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by falvegas
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: CHILI VERDE
Replies: 0
Views: 255

CHILI VERDE

Chili Verde (Green Chili) This is the easiest Chili I make, takes but a few Hours. Its based on an original New Mexico Chili made with diced Pork and Roasted Green Chilies. It can also be used as a filling for Burritos or Enchiladas. Natives believe Chili must not be diluted with beans so this is s...
by falvegas
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Coffee search ended
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: Coffee search ended

No such thing as strong Coffee, just weak People.

If the spoon don't stand up in it, it's nothing but Dish Water. :teehee:
by falvegas
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Coffee search ended
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: Coffee search ended

I WENT THROUGH WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH, and I inhale Coffee....3 or 4 full size cups per day. After many years of trial and error, I found that the Coffee Beans stored in Bulk [bins of barrels] are the best (where I live anyway). Most reasonably Priced are in 1 or 2 Supermarkets, but the best are ...
by falvegas
Wed May 02, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Homemade Microwave Popcorn
Replies: 5
Views: 435

Re: Homemade Microwave Popcorn

I enjoy good popcorn. it seems that Popcorn has received Royal Status these days for a simple Snack, inordinately expensive for Corn Kernels. Could research this but haven't made time, but thinking it has a lot to do with Corn going way beyond Food into Ethanol. I may be wrong. For what it's worth, ...
by falvegas
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE

That is a load of work, and I'm sure enjoyable for a days adventure. But I grew up with a family that basically boiled all the above ingredients, (minus the things that make it taste good) Then one day, the MIL served some cabbage and corn beef, all fried up in a pan. One of the best dishes I ever ...
by falvegas
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE

That is a load of work, and I'm sure enjoyable for a days adventure. But I grew up with a family that basically boiled all the above ingredients, (minus the things that make it taste good) Then one day, the MIL served some cabbage and corn beef, all fried up in a pan. One of the best dishes I ever ...
by falvegas
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Shrimp Etouffee
Replies: 10
Views: 711

Re: Shrimp Etouffee

My wife can eat at an Italian restaurant and I know it as soon as she walks in the house, and for a day or two later. Me, I can eat garlic by volumes and no one knows. Years ago I read where nibbling on parsley will eliminate the smell. It's not the mouth that smells, it's the lungs that are discha...
by falvegas
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE

That is a load of work, and I'm sure enjoyable for a days adventure. But I grew up with a family that basically boiled all the above ingredients, (minus the things that make it taste good) Then one day, the MIL served some cabbage and corn beef, all fried up in a pan. One of the best dishes I ever ...
by falvegas
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE
Replies: 6
Views: 439

CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE

CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE 1 – 6 to 8 LB Corned Beef (flat or point cut) 4 Oz. Salt Pork (soaked in Water 2 hours, changed every half hour) 2- Heads Cabbage 10 to 12 Medium Red or White or Yuk Gold Potatoes plus 4 Cloves for studding. 2 Bunches Carrots (~12 to 15) OR Large Package Multi Color Carrots ...
by falvegas
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Shrimp Etouffee
Replies: 10
Views: 711

Re: Shrimp Etouffee

Went to College near Little Italy (the North End) in Boston, and of course we went to school with many of the Italian Kids from there, and yes, including kids of the Mafioso, and a lot of kids from South Boston (Little Ireland). Italian fare was maybe 1/4th of our diet in Boston, and we Frequented t...
by falvegas
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Shrimp Etouffee
Replies: 10
Views: 711

Re: Shrimp Etouffee

I understand all of that and that all sounds like good cooking practices to me. But I'm just now realizing you only use just one little bitty tiny piece of a garlic. Not a whole clove or bulb. ;) I really like recipes which call for 4 or 5 cloves of garlic. I buy those three pound bags of peeled ga...
by falvegas
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Shrimp Etouffee
Replies: 10
Views: 711

Re: Shrimp Etouffee

:headscratch: "1 Garlic Clove, unpeeled and quartered" I don't understand, don't peel it, quarter it. A Garlic Clove looks like this: https://images.heb.com/is/image/HEBGrocery/000325168 And if one peels it, and it is a good idea to peel it, the pieces of a garlic clove looks like this: http://cdn3...
by falvegas
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Shrimp Etouffee
Replies: 10
Views: 711

Shrimp Etouffee

SHRIMP ETOUFFEE This is a Shrimp Etouffee made pretty close to many originals in Louisiana. It's made with a Dark Roux however I have made this with a lighter Roux, AND it can be made Simple using a 'Slurry' of Flour & Water. Etouffee is also often made with Crawfish and I've had it with Duck. INGR...
by falvegas
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: LOIN TENDERLOIN IN WINE SAUCE REDUCTION
Replies: 0
Views: 244

LOIN TENDERLOIN IN WINE SAUCE REDUCTION

Thoughts for Valentines Day: Filetto Di Manzo Amarone Specifically this is a BEEF LOIN TENDERLOIN IN RED WINE SAUCE REDUCTION, typically served with a variety of Potato and Vegetable Puree’s or baby vegetables of Choice. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_0Pn2GdKhdqo/Rdl685_R_uI/AAAAAAAAAQs/jXyjlVLDuLM/s320...
by falvegas
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Awesome Possum Stew
Replies: 23
Views: 1476

Re: Awesome Possum Stew

Didn't find the Possum Chili that good, but then at the time I had no idea what in the hell Possum should actually be like, taste like. Most of my Chili is either Chili Roja (bowl of Red), Chili Verde (made with Pork & Hatch Green Chile's), or Chili Blanco (made with Chicken and Navy Beans); the lat...
by falvegas
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Awesome Possum Stew
Replies: 23
Views: 1476

Re: Awesome Possum Stew

Had Possum Chili once (Chili is a sort of Stew). It was prepared by the Tennessee contestants at the International Chili Cook-off.

