What did you cook today?

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by kent wang, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. kent wang

    kent wang

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    Let's start a neverending thread to log what we cook for dinner each day. I'll start:

    12oz New York strip steak: grass-fed Longhorn, USDA Choice, dry aged; mixed vegetables: heirloom bell peppers, Hatch sweet onions, zucchini; all grilled over whole lump charcoal.
     
  2. mangilao30

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    My hubby is doing low carb and we are in Italy so:

    Antipasti: plate of spicy salami, procuitto crudo, carrots sticks, gorgonzola dolci, sliced fennel

    Salad: Caprese

    Veggie: roasted red and yellow peppers with a sauce of garlic, lemon juice, pepper and a few anchovy fillets, all pureed together.

    Meat: A breast of turkey, flattened and rolled up with procuitto cotto, a few olives, a slice of pancetta and all braised in broth and white wine with herbs.
     
  3. kent wang

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    I rarely make sandwiches but I've been having an, ahem, tummyache lately and my mother, who is an M.D., recommended switching to a more balanced diet of sandwiches for a few days.

    Honey whole wheat bread, duck liver white truffle pate mousse, Groezinger Estonska (smooth, rich but mild).
     
  4. chrose

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    Show offs! :rolleyes: Meatball subs with cole slaw and potato chips. I bought the rolls, I bought the cole slaw, I bought the chips and, I bought the sauce, but I made the meatballs :D And we had a bottle of Georges Debouf 2003 Syrah and let me tell you....It was CR*P! I really hate to say that as I usually like Georges buys, but this one tasted like it came from......emmm....somewhere I wouldn't buy grapes from :eek:
     
  5. shroomgirl

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    lunch was angel hair pasta with zephyr squash, torpedo red onions, fresh pimento, basil/dillweed pesto with walnuts.

    Beet salad with chevre, sherry viniagrette....
    Chocolate pudding with walnuts and dried sour cherries.
    Pomegranite phosphate.

    Dinner was 3 course $25 gig (actually got comped a course so 4 course) @ An American Place....glass of Champagne for us comped by the hotel....I had sent the chef of the Renaissance a market T shirt after he demoed for the Tomato Fest! STL downtown restaurants are copying NYC deal that they hold every summer where restaurants have special lunches for a prix fix.
    Dinner was great!
     
  6. markv

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    Not trying to show off. Just happened to read this post tonight.

    Today just happened to be one of my stock marathons. I made a huge pot of beef stock and chicken stock and then fill my freezer with one cup plastic containers of each.

    After the stocks were complete I made chicken noodle soup from the chicken stock and used the beef stock for osso buco. My sweetie never had osso buco before and she loved it. Served it with the 1997 Pio Cesare barolo and a loaf of semolina bread.

    Mark
     
  7. chrose

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    Like I said it's never too late to reconsider :lips: ;) :D
     
  8. nentony

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    The veggie stand had some really awesome bell peppers, big, firm. So I got a bunch of green and red and we had fajitas last night. Made homemade egg mcmuffins for breakfast this morn.

    Tony
     
  9. mangilao30

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    I would kill and die for a sourdough english muffin right now, they don't exist here.
     
  10. markv

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    Chrose:

    She only has one glass at a time, so I got the rest of the barolo.

    I can live with that. :beer:

    Mark
     
  11. chrose

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    :smiles: :lips: :beer: :bounce: :D :roll:
     
  12. mezzaluna

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    I grill-bbq'd some "country style pork ribs" (they're thick pork rib chops sliced open and laid out so that the rib ends (I think they're actually baby back ribs still attached to the loin) were more crispy and caramelized. The thicker part of the chop/rib was most and tender. :lips: I made a rub of brown sugar, kosher salt, garlic powder, sage, ground rosemary, black pepper, paprika and a dash of cayenne. Finished with a favorite purchased sauce for a light glaze. Served with bi-color corn on the cob and the best fresh green beans I've had this season. Both veggies were steamed.

    Thanks for the thread! I'm always looking for inspiration.
     
  13. joette

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    I also did BBQ pork baby back ribs..with corn on the cob. cole slaw, mac and cheese..the good baked kind.
     
  14. pierre

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    dinner tonight:
    the meat of one dungeness crab (which had previously been boiled in Louisiana style boiling liquid) in a buttery garlicly cream sauce with a dash of smokey paprika thrown in at the last minute, served over a plate of whole wheat pasta. a glass of homemade lemongrass iced tea to drink and finished off the meal with a single champange chocolate truffle.

    it really was just a "throw together whatever is on hand" meal.

    pierre
     
  15. harpua

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    Delicious singapore curry vermicelli noodles, and a bitter beer to cool myself down. Unfortunately, these two mixed together gave me the worst case of indigestion I have ever had in my life. My stomach just now calmed down. I thought I was in for!
     
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    Over the weekend I mixed up a batch of my whole wheat pizza dough but with everyone going here and there, it never got used. Tuesday night after work, I used it to make a half spinach and mozzie - half tomato and mozzie pizza. A place nearby made the best spinach pizza and garlic knots but they obviously don't work by recipes because neither item was ever the same twice.
     
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    Spaghetti squash with garlic butter, dillweed, tarragon....topped with sugar snaps, sauteed mushrooms and shrimp....pourred alittle more garlic butter over the shrimp/veg . Garlic bread, loaded out green salad and mixed fruit dessert.
     
  18. mezzaluna

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    Yesterday was flank steak marinated in olive oil, juice of one lime, 2 huge garlic cloves, ground pepper, kosher salt, dried oregano and a teaspoon of ground rosemary. I let it sit for an hour and a half, grilled it medium rare, let it rest and sliced it. I served with steamed asparagus. After the weekend we needed to lighten up!

    Tonight will be a recipe from Giada DiLaurentiis's "Everyday Italian". I'm considering Chicken Saltimbocca since I have some San Daniele proscuitto in the fridge. With it I could make some broccoli di rabe or green beans- they're gorgeous right now. We'll see what looks good at the store.
     
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    Lat night grilled chicken breast with balsamic and garlic. That went over a grilled medly of veggies from the garden; grape tomatoes, eggplant, onion, salsa pepper, zucchini and dijon, served that over rice with butter.
    Tonight will be dry fried green beans with ground pork.
     
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    tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, corn, and tomatoes. which pretty much is gonna cover it until about the second week in october.