Wednesday, November 4, 2009
First: The Fish
Alaskan Pollok Fish is a nice, white fish with a firm texture and a flavor similar to cod. It lends itself well to just about any flavor combination and it just happen to be on sale the other day!
To prepare Fish
-Coat in butter milk
-Mix bread crumbs with some chili powder, garlic powder, and salt
-Roll fish in bread crumbs
-Bake at 350 for 20 min (maybe less if the fish is a bit thin)
Next: The Grits
-1 Cup White Corn Grits (not the instant kind, shame on you)
-4 Cups Water
-1 Cup Shredded Gruyere
-The zest of 1/2 a lemon
-In a pan combine grits and water. Simmer over medium low heat stirring occasionally. These have a tendency to stick to the bottom so be careful. The grits will slowly absorb water slowly and after about 20mins or so have a 'soupy' look to them. Take them off the heat at this point and add your cheese and lemon zest. If you've timed it right your fish is done too and all that is left is to put it all in a bowl and enjoy!
Sorry of the lack of pictures. My camera is still being held hostage by my parents. It shall return after thanksgiving.
Monday, November 2, 2009
3/4 cup sugar
1 package silken tofu
8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, melted (I used 1 generous cup semisweet chips and 1 oz unsweetened chocolate)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 t. ground cinnamon
1/4 t. cayenne
1/2 t. orange extract
1/4 t. allspice
Heat sugar and water until dissolved. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Chill for 30 minutes or more. Eat.
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