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by Milton Hudson
August 11th, 2022, 8:38 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

From last week - another Oxymoron Plate - Smoked pulled pork with duck fat latkes and home made coleslaw. My neighbor has you beat on the Oxymoron (focus on the 3rd and 4th syllables). For their 2 person family. They bought the house across the street, tore it down and put in raised garden beds. Th...
by Milton Hudson
August 11th, 2022, 8:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Veal chop, Ribeye, Roasted Sweet Potatoes with BBQ rub seasoning (mine had some hatch chiles on them) Zoodles (Mushrooms, red peppers, garlic and some hatch in there with a little cream) and the starter of roasted tomato, thyme feta and arugula on crostini.
by Milton Hudson
August 11th, 2022, 8:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 3130
Views: 270380

Re: Steak Porn

So a baby tomahawk and a ribeye for dinner last night. I Frenched the bone later…
by Milton Hudson
August 11th, 2022, 8:10 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone have a source for barramundi in NYC or mail order?
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Anyone have a source for barramundi in NYC or mail order?

Jay I seem to remember it in Costco in the frozen section. I've been buying the branzino in the seafood case recently. It is very close to our local Speckled Trout in size and texture. You can do about the same things with it. Since Specks are a seasonal catch and here on the Gulf Coast closed comme...
by Milton Hudson
August 9th, 2022, 11:03 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Pain in the @$$ instant ramen
Replies: 19
Views: 684

Re: Pain in the @$$ instant ramen

Todays lunch, fiery beef Nissin
by Milton Hudson
August 9th, 2022, 7:22 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Pain in the @$$ instant ramen
Replies: 19
Views: 684

Re: Pain in the @$$ instant ramen

I’ve had some off the “high end” ones from the Asian Market that have several steps. They are definitely a step up from the .20 cent ones. Strictly for when you need a salt infusion though. Not to further disinterest Victor here and I know that they mostly come in hard-to-translate packages, but wh...
by Milton Hudson
August 9th, 2022, 6:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

What did you think of the zoodles? Liked them. I sliced with a y peeler stopped at the seeds then paper towels for about 20 minutes tossed with the hot pasta and some cooking water. Stayed kind of crisp tender. Had leftovers at lunch and not soggy at all. I sautéed mine in EVOO with garlic and shal...
by Milton Hudson
August 8th, 2022, 7:23 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Grilled branzino orange tomato caper and arugula. Roasted asparagus and some boxed 365 rice from Whole Foods
by Milton Hudson
August 8th, 2022, 7:21 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

With all the talk of Zoodles, I made some last night mixed with some spaghetti. The original plan was to use corn. I violated my rule of never buying corn unless I know who and where grown. I figured how bad could some local chain grocery store corn be? We’ll it turns out that commercial bi-color c...
by Milton Hudson
August 8th, 2022, 5:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

With all the talk of Zoodles, I made some last night mixed with some spaghetti. The original plan was to use corn. I violated my rule of never buying corn unless I know who and where grown. I figured how bad could some local chain grocery store corn be? We’ll it turns out that commercial bi-color co...
by Milton Hudson
August 8th, 2022, 5:32 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Last night salad of smoked/grilled baby kale and cherry plums labneh olive oil and balsamic. Jerk chicken, fried ripe plantains and black beans. When cooking the spatchcock chicken on the grill, how long does it cook for? I worry about fat flare ups, so almost always make that in an indoor electric...
by Milton Hudson
August 6th, 2022, 7:00 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Wednesday night. A little gin and tonic, some chili rubbed yard bird and some tostadas.
by Milton Hudson
August 4th, 2022, 12:04 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Sean Haggerty wrote: August 4th, 2022, 7:54 am
Milton Hudson wrote: August 1st, 2022, 11:27 am Last night salad of smoked/grilled baby kale and cherry plums labneh olive oil and balsamic.
Jerk chicken, fried ripe plantains and black beans.
Bravo
Thanks, I swear those plantains look like slab bacon at first glance.
by Milton Hudson
August 2nd, 2022, 8:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Grilled Wahoo, couscous, roasted carrots with Aleppo pepper, orange zest and juice. Blanched asparagus lemon juice and butter.
by Milton Hudson
August 1st, 2022, 11:35 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 3130
Views: 270380

