[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge Turkey Day

Brian Morris cymraegish at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 17:01:57 PST 2011


O the loneliness of a vegetarian on thanksgiving.



On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> If only Noisebridge had a Raytheon Radarange, we could nuke that sucker.
> (and other things)
>
>  In 1947, Raytheon built the Radarange, the first microwave oven in the
> world. It was almost 6 feet (1.8 m) tall, weighed 750 pounds (340 kg) and
> cost close to $5,000. It was water-cooled, so also required built-in
> plumbing.
>
>
> http://listsoplenty.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Raytheon-Radarange-worlds-first-microwave-oven.jpg
>
> While the wife of Raytheons CEO used the original Radarange oven (six feet
> tall and weighing 600 lbs) in her kitchen for 30 years, everyone else
> eventually climbed on board the microwave bandwagon with increasingly
> smaller (and significantly less powerful) models; today, an estimated 90%
> of American homes have one.
>
> Forrest Flanagan said:
>
> Start thawing that turkey now if you haven't already.
>
> > Hi guys, Joergen and I went out and grabbed a 20lb Turkey this morning
> > and are putting together a basic menu plan for tomorrow which will most
> > likely consist of Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, an assortment of
> > roasted veggies, canned cranberry sauce(of course), and maybe even a
> > pumpkin pie, or maybe even two. There's plenty of oven space so if you'd
> > like to make or bring something to as well you're more than welcome to.
> > A donation of a couple bucks would be most excellent if you plan on
> > attending, though if you can't swing it please don't be discouraged from
> > making yourself a plate. Nobody should be hungry tomorrow night.
> > -Ed
>
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