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Ann_T

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  1. Ann_T

    Breakfast 2021

    The Pickle Barrel was a Jewish Deli. Not sure who Norman was, but if I had to guess it was probably someone that worked at the restaurant at some point and the sandwich, not the tuna was named after him.
  2. Ann_T

    Breakfast 2021

    Made my favourite tuna sandwich for us both this morning for a late breakfast. The Pickle Barrel restaurant in Toronto called this their Norman Tuna Sandwich. Served on pumpernickel with sliced onion and tomato.
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    Breakfast 2021

    Moe was scrolling through FB early this morning and saw a post about Chicken Fingers. Lucky for him, I had a couple of chicken breasts that had been destined for dinner that became breakfast. Marinated in yogurt with fresh garlic. Flour seasoned with salt, pepper and half a cup of fresh breadcrumbs. Oh and he also wanted french fries.
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    Dinner 2021

    @Kim Shook I just winged it. So no real recipe. Sauted in butter, shallots, garlic, a little sausage meat, finely chopped mushrooms, fresh bread crumbs, chopped parsley, salt, pepper and seasoned with rubbed sage. Pounded out the veal cutlets, seasoned with salt, pepper and brushed with a little Dijon mustard, spread with filling and rolled. Browned in a little butter. Removed from the pan and made a sauce by sauteing sliced mushrooms, a minced garlic clove, added flour, cooked a couple of minutes, added chicken broth, salt, pepper and put the veal back in the sauce, covered and simmer
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    Breakfast 2021

    Chicken Vegetable Rice soup with toasted homemade baguette. Simmered a pot of chicken broth Tuesday, overnight, and then refrigerated all day Wednesday. Scooped off the fat and made a pot of soup before bed last night. Moe had a bowl for breakfast and I'm taking soup to work for lunch.
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    Breakfast 2021

    Saw the recipe for these Salted Caramel Butter Bars on FB last weekend and had a craving since. The recipe calls for caramel candies but I made my homemade caramel sauce. Baked last night and cut this morning to have with a cappuccino.
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    Dinner 2021

    This was either a late lunch or an early dinner. Stuffed veal rolls in a mushroom sauce served over wide noodles.
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    Dinner 2021

    @Shelby, great looking loaves. Lovely crust. Wing and Caesar Salad Night. Moe's favourite salad and one I have been making for him for almost 42 years. Dressing starts with a Coddled egg. I almost always make the dressing in this little wooden salad bowl. Was part of a set that had been a wedding gift, but the other bowls are long gone. Wings were Lemon, Sea Salt, Black Pepper and garlic.
  9. Ann_T

    Dinner 2021

    Friday night's dinner. Green Curry Chicken. Last night's - Fresh Halibut Served with just fried potatoes.
  10. Sourdough Boule baked in a Dutch Oven. Haven't made a pure sourdough loaf in a while. Mostly because I prefer the flavour of bread with the combination of a small amount of starter with a very small amount (1gram) of yeast. But every so often I make a straight up sourdough. So Monday, I fed my starter and used 70g of the discard in a 500g batch and left it in the fridge for a 50 hour fermentation. Sliced this morning. I love being able to bake a loaf of bread with wild yeast that I "grew" myself. And both Moe and Matt love sourdough.
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    Dinner 2021

    Moe's Diner!!! Blue Plate Special - Roast Chicken dinner.
  12. Ann_T

    Breakfast 2021

    Baked Crusty Rolls instead of baguettes last night for ham sandwiches using some of the leftover ham.
  13. Last night's bake. Made Crusty rolls instead of baguettes. Same day bake. 500g flour with 50g of discard and 1g of yeast. Sliced this morning for sandwiches.
  14. Ann_T

    Breakfast 2021

    @Kim Shook, those look good. I would happily eat those for breakfast. Bought a double smoked ham and roasted it yesterday. Ham dinner for breakfast.
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    Breakfast 2021

    @lemniscate, I froze four unbaked.
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    Breakfast 2021

    At 5:00 AM this morning, I decided to make Apple Turnovers. Moe wanted something sweet. Made a "quick" version of puff pastry and got into the fridge. Then started on the apples, cut up and simmered in butter, sugar (white and brown), a little fresh squeezed lemon juice, pinch of salt, and cinnamon. Cooked until caramelized and then into the freezer for a quick cool. Rolled out half of the puff pastry, cut into four 6" squares, filled with an 1/8th of the apples. brushed turnovers with milk and sprinkled with a little sugar and baked. Drizzled with a brown butter gla
  17. Ann_T

    Dinner 2021

    Pizza night here too. Sourdough was made on Monday and left in the fridge until this afternoon. Pepperoni and Mushroom.
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    Dinner 2021

    Dinner served for breakfast. Chinese fried green beans with chicken, ginger, garlic, onions, thai chili peppers in a fermented black bean and black pepper sauce.
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    Breakfast 2021

    Thank you@blue_dolphin. A keeper. I made your scones today. Made them the same way minus the bacon. I was going to make Moe a back bacon and egg sandwich but he decided he just wanted the bacon. I made seven and we both ate one with just butter while the other batch was cooking. Forgot to get a pic of his sandwich. There are just three left. Will definitely make again.
  20. Made three batches of dough this morning. All with 500g of flour, 50g of starter and 1 gram of yeast, 16g of salt. At 72% hydration. Two were identical and the third I added Kalamata olives during the stretch and folds. After the final stretch and fold, one batch went into the fridge and is destined for pizza and the other two were left out on the counter to rise. Baked late this afternoon, six baguettes and the olive bread baked in a DO. Sliced the Olive bread while still slightly warm. Couldn't resists.
  21. Ann_T

    Breakfast 2021

    @CantCookStillTry now that is a baguette. Made Moe Chicken stew and dumplings for breakfast.
  22. Ann_T

    Dinner 2021

    Inspired by @Kim Shook, I stopped on the way to work and picked up a Rotisserie chicken and made hot chicken sandwiches for dinner tonight. Added the drippings from the container to a skillet and cooked until they browned. Added a little butter and made a roux. Added chicken broth and seasoned with salt, pepper and rubbed sage. Made enough gravy for two open faced hot sandwiches. Served with twice fried fries and canned peas.
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    Dinner 2021

    @Kim Shook, thanks for the inspiration. I'm working today and Moe needs soft food for another day or two, so I think on my way to work I'll pick up a rotisserie chicken, one with enough drippings to make gravy and make hot chicken sandwiches for dinner. Last night's dinner spaghetti with my favourite Pork, garlic and fresh basil meatballs.
  24. Ann_T

    Breakfast 2021

    So many wonderful looking meals and photos on this page. Had to go into Victoria yesterday morning because Moe was having some dental surgery. I was sure he wouldn`t be able to each much after or would even feel like eating so I made him a good breakfast. Leftover roast sirloin sandwich on homemade baguette. With horseradish sauce. He will be on soft foods for the next few days so today`s breakfast is going to be oatmeal.
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    Dinner 2021

    Roast Top Sirloin. Tuesday night`s dinner.
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