Brioche Toast with Fig Butter

September 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Brunch

A few good ingredients and some personal restraint.  Leave it alone! Put in on the table!

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Softened butter whipped with fig jam.  Good brioche, lightly toasted.  A few berries and a strong hot latte.  Good morning! 

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Leftovers.

August 12, 2014 by  
Filed under General

Leftovers @ 7:21 pm:

 

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Leftovers @ 7:42 pm:

 

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Nobody likes leftovers.  Fake yourself out with a good-lookin’ plate.

 

p.s. yes I omitted an ingredient.  Planned an avocado fan, but it was a little too far leftover.  

 

Sweet-Hot Grilled Chicken Satay

August 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Summer Meal

Just so so good.  Like wow.    

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Slice boneless skinless chicken thighs into strips – probably get 3 or 4 strips from each.  Toss in canola oil, sea salt, cracked pepper and garlic powder.  Thread onto skewers.  

The sauce – on stovetop 3 parts teriyaki sauce, 1 part hoisin sauce, 1/2 part rice wine vinegar and a good squeeze of Sriracha.  Throw in some smashed garlic and ginger if you are feeling that.  Let all it simmer for 10 mins or so and taste – looking for sweet/salty/sour/spicy.  A touch of honey if you need some more sweet.  

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Grill the skewers until nearly done, remove from grill and brush all over with the sauce.  Return to the grill for just a minute.   Served this with jasmine rice and grilled zucchini (below).  No leftovers.  None.

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