Posted by Joke at 5:19 PM
MsCellania posted at 12:12 AM, March 13, 2008
I had two chuck eyes ready for the grill but it was too windy to grill. So we had the Spuds, but with green beans and -- please sit down for the next menu item:
I am not kidding. I was going to grill him a portobello (remember, the vegetarian aspect of this spouse) and do the steaks for the boys and I.
But Oy the wind. No grilling possible on our west-facing deck. So the boys and I had turkey dawgs and the husband had Tofu Pups.
With a beer. He didn't want wine with tofu. Go figure!
I didn't know anyone on the planet still rinsed and then wrung out their taters in a towel. It's a must-do step.
Kim posted at 1:44 AM, March 13, 2008
One of chef's moments of stupidity includes the time he used peanut oil in the pancakes. I've never ever been able to come at using it (except in stir-fries and the dipping source for white-cut chicken) in anything else. Ever.
Don't your chips taste... peanutty?
Kim posted at 1:45 AM, March 13, 2008
Mscellania - I don't know what Tofu Pups are and nor do I.
And J - you can NOT say the flan cinched it and then not say what the flan was.
or are you merely doing so as an anticipation building device?
Joke posted at 7:26 AM, March 13, 2008
1- I just lay the frites down on paper towels and dab them dry. Since they rest a while, the wringing is obviated.
2- Peanut oil is only minimally nutty, and far closer to neutral. Pretty much it's the go-to frying (as opposed to sauteeing) oil.
3- Flan is also called "creme renversee" and it's basically a creme brulee turned upside down, so the caramel turns into a syrup.