of fun.
Thanks ElleFiji for hosting.
It was great to see everyone.
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