Success Pile in a Happiness Bowl

Since Grandma Bobby knew Colonel Sanders and his family kitchen firsthand, it was only a matter of time before Kentucky Fried Chicken inspired the Gourmet.  Behold the Breakfast Famous Bowl:

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The restoration of self-respect and dignity

The Famous Bowl is a KFC original…ahem…excuse me, CLASSIC.  See URL below:

http://www.kfc.com/food/classics/famous-bowl.asp

A generous serving of our creamy mashed potatoes, layered with sweet corn, bite-sized pieces of our crispy chicken, drizzled with our signature home-style gravy and topped off with a shredded three cheese blend.

That may be true.  But comedian Patton Oswalt has a different take in a bit which claims the dish is best served while listening to Great Gig in the Sky:

“Can you take all those food items and pile them in a single bowl for me?”

“Uh yes we can pile that in a bowl, but we can also arrange them on a plate like you’re an adult with self-respect and dignity”

“…Just make me a failure pile in a sadness bowl, that’s what I want.”

Two hilarious minutes below.  Mind the language.

Full instructions after the jump

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Crepes of ‘Rath

This is one Grimm that didn’t spend enough time in Kerrytown or Zingerman’s in college. Big Ten Burrito can only dream of offering up a spread like this:

No freezer could ever handle this much freshness

Fortunately, we still have a few months of #4 riding his sweet bike around Ann St. picking up fine meats and cheeses along on the way.  A visit to Ann Arbor presented the chance for a Grimm collaboration last month, but with Cuatro thoroughly knocked out, all of the inspiration for these gourmandey crepes came from Lady Grimms.

After a decadent and mildly destructive post-Zingey’s tasting left one of us curled on the couch in a sickly curd-like cheese coma, the plan was carried out thusly:

Beware the Zingey’s cheese OD.  Then make some crepes …

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Hash It Out

Inspired by a little diner here in Ann Arbor, famous for their “Hippie Hash”, as well as a good friend up in Traverse City, we decided to take on making some hash.  At this point you may be wondering if we are going to be smoking this concoction at the end of preparation.  Not quite.  Although feel free to take a puff in honor of Fleetwood’s dish.

Making a delicious hash is the ideal way to clean out your refridgerator.  We think its best when it’s especially spicy, so make sure to modify yours accordingly.

Start by chopping up some potatoes into little peices–we had some yukons and some red skin potatoes, about 3 cups should be enough for dinner + lunch leftovers.

chop up the following veggies OR improvise and use whatever you may have.  However, we think swiss chard is a great component of hash.

Finished product

Above is what this may look like on completion.  Here is what we had in the fridge that we wanted to get rid of.

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Saturday breakfast in NYC…

What does the golden boy do for brunch in New York City?

Simply delicious...

Simple fare fit for a King.  In his own words “Ha, it’s my Saturday breakfast…eggs over-easy  ciabatta, tomato, avocado, cilantro, horseradish cheddar… Yolk is the sauce, I don’t know.”

So there you have it. I’ve posted it In recipe form for those who need instructions.

Saturday Breakfast in NYC

Ingredients:

  • Two eggs
  • 1 ciabatta roll
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 1 advodaco sliced
  • A handful of cilantro
  • 5g of horseradish cheddar (or other cheddar substitute) grated

Throw some butter in a skillet and fry up two eggs over-easy.  Lightly toast the ciabatta, and glaze with butter. Slice the ciabatta roll in half, and plate. Layer the tomato and avocado slices over the ciabatta, and dust with the cheddar.  Ladel one egg over each of the rolls, and garnish with cilantro.  As you delicately slice into the eggs, the yolk will drizzle onto the dish as a delicious sauce.  Well done King Nearsch…