This one is for Brad

Today was a quasi experiment. I had made the basic dish before, but tried it with a few changes. Bob L-O-V-E-S the sauce with this one and wanted me to send the recipe to Brad. Brad and Emmie, I’m not sure if you have the sriracha chili sauce from when we saw you last, but if you do you might want to try this …

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Ok, maybe not the entire dish, but the sauce that tops this dish … The original recipe calls for 2 tablespoons sriracha chili sauce, 4 teaspoons honey, 1 tablespoon sesame oil and 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds. My version is pretty much equal parts sriracha chili sauce and honey, about half as much peanut or walnut oil (although I would use sesame if I had it in the house) and a sprinkling of sesame seeds. Mix well. That pretty much does it. So Brad, if you have some of the sriracha left, try it. Bob says you should.

For the rest of this dish, I did a basic marinade of soy sauce, peanut oil, garlic, ginger and honey. I pan fried the pork then added the carrots, red peppers and rice noodles. When cooked I finished it off with the mizuna from the CSA basket and topped everything with the sauce above. Bob really liked this dish even though it does contain a grain. I’m not sure where rice noodles fall on the can’t have list (really, really can’t have to limit but not so bad) but since I do the cooking, we were going for the, today. I think he just liked that it was really spicy – I added extra sauce to his plate.

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As fall has arrived I have also gotten into the hard cider thing agin. This is an every fall thing for me – cooler weather, football … they just go with cider. This week’s try is …

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Oliver Hard Cider – or as the ingredient list says “apple wine.” This was pretty good. Not the best as that still goes to the Stella cider that was on tap at the pub in England. I still dream about that one. But I digress. This cider had a nice tart bite to it, but not much apple flavor. I do love the bottle, however. Have to see if one of the others that I picked l are any better. I figure if Bob can have his fancy beer, I can try for fancy cider.

One thought on “This one is for Brad

  1. Em says:

    One of Brad’s coworkers just got back from Tally, and he brought us more sauce. I’m SO making this!

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