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I will have osso buco in the slow cooker within the hour.

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HBS Guy wrote:
17 May 2020, 11:32
I will have osso buco in the slow cooker within the hour.

oohhh good idea. And just in time to. Wife's about o go shopping :thumb
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HBS Guy wrote:
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I will have osso buco in the slow cooker within the hour.
Just googled that. Would your usual suburban butcher have the veal shanks ready? Just looks like a normal stew with veal shank instead of diced beef.

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It is the shin of a cow. So a well used muscle and a nice bit of marrow bone. Needs long slow cooking to make it fall off the bone tender.

I imagine a butcher could supply it.

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Aussie wrote:
17 May 2020, 12:41
HBS Guy wrote:
17 May 2020, 11:32
I will have osso buco in the slow cooker within the hour.
Just googled that. Would your usual suburban butcher have the veal shanks ready? Just looks like a normal stew with veal shank instead of diced beef.
your butcher usually has it ... delicious if cooked well, tough to chew if not
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johnsmith wrote:
17 May 2020, 15:11
Aussie wrote:
17 May 2020, 12:41
HBS Guy wrote:
17 May 2020, 11:32
I will have osso buco in the slow cooker within the hour.
Just googled that. Would your usual suburban butcher have the veal shanks ready? Just looks like a normal stew with veal shank instead of diced beef.
your butcher usually has it ... delicious if cooked well, tough to chew if not
I'll give it a go. I see it is an Italian thing.

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Plenty of recipes online incl slow cooker versions.

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Typical .. i send the wife for osso bucco, she comes back with sword fish



something got lost in the translation :roll
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Aussie wrote:
17 May 2020, 16:16
johnsmith wrote:
17 May 2020, 15:11
Aussie wrote:
17 May 2020, 12:41
HBS Guy wrote:
17 May 2020, 11:32
I will have osso buco in the slow cooker within the hour.
Just googled that. Would your usual suburban butcher have the veal shanks ready? Just looks like a normal stew with veal shank instead of diced beef.
your butcher usually has it ... delicious if cooked well, tough to chew if not
I'll give it a go. I see it is an Italian thing.
Indeed it is. It isn't cold enough here yet to think about food like that.!
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Fairly wintry here with wind and rain tho some nice days with highs near 20°C.

Saturday we will visit the south coast, hope to be able to order a sit down meal and visit one or two antique shops including my fave shop in Strathalbyn. Won’t let Mum in anywhere there are crowds (≥6 people) and am happy to buy takeaway food and eat it in a suitable layby somewhere—plenty of pictureque spots. Sat be nice, about 17°C max and but 1-2mm rain, if that.

Oh yeah, ahahaha—I had bought in an op shop, for the princely sum of $2 a pair of prescription bifocal sunglasses. Perfect! Look straight ahead driving could read all road signs etc etc while looking down through the bifocal bit could read the speedometer, fuel gage etc. Some weeks ago we got out at a place called “Harvest the Fleurieu” where we buy breakfast, pretty good food at very nice price. I had chucked the sunglasses on my seat. On return—could not find it! Went in to ask the people, nope not seen it.

Two days ago Mum asked “Are these your sunglasses?” and I said “No” but aha! grabbed them out of the bag—my lovely prescription sunnies! Life in dementiaville! Why the fuck Mum thought she had to put my glasses in her handbag I will never know!

I had really been dreading driving down to Melbourne in Sep with only the glasses I read with—it is a condition of my licence that I wear “corrective lenses.”

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Good to hear you can actually SEE, while driving. Jeepers Creepers ..
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These are lighter glasses, easier on the eyes as well as being sunglasses. My other glasses do perfectly well but much prefer the sunnies!

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Bought some neat little polpette ready made, have some prosciutto in them. Spaghetti and meatballs tonight!

Will fry the polpette then add them to the sauce to finish cooking. Got some “Foragers brie” which is brie with porcini mushrooms: slice thin, put over the polpette and pasta for a minute then serve. MUST remember to buy some parmigiana reggiana. And cheddar—season for roasty toasties is here!

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If you used hardbpoiled quail eggs (boil 1.5 minutes :bgrin ) you could make tiny scotch eggs! Might work on that idea!

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Done, for tonight. My World Famous hedgehog rissoles. If they taste as good as they look and smell as they came out of the oven, they will be fantastic with mashed spuds, peas and gravy tonight. I'd post a pic if it was not for the crap you have to go through to do that here with the current software. When that Xenforo gets up, it is really, really easy.

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Many jars of piccalilli just filled!

Humungous mess in kitchen, need a 1 hour break then will clean up.

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Just paid $50 for a colander. But it is a beaut:

https://www.amazon.com.au/RSVP-Enduranc ... 499&sr=1-5

Setting up a well equipped Tassie kitchen. The “large” colander we have now is not that large—was hard to tip the veges for the piccalilli into it and it did not drain well. Being a very amateur cook I need tools that work and so help me.

Would be nice if the $A was a bit higher compared to the $US! Hence just buying gear I can use now.

A cast iron skillet is next.

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HBS Guy wrote:
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Just paid $50 for a colander. But it is a beaut:

I just use the free plastic ones i get when i buy a full ricotta. Sure they're pretty flimsy ...but they last until i get my next ricotta
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This one is 5L capacity and nice and wide, not deep.

Ricotta, not my fave cheese, only buy when a recipe calls for it.

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HBS Guy wrote:
26 May 2020, 12:12
This one is 5L capacity and nice and wide, not deep.

Ricotta, not my fave cheese, only buy when a recipe calls for it.
spinach and ricotta spanakopita, or spinach and ricotta pasta bake or cannelloni.
Although I prefer my ricotta straight .. as long as it's fresh. Leave it a day or two and it dries up and tastes awful
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Full cream risotto. I love that typical Italian food, spanakopitas :bgrin

A nice finger food tho.

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Aussie wrote:
25 May 2020, 12:58
Done, for tonight. My World Famous hedgehog rissoles. If they taste as good as they look and smell as they came out of the oven, they will be fantastic with mashed spuds, peas and gravy tonight.

Boo Hoo … All I want is someone to cook and clean for me. :sad

I've lost all that food enthusiasm.
I'm going off meat, and fish... living on beans and tomatoes.
Don't even feel like eggs and bacon on muffins, or anything. :sad

Hopefully it is just a 'phase'. :beer :roll
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Why not try making one of your curries?

I have just realised the slow cooker is ideal for beef rendang. Need to get my curry book and make up a shopping list. Will make up a dish of Indonesian veges. Will buy a heap of fresh spices as well. Need to think up a desert, pity fresh mangoes are not available.

Mangoes—mango butter with cardamom, fucking delicious!

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