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restaurant for a hungry midshipman in Great Neck (or nearby)?

Agreed

2 days ago
PHREDDY in New York State (exc. NYC)

restaurant for a hungry midshipman in Great Neck (or nearby)?

Peter Luger is the place. Make a reservation and ask for George...Tell him Fred sent you!
(You should real proud of your son!)

Apr 20, 2014
PHREDDY in New York State (exc. NYC)

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Nice!

Apr 20, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking
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Chicken livers? [Correction: Chicken hearts]

Sautéed onions, chicken livers and add some eggs, a great omelet. You can of make it as large as needed.

Apr 20, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

Kosher breakfast food

Try Fairway. they have many kosher items.

Apr 20, 2014
PHREDDY in Manhattan
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What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

I am sorry, but you did...a "holy" substitution...

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Thank you, but this recipe has pasta...do you want to check it?

Apr 19, 2014
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Martini???

Still not to appetizing..

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Spirits

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Love the peanut noodle salad...Recipe please ...sounds yummy...even when it is not forbidden...

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

Martini???

Were the Peeps yellow or pink?

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Spirits

Cooking first time for girlfriend. Help!

As another thought, grilled seafood is not entry level stuff..but.....Perhaps some clams or mussels placed directly on a hot grill till they are done, as an appy with some hot sauce or other pre-purchase condiment is simple, easy and natural as they come. A glass of some wine with this and you should have a great start.
Leaving the grill in the picture on low, consider some grilled chicken breast that has been marinated before, lo-cal, packs a lot of flavor, pair it up with some grilled asparagus or zucchini, also easy to prepare first and quick grill time, and either some couscous, brown rice, a spot of red wine and you should be good to go.
Sometimes simple is very romantic. After all you want her not to remember how much she ate, but the warmth of the evening, your care for the preparation of the meal with her in mind.
Many here have suggested some great possibilities! Please let us know successful you were!

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking
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First Time Roasting Pork Shoulder Picnic

A key step in the preparation is to not to forget to marinade. You can do this the evening before. There are many suggestions out there but I like to keep it simple. For ease I use a large plastic bag for the marinade and turn it several times.
I do not use too many items, but have used white wine, orange juice, soy sauce, salt pepper, cumin, oregano, MSG, even Adobo ...All in moderation, and the cooking too and you can't miss.

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

John,
Yes I am and looking forward to the link when it is published. Through the years I have always been interested in military generals of both WW1 & WW2, this should provide a wonderful sidebar for me in the future.

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

Cooking first time for girlfriend. Help!

That is definitely a sure winner!

Apr 19, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Except the Flyers might loose

Apr 18, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Super John......I love to hear about WW ! food...and you have nailed it....
my grand pa would be smiling..

Apr 18, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Wagon Wheels...have not had those for a long time....but love it!!!!

Apr 18, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

Cooking first time for girlfriend. Help!

You know he is 26 and not a pro...but your suggestions seem pretty simple...minimal preparation with many the ingredients that can be pre-purchased already prepared...

After all he just wants to feed her a simple meal!

Desert...I am sure he will figure it out!

Apr 18, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #292 - The Hippity-Hop Edition! [Through April 21, 2014]

Me too, but first up Cazuela de Marisicos...
Basically ground green plantains, sofrito of green peppers, yellow onions, tomatoes, cilantro.
The above is cooked down, then we have a combination of Cod, Tilapia, & Salmon which is then embedded in the vegetables in an oven proof pan and baked in the oven for 1 hours @ 350 degrees. Tonight it gets served with a traditional rice pilaf and some crushed matzo, in sautéed onions, mushrooms some chicken stock and then baked in the oven for 30 minutes.

Apr 17, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking
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Not your mother's Gefilte fish

Actually did not see the old post, and as such am interested and like what I see...
Frequently my brother and I will get together and re-engineer a recipe of favorite holiday food and see what we come up with.
This year we did not get to do anything before Pesach.
Our latest was our matzo balls with minced onions, parsley and dill. After they were cooled they went into an egg wash, matzo meal and deep fried till just crisp on the outside.
We served them with a side of brown gravy as an appetizer.

Apr 15, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What food have you lost a taste for?

Interesting, come to think of it, I lost my taste for hard boiled eggs, but still eat egg salad....go figure?

Apr 15, 2014
PHREDDY in General Topics

How often do you drink alcoholic drinks?

I beg too differ..
The OP, Monica states that it is her opinion that she is drinking too much alcohol.
Her question is: "How much do you drink and how often?"
I think I answered her question, then provided some background to my routine.
I am not so sure she was asking for people who are aware of the risks or first or second hand knowledge of people who as a result of alcohol consumption to any degree had any problems.

Apr 11, 2014
PHREDDY in General Topics

How often do you drink alcoholic drinks?

THANX!

Apr 11, 2014
PHREDDY in General Topics

How often do you drink alcoholic drinks?

With respect to all above, my grandfather was a heavy drinker, daily for more than half his life. He died from heart failure at 76.

My father's funeral was two days ago, Wednesday and he was 91 years old and cause of death was cardio myopathy. He had a "Happy Hour" every day for at least the last 40 years , consisting of two fingers of scotch on the rocks with either some cheese or nuts about 5:30 -6:00 every day.
I will soon be 60 and have done so for the last 10 years and will continue my fathers tradition until I am at least 91...
In reflection, I guess he meant it was a time of the day to stop, reflect, relax and be happy with life, perhaps a habit, as noted above but not necessarily a bad one.

Apr 11, 2014
PHREDDY in General Topics
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Is there a fix for my chicken soup - it tastes sour

Try some fresh mint

Apr 10, 2014
PHREDDY in Kosher

FOODS FOR EASTER/PASSOVER THAT ARE DIFFERENT

Well said...

Apr 10, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

FOODS FOR EASTER/PASSOVER THAT ARE DIFFERENT

I am always amused by signs and notices that are wrong and can be used to infer something else.
The attached photo is something I might make for Good Friday or use it for Gefilte fish for a Seder...
Am I the only one out there with a warped sense of humor when it comes to food?

Apr 10, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #290 - April Showers/April Flowers Edition! [through April 12, 2014]

Roasted zucchini with curry and paprika, roasted thighs, legs, hearts, gizzards with onions, red and yellow peppers. Garlic mashed potatoes with lots of cream and butter...real comfort meal....I need it...

Apr 07, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking
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What's for Dinner #290 - April Showers/April Flowers Edition! [through April 12, 2014]

Be thankful you have a house that is not in foreclosure and you can fix and paint it how you like!

Let me know how the potatoes (salad) was...

Apr 07, 2014
PHREDDY in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #290 - April Showers/April Flowers Edition! [through April 12, 2014]

Perfect ...Phreddy (the plumber)!

Apr 07, 2014
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