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Mrs. P prepared another awesome dinner. Details and pictures in the below link.

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Looks fabulous. Have a wonderful weekend.

Thank you!
Your fresh seafood meal looked extraordinary.
Enjoy your weekend as well.

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Mixed grill tonight. Kurobuta Chops, NY Strip and Lamb Burgers. Good stuff.



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Thanks again. Have a lovely summer.

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Mrs. P made an awesome spicy Asian fruit salad among other things. Details and pictures in the main WFD link below.

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A light supper of a watermelon, roasted beet, and goat cheese salad with fresh mint:

and a big pot of long-simmered sausage, chicken, and shrimp gumbo:

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Looks good!!! Hope everyone enjoyed!!

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Shoprite meal. Shrimp with garlic and other stuff. Have to learn patience to reduce sauces more but still tasty.

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Iberico St Louis Rib night. Oven prepared.




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That’s f’n fantastic!!!

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Really tasty and easy. Ramekin has orange marmalade, sweet Thai chili sauce and cayenne.
Have been eating really well lately. Trout, NY strip and shrimp on the barbie tomorrow.

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We enjoyed an excellent Amarone al fresco, on a beautiful evening, with Andouille pizza and homemade guacamole and chips. Pictures are in the main WFD thread below.

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Didn’t turn out great mostly overcooked. I blame the cocktails. Veal hanger, corn from the garden, potatoes.



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I want to also stress how important it is to cut across the grain when cutting your steak. The difference is huge and affects how you enjoy the cut of steak.

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Our friend invited us over for an outstanding dinner with some excellent wines.
Details and pictures are in the main WFD thread below.

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Arroz Chaufa or Fried Rice or Pork and Rice. Great way to use up any leftover Gochujang pork.

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@KAOSKitchen - looks great!

Of course I eat and make fried rice too. I always thought that arroz chaufa was specifically Peruvian fried rice and I wondered if it is different from, say Chinese fried rice. Or am I overthinking it and arroz chaufa is just Spanish for fried rice in general?

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By no means authentic to any name except pork and rice for me. This one with the big chunks of pork loin reminded me of when I realized that as an adult, I could put as many pieces of bacon on my BLT that I wanted. That was a good day.
I think they’re all similar but depends on the cooking method and if you have the patience to make the rice a day before and fry it up nicely. I rarely do it that way.
Basic for me is red pepper, scallion, garlic, ginger, soy, oyster sauce, sesame oil, better than bouillon and bit of water, with a lightly scrambled egg, or tortilla as GF would say, mixed in at the end. GF makes the rice with a lot of oil so don’t have to add any. Very versatile dish and easy to make.
My hot dog fried rice was delicious!

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Marinated thighs, Kurobuta tenderloin and Kurobuta hot dogs. If you see these hot dogs in the stores, grab them as they are delicious. With accompaniments.

Salchipapas. Not a great version. Looking forward to next time I make this.

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Market stall in Lima
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