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June 18th, 2018 at 10:12:25 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Rare burgers with blue cheese
sauce on homemade buns,
and homemade chili on the
side. Blue cheese makes
anything better..



Last time I was in Vegas, we ate at a steakhouse. I got a lettuce wedge with extra Bleu cheese on the side, and saved it. My ribeye was mediocre until I put a small dab of dressing on a bite, and the flavor just BLEW UP in my mouth. The difference was ridiculous. Better than sautéed mushrooms or any other side I could have done to enhance the steak.

I've had filet and steak tips served with bleu cheese, and it enhances those, but never tried it with a ribeye before. It must be the amount of fat/marbling in the cut that acts with the dressing, because those leaner cuts didn't pop like the ribeye did. I would think it would do the same to hamburger that has a good outside sear.

Even if people don't like bleu cheese on salads, try it once on a steak. The flavor changes completely.
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June 18th, 2018 at 10:56:54 AM permalink
Quote: beachbumbabs

It must be the amount of fat/marbling in the cut that acts with the dressing, because those leaner cuts didn't pop like the ribeye did. I would think it would do the same to hamburger that has a good outside sear.



I really did go to culinary school
for a year. They drive home the
point about flavor enhancement,
and the use of one thing to offset
another. I use cheese and spices
a lot, everything is made from
scratch. If you learn how to cook
well, eating out becomes a
punishment more than a reward.
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June 18th, 2018 at 1:10:13 PM permalink
Quote: beachbumbabs

Even if people don't like bleu cheese on salads, try it once on a steak. The flavor changes completely.

Blue cheeses like Stilton, in isolation can seem disgusting, but put a small slice on your steak or burger and melt it in, or make as a sauce, serve with steak and it's bloody marvellous. Yes, I think better with fatty beef.

There's a local restaurant that puts Stilton in its steak pies. It's to die for!

Anyhow... Tonight, after a long session at the gym, I prepared and scoffed a delicious Chicken wrap. Large herby wrap, lots of chicken in Fajita seasoning fried with bell pepper and onion in olive oil.

Washed down with a totally inappropriate English Craft Ale

Quick, simple, delicious and cost next to nothing.
Take care out there. Spare a thought for the newly poor who were happy in their world just a few days ago, but whose whole way of life just collapsed..
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June 18th, 2018 at 1:24:42 PM permalink
Years ago, an accident resulted in a goodly portion of the content of a bottle of Marzano Blue Cheese dressing to drop into a pot of freshly made meatballs, sausages and meat sauce. It sat overnight and by the time I discovered it, it was time to heat it up. I wasn't crazy about the new combo sauce but several commented positively on it.
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June 18th, 2018 at 1:34:15 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

Years ago, an accident resulted in a goodly portion of the content of a bottle of Marzano Blue Cheese dressing to drop into a pot of freshly made meatballs, sausages and meat sauce. It sat overnight and by the time I discovered it, it was time to heat it up. I wasn't crazy about the new combo sauce but several commented positively on it.

You probably just needed to adjust the quantities.
Take care out there. Spare a thought for the newly poor who were happy in their world just a few days ago, but whose whole way of life just collapsed..
EvenBob
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June 18th, 2018 at 2:31:27 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

Years ago, an accident resulted in a goodly portion of the content of a bottle of Marzano Blue Cheese dressing to drop into a pot of freshly made meatballs,



Is this the chocolate got spilled into
peanut butter story and Reeses
peanut butter cups were born? We've
seen the commercial.

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June 23rd, 2018 at 1:51:02 AM permalink

charlies grill philly steak and cheese. $7.49 regular size which was pretty big. it was very good. worth posting about.
comes with grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, choice of cheese and green peppers which I 86ed and lettuce, and tomato if wanted
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July 1st, 2018 at 10:48:35 PM permalink
Prime rib dip sandwich
Potato salad
Can of Coke
3 roasted almond chocolate bars
Large peanut butter cookie
Bottle of gold peak lemon tea
12 ounce ribeye steak
Salad
Baked potato w sour cream and butter
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
1 scoop chocolate ice cream
Chocolate chip cookie
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July 2nd, 2018 at 1:06:50 AM permalink
one bowl Bran Flakes with milk.
one medium sized banana.
Two medium tomatoes sliced and slathered with mayonnaise on half a loaf of cheap white bread.
one Starbucks Frappacino (200 calories), most of it sugar and caffeine.
possibly an additional Frappacino (in addition to will power problems, I have memory problems).
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July 2nd, 2018 at 4:24:13 AM permalink
Beef brisket
Corn bread
Come
Beans
Ice cream sandwich
Probably orange Fanta
White kit kat
Beef & cheese stick (these are God tier food, Iíll defend them to the death)
Cuban sandwich and hashbrowns
Coconut pie + vanilla ice cream (vanilla is GOAT, again, defend it to the death)
Grape drink

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