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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Tule Fog ~ How to Peel an Egg ~ BLT (Bacon Lobster Tomato) ~ Bacon Burger ~ Chicken Cacciatore~

Good 46ยบ, somewhat foggy (Tule Fog... layin' on the ground) morning.
Happy Saturday!
Should have had this on yesterday's blog....
Be sure to scroll down to the video. Amazing!
Thanks for this Judy!

For those of you who like lobster.... mmmmm mmm mmm..
BLT : Bacon Lobster Tomato Sandwich:
1 cooked lobster, boiled or steamed
2 sesame buns
2 T mayonnaise
squeeze of lemon
scallion thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup)
if you like tarragon, 1 T chopped fresh
½ t. ketchup
1 t. Worcestershire
squirt of Sriracha sauce
salt and pepper to taste
6 strips crispy bacon
slices of tomato

Your fish monger will steam the lobster for you. Crack the shell and remove the lobster meat.
Add the meat to a bowl along with mayo, lemon juice, scallions, tarragon, ketchup, Worcestershire, Sriracha to taste, and mix well. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to make sandwiches.

Toast buns, place lettuce on bottom, followed by tomato, and bacon. Top with lobster meat. Insert long sandwich pick to secure. Serve with fries and your favorite wine or beer.

My friend Ron Weisberger sent this....
Bacon Burger ............... the secret is out!

Historically this date.....
1878 – The Edison Electric Light Company begins operation.

1928 – The airship, Graf Zeppelin completes its first trans-Atlantic flight, landing at Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States.

1971 – The start of the 2500-year celebration of Iran, celebrating the birth of Persia.

1989Wayne Gretzky becomes the all-time leading points scorer in the NHL.

2003 – The Staten Island Ferry boat Andrew J. Barberi runs into a pier at the St. George Ferry Terminal in Staten Island, killing 11 people and injuring 43.

And births this date include....
1920Mario Puzo, American novelist (d. 1999)
1924Lee Iacocca, American automotive executive

1937Linda Lavin, American actress

1942Penny Marshall, American actress and film director

..... and today is my neighbor's son, Jason's birthday. Happy Birthday Jason! He's my go to guy when I need projects done around here.... burn pile, trimming, weed-eating, etc.

..... and a niece Jan..., my former sister-in-law's daughter... Happy Birthday Jan!!! Jan is amazing... mother of 5 adopted children. Go Jan.

Last night I made Pasta Carbonara with Bacon, but since I poste the BLT today I'll post it tomorrow. Suffice to say it was GOOD!

Another pretty sunset... not as spectacular as Thursday night's, but pretty just as well...

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue-Mom-Bobo
October 15th
Chicken Cacciatore Day

Here are two recipes... Bobby Flay's over spaghetti ...
... and a Kraft slow cooker recipe over rice...