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What did you Bake/Cook Today?!?!?! :)

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Does baking myself count?:unsure:

In all seriousness, I didn't bake or cook today, but I got a Foreman grill a couple weeks ago, and I love it! I've cooked hot dogs, hamburgers, and fish all multiple times since then.
 

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Tonight, I may finally try again at baking a fluffy loaf of white whole wheat bread. With a cinnamon swirl center. Issue in the past was that my wheat bread would never freaking rise enough, but I finally got my hands on that King Arthur Whole Grain Bread Improver [MENTION=4050]ceecee[/MENTION] suggested to me before, so I'm looking forward to trying that out.

That, and my warming drawer below the oven really helped my white wheat yeast doughnuts rise a couple of months ago, so I think utilizing that should help, too.

Will post results later. If it comes out well, I'll make a second loaf to take to my grandmother tomorrow. If it's a dud, she'll get some banana bread, since I have a metric ton of overripe bananas in the freezer.
 

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^ ...I baked. I tried a couple of different recipes, all w/the bread improver.

One was kind of a dud loaf. It didn't rise in the oven much, was dense. Roommate & her kid ate a bunch of it anyway & liked it. What's left of it will probably be kinda gummy tomorrow, though.

The other two loaves look right. They're still cooling. Taking the best looking one to my grandmother's later, so, no cutting into that.


Only photo I have (for now) is what remains of the dud bread... the ends.




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...before I wrapped them up, I got a food coloring marker out.
I'll leave my creation on the table.

why am I like this.
 

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^ ...I baked. I tried a couple of different recipes, all w/the bread improver.

One was kind of a dud loaf. It didn't rise in the oven much, was dense. Roommate & her kid ate a bunch of it anyway & liked it. What's left of it will probably be kinda gummy tomorrow, though.

The other two loaves look right. They're still cooling. Taking the best looking one to my grandmother's later, so, no cutting into that.


Only photo I have (for now) is what remains of the dud bread... the ends.




isDUsyt.jpg


...before I wrapped them up, I got a food coloring marker out.
I'll leave my creation on the table.

why am I like this.

I would have eaten it, the fact that it has a face now, just makes it more delicious. I think it has to do with how we were raised...
 

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I would have eaten it, the fact that it has a face now, just makes it more delicious. I think it has to do with how we were raised...

My brain just converts anything it can into a muppet. :shrug:
 

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I cooked dinner for my folks and took it over to them, for my mom for mothers day; fancy garlic burgers and baked beans. I sauteed some shiitake mushrooms and jasmine rice for myself.
 

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Boneless pork chops with chile peanut rice, mexican coleslaw, and drunken beans. It was what my mom wanted for mother's day. we're also gonna make fish tacos one night and put the slaw on them
 

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Steak; a perfectly baked potato with ghee and chives, and peas.

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Boneless pork chops with chile peanut rice, mexican coleslaw, and drunken beans. It was what my mom wanted for mother's day. we're also gonna make fish tacos one night and put the slaw on them

Did you make the slaw? It looks so fresh and tangy ^_^
 

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made country fried steak for the first time and turned out amazing. everything else on the plate i've made before. the roasted potatoes are seasoned with salt,pepper,paprika, and italian seasoning

 

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Making blackened chicken pasta with a lemon alfredo sauce. will post pics
 

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and recipe?

so I didnt get to take photos because it really went so fast, my aunt and her husband and my girlfriend who was over for nail night ate the entire thing!! Recipe is super simple

sauce
1/2 pint heavy cream
butter
2 tablespoon flour
juice of 2 lemons
fresh cracked black pepper

reserve 1/2 cup heavy cream for tossing


melt butter and whisk in slowly flour until incorporated, once fully incorporated add lemon juice mix until fragrant (add dried parsley if you have) slowly add heavy cream until nice and smooth. turn off heat

Chicken marinade
1/2 lemon
olive oil
Cajun seasoning

marinate for 1-2 hours

grill or pan fry , let rest and then slice


Pasta

cook type of pasta desired to recommended time

toss pasta sauce and chicken in a pan together with reserved 1/2 heavy cream and add desired amount of cracked black pepper

serve
 
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