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Default Byerly's Wild Rice Soup

On 2014-12-17 20:21:27 +0000, Julie Bove said:

> "Brooklyn1" > wrote in message
> ...
>> On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:09:21 -0600, Sqwertz >
>> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:46:45 -0800, Oregonian Haruspex wrote:
>>>> She took the photo last night so here we go!
>>> See how that's written? "2 cups COOKED wild rice".
>>> That recipe was written correctly. But as it gets poassed through the
>>> grapevine it's gets all mangled by idiots. That's a real peeve of
>>> mine (can you tell?).

>> "2 cups COOKED wild rice" means exactly the same as "2 cups wild rice,
>> cooked". Like most people the dwarf hasn't a clue about comma usage.
>> Truth is either is culinarily incorrect, wild rice is best cooked in
>> the soup... but first I toast wild rice in a dry pan.

> No it doesn't, Sheldon. Go back to cooking 101.

Please tell me the difference between these then:

1 medium chopped onion

1 medium onion, chopped

Most people would agree that they are identical in meaning. One has to
also penetrate into the meaning of a recipe in order to be successful.
Some recipes lack certain information that is vital, others advocate
treatments that would result in underdone, overdone, flavorless, or
overly-seasoned food. Sometimes this isn't even the fault of the
recipe writer. A recipe written in Denver could easily fail at sea