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Dinner 2019

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16 hours ago, Nicolai said:

Breakfast for Dinner when your better half abandons you to have dinner with her friends.......

 

I was not too hungry and opted to have a Lebanese Manoucheh which is more of a breakfast fare and also eaten at any time of the day/night.

 

Manousheh Zaatar

Labneh

Tomatoes- Cucumbers - Black Olives and fresh plucked mint leaves

 

Simply love it........

 

 

 

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Mmmmmmm....Zaatar bread


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1 hour ago, Franci said:

Yesterday’s dinner was all done by my son. He is 12 years old. He worked so much for it, honestly it was more than edible,  after dinner he was so tired and a little unhappy on how some dishes turned out that he said he is taking a break from cooking for a while. On the menu: tea eggs, marinated cucumbers, braised lotus roots, steamed rice and cha  sao ( he didn’t want to go with my recipe and went for something he found on YouTube), just a tiny sweet 🤣

 

 

 Your son is an impressive cook at age 12!!  The tea eggs look great.  

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Mushrooms, pepperoni, home cured olives, EVOO

 

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Burger with Bearnaise, sauteed potato, beet greens

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Burgers and Bearnaise, sauteed potatoes, beet greens

 

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@robirdstx,  those ribs look incredible.  

 

I had dough in the fridge since Monday, that was intended for Pizza.

Moe wasn't that hungry tonight and just wanted a salad.

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Made Matt his favourite Greek Potato Pizza.

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17" pizza baked on stones on the grill.

 

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Rim Shot

 

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And made a focaccia with the remaining dough.  It is still in the oven. 

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5 hours ago, Kim Shook said:

Except for the whole beer thing, I believe I have a German soul.  Just freaking amazing.  

 

Happy that you enjoyed the post.

 

I am not into Beer drinker although tried to force myself and tried most types including Lager -- IPA - Guinness - German - Chezck.........and simply dislike the taste of Hops.

 

I also do not drink Whiskey or Whisky or Cognac.

 

I am more of an Armagnac and Wine person with Rum - Vodka and Tequila as chasers......And of course Sake and Arak.

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Hsiao-Ching Chou's simple stir-fried greens, a favorite recipe of mine.  Chou's family is Taiwanese but at the suggestion of a Hongkonger friend I substituted oyster sauce for soy sauce.  I think I like it even better.

 

In my youth I never would have dreamed a piece of plant and a little seasoning could have been so good.

 

 

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12 hours ago, heidih said:

@Nicolai  What kind of cheese do you think was on the spaezle  Looks so integrated   Yes walking home a must :)

 

The most common choice (and from the look of it employed here as well) would be Bergkäse (usually a harder variety, in taste and texture close to Gruyere) ...


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8 hours ago, Jacksoup said:

@Nicolai  every plate is mouthwatering, but I’m practically half German.  That cake really got my attention, any recipe?

 

Glad you like the post.

 

Recipe PM'd to you just now.


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Onion kulcha and naan, with spiced dough.

Tandoori tofu (marinated) - yogurt, cumin, chili, ginger, fenugreek. 

Carrot, coconut and paneer curry.

 

 

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As always, I'm enjoying all of the wonderful meal pictures.  I had four hours of dental surgery on Tuesday, so I'm living (eating) vicariously through you guys  :) 

 

The day before dental hell.  My last chance at steak, salad and corn for a while.

 

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After surgery....

 

What I wanted to eat:

 

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What I tried to eat:

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Last night was a bit better.  

 

I was hungry.

