Adventures with anrkst.

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    it needs a little more "pow"!
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    This gets halved lengthwise and then cut down
    into about 2" pieces...
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    Some veg to compliment the fish..
     
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    In keeping with my machete obsession (Thanks for that Jeff Randall! )
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    The kitchen...is now mine.
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    This really took less than 30 minutes...and I had rice noodles this time!
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    This would definitely set your innards on fire. It was soooo good. Absolutely a do again.
     
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    Looks amazing as always!!
     
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    Today was "Do it the easy way" day.

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    Wood grilled pork chops with bold dry spices..
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    and some sauteed vegetables in savory spice and garlic butter.
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    Easy and fast. :)
     
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    “Easy and fast”. I dont think you know what that means. Ha ha ha!

    Looks delicious, sir.
     
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    well I have had those chops in a sub zero block of marinade since 1/2019...kept waiting for you guys to show up but I quess I gotta eat em myself...:D
     
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    The challenge, Make a toggle using your favorite sharpie...

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    Had this chunk of cedar laying nearby..
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    It took about 30-40 minutes to do this..
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    halfway there...
     
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    This ought to work eh?

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    annnd the mighty machete remains unbent, undamaged, unbroken. :)
     
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    Today, in a kitchen filled with sunshine...
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    This pile of goodness
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    with the application of some sharp S.American steel
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    and the assistance of a beautiful photographer...
     
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    a kitchen in the sunlight
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    a wonderfully seasoned 14" cast iron pot
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    then just an hour and a half and some spices
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    Garlic Mustard marinated pork loin roast.
    Suppertime brothers n sisters..yall come alrite.
     
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    Dang!!!
     
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    Oooh, that looks amazing.
     
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    Today my bro, whom I haven't physically laid eyes on in like 2 years, showed up. He asked for Etouffee.."Ask and it shall be granted thee." :)
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    There is no dull bland food in the kitchen of sunlight.
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    Shrimp. sausage, marinated chicken...la la la...
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    A little searing, a little saute, a nice toasted flour roux...
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    After 4 big bowls of spicy goodness..he brings in a super nice new pot for LadyAsh. He says we shouldn't be alone in the Cast Iron Addiction group. :D
     
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    Looks delicious as always!
     
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    My newest funsie...
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    Wanted a heavier carbon steel wok, something similar to my Lodge skillets.
    Something with a long handle for good wok action. This only took like a month to get here...
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    Well this is...tank like.
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    And so clean n shiny grey. (Not for long! )
     
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    It says to clean with very hot water...20 minutes in this counts right?

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    Then 2 runs of 1 hour at 490f with Crisco...now she's starting to look sexi. I like. "Viva la France " eh. :)
     
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    de Buyer is the sheeit man !!!
     
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    That patina is coming along!!!
     
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    Well then, theres no point in having a nice new pan unless you intend to burn the color off right?
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    To the kitchen!....sort of..
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    Throw some marinated shrimp in that smokin hot thing...
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    Then some chunky vegetables, asian chili oil, soy, some honey...
     
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    A full quart of my homemade chicken stock...
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    Drop in some al dente noodles, simmer for 5 minutes, and put it on the table.
    Hot n spicy soup so good it'll burn the sin right outa your black pirate hearts. :D
    Yall come over sometime...I ain't done yet...
     
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