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How I prepare Brussel Sprouts – Simple Recipe

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Wash After trimming put into bowl Cover with wet paper towel Microwave for 3 minutes While still hot from microwave cook on high heat in oil (I use coconut or olive) Caramelize to extent you like Right before turning off heat melt in some butter and mix Sprinkle soy sauce to taste Crowd favorite every time!

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Hula Hula, Mixed Drinks, Foofy Drinks, Brazil, Brasil

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Hilariously foofy – but really all delicious…. Cocktail artistry by Juliana Glistau. Carve: A big pineapple, deftly give the top a modern haircut. Combine: Coconut milk, condensed milk, vodka, ice, meat of a pineapple – blenderize. Garnish: Mint, cherries, and star fruit.   Em Portugues…   Hilariantemente “foofy” – mas realmente todo delicioso. … Maestria do […]

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Recipes – How to prepare awesome steak at home – Pan searing in 12 simple steps

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1. Leave steak out (covered tight in saran wrap) on the kitchen counter for 40-60 minutes to come to almost “room temp.” 2. Add enough olive (or your favorite) oil to the pan to wet the entire bottom surface – turn heat to high. 3. Immediately generously salt and lightly pepper both sides of the […]

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Flavor additions to your morning cup of coffee / Lemongrass ?

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Yes I home roast my coffee and I obsess about having fresh beans to grind. While that may sound like a coffee purist of sorts, I’m not. I love to tinker with flavors, recipes, etc. and my morning cup is no different. To that end, I’ve tried a few things to grind in with my […]

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Homemade Dumplings

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Truly delicious, and fairly easy… 1. Obtain steamer, layer the interior rack(s) with cooking paper (optional but definitely helps with potential dumpling/bamboo snuggling). 2. Obtain dumpling skins (or make your own), and a ramekin, or small bowl, of water to dip your fingers in. 3. Get ingredients together, pre-cook meat components, etc. if desired. 4. […]

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Recipes: Octopi Salad

Ingredients: – Baby octopi – Milk – Ginger, lemongrass (if you have it), and garlic Steps: – Soak octopi in cold milk for 30 minutes to get any “fishy smells” out – I added papaya to help with tenderization – but not sure needed – Discard milk, rinse ocotpi with water, drain – Add octopi, […]

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USA, Chenin Blanc & Viognier, Pine Ridge in Napa Valley, (Clarksburg, Lodi, & Napa grapes), California, 2010

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The Chenin Blanc is sourced from Clarksburg and the Viognier from Lodi. N/ Bright, acidic crisp hay. Clean burlap. If you allow me to wax…. ripe yellow fruits juiced over river stones in the midday sun. Lime zest. White flowers. Granite and cement, in a good way. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Dripping yellow fruits and lime. […]

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Travel, Recipes, Tucunare, Peacock Bass, Brazil, Brasil, Em Portugues

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Sometimes simple is the best recipe. “Peacock Bass” is a fish that is at the very top of my “one day need to catch” list. They are legend. Top-water, aggressive, muscular, territorial, and, as I now know…. ruthlessly delicious. I’ve never fished for them yet. I have, however, recently got to enjoy them in the […]

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Totally Off Topic = Blender Banana Dolphin

I’ve made a protein, berries, acai, banana, greens powder, oatmeal, beet juice, etc. fairly insane shake almost every morning for the last decade or more. (I’ll post that nut job recipe at a later date). In all that time, I’ve never met a Blender Dolphin. Until yesterday…. BananaDolphinJAN2011

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Recipes, Fish, Salmon, Miso Paste, Sweet Chili Sauce, Sea Salt, Butter

Occasionally, some of my kitched experiments turn out so well I will post them.  This is one of those times… Ingredients: – 1 lb Salmon, skin on one side – Sweet Chili Sauce – Miso Paste – Sea Salt (but any will do I’m sure) – Butter Prep steps: – Lightly oil (I used olive) […]

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Recipe, Fish, Sea Bass – Amazingly Simple and Delicious

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– Obtain Sea Bass or other white, flaky, fish fillets (if your brother is a local fishing wonder, have him catch a huge White Sea Bass for you  – see picture)  🙂 – Soak the fillets in nothing but olive oil for 30 minute – Coat with bread crumbs (optional – add some panko crumbs, […]

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