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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #420 on: January 01, 2023, 07:06:07 pm »
My Wellingtons tasted better than those.

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Have you heard about the vegetarian Beef Wellington made with mushrooms? Is it worth trying?
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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #421 on: January 01, 2023, 08:34:26 pm »
Paul and Jeff, your evenings sound very nice!


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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #422 on: January 02, 2023, 11:19:23 am »
:laugh: :laugh:

Have you heard about the vegetarian Beef Wellington made with mushrooms? Is it worth trying?

Sure, I've seen recipes for it.  You'd have to really like mushrooms, I think. 

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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #423 on: January 02, 2023, 11:19:49 am »
Paul and Jeff, your evenings sound very nice!

Unlike Jeff, I was in bed by 10!

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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #424 on: January 02, 2023, 12:11:51 pm »
Sure, I've seen recipes for it.  You'd have to really like mushrooms, I think.

I just read a gay murder mystery where the victim died from a poison extracted from mushrooms.
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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #425 on: January 02, 2023, 02:01:53 pm »
Then my traditional Beef Wellington, individual, with duxelles and foie gras.  Perfectly rare this year! 
The duxelles were made with mushrooms? What variety did you use, baby bellas?

I had a martini without the gin while I was babysitting. Then, when I got home, I had an Argentinean Malbec made by Bota Box. I've started getting a box wine because I usually don't finish a bottle of wine before it goes stale, and the Bota Box wine stays fresh for 30 days. I listened to Hauser, as usual.

I did have artichokes...chopped up with spinach, garlic, and melted cheese in a dip. I sliced up a take-and-bake sourdough baguette to scoop up the dip. Along with that I had grilled salmon in a citrus-mustard sauce, rice cooked with carrots, and pickled red cabbage. Home made mince meat pie for dessert.

Would've liked EdelMar to join me but he had a party to go to, one where women were probably not present.
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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #426 on: January 02, 2023, 02:04:31 pm »
Forgot to mention that my daughter laid out a very nice charcuterie board for dinner before I babysat. My 4-year-old grandchild always corrects me that it's "kidsitting" not "babysitting". But her younger brother is only 19 months old, so we're in that gray area between kids and babies.
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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #427 on: January 02, 2023, 05:10:53 pm »
I had a martini without the gin while I was babysitting.

So that would be, like, a drop of vermouth and an olive? Or a larger glass of vermouth?

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I did have artichokes...chopped up with spinach, garlic, and melted cheese in a dip. I sliced up a take-and-bake sourdough baguette to scoop up the dip. Along with that I had grilled salmon in a citrus-mustard sauce, rice cooked with carrots, and pickled red cabbage. Home made mince meat pie for dessert.

Sounds great!  :)



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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #428 on: January 02, 2023, 05:44:38 pm »
Yes, just a glass of vermouth. I bought a large bottle of vermouth recently because I want to make grapefruit Vermouth marmalade.

https://www.davidlebovitz.com/grapefruit-vermouth-jam-marmalade-recipe/?fbclid=IwAR0SPQ1_oleyRXIyG-a3TWeiCC25s2wJtCN1GeU8NswyyQ0SdI49OWPT3Ko
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Re: What Are You Doing for New Year's Eve?
« Reply #429 on: January 02, 2023, 06:09:07 pm »
The duxelles were made with mushrooms? What variety did you use, baby bellas?

Yes, creminis and thyme and shallots, deglazed with cognac.