Home Bread V6.02

Seven day cold ferment, three hour rise at 70 degrees. Baked with steam tray. Needs longer or warmer rise. Needs a different flavor punch.


Vegetable Uprising


Braised Beef Short Rib and Bok Choi Stir Fry (New Years Eve, Eve, Eve Edition)

Braised Beef and Bok Choi
Braised Beef Short Rib, Bok Choi, Scallions and Basil in Sweet Chili Sauce.

Stur Fry
Stir Fry works in cast iron, just keep the veg hopping. Add sauce and let evaporate down to a coating. Sauce = Fish Sauce, Vinegar, Palm Sugar, Chili Flakes, Water, Shallots and Garlic. Cook for five minutes, blend till smooth.

Dinner and a Movie

Dinner and a Movie
Claud makes pigs feet with paul and lisa

Sofrito, Italian Style

Fifty Percent Red Onion, twenty five percent Celery, twenty five percent Carrot. Note to self: finer dice on the carrot next time.

Medium Heat, Small Dice, Olive Oil. This is how it looked at the start. Still organized and intact.

One hour in (60 minutes in metric). Veg is breaking down like a fraction.

Two hours in. Things are falling apart in a good way. Lower the heat and/or add more oil if it starts to stick.

Three hour in. Concentrated flavor. Freeze in ice cube trays to use later.


Acid Chicken with Onions and Potatoes

Chicken Potatoes and Onions
Chicken with Onions and Potatoes

Umami Sauce
White Wine, Lemon, Capers, Garlic, Anchovies = Umami. Way more lemon then I have ever offered up to this dish. Taste buds explode, then I craved another bite. Like eating way too hot salsa. The only way to mitigate the pain is to keep eating. Potatoes were a perfect respite.

Umami Sauce
Umami on the heat

Breaded Chicken
Braised Chicken back into the sauce