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Posts Tagged ‘cachaça’

Monkfish Redo

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Posted by johngl

Way back in March, there was a monkfish post using tempura batter. Soon after, monkfish seemed to disappear from our local fish mongers’ shelves. Yesterday, I was very pleased to note their return and subsequently picked up one and a half pounds.  These angler fish must go on a summer vacation somewhere.  Anyone know where they go?  Leave a comment if you do!

This time around, I used a rice flour and panko coating…

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Spec’s-tacular Saturday

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

Posted by johngl

Earlier this week, I noticed that the most glorious one was running a little low on her favorite Cerbois XO Armagnac.  “I guess it is time for a Spec’s run,” says I.  Twist my arm.

So, early Saturday morning, my belovéd and I headed on down to the South Austin Spec’s.  For those who don’t live in Austin or don’t know what Spec’s is, I just feel for you.  You can check them out here.  Not only is this place a premiere liquor store, they also sell specialty items, like Fabrique Delices Paté de Canard Foie Gras. I usually pick up a half pound when I’m there and Saturday was no exception (I’m schmearing some on those ribeye steaks I was talking about in a previous post — no, not the the entire half pound).  I seem to have the attention span of a gnat today, digressions all over the place…

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