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jsamray


jsamray
 
Home Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Living In: Frelinghuysen, New Jersey, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Southern, Nouvelle, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
A Southern boy transplanted to Yankee-land at 17, College in the Midwest and West Coast, then lived half of my adult life in Asia and Western Europe, before returning to the Metro-New York area
My favorite things to cook
Asian (Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Malay, Indonesian, Filipino, Indian), Middle-Eastern, Greek, Italian, French, Danish and good old Anglo-American, Southern / Soul, and Cajun / Creole - Vegetarian, Seafood, and Breads, plus casseroles / slow-cooked meats, and lots of raw or barely cooked dishes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Southern "comfort food" and EurAsian fusion
My cooking triumphs
multi-shellfish dishes
My cooking tragedies
Beef Wellington
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
P.J.'s Fresh Corn Salad
A variation that makes this a stand-alone meal. First, microwave Silver Queen or other white corn IN THE HUSKS - 5 minutes for 2 ears, plus 30 seconds for each additional ear = 6 minutes for 4 ears. Allow to cool at least 5 minutes in open air, then "shuck," wash, and cut from cob. Substitute ripe avocado (or prepared quacamole) for green peppers, and add a generous amount of romaine torn into bite-size. Add 1/3 cup of grated extra sharp cheddar, 2 tablespoons of sour cream, and a tablespoon of your favorite chunky salsa PER PERSON TO BE SERVED...and omit the Italian dressing. For REALLY hungry folks, add 1/2 cup of taco or fajita seasoned and barbecue grilled thinly sliced steak, boneless chicken breast and/or thighs, or cold "sea legs" or chunks of crabmeat and/or lobster / shrimp. Toss and season to taste with sea salt, fresh ground black pepper, and lime juice. Serve with taco chips and more salsa on the side. Great with sangria, wine spritzers, or a beer. Make plenty, 'cause it "sells well"

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 20, 2010
Malaysian Beef Rendang
Learned to love Beef Rendang in Singapore - and this recipe is very close.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 19, 2010
 
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