Also had Havalina Chili a few times when I was at the Manned Space Center in Houston ....also had it Smoked (BBQ).
by falvegas
Fri May 05, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Feliz el Cinco De Mayo
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Feliz el Cinco De Mayo

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO Ya, the USA was involved down there...with the American Civil War over, the U.S. began to provide political and military assistance to Mexico to expel the French. What are the Falvegas's doin on Cinco De Mayo? Makin Steak Fajitas for the Kids, and Chili Roja, Salsa Fresca, Salsa...
by falvegas
Mon May 01, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Grilled Chicken Quesadillas with Papaya or Mango
Replies: 0
Views: 222

Grilled Chicken Quesadillas with Papaya or Mango

Grilled Chicken Quesadillas with Papaya These are easy to make, and they can be Grilled Outside on the BBQ or inside on a Ribbed Cast Iron or other Ribbed Pan. The Fruit I use is either Mango or Papaya, most of the time it's Mango, can usually get them 2 for $1 in season. Makes 2 full size Quesadil...
by falvegas
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Italian Meatballs
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: Italian Meatballs

I make my own meatballs from time to time with rice cakes instead of breading because my mother has Celiac disease, but when I'm in a hurry (and not worried about my mother), I buy the ones that our Harris Teeter makes in the store. They are truly some of the best Italian meatballs I've ever bought...
by falvegas
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Italian Meatballs
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs This is my personal recipe; there are of course hundreds of them. I prefer to use Ground Veal than Ground Beef, makes them a bit milder. Ingredients 3/4 to 1 Lb Ground Veal 3/4 to 1 Lb Ground Pork 3/4 to 1 Lb Ground Italian Sausage 3/4 C Breadcrumbs from Fresh Bread {I usually cut...
by falvegas
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Chicken Wings
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings usually conjure up thoughts of BUFFALO WINGS. This is a different method of doing them I learned from a Robert Irvine recipe. Note: preferably use the whole (full Wing) rather than the little winglets usually found in the supermarkets. Preheat Oven to 200 Degrees Coat the Wings with a ...
by falvegas
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Sweet Corn
Replies: 22
Views: 1236

Re: Sweet Corn

Thanks tattulip, guess I've been cooking my corn too long. I usually Steam Them or Grill Them (with husks on), but I have been cooking them far too long. Thanks!
by falvegas
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

The Dutch Oven Chicken game out great.
It was different than what I usually do, liking my chicken isp, but it was cooked beautifully all the way through, and much more 'Moist; than when I Oven Roast or BBQ it. Also the Jus was excellent, didn't need to make a Gravy.
by falvegas
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

All this talk about chicken has brought to mind a funny conversation between my mother and sister, both now deceased. It always makes me laugh when I think about it. " Brenda: " I think I'll make a roast chicken for dinner on Sunday." Mom: "Make sure the butcher gives you a capon." Brenda; "What is...
by falvegas
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

I used a Dutch oven years ago, it had a nice patina and was seasoned fantastically.... wish I knew what happened to it. All three of them recipes sound delicious... leaning to the French. How can one lose a 30 pound Dutch Oven???? :lolh: Anyway, YES, i decided to go with the 'French' recipe, a sort...
by falvegas
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN
Replies: 6
Views: 440

DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

DUTCH OVEN WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN Done Stews, Chili and the like in my Cast Iron Dutch Oven, BUT I've never Roasted a Whole Chicken in that Pot. The Dutch Oven I have is a 'Lodge' 7-Quart http://www.surlatable.com/images/customers/c1079/PRO-547281/PRO-547281_pdp/main_variation_Default_view_1_425x425. ...
by falvegas
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: GNOCCHI - Recipe/About/Some Tips
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: GNOCCHI - Recipe/About/Some Tips

GNOCCHI INTRODUCTION There are many Gnocchi Recipes, especially from the old world, some using Potatoes & Flour, some use only Semolina Flour, some no eggs. Several recipes incorporate vegetables or herbs or cheeses into the Gnocchi. Most recipes we’re familiar with simply boil the gnocchi and serv...
by falvegas
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: OSSO BUCO (re-posted)
Replies: 0
Views: 169

OSSO BUCO (re-posted)

OSSO BUCO One of my all time favorites, in a Restaurant, and at home for special occasions I posted this In Here before: Covert Conservatives, under falvegas, Sun Nov 16, 2008 3:33 pm https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/ec/bd/e1/ecbde11c26f13fcf872e2eb1753fdd34.jpg For those not familiar with...
by falvegas
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: COOKING - SOUS VIDE
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: COOKING - SOUS VIDE

Not sure how many of you have had a meal entree cooked Sous Vide [ pronounced Sooo - Veee] . These Kitchen devices clip onto a 'say' stock pot and control the Water Temperature to a set point + 0.1 Deg F. The Meat, Fish, whatever is placed in a Sealed Plastic Bag , and immersed in the Water Bath wh...
by falvegas
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: Recipes
Topic: BAGNA CAUDA (a request)
Replies: 9
Views: 533

Re: BAGNA CAUDA (a request)

It's difficult to believe that one can't get genuine Italian or French Breads these days. Almost every market near me carries a pretty good supply of Artisan Breads ...I couldn't live without them. I know, and it drives me nuts. You should see the restaurants around here. Some people think this one...