Adventures with anrkst.

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    The world's turning....I see a faint change in the angle of the sunlight that says fall has come. Breathe it deeply...

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    and bring out the massive 14 and a pile of heat...

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    to make a feastage pile of lemon pepper baked chicken...

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    with rice pilaf homemade by myloves own hands...

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    absolutely living the good life, I raise a glass my friends in the hope your days are filled with as much joyous satisfaction as mine. :)
     
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    That is flat out a cauldron!!!!
     
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    Mondays....hmmm. ;)

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    Harvesting a skill testing aid.....

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    and spend some quality time with 18" of good sharp carbon steel. :)
     
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    not even the biggest one I have. ;)
     
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    Here's a loose interpretation of a Gordon Ramsey recipe. Ramsey is a really good cook who is easy to learn from..you just gotta get past the "TV land" persona.
    I give you Orange Ginger Chicken stir fry.
    This is an easy fast one, less than an hour including prep time.
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    Basic ingredients...
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    anrkst's outdoor cook station # 3. Now with overhead lighting. :)
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    like 6 steps and 30 minutes...
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    to get this mildly spicy orangey wok of deliciousness..
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    Dinner...is served. :D
     
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    NICE!!! I do like Gordon Ramsey when hes not being antagonistic. He does love cooking.
     
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    He has quite a few short vids that are almost like “homemade stuff from the house”. I like those, simple ingredients, short cook times, and almost always 2 plates, 2 servings, 2 bowls, ect.
    It seems like I’m always cooking for an army but soon ( way sooner than one thinks it will be ;). ) it’ll just be me n her....empty nest. I’m practicing. :D
     
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    Exactly those videos. He is not acting like a tyrant in those. Just sharing info.
     
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    Today, we will be cooking like we were trying to feed the Master...and the 5000...

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    Let's do some prep. This is MY cooks knife...

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    and this fine feast of meatloaf (recipe from a 1969 Southern Baptist Church cookbook), mashed potatoes (2 kinds), and enough brown gravy to float a jon boat...is brought to you by lunatics with very...very large sharp objects. :D
     
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    It looks like a good kitchen knife! o_O I have considered the Libratariat as a butchers knife around here. Maybe good at mashing potatoes, dunno how it'd do peeling them.
     
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    I have done a bunch of both cooking cutting, and bushcraft type things like try sticks and figure 4’s with a Condor 18. The Lib is the same steel, maybe even made by them (it’s Condor or Imasca, I can’t remember...). I bet it would do fine.
    I actually wanted one for my chuck wagon box but I have untold numbers of bigger cutters, it would want from lack of use.
     
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    I have a 6 and just traded into a RAT-7 so I'm hesitant to buy another big blade right now.

    I would be very tempted to go to a Junglas II if I did and sell the 6 and 7.

    So anyways, where's the obligatory food pron shot? :D
     
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    “Somebody” just came and got the last bowl of mashed potatoes n gravy...guess I won’t be having those tomorrow!
    I was just up in Virginia Beach not long ago, mostly stuck to the coast, drank craft beer and ate seafood, so I don’t know what the interior state looks like. I had a Junglas but it was too short for our thick undergrowth. Not enough reach. I have some cutters in the 13-14 range but even those are right at the low end of useful. Mostly I use 18”s cause I like the balance but a 22 would be better if you could get a decent sheath for it.
     
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    Today in the Roofless kitchen...
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    with a touch of these...
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    and the application of a sharp Latin 18..
     
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    with advice from Sid, the 4 legged assistant..
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    the mighty Potjie will rule over fire, and bring forth delicious smoky venison soup..
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    this is the south after all...no soup is truly complete without a shot of Tabasco. ;)
     
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    Dude, its time for a cooking show!
     
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    just need to hire somebody cute to play the part of me in the show.....like Rachel Ray...or Pat, he’s got a cute baby face. :D. Whadda ya think?
     
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    Naw. Just be you. Id rather learn from some one real than someone pretending.
     
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    if I had better uploading and editing platforms (and maybe better skill at doing it) the step by step would be easy. Nothing I’ve done was really complicated. Some are more time consuming but what else were you gonna do right?
     
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    This bag right here, its gonna be Asian Hot n Spicy soup...
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    Gonna need a little oil...
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    This calls for chicken broth, suped up.
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    And a finishing taste...
     
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