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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:29 am

I did just that a couple weeks ago and wifey (who generally doesn't tolerate spicy) has been requesting it that way. I've also been using whole-wheat biscuits. It's a personal taste thing. I don't like white bread.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:09 pm

A man's breakfast:

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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:51 pm

That looks f*&king disgusting.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:19 pm

a new recipe (well new to me) ... found about a month ago, tried last week

Bailey's Irish Cream Brownies

Chocolate batter

* 1 cup butter
* 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
* 2 cups sugar
* 4 large eggs
* 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cream Layer

* 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
* 1/3 cup sugar
* 1 large egg
* 3 tablespoons Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueur


Place butter and chocolate into a medium saucepan and melt over low heat, stirring often. Remove from heat and let cool. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 13×9 inch baking pan with aluminum foil and lightly coat with a non-stick cooking spray.

Beat sugar and eggs together in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until lightened and fluffy (approximately 4 minutes). Add flour and salt gradually. Fold in the melted chocolate mixture.

Combine cream cheese and sugar in another medium bowl. Beat until creamy. Add egg and liqueur and beat. Pour half of the chocolate batter into the pan. Spread all of the the cream layer over the chocolate layer. Pour the remaining chocolate batter over the cream cheese layer and smooth. If desired, swirl the layers together with a knife for a marbled effect. Bake for 40 minutes. Cool completely before cutting.

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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:38 am

any of you have BBQ donuts?

pretty simple ... make some spicy BBQ beef or pork as you see fit ... slice a Krispy Kreme glazed donut in half for the bun ... heap on the BBQ ... squish halves together and enjoy ... something about the spicy BBQ and the sweet donut that is simply a perfect pairing

or you can go for the extra, and use 2 separate glazed donuts as the bun rather than slicing one in half

I've also done this with burgers, using a sliced donut as the hamburger bun ... one of the minor league baseball teams in my area started serving burgers up like this a few years back, and though I questioned it at first, once I had one I was hooked ... and their version had the extra helping of calories as they used 2 donuts for the "bun" rather than slicing 1 donut in half

and hey - if you're thinking this is a good breakfast item, then you are probably a fan of Paula Deen ... she calls it "Lady’s Brunch Burger” — a half-pound beef patty topped with bacon and egg fried in butter, served between 2 Krispy Kreme donuts

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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:28 am

Came across this link. A bit dated but cool nonetheless:

http://blogs.laweekly.com/squidink/2010 ... _and_h.php
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:03 am

That's f*&king cool. Hell, it's still be cool without all the little twinkie cars and vienna sausage football players. Just the stadium part full of snacks would be pretty awesome.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:38 am

Yum. Wish I had bacon. Might have to walk to the store.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:25 am

was gifted with more yummy venison chorizo from a co-worker ... so of course used it to make spicy sausage gravy ... I combined it with the savory sage pork sausage from Bob Evans ... and the 2 went together perfectly

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fresh biscuits, some soft scrambled eggs, and joila ... perfect weekend breakfast
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:45 pm

time to revive again.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:23 pm

I had some b/g at a local Pancake House of all places - and not bad!
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:45 am

I had what was touted as the seafood version ... it was a lobster gravy served over shortbread biscuits ... nice gravy, and nice chunks of lobster

but I recommended to the place they find a different name than "seafood biscuits and gravy", because though it tasted ok, it just wasn't right ... and I doubt I would ever have a taste for it as a breakfast item (this wasn't - a lunch item only) as I do REAL biscuits and gravy
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:16 pm

On a food tanget, I had the opportunity to go to a Cheescake Factory for the first time and I have to say, those guys know how to make a mother#@#$ cheesecake. The difference between their cheescake and ones you'd just pick up at a grocery store was amazing. And even more shocking was that their coffee was excellent. Often restaurants are the last place you'd go for a good cup of joe but theirs was as good as any you'd buy at a coffee shop.

Speaking of that, anyone else a coffee lover? If so, what's your brewing method?

I recently bought an Aerobie AeroPress after hearing great reviews about it but still haven't been able to get a decent cup out of it.
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Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:32 pm

Xee wrote:Speaking of that, anyone else a coffee lover? If so, what's your brewing method?

