teh bachelor's cookbook

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  1. x5carl3tMurd3rx

    x5carl3tMurd3rx Well-Known Member

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    might have to try that. sounds pretty ****ing awesome.
     
  2. JMillerUA6

    JMillerUA6 Grillin' rape steaks

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    Guinness Chili
    By: Justin Miller

    Difficulty Scale: 4/10
    Prep Time: 10min
    Cook Time: 2hrs

    Ingredients:
    2lbs Ground Beef
    2 Yellow Onions Chopped
    1 Jalapeno (Whole for mild chili, Minced with seeds removed for medium chili, Minced with seeds for spicier chili)
    2 14oz Cans Red Kidney Beans drained and rinsed
    1 28oz Can Crushed Tomatoes
    2T Tomato Paste
    6 Cloves Garlic minced
    24oz Guinness Beer
    1T Chili Powder
    1T Cayenne Pepper
    1t Ground Cumin
    1T Ground Cinnamon
    1T Garlic Powder
    1T Onion Powder
    1T Brown Sugar
    1 Bay Leaf
    1T Sea Salt
    2T Vegetable Oil
    4 Green Onions chopped

    1. Heat the oil in a large heavy pot over high heat. Add the beef and brown well, about 10 minutes.

    2. Add the onions, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon, crushed red pepper flakes, and bay leaf and cook, stirring often, until the onions soften, about 8 minutes.

    3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

    4. Add the Guinness and cook until the foam subsides, about 1 minute. Drink the remaining beer so it doesn't go bad. (I recommend just buying a four pack of pints so you have extra. Nothing beats a good beer while you're cooking. If you don't like Guinness have a Michelob Ultra, Nancy)

    5. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, and brown sugar to the pot. Stir well and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer (med/low heat) and cook until slightly thickened, about 1 hour, stirring occasionally to prevent the chili from sticking to the bottom of the pot.

    6. Skim off as much fat as possible. Add the beans, return to a simmer, cover, and cook until thickened, about 1 1/2 hours longer.

    7. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped green onion.

    ENJOY!
     
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  3. hancockd

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  4. JMillerUA6

    JMillerUA6 Grillin' rape steaks

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    It's the **** dude.....trust me. I made it last weekend, and I'm making it again tonight. What I like to do is take basic recipes, in this case it started out as a basic chili recipe, then I make it my own by trying out different ingredients until it produces something unique. I've gotten really into cooking over the past six months for some reason.
     
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    damn Justin, that does sound really good!
     
  6. Tek_Rice

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    Tips/Hints

    - Buy the cheapest cut of beef you can get your hands up. it's usually Flank Steak or skirt steak. Slice it Then do a 2 step marinade on them. 1st step, use water,baking soda, and bit of soy sauce. Let sit for 20+ minutes or so. This process will tenderize the meat extremely well. Then marinade with the sauce you want with a bit of corn starch, then stir fry with your choice of veggies. Cheapest tender steak stir fry.

    - Buy from your local LARGE asian grocery stores, as they have the cheapest veggies EVER! Stir fry ANY veggies with Garlic & hot oil, & salt. It'll be absolutely delicious. For example... chopped romain, fresh basil, garlic and salt.

    - Pan Fry SPAM then add in whipped eggs. Serve over rice. Yummm.... CHEAP!
     
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    BadgerType Resident ***hole

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    Slow Cooked Harvest Beef and Veggies


    Prep 10min
    Cook 8 hrs
    Serve 10

    2 1/2lb beef stew meat
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp garlic salt
    3 cup baby carrots
    1lb medium red potatoes, cubed 2"
    1 medium onion, thin wedges
    15oz can diced tomato with green pepper, celery and onion
    1 envelope beef onion soup mix
    2 tsp dried basil
    1 1/2 tsp marjoram


    rub salt and garlic salt on beef
    place beef in slow cooker
    add carrots, potatoes, onion, tomatoes, soup mix, basil and marjoram
    mix well
    cover and cook for 8-10 hours on low


    shrimp and pasta marinara

    prep 15
    cook 30
    serves 4

    2 tsp olive oil
    1/4 c onion, chopped
    3 cloves garlic
    1 can crushed tomatoes 28oz
    1 tsp basil
    1 tsp salt
    blk ppr
    angel hair pasta
    1lb lg shrimp, peeled and deveined


    heat oil in skillet to med
    add onion till soft (3min)
    addgarlic
    add tomatoes, basil, salt & ppr
    boil
    reduce heat, simmer 20 min
    add shrimp, cook 2-3 muntes (shrimp = pink)


