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Dinner! 2013 (Part 5)

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#571 Hassouni

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 08:26 AM

Another rare foray here.


I stumbled upon organic, grass-fed ribeye for $10 for 10 oz the other day, so leapt upon it. 




Seared in cast iron with a garlic and butter baste, which was then used to sear brussels sprouts and maitake mushrooms. To the latter I applied TJ's balsamic glaze, and to the former, leftover thanksgiving gravy thinned out with some Dolin rouge.


To paraphrase the Dos Equis guy, "I don't often eat red meat, but when I do, god damn!"

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#572 Bojana

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 12:56 PM

 Tonight 55C steamed salmon with sweet and sour dried apricot sauce (with rice vinegar, mirin and cointreau), curried cauliflower puree, crispy salmon skin sprinkled with with curry, crispy fried shallots and some seeweed. I served a bowl of rice on the side. It was explosion of flavours but somehow they all worked together. 


Salmon with curried cauliflower.jpg

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#573 rotuts

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 01:36 PM

""   sweet and sour dried apricot sauce   ""


im a keen fan of dried apricots.   i grew up in Los Altos CA early on during the '50's. on 1 1/2 acre plot of apricots.  we dried many and others came in and dried the rest.


i developed a taste for the sour w a hint of sweet.   


( BTW that same plot now has at lest 10 houses on it   at a few mill a piece ! )  so ...


please point me in the direction of that Sauce.   I still get slab apricots at TJ's and dry them out further until


they are almost like delicious shoe leather.


cheers.  and Im a big fan of salmon too !

Edited by rotuts, 06 December 2013 - 01:44 PM.

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#574 judiu

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 02:37 PM

Rotus, the apricots also make a great glaze for pork, when mixed with mustard, etc.



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