Re: Steak Porn

I find I get much better cooking results unrolled I have exactly zero experience with this cut aside from when they're attached to a ribeye. For $20 it's a steal to do some experimenting. I'll get one next market and vacuum seal/freeze it, maybe try 1/2 unrolled, put some some into a grind mix, etc...
by Milton Hudson
August 1st, 2022, 11:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Last night salad of smoked/grilled baby kale and cherry plums labneh olive oil and balsamic.
Jerk chicken, fried ripe plantains and black beans.
by Milton Hudson
August 1st, 2022, 9:07 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Cheeseburger. Grilled onions and Jalapeños in the patty. Guacamole under the patty, bacon under the tomatoes. A couple of fried quail eggs on top. The fries are the frozen Nathan’s which I find to be pretty good.
by Milton Hudson
August 1st, 2022, 9:03 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Catching up a bit
Yellow Tomato salad with pesto mayo and labneh. There is some cucumber and avocado in there as well.
Shrimp risotto. The funny color was from an experiment substituting some of the carnoroli rice with Venetian black rice.
by Milton Hudson
July 25th, 2022, 11:36 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What is your go-to appetizer or side dish to bring to a cookout?
Replies: 35
Views: 1821

Re: What is your go-to appetizer or side dish to bring to a cookout?

Here in the south we don't leave cookouts and potlucks to chance. Someone trustworthy is assigned the deviled eggs. Someone who doesn't know how to cook or can't be trusted to make it from scratch will be assigned ice and cups. My go to is the smoked salmon pizzas I make, always requested and usual...
by Milton Hudson
July 25th, 2022, 10:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Since I had Sunday off made smoked salmon pizzas. I was asked for the recipe in another thread. So here goes. These start on a good quality pita bread. Then a block of softened cream cheese, 1/4 cup of chopped capers, 2 or 3 tbl of purple onion, squeeze of lemon, chopped fresh dill probably around a...
by Milton Hudson
July 23rd, 2022, 7:07 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

A tale of two salads
Melon cucumber sesame feta crispy prosciutto veletta olive oil and balsamic. Mint and Basil from the garden as well.
Crab cakes over wilted baby kale with a spicy mayo. I use a teaspoon of sugar 1/2 a lime about a quarter cup of sambal olek and 1/2 cup of Duke’s.
by Milton Hudson
July 20th, 2022, 5:00 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Your Gin?
Replies: 581
Views: 56609

Re: Your Gin?

Which tonic do you use with KNB? I saw one "recipe" online for 1:2 gin:tonic (again, which tonic was not specified), with 0:5 parts green tea. That sounds "interesting." Fever Tree Indian Tonic. To try to get an even call on gins for my gin and tonics or martinis, I drink a smal...
by Milton Hudson
July 18th, 2022, 3:24 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do Tomahawk steaks make any sense?
Replies: 35
Views: 1580

Re: Do Tomahawk steaks make any sense?

Nothing wrong with cutting it off the bone after resting, then charring the bits along the bone. Also you can do some reshaping using the bone for leverage when you tie the steak. But I would love to see one of these come in untrimmed and let me do some reworking of them. Kind of a two stage cook, f...
by Milton Hudson
July 13th, 2022, 2:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: I'm about to be overrun by zucchini...
Replies: 43
Views: 1571

Re: I'm about to be overrun by zucchini...

Hear me out. I made Zucchini Ginger Marmalade with the overgrown ones from my garden last year. It’s actually a lighter, more refreshing preserve as it tastes of lemon and Ginger with the zucchini giving it body. We love it on toast, but it goes so well with cheese too and I’ve stirred it into glaz...
by Milton Hudson
July 13th, 2022, 2:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: All clad factory seconds sale - ends today
Replies: 4
Views: 420

Re: All clad factory seconds sale - ends today

cjsavino wrote: July 13th, 2022, 9:35 am The outdoor grill topper at $34.95 is a bargain and the best one I have owned. It is like they took a regular roasting pan and punched out the holes in it

Also good timing, need some new nonstick pans.
I use/abuse the heck out of mine. Bought one for my son a while back during a previous sale.
by Milton Hudson
July 11th, 2022, 7:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: I'm about to be overrun by zucchini...
Replies: 43
Views: 1571

Re: I'm about to be overrun by zucchini...

