Jenise wrote:Tied it all down and roasted it breast side up at 375 F for about 30 minutes; reduced the heat to 350 and inverted the bird, roasting it dark meat up until the thigh meat read 160, about an hour and a half. Then I put it breast side up again, basted it, checked the temp (120 F), reduced the heat to 300 F and roasted it another 30 minutes until the thermometer reported 160 F in the thickest part of the breast.
Mike Filigenzi wrote:Had a little football party tonight in honor of the 49er-Packer game. A couple of friends came over with bratwurst and buns. We added cole slaw, baked beans, and various snack items. Dessert was a chocolate-caramel tart (that my daughter had made earlier for a neighborhood dinner). Drinking included Brandy Manhattans, Picon Fizz's, a Portuguese red, and a Miraflores Syrah. Fun meal. Crappy game.
Jenise wrote:Crappy game? It was fantastic, if you weren't a Packers fan and wondering where your defense was.
Swordfish with roasted lemons...sounds heavenly. We get so hungry for good fish up here, but sadly only eat it about once a month. Not much fresh fish available.
Karen/NoCA wrote:Swordfish with roasted lemons...sounds heavenly. We get so hungry for good fish up here, but sadly only eat it about once a month. Not much fresh fish available.
How can that be, you live on the water? Do the markets up there not carry fresh fish? We live three hours inland and have an abundance of fresh fish brought in several times a week, in various locations.
Frank Deis wrote:PS this reminds me of the (great) latest episode of "This American Life" -- "Doppelgangers". You wouldn't believe what a lot of "calamari" really is (or more accurately, might be). Hint, it's an important muscle from the wrong end of a hog...
Karen/NoCA wrote:That just boggles my mind. It seems to me that folks who live on the coast would be seafood lovers, as well as loving the environment. I did a little search and found about ten seafood restaurants/markets in that area. In our travels, we have been up the OR and WA coast many times and have always enjoyed the seafood, much of it coming right off the boat. We have been into Canada three times, but not sure about your area. Too many trips, I need to refer to my travel diary. Well, at least you are close enough to make a run to the fish when you want it.
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