Best BLT round two

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After last week’s blog I decided to make my own version of the salmon BLT. I found a recipe to try. The picture on top is from the magazine and the one on the bottom is mine.

Some things really went well and some things…well…aren’t that easy to talk about, but I tried my best. I think that the salmon was really good (it could have been a bit crispier). The toppings worked perfectly together, especially the avocado.  The bread was toasted really well, I actually just put the bread in the toaster and it came out great. Last but not least, the best of the bunch, the BACON was so gooooooooooooooooooooooooooood.

Things that didn’t go well, one was that the bread was too thick on some of the portions because I cut it to thick.  There wasn’t enough aioli so I recommend making double the sauce part of the recipe.  I think this will be the best open faced sandwich you will ever have.  Please comment, and please try the open faced salmon BLT.  Please tell us how it is when you make it.

Salmon Avocado BLT Recipe

THE Best of the BLT’s

I went to the Treehouse Restaurant. It’s in Southpark in Charlotte, North Carolina. The reason why they call it the Treehouse is because the inside of the restaurant looks like you’re in a treehouse. There is a actual tree in the middle of the restaurant. I couldn’t climb it though. I started out with the best Fried Pickles in all of North Carolina. The pickles were crispy and juicy with the right amount of breading.  The main dish that I got there was a Salmon BLT on Texas Toast. Yes Texas Toast. It was the best BLT I’ve ever had. There’s something for everybody. They even have a saplings menu for kids. Get it? Get it? Little kids little trees. I definitely would rate the decor a four out of 5 stars. The service 4 1/2 stars and the dish that I got I think is 5 stars. If you ever go there next time look for the cute kid with the amazingly good hair and it will be me. I’ll probably be there.

Pao De Queijo

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Pao De Queijo it’s not the name of a Mexican wrestler. It is the name of a Brazilian cheese bread. Small things have big flavor.  I made it because the Olympics where in Rio and we went to an Olympic party. This was an easy recipe except for the tapioca flour. I never had used it.  It is soft and firm, not grainy like regular flour. If you want to know how to make this dish read the link blow. GO TEAM USA! (Especially the Archers).

Brazilian Cheese Bread

 

Endless Pastabilities

I made dinner tonight and it was the best mac & cheese you’ve ever tasted. The reason why I named it ENDLESS PASTABILITIES is because you can do so many things with it.  I put in this mac and cheese tonight, thick cut bacon with two types of cheese, mozzarella and provolone. There was a crust on top that was crunchy. The crust was made of 5 things. Cheeses, bread, eggs, scallions,and BACON!  I said it should be called endless pastabilities because you could try it a bunch of different ways. You could add vegetables, add seafood like shrimp, lobster or crab. Technically any shellfish (with out the shell of course).  The cheese sauce stays the same but what you add is up to you.  The recipe that I’m telling you about is not ours please follow the link below and feel free to make it your own like I did.

Basic Mac and Cheese Recipe Link

Have No Fear The Salmon Is Here

Hi! I am reporting about salmon today.  I’m going to be telling you about a family favorite. My family’s favorite. It’s called salmon succotash. Salmon succotash is pan seared salmon finished in the oven. With vegetables like edamame, roasted corn, onion, red bell pepper and baby spinach. Put a little bit of the sauce on the bottom of the dish. Top it with all of the vegetables then on top of that add the salmon.  Finally add bit more sauce.  The flakiness of the salmon and the creaminess of the sauce go together like a peanut butter and jelly (well that’s just another blog).  No, it’s not hard. New cooks can do it plus it is so healthy for you!  WARNING this was not recipe please follow the link below!

Salmon Succotash

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