[Ads-l] You put your foot in it - excellent food

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 10 12:14:01 EST 2021


NYTimes magazine article on a chicken and rice recipe made with as a
collaboration with a chef and formerly incarcerated gentleman. Ends with
the dish served to a friend, who exclaims, after “clearing” his plate -
“You put your foot in it!”

I found: “ You've stumpd [sic?] your toe in this" or "You stuck your thumb
in this" are the ones I'm most familiar with being from the south. These
two can refer to a range of expression from being too sweet or
complementing the chef(cook) on his mastery, in my experience.
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Andy Bach
Afbach at gmail.com
Not at my desk

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