THOMAS J. FUDGES Remarkable Bakery since 1916. Shop for some extreme British goodies. Things like Punchy Jalapeno Wafers, Peppercorn Crackers, Onion Wafers, Flaky Cheese Straws and more.
- Smashed Cucumbers
- Beijing Vinegar Peanuts
- Chilled Pickled Long Beans in Red Oil
- Tingly Tea Smoked Chicken
- Char Siu Pig Ear Terrine
- Kung Pao Pastrami
- Stir Fried Pork Jowl and Radishes
- Braised Pea Greens
- Thrice Cooked Bacon
- General Tso BBQ Pigtails
- Egg Egg Noodles
An old dish from your grandma’s and great grandma’s day was a jellied, usually fruit, salad plopped onto a couple
of lettuce leaves and dolloped with mayo. She was later roundly criticized for this seemingly “insipid” concoction. If the mixture was thickened with natural gelatin as found in meat consommés, the gelatin then qualified to be called an “aspic.” Then, over time, “Tomato Aspic” evolved, no meat, no fruit, no consommé. Instead clear, Jell-o, or plain gelatin, and tomato juice or canned tomato sauce became the base. Continue reading
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- Thai Lemongrass Soup
- Peruvian Ceviche
- Shrimp “Bang Bang”
- Pea Tendril Salad
- Signature Local Snapper
- Blackened Pork Tenderloin
- Churrasco con Papas Fritas
- Horseradish Chive Hash Browns
- Maytag Blue Cheese Pota Croquettes
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Marty Martindale’s second book of quirky tales:
Please don’t feed the doctors … thoughtful people, no one oozing doctrine … Capri cake, dark chocolate with almond flour … most everyone calls it “the deli.” … during his Cheddar work, Elsie turned and left the charcuterie … he hoped to relieve himself of Hilda … just a whole lot of blood, like she exploded! … pass the Ghouly-Ghouly sauce …
Both are very user-friendly green veggies. It’s something like, “Everybody loves a kitten,” baby bok choy is cuter, a little greener, has less stem structure, however it is not a long-term survivor. Both need to be eaten soon after purchase, however cook either bok choy quick before it takes on a yellow cast and is no longer tasty.
Bok choy is a 1,500-year-old item in Asia and grown in the continental U.S. for the last 100 years. Continue reading
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- Sandwich a L”Homard
- Alaskan King Crab Cake
- Grilled Shrimp with Pernod Baby Spinach
- Organic Salmon Tartare
- Chopped Liver
- Grilled Mushroom Salad
- Grilled Beef Sweetbreads
- Grilled Oyster Mushrooms
- Potato Latkes
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