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Duxelles + rolled out bread hors d'oeuvres

CJ,
Close enough, I think my memories can get me the rest of the way now.
I googled and googled, just couldn't get there.
thanks for your help.
Happy Holidays.
N

We Try All the Flavors of Cheerios

No, no, no...cinnamon cheerios.
No contest and cinnamon on its own is good for you too.

Someone should write a song about them. They are that good.

Whole Baked Tomato served over Pasta...am I going crazy??

KFC,
Oh boy - the addition of goat cheese really adds another dimension.
I went to the farmers market and bought a couple of our first Northeastern organic field tomatoes and am trying the "original" recipe tomorrow.
Figured I'd try it before serving it again to friends.
Thanks, again.

Whole Baked Tomato served over Pasta...am I going crazy??

Aw shucks, thanks folks - owe it all to KFC.

It does look pretty fantastic, though, doesn't it?

Whole Baked Tomato served over Pasta...am I going crazy??

Wow, this really validates why I need a vacation now - and not next week.
The second recipe is not what I saw but it looks even better -
I cannot thank you enough, my friends can't thank you enough and I'm one happy camper!
Thanks, KFC.

The Super Bowl of Food: Pittsburgh vs. Green Bay

No pierogies? I thought that P'burghers ate more pierogies than any place else in the country...

8 Recipes for Lunar New Year

Just in time - thanks -
went to my Asian store in Danbury CT today in fact -- thought with the next weekly winter storm coming I ought to plan ahead.
Yum.
Happy New Year.

Taste Test: Hot Dogs

I think this is one of those "love the one you're with".
Sorry CS&N.
Casings or not.
Eat them sparingly but go with the natural casing...that's my vote.
And, if you live in the NE, go for Stop & Shop's Corner deli's - big pop but not the garlic you'll find in a Sabrett or HN...
happy 07.04

What Are Jordan Almonds?

omg
wow, I think you are supposed to put them under your pillow or something to find out who you are going to marry,
Whoops, not true.
hmmm. why, and why would one want to eat them.
weird crust over an almond that probably is pretty scary to begin with.
Uh oh, I don't want to be sued.
Have no idea but they must be yummy.

Mushroom Madness- Recipe Ideas?

And after you've had enough, make duxelles -

freeze in small batches - great in omelets, as a filling for phyllo triangles - quite decadent.

Potato Leek Soup questions

I'm not sure I'd be lazy on this one. As much as you could strain the soup as charm city cupcake advised, that's more work, no?
And, I like my potato leek soup with some "body" and straining it would take the texture away.
Happy turkey day.

Time for a Drink: Bloody Mary

Aquavit - I agree! but not all the time.

Got off of tabasco - and using Frank's hot sauce now.

Definitely olives -- and please no celery, thank you very much

Rediscoving old food favorites. Have you? I sure have!

Shrimp wiggle
Beef Stroganoff
Veal parmesan
Clams Oreganata
All dishes my mom made and made extremely well.

Don't even know if I could find a recipe for shrimp wiggle but it was so good.

Maybe the memories are better than the actual dish though.
Making me very nostalgic.
Wonder if they fit into a super bowl fiesta?

Food for 3 in the AM.

I'm with chisai, but our designated driver or cab driver would take us (never drink alone) to the diner and we'd have eggs, pancakes, hash browns - a real smorgasbord of breakfast comforts.
Upon arriving at home, the vodka would go in the freezer for bloodies in the AM...assuming it's a weekend.
Can't remember the last time I/we did this....got old.

Sweet or Savory?

oh, yes, and blue cheese with a good pear.
caramels with fleur de sel.
apple pie with cheddar
chocolate and peanuts
sweet and savory together...
they go so well together....

Serious Eaters Get Together?

I'm an hour out of NYC, I think it would be a hoot to get together.

Ice Cream: Way or No Way?

In the Ben & Jerry category: Pfish food

But mostly making my own and I'm a purist so a really good vanilla, chocolate or strawberry made with real vanilla bean, eggs - just a basic great custard is my idea of heaven...and no toppings either!

How do you glorify your leftovers?

Definitely frittata, quiche, bread pudding.
An egg custard will re-do all kinds of leftovers.

Chef Paul Prudhomme. What do you know about him?

Last time I saw him he was a a restaurant and food show and he was incredibly overweight - in fact he was in a wheel chair kind of thing so I'm glad to hear he lost a lot weight.
His sweet potatoes with orange and lemon are one of our thanksgiving traditions - think it has a 1/2 pound of butter.
He's an original and as others have said, he put cajun and New Orleans on the map.
I learned a lot from him about flavors and "lagniappe" - think I spelled that correctly!
He truly is an American icon.

Santa brought me truffle butter and demi-glace!

truffle butter over lobster. yum.
even adding a little to scramble eggs would be decadent.
what kind of demi glace?

Cook the Book: Duck Confit

Saw this post - I have two duck confit legs in my fridge....don't want to do pizza. What to do?
Quesadillas with shredded duck, fontina and what?
Any other suggestions.
Going on big diet on Monday and have to get my duck confit fix now.

If you had your own Food Network show, what would it be?

Juliebugs, oh, yeah, Johnny Depp. No problem but wouldn't that be another network on late at night?

Quick, Easy and Delicious - what can you add?

maybe add a can of chicken for some texture