Archive For December 30, 2016
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Today we have friends over for dinner. For starters, I’m making steak tartare: fresh ground sirloin, raw eggs, Dijon mustard, bit of coarse sea salt, fresh ground black pepper, cayenne pepper, single malt Scotch, served with finely chopped white onion, and drained capers, and toast. Then sous vide cooked rare pork tenderloin with some herbs,…
Alright, time for our traditional Christmas movie lineup: Die Hard, The Ref, Trading Places. Of course my old favorites Holiday Inn and its mostly retread White Christmas. We may test adding Love Actually.
For dinner tonight: A starter of avocado halves in a sauce of mayonnaise, ketchup, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and single malt whisky. Lamb chops, dusted with a spice melange of toasted black mustard, cumin, cardamom, and caraway seeds. Cooked sous vide at 125F for 2 hours, then finished in cast iron in oil, a dash…
Christmas is coming, and, for the first time in 5 years I won’t be working the morning of Christmas Eve through to late afternoon/early evening on Christmas Day. In response, I promptly took off December 23rd through January 2nd. I’m thinking I’ll start by organizing the freezers and then doing some mass cooking prep: bacon…
I am home, once more. It looks like I won’t get on an airplane until mid February!
Reason #1006 to have teenagers: when your back gives out they can carry you to the couch and bring you dinner and drinks.