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2012-06-16 04:12:28 PM  
Then
 
2012-06-16 04:12:32 PM  
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Heard she likes em extra sloppy.
 
2012-06-16 04:31:22 PM  
You do the school lunch pokey and you get to watch them pout, that's what it's all about.
 
2012-06-16 04:36:04 PM  
You can't have any pudding if you don't eat your meat.
 
2012-06-16 05:08:01 PM  
About the only thing that sounds even more unappetizing than English food has got to be English school food.
 
2012-06-16 05:27:40 PM  

CommieTaoist: About the only thing that sounds even more unappetizing than English food has got to be English school food.


Eh, some of the meals looked decent, but they could have done a much better job with portioning.
 
2012-06-16 05:38:03 PM  

CommieTaoist: About the only thing that sounds even more unappetizing than English food has got to be English school food.


Eh. 9 year olds really don't need haute cuisine.
 
2012-06-16 05:43:44 PM  

downstairs: CommieTaoist: About the only thing that sounds even more unappetizing than English food has got to be English school food.

Eh. 9 year olds really don't need haute cuisine.


If you read the girl's blog you'll see that she isn't asking for haute cuisine, but things like more fruits and vegetables. In fact, the school was supposed to inform the students that they could have as much fruit, salad and bread as they wanted and they didn't do that until this girl's blog. Lately she's been giving higher ratings to the school lunches because the school has made an effort to improve the meals they offer.
 
2012-06-16 06:03:22 PM  
What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

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2012-06-16 06:30:41 PM  
Kid should be glad she wasn't in grade school back when I was. We had wonderful offerings like(and yes, these were the actual names of the items printed in the local paper):

Flying Saucers...warm slice of bologna, ice cream scoop of mashed potatoes on top and covered with a watery, runny cheese-flavored sauce.

Beans and Meat...red beans with ground mystery meat(most likely venison that had been donated to the school system).

My personal un-favorite was Navy bean day. Bland, unseasoned navy beans, sawdust-like, flavorless cornbread, canned spinach and a box of raisins for dessert. The only time that was good was when a kid named Dennis hollowed out his cornbread and stuffed it full of beans, spinach and raisins only to have Mr. Dunn make him take a bite of it. That was pure comedy to a bunch of fourth graders.
 
2012-06-16 06:34:42 PM  

Man On A Mission: What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

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And what's the deal with serving corn on the side of a slice of pizza? It's like every school in the 1970s and 1980s served that exact same thing. Was it supposed to make the meal healthier or something? Grade school seems to be the only place I've ever had pizza with a side of corn.
 
2012-06-16 06:36:14 PM  

Man On A Mission: What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

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Oh God. It's been 15 years and I still wake up screaming thinking about that "pizza".
 
2012-06-16 07:22:59 PM  

PacManDreaming: Kid should be glad she wasn't in grade school back when I was. We had wonderful offerings like(and yes, these were the actual names of the items printed in the local paper):

Flying Saucers...warm slice of bologna, ice cream scoop of mashed potatoes on top and covered with a watery, runny cheese-flavored sauce.

Beans and Meat...red beans with ground mystery meat(most likely venison that had been donated to the school system).

My personal un-favorite was Navy bean day. Bland, unseasoned navy beans, sawdust-like, flavorless cornbread, canned spinach and a box of raisins for dessert. The only time that was good was when a kid named Dennis hollowed out his cornbread and stuffed it full of beans, spinach and raisins only to have Mr. Dunn make him take a bite of it. That was pure comedy to a bunch of fourth graders.


Our high school had a variation on the Flying Saucers that was dubbed Bologna Boats.

A slice of fried bologna (the edges curled up while it was frying), topped with mashed potatoes and melted cheese.
 
2012-06-16 07:41:43 PM  
I hope the next meal she photographs is a taco.
 
