Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Sauce

(I fixed yesterday's post, so the video works now.)

I took on my biggest cooking project yet in this new apartment yesterday. I've been lazy about cooking because my kitchen is SO non-functional! And, in order to complete my project today, I needed a broiler. Look at this picture:
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What goes in that bottom drawer? Sheet pans and muffin tins?? Not here! That is the broiler! Maybe I am just not experienced enough in the world of broilers, but that is not where I expected it to be! I also had to learn how to use it. It is gas powered, so there is a scary open flame.

Also, the counter space you will see in some of the following pictures is literally the only workspace I have in the whole kitchen. And it is about one square foot.

But ignore my complaints! Because in my pathetic kitchen, I have made a masterpiece! Glenn's parents are coming in town tonight for his white coat ceremony tomorrow, so I wanted to have a good meal ready for them. My mom sent me a recipe for the best green chile enchilada sauce ever.

I was very excited to try this recipe because every time I see these:
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In the grocery store, I think they are so beautiful. I always think, if only I knew something to make with all those beautiful chiles, I would buy them. Three poblanos, three anaheims, and three jalepenos went from
THIS to THIS
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using my trusty and elusive broiler. Then into the blender they went, with some not pretty enough to be photographed cooked spinach, onions, and garlic.
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I stirred in the cream and was done! I tasted it, and it was DELICIOUS but also SPICY! Scott and Terri, I hope you are ready for some pretty hot enchiladas.
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p.s. Violet was strapped to my chest in the baby carrier throughout. She is learning how to cook already!


8 comments:

  1. The enchiladas are going to be amazing - and Glenn's parents are going to love you even more than they already do :)

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  2. Violet could take the pictures!

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  3. Hey, how come I am still unknown? This Dan (Dad).

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  4. I am so impressed that you wrote such an interesting post about cooking!

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  5. yum yum yum yum yum.

    you are such a good blogger now!! i'm very impressed.

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