Being Cheeky with Beef Cheek

OpineAway Beef Cheek

Cheeky? I’m sure that if I’ll do a DNA test they’ll find that I’m as British as Elizabeth Warren AKA Pocahontas is Native American, so you can call me Sir Cookalot, and I’ll use British slang. I’m a sucker for beef on sale. I went to Walmart for something and saw beef cheek on sale, … Read more

DSS – Devil’s Silk Sauce

Simple and tasty, I fused east and far east in the west. Made myself a kind of frittata, and it really needed some sort of a condiment. So this is what I whipped together (and named..): DSS – Devil’s Silk Sauce Ingredients: 3 tbsp tahini paste 1tsp Gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste) 2 tsp lemon … Read more

Biltong

Biltong is like beef jerky only you buy it with Krugerrands and it tastes better. Ask my fried Dori (not Nemo’s friend, that’s Dory). It’s a South African dried meat. It’s much softer (if done right) than beef jerky and more of a pure meat flavor. I sometimes use it as bacon, though it is … Read more

LiCookies – Fastest Cookies with Yeast

Yeast-Cookies-OpineAway

Sometime things just work out the way they should. It was snowing the whole day (it’s early afternoon, should stop soon) and I’m home. I made myself a veggie/beef/biltong kung pao which came out really good (maybe I’ll recreate and document sometime), and then made myself coffee for dessert – but as it was brewing, … Read more

Buckwheat Wrappers

BuckwheatWraps

Wrappers Delight. First of two recipes I came up with today. I wanted wrappers (or call them tortillas) that are not wheat or corn flour based, so I figured I can use buckwheat flour. So these are gluten free. They came out great! Here goes: These quantities will make about 6 wraps, depending on pan … Read more

Lemon Chick

Lemony-Chick

They say hunger is the mother of invention. Or something like that. Anyway, on this one don’t hold me responsible for quantities. I just winged it completely because that’s how I usually cook, unless I plan to write a recipe, which I didn’t. This chicken dish is a mish-mash hybrid of Chicken Scarpariello, Plao Ubjij … Read more