teh bachelor's cookbook

Discussion in 'Life Lessons' started by DarkSideAccord, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. LoveLee

    LoveLee Well-Known Member

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    Miami, FL

    1.buy any brand of spaghetti you prefer, i usually buy the whole grain spaghetti because it has more fiber
    2. fill a large size pot of water and place on burner. then set the burner to the highest heat setting possible (unless u have a gas stove)
    3. give about 15 minutes for water to come to a complete boil.
    4. once boiling, add the spaghetti to the pot, also add some oil to the water so the spaghetti doesnt stick to the bottom.
    5. stir occasionally for the next 20 minutes.
    6. sample the pasta from time to time to see how soft it is.
    7. drain the water out of the pot
    8. add sauce and garlic salt (or just salt if u prefer)

    if u want meatballs, i suggest buying the frozen ones, and throwing them in the microwave for 5 minutes.

    for garlic bread, i just buy the frozen TEXAS TOAST and heat it up in the toaster.

    (thats right, i can cook.. LOL)
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2008
  2. JMillerUA6

    JMillerUA6 Grillin' rape steaks

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    Jan 9, 2007
    W. Hartford, CT
    If you want to make a nice dinner for your lady, or if your just trying to screw a girl you're making dinner for.....here you go...................

    Stuffed and Roasted Sirloin
    Difficulty Scale: 8/10
    Prep Time: 30-40min
    Cooking time: 40-50min

    This one is just as much about presentation as it is taste. I made this for my ex for Valentine’s Day a year and a half ago and this is all from memory, so bear with me.

    What you need:

    Two 10-12oz. Sirloins
    Fresh Garlic (about four cloves)
    Fresh Baby Spinach
    1 Package Boursin Cheese
    Sun Dried Tomatoes
    Sea Salt
    Black Pepper
    Virgin Olive Oil
    Meat Mallet
    Worcestershire Sauce
    Strings (Just for you YounGLemoN)

    Make sure you also plan what starch and vegetable you are going to serve. I did a simple garlic mashed potato (about eight boiled red skin potatoes, add about 4 cloves garlic, quarter cup ranch dressing, sea salt and pepper), and asparagus sautéed with butter, sea salt and garlic.

    Preheat your oven to 400*

    First thing you are going to do is flatten the meat. I suggest you do one sirloin at a time. But the meat between two pieces of cellophane, so that when you hit it with the mallet, blood doesn't go flying. Proceed to beat that **** like you're Ike and the meat is Tina. You want to flatten it out to about a 1/4 inch thickness. While you’re flattening you want to try and flatten it out so that the steak is more elongated than it is wide.

    Once you have both pieces of meat flattened out, you are going to start to dress it. Take a butter knife and spread a layer of the Boursin Cheese across one side of both pieces of meat. Next you are going to mince your garlic cloves, and put that on top of the Boursin Cheese, then drizzle a bit of Worcestershire Sauce and add a bit of sea salt and pepper. Now you are going to add a bed of baby spinach and the sundried tomatoes. Add as much as you would like but make sure that the meat is at the very least covered with the spinach.

    No comes the tricky part. You are going to roll both pieces of meat up (separately). Make sure that they are rolled up as even as possible. Once everything is rolled you are going to tie it with the string to keep it together. Now you are going to take a SHARP serrated knife and trim off the excess meat from each end.

    What you should be left with is something that looks like a meat jelly roll, or swiss cake roll if you will.

    No you are going take a glass roasting pan and put a little olive oil in the bottom to prevent any sticking. Put your meat in the pan. Drizzle a little olive oil and Worcestershire on top. Lastly, add a little sea salt and pepper.

    Stick it all in the oven for approximately 40-50 min. Meat should be medium rare to medium when done. Make sure you pay close attention, and use a meat thermometer if necessary.

    When the meat comes out of the oven, you are going to slice each roll into 1-1.5" slices. Lay down a bed of baby spinach on a serving dish, and put sliced potions on bed and serve.
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2008
  3. I4 CG5

    I4 CG5 Well-Known Member

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    Sep 25, 2007
    Fargo, ND
    Step 1: Drink lots of beer
    Step 2: Everything tastes good now :)


    Cheesburger Macaroni

    1 lb of elbow macaroni
    1 lb hamburger
    1 can double cheddar cheese sauce

    Brown hamburger
    Boil noodles
    Once noodles are soft, add hamburger and cheese sauce.
    Cook a little longer until it is hot

    Tomato Hotdish
    Same as above, but instead of cheese sauce, use 2 cans of tomato soup and 1 can of diced tomatoes.
  4. DarkSideAccord

    DarkSideAccord nadeshiko fobz ftw..

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    Sep 19, 2005
    this is my recipe for stir fried sausage and potato with sweet sauce..

