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heidih

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  1. heidih

    Lunch! What'd ya have? (2018)

    @Anna N It has been eons but I once used Spam successfully while at a vacation rental with hungry males. The stovetop was iffy and the oven a joke so the BBQ grill was my cooking area. I picked up a can and sliced and grilled it for breakfast. It rendered fat and got nicely sorta crispy on the edges. Now I am almost thinking of picking up a can. They have low salt and other versions now!
  2. ' On the sauce gun - !!! - one more thing to clean. On the fly killer - we had fun with this one (no salt; just swats) years ago https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/bass-pro-shops-flyshooter-the-original-bug-gun
  3. heidih

    Moon Cakes

    We so need a feild trip to your place!
  4. heidih

    Moon Cakes

    Ah ok so I vote for the light wash. "Espresso candied kumquat" certainly intrigues Did you play with that flavor combo at the Curious Kumquat?
  5. heidih

    Moon Cakes

    Assuming ones on the right are the lighter wash. I must admit that although the pattern is more defined, the glossier splotchier ones on the left appeal more. I think because that is what I am accustomed to. What fillings this time?
  6. David Lebovitz's blog ost this week about "The Gourmands' Way" intrigued me. Any comments if you've read it? https://www.amazon.com/Gourmands-Way-Americans-Paris-Gastronomy/dp/0374103151/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=sl1&tag=davidleboviswebs&linkId=a86328c34acc356e37107718147e4c4a&language=en_US https://www.davidlebovitz.com/plum-flaugnarde-clafoutis-custard-french-prune/
  7. heidih

    Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    I picked up some Tony Chachere Cajun seasoning a while back at the dollar store and found it not overly salty yet flavorful. https://www.target.com/p/tony-chachere-s-174-creole-seasoning-8oz/-/A-15225940?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&CPNG=PLA_Grocery+Essentials+Shopping&adgroup=SC_Grocery&LID=700000001170770pgs&network=g&device=c&location=9031078&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3o_jspO33QIVj8DACh1UEQgNEAQYASABEgKvDfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
  8. heidih

    Breakfast! 2018

    @blue_dolphin We think you can't keep using the generic toast term as your bread is so key. More details please
  9. Is it perhaps the cooking method with paella having the wide open pan, crispy bottom that evokes a Persian Tahdig and the Arroz more pilaf style?
  10. heidih

    Lunch! What'd ya have? (2018)

    I was going to say my idea of Japanese potato salad (via Hawaii) has ham and is creamier. My friend from Yokohama apologied when she served it thinking I was wedded to "American style". She soon learned I was culturally omnivorous
  11. heidih

    Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    When I see that (word escapes me) bloom? white? on the grapes I anticipate good flavor. Great stuff y'all are posting from your trip.
  12. heidih

    Chocdoc Does Dallas

    Can someone please just crown Kerry the Queen of Adapability? Don't think there are any close contenders
  13. heidih

    Favorite Food Quotes

    Oh chldren! (well males but you did not read this...) I also have fond pickle jar (barrel) memories. We'd walk around for hours nibbling.
  14. heidih

    Cooking from Dining In by Alison Roman

    @weinoo pwehaps if it had been chicken with chickpeas it would have been better
  15. heidih

    Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Yes all enticing and now I just did a head thump as to what I needed from the Persian market which we failed to stop at - pom molasses!
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