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Question, When is a cauliflower like a leek?

(15 Posts)
phoenix Wed 01-Apr-20 15:22:24

Answer, it's not.confused

merlotgran Wed 01-Apr-20 15:26:56

When it's in a delicious cheese sauce!

Gemini17892 Wed 01-Apr-20 15:30:41

Oh ‘eck , what is going on in Phoenix Towers ?
Has Mr P been shopping again ?

CherryCezzy Wed 01-Apr-20 15:37:17

Not even from the same 'family' grin but the two are good together!

Callistemon Wed 01-Apr-20 15:42:39

Ah, my cauliflower and/or cabbage turned onto a leek.

We had it last night in a kind of leek and potato boulangère (excuse the quasi French) topped with thick bacon. Delicious.

Callistemon Wed 01-Apr-20 15:43:59

turned into

I am either a rubbish typist, my fingers are fat or it's bloomin' autocorrect!
Probably all three

Eglantine21 Wed 01-Apr-20 15:44:36

Nor is a lemon sponge cake like 2 whole lemons.

I think the farm shop knows me better than I know myself.....

NotAGran55 Wed 01-Apr-20 15:54:44

Leave it on the door step and wait .....

phoenix Wed 01-Apr-20 16:11:36

Got it in one, Gemini!

I wanted leeks for a chicken & leek bake, but as the chicken is still in the freezer, and I didn't need it just yet, himself buying a cauliflower when no leeks were available is no great problem! grin

phoenix Wed 01-Apr-20 16:32:21

Eglantine that is the best substitution yet!

SalsaQueen Wed 01-Apr-20 16:35:13

Phoenix At least he's trying to help....smile. My husband has been at home for 2 weeks now - in that time he's cut the grass, driven to the corner shop twice, and that's it. He's currently asleep angry and snoring.

phoenix Wed 01-Apr-20 19:54:37

Oh SalsaQueen I have seen your thread, and posted on it!

Mr P is a jolly good chap, yes, he's not perfect and has quite a few "things" that make me angry But as I'm on lockdown, he has taken over the shopping. Ok, he gets things wrong, but I do appreciate the fact that he does it.

Now, if we could just overcome the little things, "this is a bin, you put things in it" plus "socks left on the floor are seen as toys by your cat".

You know, the one that still insists on a litter tray, even though she's 3 and goes outside to play whenever it suits her, but dashes inside when she needs to use her (as you call it) "potty"

Yes, the litter tray/potty that you have NEVER changed or emptied, because although you are more than happy (delighted even!) to deal with an overflowing drain with turds and tampons bobbing around, but ask you to deal with a coughed up furball, or cat vomit or change the damn litter tray, and you are marked absent!

There was even the time when we had friends staying, and the (elderly) cat had pooed on the hall rug.

Rather than "deal" with it, ( from memory it was quite firm, would have been easily dealt with with a bit of loo roll and flushed away) you decided to stick a post it note to the hall table, saying "Cat Poo! Beware!" with a helpful arrow.

So sorry, I digressed, back in the room now............

phoenix Wed 01-Apr-20 21:19:06

Goodness knows!

Gemini17892 Fri 03-Apr-20 11:20:28

Phoenix, I have my own Mr P at Gemini Towers so I totally geddit 😄
We have started watching Jamie at 5.30 in the afternoon where he’s giving hints on substitutions. He actually did cauli including all the throwaway bits I usually avoid. Mebbe Mr P is a fan ?

Puzzled Sun 24-May-20 17:51:53

Subtle way of being fired from shopping duties?

Some husbands do FAR worse things than buying the wrong greengrocery, at least in the eyes of their wives.