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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #50 on: October 19, 2013, 04:41:43 am »
And the game is on!! (Sherlock reference there)

Okay, here are the ingredients for your first fall challenge:

  • fish (any kind, including shellfish)

    fruit (any kind, including berries, stone fruit, puree, jelly, etc)

No, you can not use tomatoes for the fruit!!

Rules and guidance in the first posting...

Yes, and citrus fruit works too!! That ought to make the challenge a bit easier!


That's easy. Here's my recipe:

1. Take plane to UK
2. Go into a snack bar
3. Order fish & chips
4. Disregard the vinegar and use lemon juice instead.
5. Fly home


If that's too elaborate, try alternative recipe:

1. Buy frozen deep-fried fish and a lemon
2. Bake in oven (fish only)
3. Squeeze some lemon juice over the fish


Ta-da! Ain't I a famous chef? ;)

Seruously, battered and deep-fried fish is the only kind I like. Kind of fish fingers for adults. :laugh:
Otherwise fish = eeewww to me. One of the reasons is that no matter how bone-free a fish is guaranteed to be, there's always one person at the table who does have a fishbone. And that person is always me. :P

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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #51 on: October 19, 2013, 11:05:15 am »
They don't have fish and chips in Germany?? Chrissi, I think vinegar would also work, since it's made from grapes!

Sonja, your recipe sounds wonderful...more details please!
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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #52 on: October 19, 2013, 12:08:08 pm »
Ha! I haven't cooked that fish for at least 10 years, but I managed to find the recipe!  ;D

I remember it being quite easy:

600 g cod filet
1 large chopped onion
1-2 tbsp butter
2-2½ tbsp flour
½ dl concentrated orange juice
3-3½ dl fish broth
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground ginger
1 package of grean beans (I think there are 300 or 400 g in one package)
1 orange cut in slices

Directions:

Saute the onion in butter or margarine, without browning it. Add the flour and then the liquid.
Cut the fish into cubes. Add fish and beans in the pan. Simmer on low heat for ca 10 min.
Season with ginger and salt. Garnish with orange slices and serve with rice.

I seem to remember that I added more ginger and salt.

Voila!

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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #53 on: October 19, 2013, 02:20:52 pm »
Awesome! I have everything except the orange and the onion. I'll get those today and make the dish this week!!

It was a close race between Sonja and Chrissi but Sonja edged by with a more detailed recipe...and one that didn't hinge on intercontinental flights!

So, as the winner, Sonja, you get to choose the ingredients (two or three) for the next challenge. Don't make it too easy!!
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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #54 on: October 19, 2013, 03:20:03 pm »
I won!!  I won!!! I won!!!!! I won!!!! I wooooooon!!!!!!  I'm the wiiiiiiinneeeeeeeerrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!   ;D ;D ;D

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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #55 on: October 19, 2013, 03:22:55 pm »
Oh, that's easy: herring and lingonberries!   8)

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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #56 on: October 19, 2013, 09:27:01 pm »
Sounds intriguing, but we've already done fish and fruit! Suggest something different, or anyone else can also make suggestions!
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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #57 on: October 20, 2013, 06:09:30 am »
But this is not just "fish and fruit".   Herring and lingonberries are Sacred Swedish Food Items!    ;D


But I'll make it easy for you. This is how you use that particular combination: fried herring with mashed potato and lingonberry jam.
Not one of my favourite dishes, to be honest. But there you are.


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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #58 on: October 20, 2013, 06:13:41 am »
So, here's another one. Minced meat and white cabbage.

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Re: The Iron Camp Cook Halloween Challenge!
« Reply #59 on: October 20, 2013, 07:20:53 am »
So, here's another one. Minced meat and white cabbage.


Don't ask a Kraut what to do with it. Too easy ;) :laugh:

Krautwickel!
In English stuffed cabbage or cabbage rolls.
It's white cabbage wrapped around a filling of minced meat, herbs, onions, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stew the rolls and serve with gravy and (mashed) potatoes.


The rolls ready to be stewed:


The whole dish:



You can also take savoy cabbage instead of white cabbage. But eww, eww, eww - who in their right mind would want that? ;) Savoy cabbage is just yuck.

Now I'm curious what the Americans come up with. Do you know cabbage rolls at all? What else could one do with the two ingredients?