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Hot Wings

Feb 07, 2010
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What is the most unusual, but tasty, sandwich you make or have made?

No mayo is one of the reasons I use the Laughing Cow lite swiss. It's only 35 a wedge, so you can have it AND half an avocado, and end up WAY under the same amount of mayo. Plus that much mayo would be pretty nasty...

Feb 07, 2010
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Caldo de Res

Feb 07, 2010
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Easy Buffalo Wings

I meant watery, VINEGARY is good, lol.

Feb 07, 2010
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Easy Buffalo Wings

You know, I have never understood why people say it is less fatty to fry them, even though it's ALL over the place. We weighed the grease before and after, and there was MORE after, so using simple mathematics, you would assume there would be less calories...

Also, no one bothers to reduce the butter/hot sauce dip, so it ends up vinegary and doesn't really coat the wings, more like kinda washes them. *shrugs* Mine aren't traditional either, so to each their own, I guess.

Feb 07, 2010
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Pozole con Pollo

Feb 07, 2010
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What is the most unusual, but tasty, sandwich you make or have made?

I just looked it up. 1/2 a medium avocado has 125 calories. 2 pieces of multi-grain bread has 200 (Weight-Watchers, Nature's Promise) to 280 (various brands) calories. I would say the avocado is not the culprit of a high-calorie sandwich.

Feb 07, 2010
eratosthanes in Home Cooking

What is the most unusual, but tasty, sandwich you make or have made?

You only use 1/2, and since the rest is veggies, it still doesn't come to much. Honestly, if you want less calories the bread has more.

Feb 07, 2010
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Caldo de Res

I forgot to add split chiles and discard seeds. Carefully scrape insides of chilies, and discard skin. Mash, and set aside, after step 3.

Feb 07, 2010
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Pozole con Pollo

Oops! I forgot to put in 4-6 cloves of roughly chopped or whole garlic! Add when you add the seasonings, or when you simmer the whole chicken.

Feb 07, 2010
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Pozole con Pollo

If you simmer it for 2 hours, it tastes even better!

Feb 07, 2010
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Best Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Feb 06, 2010
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Best Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Oh, you may need an extra splash of olive oil when you add the rest of the veggies!

Feb 06, 2010
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Recipes You've Never Heard of Outside Your Family

I use the flour/egg only mix, but I roll them and cut them into wide strips so they get softer during cooking. I have been making this since I was 13, and my family still asks for it, so it must be good. Would those be thick noodles then instead of thin dumplings?

Jan 02, 2010
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What is the most unusual, but tasty, sandwich you make or have made?

I agree, though I (sin!) like chicken confit better.

Jan 02, 2010
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What is the most unusual, but tasty, sandwich you make or have made?

Either way, it's disgusting! And I live in Louisville, so you can take that for what it's worth.

Jan 02, 2010
eratosthanes in Home Cooking

What is the most unusual, but tasty, sandwich you make or have made?

I like this one, and make it myself, but with a few additions/changes. If you are trying to go low in saturated fat, use a wedge of Laughing Cow lite swiss, instead of mayo, ESP. instead of lite mayo, which whatever they say, does NOT taste like the real thing.
I also add red bell-pepper rings and salad greens. The bean sprouts are a must, but I like the stringy ones, not the thick ones that still taste like bean. You end up with a thick sandwich that has hardly any calories at all, aside from the bread.

Jan 02, 2010
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Recipes You've Never Heard of Outside Your Family

I would suggest "Pappa'd eggs," named for my great-grandfather. This is an old family dish that is not fried or scrambled eggs, but a wonderful combination of both.
Fry a couple of pieces of bacon, about one piece per two eggs, set aside, crumbled. In the bacon grease, crack your eggs as if frying. Cook eggs until whites are half-done, then break eggs up, toss the bacon back in, and stir only occasionally until desired doneness.
I have never seen this in a recipe book (too simple, I guess) but it is excellent, though high in fat/cholesterol/guilt.

Jan 02, 2010
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Scrambled eggs: sometimes the basics are the hardest

If creamy eggs are English perfect, and fluffy sheets are American, what would you call mine?

They are an old family recipe that is not fried or scrambled but a wonderful combination of both. Fry a couple of pieces of bacon, about one piece per two eggs, set aside, crumbled. In the bacon grease, crack your eggs as if frying. Cook eggs until whites are half-done, then break eggs up, toss the bacon back in, and stir until desired doneness. Yum!

I usually soft-boil my eggs, but I eat these eggs when I can afford the extra calories, and cholesterol.

Jan 02, 2010
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