2012-06-16 07:42:44 PM  

PacManDreaming: Man On A Mission: What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

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And what's the deal with serving corn on the side of a slice of pizza? It's like every school in the 1970s and 1980s served that exact same thing. Was it supposed to make the meal healthier or something? Grade school seems to be the only place I've ever had pizza with a side of corn.


The law requires lunches to include some sort of vegetable. That's apparently the least offensive vegetable you can get to go with Pizza. Fortunately when I was in school we got to choose what we put on our trays, which made a lot more sense then throwing out tons of perfectly good food because you tried to force kids to eat it.

Also I haven't had one of those school pizzas in over, well more years than I want to admit. I wonder if you can order them online somewhere. I don't know why I even want one but there is something about them, maybe those little seed things they put on them.
 
2012-06-16 07:45:17 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: I hope the next meal she photographs is a taco.


Dude....
 
2012-06-16 07:45:53 PM  
She wasn't in trouble for blogging about it, it's that she was only interested in photographing the desserts.

How can you photograph your pudding, if you don't photograph your meat?
 
2012-06-16 07:47:55 PM  
It's only fun to take pictures of Asians who are taking pictures of food

Link
 
2012-06-16 07:48:10 PM  
I see your school lunch, and raise you Navy chow when supplies are running low or the cooks are feeling lazy.

My favorite: Spaghetti with 'meat sauce' that consisted of leftover sliders (hamburgers) from lunch pulled apart in large chunks and tossed into the sauce. WITHOUT DRAINING THE GREASE.

Ship rocks to port, the grease on your tray slid to port...etc...
 
2012-06-16 07:49:35 PM  
The council complained of "unwarranted attacks on its schools catering service" and said the blog "misrepresented the options and choices available to pupils."

Gee, that's sad.

So would it be warranted if I asked them to properly represent the options and choices available, or would that be seen as unfair as well?
 
2012-06-16 07:49:51 PM  
Those square school pizzas are actually made by Tony's, and you can indeed buy them. Usually you have to get them by the case from a food distributor, but Schwan's also sell them. The little seeds on them are called Fennel seeds.

www.mccormickgourmet.com
 
2012-06-16 07:53:38 PM  

Hand Banana: The law requires lunches to include some sort of vegetable. That's apparently the least offensive vegetable you can get to go with Pizza. Fortunately when I was in school we got to choose what we put on our trays, which made a lot more sense then throwing out tons of perfectly good food because you tried to force kids to eat it.

Also I haven't had one of those school pizzas in over, well more years than I want to admit. I wonder if you can order them online somewhere. I don't know why I even want one but there is something about them, maybe those little seed things they put on them.


Yeah, when I was in school, you had only two choices about what you ate...bring lunch from home or eat whatever the school was serving. And you only had one choice of entree and sides at school. Only when we got to junior high did we have more than one entree choice.

Those seeds you're talking about are caraway seeds.
 
2012-06-16 07:55:51 PM  

Skyfrog: Those square school pizzas are actually made by Tony's, and you can indeed buy them. Usually you have to get them by the case from a food distributor, but Schwan's also sell them. The little seeds on them are called Fennel seeds.

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Those look disturbingly like caroway seeds, and have no business being on my pizza!

/ still have bad memories of public school cafeteria food
 
2012-06-16 07:56:44 PM  

Man On A Mission: What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

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That's quite a side of corn there!

I like how the fruit is in a little plastic cup. Because it's too damn hard to cut up fruit, I guess.
 
2012-06-16 07:56:51 PM  

Forbidden Doughnut: Those look disturbingly like caroway seeds,


Same thing.
 
2012-06-16 07:57:07 PM  

Skyfrog: Those square school pizzas are actually made by Tony's, and you can indeed buy them. Usually you have to get them by the case from a food distributor, but Schwan's also sell them. The little seeds on them are called Fennel seeds.