    1 potato
    4 sausages
    one quarter to half of sweet onion
    3 table spoon of chopped garlic
    4 table spoon of cooking oil
    Sweet Soy Sauce - Buy "ABC Kecap Manis"

    1. Cut the sausage and potato in small cubes
    2. Slice the onion into long strips

    1. Add enough oil to submerge part of the potatoes. Heat up oil with medium heat
    2. Toss in the diced potatoes and fry it slowly, turning them around from time to time until they become crunchy and golden brown. When ready, place potatoes on a plate

    3. Add a few tablespoons of oil and heat it up with medium heat. Once hot, toss in the chopped garlic and fry till garlic turns slightly golden/brown
    4. Add onions and fry until onion becomes slightly soft
    5. Throw in the sausage and potatoes and stir fry everything
    6. Add some salt and a round of sweet soy sauce (prob 5-6 tablespoons?)
    7. Stir fry everything and add a quarter glass of water
    8. Taste it and it should be sweet with a lil saltiness
    9. Remove onto a plate and serve with white rice

    I hope i didn't confuse u guys :redface2:
  5. Sketch o5

    Sketch o5 Señor Greengo

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    Sep 6, 2005
    The Dirty
    noodles and eggs yo! mad good

    -cook up some egg noodles
    -scramble up some eggs
    -get a frying pan ready
    -throw down some butter on that bitch, let it melt.
    -dump on the pasta
    -dump on the eggs
    -mix until you think it looks good, hahaha

    damn good ****, i havent had some in mad long tho, haha.
  6. 98ExAccordwv

    98ExAccordwv I'm Old

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    Blue Moon Chicken:

    4 Chicken Breasts
    6-pack of Blue Moon
    2 or more oranges

    Place Chicken in ziploc baggie, pour enough Blue Moon to cover the chicken. Sprinkle in a little rosemary. Squeeze 2 oranges over the chicken. Squeeze lightly to mix everything up (or shake some) Seal and place in bowl or pan(to prevent leakage) and put in the fridge to marinate for at least 1 1/2 hours (the longer the more flavor). When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°. Remove chicken from marinade and place on a baking sheet or pan (non-stick). Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is white and juicy in the center (using a meat thermometer is best, 165°+ its okay to eat)

    You can also grill the chicken if you'd like.

    Serve with whatever sides you want and Blue Moon beer and enjoy.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2009
  7. SykVSyx

    SykVSyx Well-Known Member

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    Jan 6, 2007
    Tee Dot Ohh
  8. Atreidies

    Atreidies Well-Known Member

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    Dec 17, 2009
    EZ Chicken Cordon Bleu

    Chicken Breast pounded out
    roll of sliced ham, slice of swiss
    1 egg - scrambled, or egg beaters
    bread crumbs
    non-stick spray

    Place slice of swiss and ham in center of chicken, roll like a fat a** blunt, use toothpicks to keep it rolled. Dip it in the egg. Dip it (or sprinkle) in bread crumbs until fully covered. Place on cookie sheet that has been lightly sprayed with non-stick. Bake in 350* oven for about 20 mins or until cooked through. This one is great for a date at your place. Side dish to follow.
  9. Atreidies

    Atreidies Well-Known Member

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    Dec 17, 2009
    Rosemary New Potatoes

    10-12 of those small red potatoes
    1/2 tablespoon dried rosemary(on every spice rack in the world)
    1 teaspoon minced garlic(get it pre-minced in the produce section)
    2 pinches salt
    1 tablespoon olive oil

    Wash potatoes, cut into 1/4s
    In large bowl, mix potatoes, rosemary, garlic, and oil. Just toss it around with your hands, you want to get everything evenly coated.
    Place the potatoes on a non-stick sprayed baking sheet. Sprinkle the salt evenly over the potatoes. Bake at 350* until the corners/edges are brown.

    This and the chicken go well with a light red like pinot noir or a flavorful white like fume blanc.
  10. Atreidies

    Atreidies Well-Known Member

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    Dec 17, 2009
    This one's for LOVELEE

    Stuffed Bell Peppers

    3 large bell peppers( I don't use green, but they are the cheapest)
    1 lb ground beef
    1/2 medium white onion, diced in small pieces
    1 small can tomato paste
    cumin, lots of cumin
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    1 small can Rotel chiles and tomatoes
    shredded cheese
    non-stick spray

    Start to brown beef in a large skillet. As it starts to turn brown, add tomato paste, onion, and garlic. Turn to a slow simmer, and stir every few minutes.

    Wash the peppers. Cut long ways(from stem to button). pull out seeds and that white soft stuff that looks like foam. Cut out any remaining stem, but be careful to leave the sides high so the stuffing will stay in.

    When the beef mix has reduced some, add the cumin and salt to taste. I use about 2 tablespoons of cumin and 2 or 3 teaspoons of salt.

    When the beef mix is no longer "soupy", scoop it into the insides of the bell peppers. Arrange the bell peppers on a sprayed cookie sheet with some space between them.

    When they are all on there, spray the peppers down with a good coat on non-stick. This will help the peppers cook.

    Cook at 350* until the skin on the sides of the peppers starts to wrinkle some.

    When they are there, pull them out and put a spoonful of rotel on top of each pepper, then sprinkle some cheese on top. Put them back in the oven till the cheese is melted.

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