Cooking 101 for the single Male.

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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 10th, 2018, 3:16 pm

Well.........They turned out with mixed results. They tasted great, but didn't look very good. Next time I will get the larger tortillas, and will definitely cut back on the cheese by at least 1/2. They sorta....goollooookked al over the place. Good thing I lined the pan with tinfoil. Unfortunately, I lost 1/2 the cheese and it stuck to the foil. I couldn't even reclaim it this morning after the leftovers sat in the fridge for the night.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby just popping in » Feb 10th, 2018, 4:39 pm

alanjh595 wrote:Good thing I lined the pan with tinfoil. Unfortunately, I lost 1/2 the cheese and it stuck to the foil.


The use of parchment paper would have been better to use in this instance.

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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby Nooby » Feb 10th, 2018, 6:35 pm

Thanks for the link to this recipe :130: . We made them tonight - tasty but a little 'plain'. We will try again with the rest of the filling but maybe add some chopped tomato and green onion when rolling.

And definitely using parchment paper is a good idea - they did not stick at all.

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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 10th, 2018, 6:55 pm

maybe add Jalapanos, if you are so inclined, I will.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby Nooby » Feb 10th, 2018, 8:23 pm

Ugh - not for me. Don't much care for them and I'd have heartburn for days. I am tempted to find a good re-fried bean recipe to go along with them, haven't had that for years. But I'd be on my own there, husband won't touch those.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby alanjh595 » May 15th, 2018, 3:42 pm

AND by special request of another poster, here is what I made today.

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Scones, they are still hot and smell great!

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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby Queen K » May 15th, 2018, 4:23 pm

No oven mitts catching fire? No 3 Alarm firetruck racing up?

Alan! I'm so proud of you and they look scrumptious!
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby Fancy » May 15th, 2018, 4:34 pm

They do look yummy!!
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby W105 » May 15th, 2018, 5:56 pm

right on Alan !! they look tasty :) do they freeze well ??
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby just popping in » May 15th, 2018, 5:57 pm

W105 wrote:right on Alan !! they look tasty :) do they freeze well ??


Probably never any left to freeze.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby fluffy » May 17th, 2018, 5:22 am

My daughter loaned me her sous vide setup and after one try, a five pound pork roast cooked for thirty-six hours and finished with a Puerto Rican recipe, I went out and bought my own. Next try, some nice rib steaks.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby Bsuds » May 17th, 2018, 5:27 am

fluffy wrote:My daughter loaned me her sous vide setup and after one try, a five pound pork roast cooked for thirty-six hours and finished with a Puerto Rican recipe, I went out and bought my own. Next try, some nice rib steaks.


Which one did you buy?
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby alanjh595 » May 17th, 2018, 5:30 am

5 pounds of any food is way too much for a single male. I can't even get through 1 loaf of bread before it gets moldy. I now have a lifetime supply of dried bread crumbs.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby oneh2obabe » May 17th, 2018, 7:43 am

Bsuds wrote:
fluffy wrote:My daughter loaned me her sous vide setup and after one try, a five pound pork roast cooked for thirty-six hours and finished with a Puerto Rican recipe, I went out and bought my own. Next try, some nice rib steaks.


Which one did you buy?


Wasn't about to shell out $500+ quite yet for a restaurant quality unit so I got the Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker for the rugrat - top-rated on multiple sites.
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Re: Cooking 101 for the single Male.

Postby Bsuds » May 17th, 2018, 8:02 am

They certainly are pricey little buggers aren't they!
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