On a whim, my siblings and I decided to try the acclaimed Death Wish Coffee. The box just arrived this evening; so we’ll see how this stuff actually tastes. I wanted to try this in 2016, but there was a shortage and prices were quadrupled almost. So I’m glad it’s actually affordable this time around.
Such interesting breakfasts I have when I’m out of town.
Upon “landing” in Queens once again, I get this quick-on-my-feet breakfast of a banana, and a old-fashioned Dunkin Donuts. I was very happy with this to be honest. Considering how much fast food I had on the road while driving in.
Decided to give this garlic shrimp recipe a shot. Wasn’t too bad, but it came out a tad bit hot because I didn’t have chili powder, and I used a fresh cayenne instead. Oh well; I did use small shrimp instead of normal size due to costs and preference, but that didn’t have an effect on the taste. Otherwise, it was great! I did pretty good for cooking shrimp for the first time, all things considered.
This is the second time I’m grilling this dish, and I think wings are going to be my favorite thing to be grilling this summer. Had to snap this shot to show you how they’re coming along under my care, almost ready to come off.
These are dry rub, and I use this spice rub from Puckett’s, specifically the Chicken/grill rub. Works pretty well, gives some heat but most of all that savory, salty flavor. When that hits the oil, makes you feel like you found a hole in the wall place while on an urban walkabout.
If I grill more stuff, I’ll definitely share them with you as the season goes on.
Decided to snap my breakfast this morning, as I don’t think I’ve shared you guys how my Mom’s blueberry goop syrup looks on pancakes. Something like this.
Not sure of the exact ingredients, but frozen blueberries are used. I think in this case a little bit of blackberries were used as well. Then some sugar was added for the final effect. Definitely better than the sweet butter syrup in my opinion.
Not only is this an Eateries, I actually helped make this! Snazzy, custom flavored Red Baron pizza, the triple cheese brick oven variant. Fresh bell peppers, mushrooms and onions top this delectable dish, along with a tiny bit of shavings of habanero hot peppers for extra spice. Baked this to perfection on a pizza stone.
Why am I baking a pizza in the middle of the night? Family just came off the road from being out all day, and decided that pizza would be the best option instead of going hungry or cooking something complicated.
Too bad I missed the other stuff I cooked July 4th. Oops.
If it wasn’t for me chatting with fellow pepper farmer and consumer Dave, I wouldn’t have had grabbed this photo. Almost everytime he shoots a message to me Friday night, we spend a good hour talking about food, what we’re eating for dinner and sharing what we’re eating. I had snapped this to send him, which definitely piqued his interest.
Typically we don’t eat salsa with the pholourie, we use hot pepper and other sauces. But this particular time we picked it because it was easier. Strangely the hot salsa does complement the pea flour dish, so I would recommended it, as unorthodox as it is.
When crunch comes to shove and I need something to hit the spot, egg drop soup and gas station coffee from Weigels will get me back on track. I’ve not perfected how to make restaurant-grade stuff as yet, so buying it from China Buffet will have to suffice. And while I do have my own coffee at home, I get a big cup for $1 and get to dump hazelnut cream and whatnot in it.
Breakfast in Queens is always simple. It’s quite a different change when you’re on the road scrounging McDonalds biscuit and eggs; sometimes my aunt does give something more Guyanese when we arrive, but often breakfast is very simple, composing of bread and cereal.
This was the case here, especially since we were trying to get back home in time for July 4th. Breakfast was very simple; regular bran flakes, milk and coffee. Honestly, I actually enjoyed this before heading out, especially considering this was eaten at 7:30AM. Though I got hungry pretty quickly afterwards.
While this was a below-average lunch because of the dal and rice, this was interesting because I had fish to go with it. Apparently my parents would eat something similar in Guyana, except the fish would simply be pan-friend local offerings (and often without the bhaji). Ultimately this meal wasn’t bad, and it was even interesting to eat in the bowl.