Adventures with anrkst.

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    The Poulet in this recipe. (This is where I wish I had my own chickens...they would NOT look like this.)

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    Massacred into pieces

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    Thine efforts whilst be tested...upon the stone.

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    20 minutes very low, turning every 5

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    Time to start bringing this together.
     
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    Well of course it started to rain!!

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    Hour 1/2 to complete this 14" of excellence.

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    A feastage worthy of the mighty one. ;)

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    She says we should have torchlight, furry boots, and horned helmets for this....I might tend to agree. :)
     
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    Niceee! My kind of table, with the big pot in the middle of it :cool:

    Looks absolutely delicious as always!
     
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    Random crazy quotes that get stuck in your head...

    So she asked me if I could do something she really likes but cant normally have.

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    Just like anything else, lay it out so you can "see" what your goal is.

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    Personally I think things are better with garlic, bacon, and sun dried tomatoes

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    And I dont like the flat top. Poor heat control.

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    He's always there. So I am very careful not to spill a single smoking drop.

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    ..abashed the devil stood...and felt how awful ...goodness was.

    Chicken Spaghetti, (low lactose and gluten free) to the extreme! :D
     
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    Dontcha just love it when you get that email, “Your order has shipped.” ............................... tic toc tic toc tic toc... ;)
     
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    Well then, While we're waiting...

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    Let's use these chicken breasts I thin sliced and seasoned 3 days ago,

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    and this pile of things as complimentary

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    and heaping loads of this goodness

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    say it slowly Baked.. Crusted.. Chicken.. Eggplant..Parmesan.. with Garlic.... and mushrooms. Boom. :D (drops mic and drunkenly meanders away. )
     
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    Here now, set before us is a feasting so that we can live...like the mighty kings of old!!

    French Onion Chicken, Sauteed Vegetables, and Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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    Trying out a new funsie today. I've had an itch for a multi purpose cleaver, something not quite a Chinese vegetable cleaver but not quite an American battle axe either. ;) 7" blade, 12 1/4"oal, 3/32" thick, and 2 3/4" wide for you specs junkies.
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    Full disclosure, it arrived about a sharp as the proverbial brick. I took the Worksharp to it and finished on ceramic.
    Its...different, but ingrained technique takes over and works flawlessly.
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    For French onion you want them good n brown
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    and this to make it dark n rich...
     
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    Turnips. Yes turnips. Add a few to your mashed potatoes for a unique almost buttery flavor.

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    And giving then a second rinse removes excess starch, makes them fluffier, smoother when served

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    I just really like my sauteed vegetables

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    I decided to restructure my outside cook station. Give it more capability and more user friendly...
     
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    So what's better than seasoned boneless skinless chicken thighs?

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    Seasoned boneless skinless chicken thighs in a smoking hot cast iron pan of course!

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    Just give a good sear on both sides, the push them under that savory onion soup you made

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    Then bake them around 300f for 45-50 minutes

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    Remember those garlic cloves in the chicken sear? Now we're gonna mash them and blend them into the cooked and drained potatoes (along with butter, milk, spices, and parmesan!)

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    Now this is the table of royalty...as long as your idea of royalty is horned helmet axe wielding longboat raiders anyway!! :D

    That was my Saturday...what about yours?
     
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    "Stepping outside". Sometimes I think a person ought to try something outside the comfort zone, something they're not good at, maybe even something they're not sure will work. This is one of those.

    Asian Pork Dumplings. Gluten free for my queen...

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    Well she may not want the wheat but she do like the spicy..

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    Here we go, cold pork=cold pan..

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    Starting to smell kinda righteous in here..
     
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    Trying a new idea to try and contain my..."disasters "....

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    and there he is...asleep underfoot as usual. :)

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    These are looking kinda rough...I'm not a good bread guy and the gluten free dough, its crumbly. Feels like its fighting me..
     
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    Oh well, They are goin in the carbon steel anyway! (We can always go out for pizza if I blow this right?)

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    Nah, She said they were delicious. Thats good enough for me. I used chicken bouillon instead of water for the steaming (richer taste) and I think I know how to "fix" the dough next time....next time yeah.... ;)
     
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    Did you make a dipping sauce too?
     
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    I did,. It was just soy, fish sauce, crushed ginger, a couple drops lemon juice, and a pinch of brown sugar and cayenne. Simple but really good.
     
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    What day is it?! Numba 2 son says its Gumbo day! (I am down with it ;) )

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    Little of this..little of that

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    We're gonna need stock, homemade stock, lots of it. Chicken on the left. Beef on the right

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    + this tray full of goodies

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    Think we're gonna need a roof. (Keep having off n on rain.)
     
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    Sausage n shrimp seems like a good start

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    1 whole 5 lb deboned chicken. Yep, that sounds good

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    Cant do this without okra!

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    Some nice roasted flour for a roux...
     
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    The official meat taster will now give his report

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    a little bit later

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    Put that in a bowl with some rice man! We're dying of starvation over here! :D
     
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    So who's coming next time I say " Afrikaners Fish Stew"?

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    Btw: Daisy is ...unimpressed..by threats to put her IN the pot if she doesn't move. ;)
     
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    Good grief you could use that for halloween!
     
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    You almost could. :) the #3 you guys always see me using will fit in it.
     
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