Stinque Recipe Challenge

Stinque Recipe Challenge

Roasted a chicken last night and decided the leftovers needed to be turned into chicken enchiladas:

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk Cars…

“Truckloads of Four Loko and other alcohol-laced energy drinks are being recycled into ethanol and other products after federal authorities told manufacturers the beverages were dangerous and caused users to become ‘wide-awake drunk.'” [AP, via Weigel]

Stinque Recipe Challenge (UPDATED)

Today it’s Gordon Ramsay’s Glazed Ham with pear and tomato chutney.  He’s something of an asshole, but his recipes work. I don’t have a written recipe, so the amounts are estimated. You can watch him do the ham about 1:50 in:

So here are the ingredients:

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Stinque Recipe Challenge

I have the night off – the girlfriend is cooking me chicken katsu:

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Amazing

Amazing how much I can accomplish on a Sunday if the Jets played already on Thursday …

Like a restaurant, I’m trying to use everything that’s left from other cooking forays – here it’s the duck carcass from Thanksgiving dinner, leftover shredded carrots from a soffrito, celery ends, and some onions that were getting ready to go south. Oh, and some beef broth leftover from another recipe. All of it goes into the stockpot with water and gets cooked down to make duck stock.

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Stinque Recipe Challenge

Donald (the duck) is in the oven for the first bit of roasting.  This was the view of my front door yesterday morning,  to remind me to defrost the duckling:

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Stinque Recipe Challenge

Tonight it’s Julia’s Carbonnades a la Flamande (Belgian Beef and Onions Braised in Beer):

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