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Aug 19, 2014
Uncle Bob in Food Media & News

What's for dinner #320 -- The End and the Beginning Edition!

Sippin Whiskey
Gazpacho Out of HG tomatoes etc.
Smothered Pork Chop ~ Rice
Fresh Dry Fried Okra.
Refrigerator Scraps of Pink-Eye PH peas and Collards
Fresh slices of Tomato, Cukes, and pods of hot pepper.
Chocolate Ice Cream.

Favorite oyster recipes?

Oyster Shooters can be fun, and delicious!

Aug 17, 2014
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

The Perfect Brownie?

Nuttin wrong with walnuts! ~ We have several pecan trees so that's what we use here.

Aug 17, 2014
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

The Perfect Brownie?

No pecans = No brownies. ;)

Aug 17, 2014
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What's for Dinner #319 -- Hot Town, Summer in the City Edition! [through August 18, 2014]

Cold Beer
Tacos
Blue Bell Ice cream sandwich.

Is Thremapen the only option?

Thermapen....often imitated, never duplicated. :)

Any other hunters/shooters here?

Deep South John. I hang out in Mississippi and Louisiana.

Aug 12, 2014
Uncle Bob in Not About Food

What's for Dinner #318 -- There Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues Edition! [through August 13, 2014]

Yum Cheryl!! ~~ Love ribs, 'tater salat' and beans!!!!

Aug 11, 2014
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

I just realized I need a pressure cooker for canning tomatoes

Plus 1000!!

Aug 11, 2014
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What's for Dinner #318 -- There Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues Edition! [through August 13, 2014]

Not just mayo, but Duke's Mayonnaise. ;)

Go to the garden and pick a nice vine ripe. Wipe it off on your shirt sleeve. Take a bite...shake on salt and devour. Then use your sleeve again to wipe ya mouth.

Aug 10, 2014
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What's for Dinner #318 -- There Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues Edition! [through August 13, 2014]

Nothing beats a fresh tomato sandwich for Sunday night supper.

Aug 10, 2014
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Any other hunters/shooters here?

Hunter/Fisherman/Shooter here. I'm an outdoorsman. I hunt and fish for the table and freezer. I own a lot of land, and am a good steward to the land and the wildlife that live there. Don't need a bear skin rug on my floor, nor a Zebra head on the wall to prove my manhood. Also am a recreational shooter and reloader. ~~~ “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after"...Thoreau

Buying eggs?

Puffin. I assure you I have a heart. :) and I have seen how commercial "battery" chickens are raised up close and personal. A couple of summers when in high school I worked on a (1 Million layers) egg farm. Lots of good feed, fresh water, and sanitation was a high priority. I've also visited several layer operations in the past. Just me maybe , but I've not seen a major problem. Are they crowded? You bet. Are their exceptions to my experience. I would think so.

Aug 07, 2014
Uncle Bob in General Topics
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Buying eggs?

Thanks for the link. It's about what I expected.

Aug 07, 2014
Uncle Bob in General Topics

Buying eggs?

<<<<have you ever seen footage of how chickens are raised in commercial battery operations and what they're fed? Yikes.>>>>

Could you provide a link to said footage. I would love to see it. I'm sure others would as well.

Aug 07, 2014
Uncle Bob in General Topics

What's for Dinner #317 - Yes, it's Summer, Summertime is here... [Through August 9, 2014]

Both cook! The little brown-eyed girl does most of the baking. My baking skills are limited to corn bread, biscuits, pecan pie, nanna puddin, and a few others.

Aug 05, 2014
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What's for Dinner #317 - Yes, it's Summer, Summertime is here... [Through August 9, 2014]

Bourbon
Meat loaf. 1/2 Chuck - 1/2 Boudin.
Lots of garden vegetables. Peas, butter beans, squash, okra etc.
Slices of cukes, tomatoes, Vidalia onion, and pods of hot pepper.
Small skillet of cornbread.
Chocolate pie!

MEAT DONENESS -- then and now

Lots of good memories of one of my uncles buying one or two bone- in sirloin steaks....at least 1/1/2-2 inch thick...They would have a piece of filet sometimes as big as your hand. Cooked over wood coals on one of the old brick and mortar BBQ pits....the only light was a yellow light bulb over the pit. No Therm-O-Meter...just by feel, and looks. Sliced, it/they would feed several friends and neighbors. ~~ I bought and cooked many 'long bone' sirloins until they became very scarce. Now I like a very thick porterhouse, rib-eye, or when I can find a good specimen, a thick cut top sirloin....cooked medium rare.

Pink (medium) Spare Ribs

Being a carnivore, I prefer my meat to have a little resistance to the tooth. ~~ For those who prefer 'fall off the bone' I always suggest Instant mashed potatoes topped with a little Kraft BBQ sauce for the same texture. ;) Much simpler and cheaper.

HAMBURGERS! Home Cooking Dish of the Month for August 2014

Focaccia Burger...

You will need:

Fresh Baked Focaccia bread cut to your desired size and shape.
Fresh ground chuck formed/shaped to fit your bread, and grilled.
Fresh made pesto.
Home grown vine ripe tomato slices.
Fresh Basil leaves.
Mozzarella Cheese.
Course ground pepper and flake salt.
A few dashes of Olive oil.

What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition [through August 4, 2014]

Will be delicious! I usually saute/caramelize the onions a bit before adding the squash...and as much water as you need to stew/steam to your satisfaction.

Aug 01, 2014
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition [through August 4, 2014]

Re: Yellow Squash

I think you would call it a stew of sorts. Everything is soft, but not mushy. Cooked in butter 99% of the time. Bacon drippings are good....just a different flavor. ~ Another method is to continue to slowly cook for a long period of time until the squash/onions are a very dark yellow orange. Sugar is often added when using this method. It's very tasty, but not something we do here at Twin Oaks that often. Another method used on occasion is cook them till they are soft....mash the daylights out of them ;) ... mix with corn meal to make a batter of sorts...pat them out and fry in a small amount of oil and you have squash patties. ~~ A quick saute of yellow, and zucchini with onion and mushrooms is delicious as well.

What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition [through August 4, 2014]

I vote for bourbon, and a little Suzi TLC.

Your best tomato recipes please - worthy of the tastiest specimens!

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Jul 31, 2014
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking

What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition [through August 4, 2014]

No. However I did drive the chuck wagon today. We made 14 miles.

What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition [through August 4, 2014]

Supper tonight was mostly "refrigerator scraps". Known in some circles as left overs. Consisting of the following.

Pink-eye purple hull peas with snaps.
Yellow squash with Vidalia onions.
Fresh Boiled Okra.
Chicken Piccata.
Pork Chop in gravy.
Fresh slices of tomato, and cucumber.
Pods of Cayenne Pepper.

And if that wasn't enough...Fried green tomatoes.

I'm stuffed!!

Your best tomato recipes please - worthy of the tastiest specimens!

Slices of vine ripe tomatoes.
Two slices of bread.
Mayonnaise. Preferably Duke's.
Salt & Pepper.

Liberally apply mayonnaise to both sides of the bread.
Place tomato slices on bread to cover. Salt & Pepper to taste.

If you did it right, you'll have tomato juice/mayonnaise dripping off your elbows. :)

The addition of lettuce and bacon is nice. As is a fried egg.

Jul 31, 2014
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"dump" recipes??

<<<<I call it "free-styling", and by its very nature, impromptu cooking is inimical to *recipe-sharing*>>>>.

Don't ask me why, but when I read this the first thing that popped into my mind was....Skinny Dippin! LOL

Jul 28, 2014
Uncle Bob in Home Cooking