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Fennel on pizza, interesting. I've never had these pizzas (or any school prepared lunch; they were never offered) but I might try some fennel on pizza. Was it used to trick people into thinking there was italian sausage in them?
 
2012-06-16 07:57:46 PM  

PacManDreaming: Those seeds you're talking about are caraway seeds.


www.mccormickgourmet.com

Ah, you may be right. I've heard people say they are fennel, and some say anise. They all seem to look alike.
 
2012-06-16 07:59:32 PM  

styckx: Smeggy Smurf: I hope the next meal she photographs is a taco.

Dude....


It's okay. She's obviously so disillusioned at the tyrannical way the school is treating her, she'll probably be a prostitute in 5 years.
 
2012-06-16 08:01:19 PM  
Someone should... nevermind.
 
2012-06-16 08:01:44 PM  

Skyfrog: PacManDreaming: Those seeds you're talking about are caraway seeds.



Ah, you may be right. I've heard people say they are fennel, and some say anise. They all seem to look alike.


Those aren't seeds boys...
 
2012-06-16 08:02:03 PM  
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2012-06-16 08:04:45 PM  
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These are definitely what I remember, they're good too. I think they were actually used in the sausage.
 
2012-06-16 08:05:20 PM  

Hand Banana: PacManDreaming: Man On A Mission: What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

[fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net image 640x458]

And what's the deal with serving corn on the side of a slice of pizza? It's like every school in the 1970s and 1980s served that exact same thing. Was it supposed to make the meal healthier or something? Grade school seems to be the only place I've ever had pizza with a side of corn.

The law requires lunches to include some sort of vegetable. That's apparently the least offensive vegetable you can get to go with Pizza. Fortunately when I was in school we got to choose what we put on our trays, which made a lot more sense then throwing out tons of perfectly good food because you tried to force kids to eat it.

Also I haven't had one of those school pizzas in over, well more years than I want to admit. I wonder if you can order them online somewhere. I don't know why I even want one but there is something about them, maybe those little seed things they put on them.


If you really want that exact meal (or something really, sinfully close to it), then just pick up the Banquet pizza frozen tv dinner. It is school lunch pizza. It is corn. It is awful. But it's only $1 in most places.
 
2012-06-16 08:05:57 PM  
I'm surprised this thread has gotten this long without someone pointing out that she's not an English schoolgirl, but a Scot.
 
2012-06-16 08:06:28 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: I hope the next meal she photographs is a taco.


extras.mnginteractive.com

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2012-06-16 08:07:41 PM  
Most likely should be fennel, as that is one of the main spices in Italian Sausage. Caraway is most often found in Kraut... a completely different axis power.
 
2012-06-16 08:07:58 PM  
Not English. Scottish.
 
2012-06-16 08:09:31 PM  

Hand Banana: [upload.wikimedia.org image 220x165]

These are definitely what I remember, they're good too. I think they were actually used in the sausage.


Skyfrog: PacManDreaming: Those seeds you're talking about are caraway seeds.

[www.mccormickgourmet.com image 345x345]

Ah, you may be right. I've heard people say they are fennel, and some say anise. They all seem to look alike.


Yes, caraway seeds are in Italian sausage. I loathe them. One always gets stuck in my teeth in some really hard to get soy.

And the article is a non- issue. Someone overstepped their bounds, the boss reversed the decision. All is well.
 
2012-06-16 08:09:49 PM  

BesiktasBoy83: Not English. Scottish.


This.
 
2012-06-16 08:10:32 PM  

Hand Banana: PacManDreaming: Man On A Mission: What school lunches are supposed to look like, by god!

[fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net image 640x458]

And what's the deal with serving corn on the side of a slice of pizza? It's like every school in the 1970s and 1980s served that exact same thing. Was it supposed to make the meal healthier or something? Grade school seems to be the only place I've ever had pizza with a side of corn.

