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Forum: What's Cooking Forum 12-04-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 461
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What Are We Eating Sunday December 1 > Saturday December 7

heehee. I managed to snarf a 9.xx turkey - so we had dinner, turkey-bean soup, sandwiches one lunch. there's a leg left that may wind up making the pup happy....


too many turkey leftovers is...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 12-03-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 461
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What Are We Eating Sunday December 1 > Saturday December 7

Beef Wellington - long time no done.... this is half a tenderloin.
it's strictly a DIY dish as DW does not do the liver pate 'wrap'
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it was very tender - DW says to nix the Christmas Prime...
Forum: What To Do With These Ingredients Forum 12-01-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Extra garlic

you're playing with botulism. it can kill. details matter.
botulism requires a non acid pH range, the absence of oxygen, a smidge of water, and the right temps. the temp range is very wide,...
Forum: General Cooking Forum 11-28-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Happy to All!


this will be our first 2 person Thanksgiving since 1973.
one vacationing in Portugal on a wine&oil tour
one doing the inlaws

one stuck out west on a job
and the rest...
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-25-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Note from the SuperVisor of Leaf Collection

yesterday morn when it was snowing and leaving all at the same time, he wanted out in the side yard - where the deer come thru.... he likes to sing to them.

took a look later.

he was curled up...
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-24-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Note from the SuperVisor of Leaf Collection

this AM we have leaves and snow coming down simultaneously.
messy, veddy messy . . .
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 11-23-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 784
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 11/17/2019 to Saturday 11/23/2019?

late breakfast - had to bake it first!
schmeared with strawberry cream cheese....
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Forum: Soups Forum 11-20-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Creamy Scallop Soup

I forget exactly what the dish was - a cream something - but it called for flour and heavy cream. I whisked the flour into the cold heavy cream - it thickened noticeable and creating the lumpless...
Forum: General Cooking Forum 11-18-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: 2019 Thanksgiving Menu

today while shopping, perused the Butterball turkeys on the way to thinking about one for Thanksgiving....


nothing but big turkeys - $70 for a turkey.... ah, gotta' work on this one a bit....
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 11-15-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 864
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 11/10/2019 to Saturday 11/16/2019?

this is titled Slab Apple Cake. kind of an open face Apple strudel...
I used puff pastry rolled out veddy thin; pre-baked about 50% then filled.
- four apples/sugar/cin - 'icing' is 115g of 10x...
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-12-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By ChowderMan
Note from the SuperVisor of Leaf Collection

" . . . you missed one."


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Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-10-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: November 1975

they use Flash Video format - .flv
what browser are you using?

cell phone browsers may not support it without some extra effort / app - protecting you against excessive data usage...
Forum: Vegetables Forum 11-10-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Brussels Sprouts, Roasted on the Stalk

tried it once long time ago - I'm with you - I much prefer them off the stalk.
they do keep fresher on the stalk - so I only snap off what I'm going to cook.
cutting through the stalk can be,...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 11-09-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,148
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 11/3/2019 to Saturday 11/9/2019?

re: food waste
somebody needs to tell the supermarkets about this.
they've done away with small jars / packages

they've upped one pound packages of ground beef to 1.13 pounds
our local Giant...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 11-08-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,148
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 11/3/2019 to Saturday 11/9/2019?

flat iron - which I cleverly hid under a mini-mountain of shiitake&onion....

seared off & racked for oven finish
p.s. the Darto pan is da' bomb for this kind of stuff!
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had to pop some...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 11-07-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,148
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 11/3/2019 to Saturday 11/9/2019?

glad you liked it! I like to do really thick slices - like 3/4" when the garden is making 'the real thing'

fishmonger had some near still swimming walleye - done up with a saltine&seasoning mini...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 11-06-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,148
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 11/3/2019 to Saturday 11/9/2019?

scratch mac&cheese with pan steamed fresh spinach in fried onion&mushroom with a generous splash of balsamic


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Forum: In Search Of .... 11-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What's a good cheese for tossed salad?

aside from the usual cheddar - which can be cubed, julienne or (large) grated

cubed:
Butterkase Boars Head
Cheese, Fontina
Cheese, Muenster
Mozzarella Fresh Galbani

julienned:
swiss
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: smartphone-GPS holder

frequently the display shows which lane you should be in, for example - or shows which 'path' to follow in convoluted intersections, etc.
even on longer stretches mine shows a left/right arrow and...
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-03-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: smartphone-GPS holder

the idea is the same - put the display where you can see it without abandoning the "just drive" bit....
had a suction cup thingie for the phone pre-Bluetooth hands free. plug in mic/ear piece. the...
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-03-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: Restaurant servers and specials

yeah - when a place has two specials the "Let me tell you . . ." approach works okay, but the 10 minute oral menu thing is not realistic.
I usually wait until they're done and then do a "Could you...
Forum: Chit Chat From the Pot Rack Forum 11-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By ChowderMan
smartphone-GPS holder

once upon a trip I was using my cell phone as a (rental car) GPS.
balancing it on my lap, falling down, etc.
ran across this -
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$10 or so...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 10-31-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,198
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 10/27/2019 to Saturday 11/2/2019?

almost. I agree - like what could possibly go wrong.... but it did.
we eat enough acorn squash that 'try try try again' isn't an issue.

I'm wondering if a long 'soak' prior to baking would...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 10-30-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: oh-oh, he's at it again.....

last I added it up, the ingredients set me back about $40 - not counting the 'overage' you have to buy - i.e. big box of X for the 1/2 cup needed kind of thing.
however, it beats the living...
Forum: What's Cooking Forum 10-29-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,198
Posted By ChowderMan
Re: What have you eaten Sunday 10/27/2019 to Saturday 11/2/2019?

pecan-acorn squash. what could go wrong?
slather with (equal parts by volume) balsamic + olive oil + honey
bake in the oven, flip mid-way
last five minutes, re-slather and add chopped pecans to...
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