I make Ina's goat cheese zucchini tart often. About the easiest dish possible and pretty variable. I take a page from either milk street or cooks and microwave the zucchini to partially dehydrate them so they don't throw off so much moisture on the tart. I also use the regular old premade pastry to...
by Milton Hudson
July 11th, 2022, 5:38 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Dad came over and he loves his steak. Starter of crabmeat ravigote over sliced scallop avocado tomato and romaine.
Ribeye, strip and lamb chops grilled. Twice baked russets and sweet potatoes. Peach blueberry pie with buttermilk ice cream for dessert.
by Milton Hudson
July 11th, 2022, 5:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Dinner Saturday night
Prosciutto wrapped melon, feta, cucumber mint basil, olive oil and balsamic. Seared scallops, roasted carrots, roasted new potatoes.
by Milton Hudson
July 9th, 2022, 6:59 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: I'm about to be overrun by zucchini...
Replies: 43
Views: 1571

Re: I'm about to be overrun by zucchini...

I make Ina's goat cheese zucchini tart often. About the easiest dish possible and pretty variable. I take a page from either milk street or cooks and microwave the zucchini to partially dehydrate them so they don't throw off so much moisture on the tart. I also use the regular old premade pastry to ...
by Milton Hudson
July 9th, 2022, 6:25 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

West Indies Salad over purple Cherokee. Grilled wahoo and bacon cheddar grits and silver queen in cubanelles and one yellow bell.
by Milton Hudson
July 9th, 2022, 6:23 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Couple of SRF rib caps, salt, pepper, herb seasoning, olive oil, rolled in thyme and Rosemary. Indirect over charcoal at 375 for about 20 minutes to get to about 120. Quick direct sear at 650 for a minute or 2. Air fryer fries. Red Wine. Forgot to put the bottle in the pic-2018 Bedrock Monte Rosso ...
by Milton Hudson
July 8th, 2022, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers-Only Offer! Wine Access account discounts and GCC memberships!
Replies: 62
Views: 5872

Re: Berserkers-Only Offer! Wine Access account discounts and GCC memberships!

Well I wanted to order, but you don't ship to Alabama, even though it is legal. There is a licensing process, but it isn't necessary. The process is simple, you ship to the ABC store nearest my house, they sign for it, I write them a check for the tax and away we go. Simple and for me it guarantees...
by Milton Hudson
July 8th, 2022, 8:50 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: **OFFER EXTENDED** VELETA GOURMETS OF SPAIN DEALS!!
Replies: 176
Views: 7391

Re: **OFFER EXTENDED** VELETA GOURMETS OF SPAIN DEALS!!

TGigante wrote: July 3rd, 2022, 4:16 pm
Nola P a l o m a r wrote: July 3rd, 2022, 4:19 am Team of 1 working away!!! flirtysmile

You go Nola!
I’m sure that’s not even sped up for effect
Every Christmas break while I was in college I hand stuffed and hand sealed 18,000+ marketing envelopes. I can empathize.... I did get the federal minimum though.
by Milton Hudson
July 6th, 2022, 7:58 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: French Laundry Review
Replies: 13
Views: 1473

Re: French Laundry Review

My kids (5/7yo) love to do long tasting menus. We did one a couple days ago and they were the belles of the ball. We started them very early and make sure to engage them with the restaurants. The staff tend to enjoy working with curious youngsters. Mine never had a problem either. Never caused a sc...
by Milton Hudson
July 6th, 2022, 7:48 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What is your go-to appetizer or side dish to bring to a cookout?
Replies: 35
Views: 1821

Re: What is your go-to appetizer or side dish to bring to a cookout?

Here in the south we don't leave cookouts and potlucks to chance. Someone trustworthy is assigned the deviled eggs. Someone who doesn't know how to cook or can't be trusted to make it from scratch will be assigned ice and cups. My go to is the smoked salmon pizzas I make, always requested and usuall...
by Milton Hudson
July 5th, 2022, 8:41 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: GIOUVETSI
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: GIOUVETSI

This looks really good. Is tomato passata what we would call tomato sauce?
by Milton Hudson
July 1st, 2022, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers-Only Offer! Wine Access account discounts and GCC memberships!
Replies: 62
Views: 5872

Re: Berserkers-Only Offer! Wine Access account discounts and GCC memberships!

Well I wanted to order, but you don't ship to Alabama, even though it is legal. There is a licensing process, but it isn't necessary. The process is simple, you ship to the ABC store nearest my house, they sign for it, I write them a check for the tax and away we go. Simple and for me it guarantees ...
by Milton Hudson
June 29th, 2022, 12:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you have a favorite knife?
Replies: 59
Views: 2548

Re: Do you have a favorite knife?