The law requires lunches to include some sort of vegetable. That's apparently the least offensive vegetable you can get to go with Pizza. Fortunately when I was in school we got to choose what we put on our trays, which made a lot more sense then throwing out tons of perfectly good food because you tried to force kids to eat it.

Also I haven't had one of those school pizzas in over, well more years than I want to admit. I wonder if you can order them online somewhere. I don't know why I even want one but there is something about them, maybe those little seed things they put on them.


Ah America, where corn and potatoes are vegetables.
 
2012-06-16 08:11:31 PM  
English, Scottish, same thing.

/ducks for cover
 
2012-06-16 08:11:55 PM  
www.mccormickgourmet.com

SEED THREAD!!

No? Ok. Sorry. Bye.
 
2012-06-16 08:13:33 PM  

farkingismybusiness: [profile.ak.fbcdn.net image 200x223]
Heard she likes em extra sloppy.


Beat me to it, awesome!
 
2012-06-16 08:16:17 PM  
Further research tells me fennel and caraway can be in Italian sausage, and often confused with each other.

And this sums my feelings up pretty well

Link
 
2012-06-16 08:16:40 PM  

Gleeman: I see your school lunch, and raise you Navy chow when supplies are running low or the cooks are feeling lazy.

My favorite: Spaghetti with 'meat sauce' that consisted of leftover sliders (hamburgers) from lunch pulled apart in large chunks and tossed into the sauce. WITHOUT DRAINING THE GREASE.

Ship rocks to port, the grease on your tray slid to port...etc...


CSB first hand account: Wendy's chili is made from the meat of leftover unsold hamburgers. Not that I ever had/have a problem with making it of eating it.

/if you see someone eating at a fast food restaurant where they work, chances are you're safe.
 
2012-06-16 08:18:00 PM  

bugmn99: [www.mccormickgourmet.com image 345x345]

SEED THREAD!!

i50.tinypic.com
 
2012-06-16 08:21:15 PM  

CruJones: Hand Banana: [upload.wikimedia.org image 220x165]

These are definitely what I remember, they're good too. I think they were actually used in the sausage.

Skyfrog: PacManDreaming: Those seeds you're talking about are caraway seeds.

[www.mccormickgourmet.com image 345x345]

Ah, you may be right. I've heard people say they are fennel, and some say anise. They all seem to look alike.

Yes, caraway seeds are in Italian sausage. I loathe them. One always gets stuck in my teeth in some really hard to get soy.

And the article is a non- issue. Someone overstepped their bounds, the boss reversed the decision. All is well.


Nope. If you don't believe my post earlier, check out the first ingredient: Link
 
2012-06-16 08:21:25 PM  

styckx: Smeggy Smurf: I hope the next meal she photographs is a taco.

Dude....


What? A well made taco is a thing of beauty.

jauntmagazine.files.wordpress.com

Oh you thought... you sick bastard. Go have a seat over there.
 
2012-06-16 08:22:15 PM  

CruJones: Hand Banana: [upload.wikimedia.org image 220x165]

These are definitely what I remember, they're good too. I think they were actually used in the sausage.

Skyfrog: PacManDreaming: Those seeds you're talking about are caraway seeds.

[www.mccormickgourmet.com image 345x345]

Ah, you may be right. I've heard people say they are fennel, and some say anise. They all seem to look alike.

Yes, caraway seeds are in Italian sausage. I loathe them. One always gets stuck in my teeth in some really hard to get soy.

And the article is a non- issue. Someone overstepped their bounds, the boss reversed the decision. All is well.


She wasn't just blogging to bring awareness to the quality of her school's lunch, but she also had a link in her blog for a charity called Mary's Meals. They're an organization that sets up school lunch programs in third world countries. Martha (blogger) had already donated money to the charity and inlcuded the link in her blog to encourage more donations to this worthy cause.

She was more upset about the latter than anything else.
 
2012-06-16 08:23:11 PM  
Wait. English or Scottish? Make up your minds.
 
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