Jump to content
IGNORED

Food Thread


mvmac

Recommended Posts

I think I read the best chicken skin was produced with butter under it and oil on it. Perhaps I have that reversed but I have used the spray butter replacement products with great success on the grill and they are a form of oil generally.

Yup, it seems to work well either way for some reason. The bacon really adds crispiness to the skin and also is a nice crispy addition itself.

All the oil collected on the bottom of the pan makes for a really good sauce (not really gravy). My wife tries to throw it out, but there are plenty of relatives who want to keep it.

We'll see if we do it again this year. Cross fingers.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Moderator
My in laws are from HK, and they like crispy. So, we retain that crispiness by baking the turkey in Al foil, then basting it and roasting it till the skin is crispy. Next, the bacon goes on and infuses its flavor and adds crispiness. :drool:

I'm going to assume you've done this before, so I'll take your word for it. I just can't get into the bacon in everything trend. There are so many ways it can be (and is) done wrong.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I'm going to assume you've done this before, so I'll take your word for it.

I just can't get into the bacon in everything trend. There are so many ways it can be (and is) done wrong.

Yeah, we've done it a few times. Different types of stuffing(s) each time.

Apple wood bacon gives the most complementary taste to the Turkey. Being from HK, my wife's relatives don't like the dry flesh normally associated with Turkey. So, this makes it really moist and the crispy skin/bacon give it that really nice flavor.

The only issue is if I eat too much, I won't be able to play golf the next day. Possibly Coyote Hills or Cinnabar?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Was tempted to buy this at Trader Joes:

Looks good, but I bet there's not real nutritional reason to eat this? Kind of like putting an oreo or chocolate chip cookie between two pieces of bread. All carbohydrates and fat, very little other value?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Moderator
[QUOTE name="nevets88" url="/t/74957/food-thread/198#post_1070869"] Was tempted to buy this at Trader Joes:[/QUOTE] Looks good, but I bet there's not real nutritional reason to eat this? Kind of like putting an oreo or chocolate chip cookie between two pieces of bread. All carbohydrates and fat, very little other value?

Ha ha. I ain't buying this for the vitamins and minerals and other fortified nutrients. It's basically food sin. But it's probably only gonna cost a couple of Hail Mary's. Bah, one.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

So how old is too old to get candy? My wife was at a main street retail event this evening for her store and the 20 somethings expected candy. Do I need to invite Putin to ride his horse over here?
Link to comment
Share on other sites


Ha ha. I ain't buying this for the vitamins and minerals and other fortified nutrients. It's basically food sin. But it's probably only gonna cost a couple of Hail Mary's. Bah, one.

Looks like I was laughing too hard to notice that my kids bought this last month. My wife told me this is one of their best selling products??? :-O

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

[URL=http://thesandtrap.com/content/type/61/id/108701/] [/URL] Does anybody see this ad on the Borders of TST? It seems to make me want to play in So. Carolina. They could also add a steak.

You can get a steak anywhere. When you go to charleston (and you will) it's all about the low country boil and shrimp and grits.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

[quote name="Lihu" url="/t/74957/food-thread/200_20#post_1072374"][URL=http://thesandtrap.com/content/type/61/id/108701/] [/URL] Does anybody see this ad on the Borders of TST? It seems to make me want to play in So. Carolina. They could also add a steak.

You can get a steak anywhere. When you go to charleston (and you will) it's all about the low country boil and shrimp and grits.[/quote]...which means SAUSAGE!

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Broke down a whole chicken into different cuts, and then roasted them in a baking pan. Just simple salt, pepper, and garlic. The breast got a quick roast at 375 degrees. Then I turned down the temp and let the legs and thighs cook low and slow for about an hour and a half.

I usually use this meat for dishes for the next few days. Something quick to have at hand.

The best part is I get to have the chicken skin from the slow roasted leg and thigh. When slow roasted it gets very crispy, so tasty.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Made this recipe a few days ago: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/02/dining/02mini.html?WT.mc_id=yt_nyt491&WT.mc;_ev=click&_r=0&adxnnl;=1&adxnnlx;=1415547599-bBZHi9OcfkJifIBWx2z8lg Turned out really good. I substituted kale (added in right at the end so it didn't get too mushy and gross) for the chicken. That let me check the doneness of the pasta more often so I knew when to take it off.
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.



×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...