Daily Archives: August 24, 2010
Mrs J is fond of brie, I’ve never really eaten much of it but I noticed what looked like a pretty good buy at Kroger’s the other day on a 2 pound round of it. So cheap I assumed the sticker price was wrong. Not that I was going to complain. Just now I was looking at a nice, red, really ripe tomato and remembered the brie in the fridge. I put these sammiches together and popped them into the counter top toaster oven. A drizzle of some herbed vinaigrette from the marinade I made for some cracked green olives hit the spot. These were very good with a grind of black pepper.
We bought some asparagus yesterday and decided to use some of it up fast this time rather than wait for the tips to go all gooey on us. These are the skinniest spears I’ve ever seen, no clue where they came from or how they were grown. I was pretty sure I could make a decent stir fry out of the asparagus and some chicken breast but it’s always a good idea to Google recipes just to see if you can pick up any new and hot trends. Alas, didn’t see anything new. Did look real hard at this recipe. My eye was caught by the brown sauce and marinade recipes. I’m a sucker for a new brown sauce and this one seemed nice enough. I copied both sauces. The chicken and onions went into the marinade, and the brown sauce (with the addition of some corn starch) went over everything at the end. Having fun with my julienning peeler, too.