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Offline MadBob

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1800 on: April 29, 2015, 02:41:20 PM »
Fresh smoked pork chops (from Striplings Country Store), around an inch and a half thick going on the grill tonight with some garlic mashed potatoes with some cream cheese added, maybe some peas and a home made cream cheese pie for dessert.
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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1801 on: May 20, 2015, 01:04:19 PM »
Where should I go for dinner before the Hawks game tonight? 

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1802 on: May 21, 2015, 11:02:03 AM »
Where should I go for dinner before the Hawks game tonight?   

One of the places at Krog St. Market.     Maybe Superica..

http://www.krogstreetmarket.com/

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1803 on: June 11, 2015, 07:23:53 PM »


Self caught bluefin tuna from last July frozen in vacuum bags.   some fresh spinach with local onion, and some angel hair pasta with pesto that we made last summer (the next to the last container).  It will be good, I'm guessing it will not be spectacular, but after all it is just dinner. 

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1804 on: June 13, 2015, 08:41:44 PM »
I got a call on Thursday from a gal that had just come back from the S. Ga coast and she had fresh head-on shrimp.  I could NOT meet up with her any way either that day or Friday but did ask her to freeze a pound of so for me.  She obliged and I picked them up today, skinned 'em boiled the skinned parts to make a broth (with some LO things in the crisper drawer) and then made that broth the base of a nice load of cheese grits.  I know it is late, but we are babysitting two ruffians and juggling dinner with some help from Cassie my niece.  I got some multi-colored green/snap beans today from the Snellville Farmers Market and they are done as Chinese style green beans (with peanut oil rather than sesame oil).   The shrimp go in the pan in a minute to be served with these Red Mule grits made into cheese grits. 

I am so looking forward to this meal.

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1805 on: July 08, 2015, 07:09:33 PM »


Big Green Egg fired up, with a 1/2 indirect (half moon thingy) so I'll grill some fresh squash and then grill some of my amazing  beef/and blue cheese burgers.  Not to be served on a bun, but to be served along with the squash and a baked sweet potato..


We do things different here.

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1806 on: July 11, 2015, 06:40:41 AM »
I am just different Mike, question is, how did you do it, and would you care, care to share a picture of the finished product?
We were in New Orleans once, and went to a place by the stadium that was under an overpass, across the street from a V.A. Center and school bus parking lot that had the most excellent stuffed blue cheese burgers (just cannot remember the name of said place) which was right before the big hurricane. And, I am a sucker for blue cheese on my burger so your "different" way of getting this most tasty way has me salivating. Yup, this early in the morning.....!
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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1807 on: July 11, 2015, 02:07:44 PM »


Didn't do a plated picture.   I had some balance issues outside and juggled the burgers a bit before falling and whacking up both knees on the concrete..   But here they are on the BGE..
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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1808 on: July 11, 2015, 02:34:08 PM »


3 nice thick baby back ribs going on the Big Green Egg at 4pm.  Should take about 3+ hours at 225ยบ

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1809 on: July 11, 2015, 04:38:44 PM »
Nice! Looks like you incorporated the blue cheese with the meat...
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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1810 on: July 15, 2015, 05:37:04 PM »


Sometimes I get a recipe from the Aprons cook at Publix and make it the basis of the dinner I'm making. Tonight is such a night. 

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1811 on: July 28, 2015, 03:49:23 PM »
Haven't posted in a while, hope all my foodie friends in Atlanta are well.

We are getting a lot of okra from our garden lately. Made this really good Indian version of okra last night. I cut okra length wise into small match stick pieces, flash fried in peanut oil and then dusted with a mixture of 1 tsp each salt, cayenne pepper and amchur powder. Simple but really delicious.

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1812 on: August 04, 2015, 03:56:23 PM »
Andy - that sounds delicious! And like a good alternative way to use extra okra. What is the amchur powder like?

Good to hear from you!

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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1813 on: August 10, 2015, 06:04:41 PM »
Not the restaurant. Stuffed peppers mostly all from the Snellville Farmers market, but some frozen beef from Brasstown Beef some chiles from Greg, some peppers from Greg Earl, some onions from Publix, Some Kasha (Buckwheat) from one of our vendors that is no longer with us, 4 Roma tomatoes from the garden (not our plot) some red onion from Chile some scallions from Publix, a nice pot of creamer peas/beans from Greg Earl, a small handful of our our own chopped fine, red wattle pork shoulder and a big bowl of watermelon later if we need a snack.

 Pre-cooking, with that wonderful buckwheat smell and the rest of the veg.



Coming out of the Breville oven, toasty, and not tomatoey.   A bit loose but very delicious. 



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Re: What's for dinner?
« Reply #1814 on: August 19, 2015, 07:07:17 PM »

Doing a modified "Aprons" dish tonight.    It looked so good.   I took the recipe, made it mine and have created a potentially wonderful dinner with that outline. 

I'm doing this one. 

http://www.publix.com/recipes-planning/aprons-simple-meals/southwest-panzanella-style-shrimp-salad-with-melon-ices

I have changed it up a bit, but not too much, and have NOT added the melon-ice.  I rather am serving balled cantaloupe as a side.  I hate to say that I used Indonesian shrimp for this one, but I had no choices after trying to find Ga. shrimp.

sauteing the shrimp in Sriracha sauce & roasted peanut oil.



The finished bowl, a HEALTHY amount of shrimp and plenty-o-salad



 

I cut back on the Sriracha and used roasted peanut oil rather than olive oil.  ( Liz, I have some oil for you ).   

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« Last Edit: August 21, 2015, 10:28:37 AM by Mike GadgetGeek Stock »
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