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fillmoregandt
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I'm making French Onion Soup for dinner. Meridian inspired me


I'm planning on this later this week once it gets a touch colder


Gris Gris
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Try the onions in the oven to get them good and dark. Makes such a difference.


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Nah Gris, it's all about the kitchen bouquet. That's how you get the deep rich flavor


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My ninja


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Curry chicken breast and a glass of v8


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glassman
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Nah Gris, it's all about the kitchen bouquet. That's how you get the deep rich flavor


Or the 2 hour process of browning and deglazing until no liquid is left like 7 times.



Nothing for me. Way too nervous.


Gris Gris
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Nah Gris, it's all about the kitchen bouquet. That's how you get the deep rich flavor



Well, I use some of that in my roast gravy because I don't make a roux. Makes it too thick for me. I brown in flour, but I have a thing about the gravy being really dark. I put some KB, a T of concentrated tomato paste and sometimes, a bit of beef base that I order online in about 1 1/2 to 2 cups of water depending on the size of the roast. I heat that up together and pour it over the browned roast before it goes into a slow oven. Makes dynamite gravy. I don't use it in FO soup or gumbo, though. Have never needed it. I have to have those onions really dark.


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My beans tasted too beaney, should have used more bookay.


AlmaDawg
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We had fried deer cubed steak, grits and buttermilk gravy. I am full as a tick. So are the gal and her daughter. They are both alseep on the couch


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OTIS2
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Chicken fried rice.


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Gris Gris
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You need more porky in your beanies.


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LouisianaLady
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Will you caramelize your onions properly? Please?!



I don't know what you are considering "properly" but I'm currently melting butter.. will do two sweet and two red with a little salt on low-med for 35-40 minutes until a deep brown..


LouisianaLady
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Try the onions in the oven to get them good and dark. Makes such a difference.



I would, but I've never done it like that so when I looked up recipes and saw TWO HOURS, I said no. It's 8pm. Ain't nobody got time for dat.


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TIGRLEE
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Sushi
ChickeN teriyaki


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glassman
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will do two sweet and two red with a little salt on low-med for 35-40 minutes until a deep brown..


Deglaze and do it again like seven times. I learned from my grandmother. An attractive Julia Child.


LouisianaLady
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Seven? My stomach is about to eat my entire body..

ETA: It will be deglazed with my red wine and broth..

But not 7 times.

Even Julia Child's recipe doesn't say to deglaze 7 times.. And that was the one I was following with a couple tweaks.
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glassman
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Seven? My stomach is about to eat my entire body..


That is why you have cheese, bread and wine while cooking onion soup.


LouisianaLady
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I take weekly drug tests on Wednesdays. No wine Sunday-Tuesday. Cheese and bread loses it's fun without wine.
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glassman
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I take weekly drug tests on Wednesdays. No wine Sunday-Tuesday


Ahhhh.. No good blow, no start vehicle. Oops. I was invited to BR Beer Fest, just drank too much Saturday morning to drive up.


LouisianaLady
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Well actually, I don't have the breathalyzer anymore. But I am enrolled in a "rehab" program every Wednesday night (this is all stuff you have to do to get DUI off your record) and they do 3 random drug tests over the 6 weeks. I may not even be tested this Wednesday, but it's not worth the risk.

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I was invited to BR Beer Fest, just drank too much Saturday morning to drive up.


You missed out on a great time!


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