    Quick Jambalaya


    Prep
    Cook
    Serve 6

    14oz can del monte stewed tomatoes with onions, celery and green peppers
    water
    10oz can swanson chicken broth
    8oz box zartarains new orleans style jambalaya mix
    10oz shrimp, cooked, peeled and chopped
    6oz hillshire farm turkey sausage, chopped


    drain tomatoes, save juice
    measure juice then add enough water to equal 6oz
    bring mixture and broth to boil in 2 1/2qt pot over medium heat
    add all ingrediants to pot
    stir and bring to boil
    reduce to low, cover
    cook for 25 minutes
    let stand 5 minutes
    fluff rice


    Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich


    Prep 10min
    Cook 25min
    Serve 6


    2lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast
    1 1/2c bbq sauce
    1/2c cider vinegar
    2tbsp brown sugar
    hot sauce
    hamburger buns

    cook chicken in a pan, shred with forks
    in a pot, mix rest of ingrediants; bring to a boil
    cook for 15 minutes to reduce by half
    add chicken to sauce, cook for 5 min

    Penne Pasta with Spicy Tomato Sauce


    Prep
    Cook 25 min
    Serve 6


    1 Medium Onion, chopped
    3 large garlic cloves, minced
    1 tbsp olive oil
    2lb roma tomatoes, peeled and chopped
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
    2 tsp crushed dried basil
    6oz penne pasta


    cook pasta, drain, set aside
    in a skillet, cook onion & garlic with oil until tender
    add tomatoes, salt and red pepper
    bring to boil, then simmer uncovered for 25 min
    stir in basil

    Chicken Tortilla Soup


    Prep 15min
    Cook 15min
    Serve 8

    1/4 cup Butter
    1/4 cup AP flour
    1 cup Milk
    3 cup Chicken Broth (24oz)
    8 oz velvetta, cubed
    10 oz can mild rotel tomato with chiles
    2 cup shredded chicken
    1 tsp cumin
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 tbsp red pepper flake


    cook chicken, set aside
    In a soup pot, melt butter over low heat.
    stir in flour
    slowly add broth
    add milk, stir
    up the heat to medium
    stir in velvetta untl melted
    add rotel and spices
    stir in chicken
    cook for 5 minutes
    serve with chips and cheese


    German Potato Salad


    Prep Cook Serve

    6 Medium potatoes
    8 strips of bacon
    flour
    1/2 cup vinegar
    2/3 cup water
    1/4 cup sugar
    1/4 tsp dry mustard
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 onion


    boil potatoes, peel, cool and cube, set aside
    fry bacon, crumble, set aside
    add flour to bacon fat until just thick enough
    add vinegar, water, sugar, oil and dry mustard
    cook for 5 minutes
    in a large bowl, combine all ingrediants
     
  8. CrosCntryAccord

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    Catfish Salad
    - 1/4 white onion
    - 1/6 orange bell pepper
    - 3/4 roma tomato
    - 1 catfish filet
    - Lettuce
    - Seasonings
    - Brianna's Real French Vinaigrette Dressing

    Toss the catfish in a pan with some olive oil and set it on 6-7, as its cooking dice the onions, chop the bell peppers, slice and quarter the tomato, add everything to a big bowl. Once the fish has been flipped, seasoned and finished cooking pull it out of the pan, cut it into pieces and add to the bowl.

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    eat and enjoy
     
  9. SykVSyx

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    John John,

    Looks like a healthy dish.

    I've actually never had catfish, but would definately try that.
     
  10. CrosCntryAccord

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    its good, you can try Talapia, or any other white fish that is easy to find. If you go with catfish you need to season it heavily.
     

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