I recently bought an Aerobie AeroPress after hearing great reviews about it but still haven't been able to get a decent cup out of it.
I am a coffee lover ... and I have found, for home brewing, the more expensive and elaborate the coffee apparatus, the more the coffee sucks

I have a basic Krups drip coffee maker and it works just dandy

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the key is buying coffee beans and grinding them as needed rather than buying already ground coffee ... that has been my experience anyway
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:10 am

so, with all the various health issues these days, many are finding they either want, or should, reduce their salt intake ... never fear ... there are spices that can do the job without it

Trader Joe's 21 Spice Salute
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contains: Onion, Black Pepper, Celery Seed, Cayenne Pepper, Parsley, Basil, Marjoram, Bay Leaf, Oregano, Thyme, Savory, Rosemary, Cumin, Mustard, Coriander, Garlic, Carrot, Orange Peel, Tomato Granules, Lemon Juice Powder, Oil of Lemon, and Citric Acid
note what it does not have - salt ... and this is excellent for pretty much all grilled meats ... it can and will simply overwhelm fish, so probably not a good match for that

but it is awesome on burgers ... just rub it evenly all over the patty before throwing it on the coals
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:26 am

I always hand make my hamburger patties, but a friend of mine bought one of these
said it works great and makes more uniform burgers for even cooking ... so I went over to have some beer and burgers and try it out ... and I give it a thumbs up ... and will probably buy one of my own eventually
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:06 pm

I too love a good cup of joe. I just have a cheap coffee maker myself. I am a big fan of Dunkin Donuts coffee. When is a shop I always order a lg vanilla spice. Not much for the fruity coffees, give me a nut blend of some sort or french vanilla, irish cream or something sweet.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:42 pm

another good source for spices is the Aloha Spice Company

http://www.alohaspice.com/

in addition to various spices, they also have a variety of sea salts ... I think sea salt does taste better, even though it isn't any healthier than regular salt

their Guava Lime Sea Salt is interesting on fish and chicken

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their Pele's Fire has the kick of cayenne

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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Sat Mar 17, 2012 7:28 pm

I would happily try either/both of those.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:41 am

Considering i've given up red meat (ugh) those burgers are making my mouth water.
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Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:11 pm

wab wrote:Considering i've given up red meat (ugh) those burgers are making my mouth water.
If you cook it a little longer it takes the red away. LOL
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:55 pm

should donuts be their own food group?

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Krispy Kreme donuts ... must have heroin or something in the recipe because once you're hooked, you stay hooked ... and unlike other donut makers, they don't have to make a bunch of varieties (but they do), as their simple glazed ones are wonderfully satisfying

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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:56 am

I haven't had a krispy kreme in oh.....4 years?
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Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:44 am

Haven't had one in awhile either. They closed the stores in the Quad Cities and that is the only time I would get them (if I was up there.) They were addictive. I liked the chocolate covered glaze.
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Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:48 am

On another note. Have you guys ever had chorizo and eggs (scrambled).

Fry up your chorizo, drain the fat. Place back in the pan with your eggs. SCramble together. when done place in a heated tortilla with your cheese and whatever elee you want. Awesome and easy.
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Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:51 am

Otis Day wrote:On another note. Have you guys ever had chorizo and eggs (scrambled).
yes

and if you read back through this, you will find a recipe for chorizo sausage and gray

Otis Day wrote:Fry up your chorizo, drain the fat. Place back in the pan with your eggs. SCramble together. when done place in a heated tortilla with your cheese and whatever elee you want. Awesome and easy.
standard issue breakfast burrito in San Antonio and damn yummy ... there was a small place right out the back gate at Lackland AFB ... it was our mandatory pre-class stop while I was in tech school there
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:08 am

Otis Day wrote:Haven't had one in awhile either. They closed the stores in the Quad Cities and that is the only time I would get them (if I was up there.) They were addictive. I liked the chocolate covered glaze.
THere is one right next door to my damn office...so i gotta smell them sumbitches all day.
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Re: Biscuits and gravy

Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:31 am

I just passed that "HOT NOW" sign a few minutes ago. Everyone I know claims to prefer the thick, heavy, cold stuff from the local places, but that's difficult to believe since there are 3 of 'em within an hour and every grocery store has fresh ones in the morning. (Get 'em early enough they may still be warm.) No one will admit to liking them, but they sure sell a hell of a lot of 'em.
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