Food, Drink & Dining Out What did you cook for dinner last night?

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Yeh I’m a bit of a pickler myself, here’s some of my stuff. Chillies, peppers, sun dried tomatoes, pesto and some Vietnamese pickles. Everything grown myself.

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Another good trick if you want stuffed peppers during the year is cut the ends off and de-seed then freeze them .
You stuff them while frozen and then cook
Tomatoes freeze well too
Defrost by plunging in water for a few seconds and that lets you peel them easily
 

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What does confit mean exactly
Dry marinate them overnight and cook them in duck fat low and slow the next day
I do it sous vide

It preserves them
You then brown them and cook some potatoes in the fat and make a salad or some veg on the side

That jelly become a jus its delicious

$14 duck becomes 2 meals for 2
You could make a soup with bones and do 3
Ive tried it but didnt love the soup if anyone has a good recipe I will give it another go

The fat saved from roasting the carcass and after you cook the leg gets used for other potatoes later
Usually gets frozen and saved for roast potatoes at Xmas
 
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Dry marinate them overnight and cook them in duck fat low and slow the next day
I do it sous vide

It preserves them
You then brown them and cook some potatoes in the fat and make a salad or some veg on the side

That jelly become a jus its delicious

$14 duck becomes 2 meals for 2
You could make a soup with bones and do 3
Ive tried it but didnt love the soup if anyone has a good recipe I will give it another go

The fat saved from roasting the carcass and after you cook the leg gets used for other potatoes later
Usually gets frozen and saved for roast potatoes at Xmas
I like duck but only ever had it roasted by my bro-in-law in his weber...no one else can cook duck like him. This looks good, I might hit him up when we go to his farm.
 

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I like duck but only ever had it roasted by my bro-in-law in his weber...no one else can cook duck like him. This looks good, I might hit him up when we go to his farm.
The leg is better than the breast when done this way and its pretty easy
Ive just fridged it after having it simmering for a few hours in the bag ...no mess real easy
 

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Freofalcon baking today, still not allowed to visit my mama but I can drop her off a plate of her favourite Croatian bikkies, normally plum jam (Provdl) is used but she loves them with rosehip jam too.

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Our family makes these also with plum, we're Ukrainien so they could be easten European?
 

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Freofalcon baking today, still not allowed to visit my mama but I can drop her off a plate of her favourite Croatian bikkies, normally plum jam (Provdl) is used but she loves them with rosehip jam too.

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Do you make Fritule & Kroštule? My Baba used to make these all the time. I used to gorge myself on them. I was the only 80kg 5 year old in WA.
 

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Do you make Fritule & Kroštule? My Baba used to make these all the time. I used to gorge myself on them. I was the only 80kg 5 year old in WA.
Haha yes I make fritule but we call them krafne (donuts) and everyone makes krostule in the family except me but I love eting them.
My fav is knedle...glory be so good. I use apricots from the garden and this year I’ll have plums for knedle too.

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thats the only photo I could find on my FB page but now I want them!
 

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Haha yes I make fritule but we call them krafne (donuts) and everyone makes krostule in the family except me but I love eting them.
My fav is knedle...glory be so good. I use apricots from the garden and this year I’ll have plums for knedle too.

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thats the only photo I could find on my FB page but now I want them!
Just googled them a fruit filled gnocchi that can be crumbed and fried too....wow sounds delicious,Ive only had the regular doughnuts with plum jam
 

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Haha yes I make fritule but we call them krafne (donuts) and everyone makes krostule in the family except me but I love eting them.
My fav is knedle...glory be so good. I use apricots from the garden and this year I’ll have plums for knedle too.

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thats the only photo I could find on my FB page but now I want them!
Krafne. Haven’t heard that one before. We also call them pušarata.
 

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