 

 I like to look at @Kim Shook's recipe site for ideas and had been looking at this .  I am not supposed to eat anything crunchy or any meat that shreds or really anything it seems like lol.  I changed the recipe up, but I thank Kim for inspiring me :)

 

I used corn tortillas and venison burger that I cooked with onions, de-seeded hatch chile peppers and taco seasonings.  Oh and a dash of salsa.  I opened a can of refried beans, spread some on a tortilla, spooned the meat mixture on top and then sprinkled shredded sharp cheddar.  I repeated that with another tortilla and then put one on top, spread with more salsa and some rotel cheese dip (I can't have chips but you can bet your ass I spooned that cheese right in my mouth, chip or not lol).  Baked for about 20 mins.  along with RG beans and some rice.  Ignore any green stuff on my plate.  Old habits die hard...I had forgotten that I can't eat that either.  Sigh.

 

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I am, however drinking wine.  I am not supposed to do that either due to a medication.  I don't care.  I am a rebel.

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10 hours ago, Nicolai said:

 

Happy that you enjoyed the post.

 

I am not into Beer drinker although tried to force myself and tried most types including Lager -- IPA - Guinness - German - Chezck.........and simply dislike the taste of Hops.

 

I also do not drink Whiskey or Whisky or Cognac.

 

I am more of an Armagnac and Wine person with Rum - Vodka and Tequila as chasers......And of course Sake and Arak.

This could be me.  I don't like any of the dark liquors.  I've always felt that I don't really fully qualify as a Southern girl because I don't drink bourbon.  I always thought I didn't like sweet potatoes until I became an adult and tasted someone's other than my family's.  It turns out everyone in my family puts bourbon in their sweet potatoes.  I love sweet potatoes - I just don't like bourbon! 😄

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This recipe   for 1770 House Meatloaf arrived in my inbox this morning.

As I've mentioned before, I love just about anything Ina Garten does (except she uses too much lemon for my tastes).

I plan to resize the quantity to half and mix this up this weekend.

I love meatloaf and especially made into sandwiches.

 

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1 hour ago, Kim Shook said:

This could be me.  I don't like any of the dark liquors.  I've always felt that I don't really fully qualify as a Southern girl because I don't drink bourbon.  I always thought I didn't like sweet potatoes until I became an adult and tasted someone's other than my family's.  It turns out everyone in my family puts bourbon in their sweet potatoes.  I love sweet potatoes - I just don't like bourbon! 😄

 

Whatttttt! They put Bourbon in sweet potatoes!!!!!!!!

 

No way.

 

Try this recipe:

Soft boil or roast 750 g cubes sweet potatoes and dress with:

I tbsp Honey - 2 tbsp Lemon juice - 2 tbsp EVOO - 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard - S&P

 

and enjoy your salad......

 

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2 hours ago, Nicolai said:

 

Whatttttt! They put Bourbon in sweet potatoes!!!!!!!!

 

No way.

 

 

It's a very common recipe in the American south.  If you Google "sweet potatoes with..." the first thing that comes up is "bourbon".  Or maybe that's just south of the Mason-Dixon Line 😄.

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Fuyu and sweet lime, purslane salad,  tangerine juice/EVOO/cumin dressing.

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Beef and onion Shanghai noodles.

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More local fish

 

Wahoo with brussels  and potatoes

 

 

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Arugula and Reggiano with Balsamic Vinegar.   Porterhouse with pan sauce (beef juices, butter, red wine) and Potatoes Au Gratin.   Way rich of a meal.

 

 

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Oven baked herbed chicken breast over saffron rice with sides of roasted hatch chiles and slow-sauteed purple carrots.

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Tonight's bread.  Unashamedly served with Lady Alice apple and half a pound of the world's best cheese.

 

 

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31 minutes ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

half a pound of the world's best cheese

 

Your bread looks great, but if I eat that much Roquefort I prefer to have a big steak under it ...


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4 minutes ago, Duvel said:

 

Your brrad looks great, but if I eat that much Roquefort I prefer to have a big steak under it ...

 

Bear with me.  I just received an amazon order of dry aged ribeye.  And who said anything about Roquefort?

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

And who said anything about Roquefort?

You did!  You said “the world’s best cheese” and to some that is definitely Roquefort. 

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