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December 2020

Delicious fruit cake...

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It's rare for us to find fresh delicious fruit in the middle of winter.  But we go out of our way to find it for our Airport Cafe customers.  This is their third cake in 6 months.  They love it so much that each office birthday, they request this "fruit" cake.  Maria does a great job in putting it all together!  


Christmas Tree 2020....

 

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We went out to Washugal River Tree Farm.  Any size, any tree was $45.  I think this is the best deal out there! I had all the intention of finding that 9 ft. tree...  But when we got there, it was too windy and too cold to venture out into the field.  We just grabbed the best Noble Fir that was already cut and came home within 10 minutes of arriving at the farm.  No pictures taken, no standing by the prized tree...  We did manage to get a hot cocoa!  It was one of the smallest tree we have ever picked out but it's okay.  ENK took his chain saw but we were not in the mood to go hiking into the woods.  The house is finally decorated today!  It was a productive Sunday indeed.  


Fried Chicken Recipe....

2 bags of Costco Wings:

Brine:

Gallon of water

1 Cup of kosher salt

1 Cup of sugar

 

 Thin Batter:

2 Cup of Flour (Rice Flour ok) 

2 Cup of Cornstarch

1 T  ground black pepper

3/4 T paprika

½  T cayenne pepper

 1 ¾ T baking powder

½ T  kosher salt

1 -1 1.5 Cups of cold water

 

Sauce:  3 tbs ketchup 4 Tb soy 1 tb of gochujang 1/4 honey, 1/4 brown sugar 1 clove of garlic 1 Tbs sesame oil
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Prime beef....

It was the boys who were excited to be in the kitchen.  ENK picked out this kogi from Costco tonight.  We had a simple meal of table top grilled meat, lettuce wrap and kimchi!  
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I forgot which cut of meat this was but it sure was delicious!  Thank you boys for helping out in the kitchen today! 


December 11....

December 11 is my Lindsey's Birthday.  We haven't spent her birthday at home for several years.  This year, Allison made her birthday dinner at home!  Happy 24th birthday to my sweet baby girl.  I can't believe you're 24! IMG_8416 Fullsizeoutput_58fe

This picture was taken when she was 15 years old! 


 

Airport Cafe Meatloaf Recipe:

5 pounds of 80/20 ground beef

Chopped:  celery, onions, carrots, olives, red pepper

10 eggs

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon mustard powder

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1 T of Korean beef seasoning

2 T of A-1 steak sauce

2 cups of panco bread crumb

1 cup of oatmeal

Bake at 1.5 hours at 350 degrees IMG_8293 IMG_8407
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