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Archive for August, 2007

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August 28, 2007

Steak Recipe: Turning Cheap “Choice” Steak into Gucci “Prime” Steak

How to Make the Most Tender, Flavorful Steak Recipe If you are a steak-lover, I hope that the title of this post + luscious photo is enticing enough for you to read though the entire article. Because I promise you that it’s worth it. Even if you don’t eat steak, this is a must-read…as you […]

August 24, 2007

Asian Pork Burgers with Kimchi

I was lunching with my friend, restaurant critic Brian Ries of Creative Loafing, and he asked me what I thought of area burger joints. The truth is, the only burger that I ever order out is McDonald’s – mainly because my boys must. have. that. stupid. toy. Never mind that sometimes the inattentive cashier stuffs pinktutugirly toys in their Happy Meal, …as if she struggled determining the sex …

August 22, 2007

Pimpin’ Out My Blog

I’m testing out a new feature called Asides. I really don’t know what it does. Obviously it doesn’t work. That sucks.

August 19, 2007

Grilled Corn with Lime Cilantro Wasabi Butter

I have so much to tell you that I don’t even know where to begin!!! But of course, it’s always about the food, so I’ll start with the food. But the food part is going to be really, really short because I want to share with you my first television shooting experience. I guess I could have posted without a recipe, but then I’d feel like it would be a totally inadequate post – because there are readers that possibly don’t give a shark’s ass about me …

August 10, 2007

Chino-Latino Wings

Ok. So take Chinese Hoisin BBQ Sauce (sweet, sticky, salty sauce made from soy, garlic, sugar and vinegar) + Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (smoked jalepenos in a spicy spicy chili concoction)…

August 5, 2007

Negative Calorie Chocolate Cake

I know…you’re all wondering….

What an elegant dessert….
a souffle, perhaps?
molten chocolate center?
did it take hours to make?

I am pleased to present to you, my Negative Calorie Chocolate Cake. Never before in the history of desserts has there ever been such an luscious cake that is this good …

August 1, 2007

Malaysian Coconut Prawns with Cognac + 100 Inches of Glorious Press

And I thought there would be NO WAY that I could create a better shrimp/prawn stir-fry than Garlic Brandy Prawns

How wrong I was! An armchair round trip ticket to Rasa Malaysia inspired me to add coconut to my already favorite recipe. The original Malaysian recipe calls for adding plucked curry leaves to the dish…however, I don’t have a curry tree plant and if *you* had a curry tree, I’d be over in a jiffy like a sneaky monkey.

OH YEAH…if I’m going to modify the recipe…I might as well add some booze …