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Andy M.

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Without revealing the source of my inspiration, I decided to make a frittata for dinner. It included green bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, ham and cheese. What's going on in your kitchen?


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We had smoked salmon on bagels. This time we tried using some of my homemade quark instead of cream cheese. That worked fine. It was a little different than cream cheese, but I wouldn't say it was better or worse. There was also sliced onion and capers on the bagels. We had pickles to go with that. Pickles are a veg, eh?
 
I made some chili, due to the cool weather starting up again. I used some frozen venison - a friend called me up to see if I had any room in my freezer (he got a very early deer this morning), and I told him it's packed, and that made me realize I had to start using what I have! So I thawed 1 1/2 lbs he gave me last season, and made some chili in the IP, with standard ingredients - onions, garlic, maybe 5 different dried chiles, a couple chopped jalapeños, Mexican oregano, and about half a disk of Mexican chocolate, before pressure cooking the meat 30 minutes, and let the pressure release naturally. I also added a large can of pintos, after the meat was cooked by itself, and simmered it with some masa harina added to thicken it. And some corn tortillas, as always!

Venison chili, 1 1/2 lbs meat, with 30 oz pinto beans. by pepperhead212, on Flickr

Venison chili, with a couple of charred corn tortillas. by pepperhead212, on Flickr
 
Finally finished my mac & cheese with sweet peas, and had it with a hot dog on a Sweet Hawaiian hot dog bun. First time I've tried the hot dog buns in that flavor - it was an interesting combination.
 

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