Are people with high carbon steel leaving them out in the air? I notice the majority are stainless clad knives on display. A few Blues I can see. I have mine in their boxes with oil paper around them. They rust so easily. I have a few carbon and for whatever reason have not had a rust problem. I di...
by Milton Hudson
June 28th, 2022, 11:45 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

^^ We're nearing BLT season down here. Can't wait for those late season heirlooms from my favorite few producers. And our season is pretty much done for most varieties. Won't be any more local tomatoes until September or October. Corn is about done, ears are getting small. Okra is still good though...
by Milton Hudson
June 27th, 2022, 9:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Australian ooze-monster wines. How are they now?
Replies: 170
Views: 14261

Re: Australian ooze-monster wines. How are they now?

Pulling up this thread. I always try to have a birth year wine with my son, a tradition we started when he became "officially" legal. He didn't make it home for his exact birthday this year, but was home this weekend to attend a wedding. Went out to a local restaurant, (Hummingbird Way) w...
by Milton Hudson
June 27th, 2022, 4:34 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Alex N wrote: June 26th, 2022, 10:39 pm Banh mi tacos with 14hr sous vide heavily spiced pork belly then crisped up in a pan with a sweet/spicy/porky sauce. Crazy number of ingredients and spices but mostly paying attention to the sauce and lots of simple veg prep.
Great minds, made kind of a banh mi burrito for lunch....
by Milton Hudson
June 27th, 2022, 4:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Miso glazed grilled salmon, panang curry sweet potatoes and saffron rice.
by Milton Hudson
June 26th, 2022, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Australian ooze-monster wines. How are they now?
Replies: 170
Views: 14261

Re: Australian ooze-monster wines. How are they now?

Pulling up this thread. I always try to have a birth year wine with my son, a tradition we started when he became "officially" legal. He didn't make it home for his exact birthday this year, but was home this weekend to attend a wedding. Went out to a local restaurant, (Hummingbird Way) wi...
by Milton Hudson
June 26th, 2022, 7:26 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Southwestern Butternut squash soup. Garnish was lime crema, fried tortilla, jalops, scallion and cilantro. There was also fried rice with roast pork. The pork came from the Vietnamese grocery store. The fried rice wasn't very photo worthy and never got around to taking a photo so no photos of that. ...
by Milton Hudson
June 21st, 2022, 6:01 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you have a favorite knife?
Replies: 59
Views: 2548

Re: Do you have a favorite knife?

Like asking about a favorite child. You can see from the photos I like Japanese steel with western handles. Pick one probably my Fujiwara Denka Gyotu - Outstanding edge retention, small enough to work as a petty but still handle most jobs. But... If I'm breaking down a chicken then I want my Jeb Ta...
by Milton Hudson
June 20th, 2022, 6:03 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 2799
Views: 159822

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Dad came over and son made the trip home and brought hummus, one with zatar and one without, baba ghanoush with black lime and bere bere seasoning, homemade puffy pita bread, LA Caviar with black eyes just harvested (son), vichyssoise with crabmeat and caviar (crispy prosciutto for the non caviar ea...
by Milton Hudson
June 18th, 2022, 9:40 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Yogurt maker
Replies: 28
Views: 1166

Re: Yogurt maker

alan weinberg wrote: June 17th, 2022, 7:26 am first batch pretty good. Strawberry w whole milk. I’d like a little more fruit and sweetness. Will try again.
Alan,
What milk are you using? Just regular grocery store UP stuff?
by Milton Hudson
June 18th, 2022, 9:18 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: I’m Not a Fan of Sweet Potato, but . . .
Replies: 47
Views: 1596

Re: I’m Not a Fan of Sweet Potato, but . . .

JulianEldridge wrote: June 18th, 2022, 8:02 am I love this recipe https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food ... s-51115420

Just leave out the sugar or use a pre-made sugar free balsamic glaze.
This looks outstanding. I'll be making it in the next few days.
by Milton Hudson
June 18th, 2022, 7:26 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: I’m Not a Fan of Sweet Potato, but . . .
Replies: 47
Views: 1596

Re: I’m Not a Fan of Sweet Potato, but . . .

I'm from the south. South Alabama. We raise them locally and there is an outstanding variety we get from Louisiana. They were a savior when I was just starting to be able to eat again as I could mash them dip proteins in them and get the protein down. But even before that I learned to like them once...
by Milton Hudson
June 16th, 2022, 12:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: A serious conversation about burgers
Replies: 55
Views: 2772

Re: A serious conversation about burgers

My only comment re the Flannery blends is the density. I prefer a fresh grind of inferior product to the compression I get from Bryan. Not his fault of course. The meat must be sealed and shipped. But a fresh grind of a B product seems to outshine the lovely A grind from Bryan. If there is a techni...

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