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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Surf and Turf

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Yesterday was my girlfriends birthday. I bought her a 90 minute massage and cooked her dinner. Started off with some simple ABT's with peppers from our garden. When I say simple, I mean straight cream cheese, no seasonings or meat mixed in. We seem to like the simplicity! Indirect heat for 20 minutes, no smoke wood.

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While we feasted on the ABT's I put twice baked potatoes on. Stuffing mixed with butter, sour cream, chives, Monterey Jack cheese, garlic, salt and pepper.
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After 10 minutes I added some fresh Maryland Eastern Shore corn I picked up on the way home from Ocean City.
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2 Porterhouse's warming up for about an hour, seasoned with Wolfe Rub Bold.
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Potatoes are done, corn is close behind.

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Now for my favorite, Homemade Maryland Blue Crab Cakes! 1lb crab meat, handful of crunched up crackers, 1 egg, enough mayo to bind, parsley, pinch dry mustard, salt and pepper. This is my Fathers recipe and they MUST be cooked in butter!

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Steaks are warm enough now. These steaks were pretty thin, so they got 2 minutes per side over a moderate fire. Then 2 minutes indirect just to melt the additional seasoning onto the meat.

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Not sure why I only got one plated pic?
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A piece of the cake my daughter made for my girlfriend. She did a great job and it tasted good!
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3 comments:

  1. Dude, you spoiled her! What a fantastic meal, I would have been happy with just the ABT and potatoes but I think I could find room for everything else.

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  2. Damn, BOY!!! I'd'a traded the beach for that!!!

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