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AZORChiefFan
07-03-2007, 09:00 AM
I am cooking my 'special lady friend' tonight and so far I have steak picked out. But was looking for something a little more exciting than corn and baked taters. Help me out Planet!!! One thing she doesn't like onions. Dunno how this can be but she doesn't.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:01 AM
Fresh mushrooms sauteed with butter and garlic is nice with a steak.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:02 AM
Or a rice pilaf.

What's your level of cooking ability?

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:04 AM
If you're grilling, even though you said no corn, grilled corn on the cob is great.

http://www.grilledcornonthecob.com/

Amnorix
07-03-2007, 09:05 AM
Sweet potato can be good, if you like it. I like mine with butter and brown sugar and cinnamon.


Rice pilaf, definitely works instead of a baked tater.

Hog Farmer
07-03-2007, 09:05 AM
Give her a Salami sandwich!

cdcox
07-03-2007, 09:06 AM
I normally serve stuffed mushrooms with steak. Great combo, especially with a good Cabernet.

Count Alex's Losses
07-03-2007, 09:06 AM
White rice and bernaise.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:07 AM
Does she like peppers? You could do a stuffed pepper... if she doesn't like stuffed peppers, change it out with stuffed tomatoes (get a big beefsteak tomato).

http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,1977,FOOD_9936_20174,00.html
http://www.elise.com/recipes/archives/000039dads_stuffed_bell_peppers.php

Hog Farmer
07-03-2007, 09:07 AM
Did you mean to say you are cooking FOR your special lady friend ? Is that you Jeffrey Dahmer?

morphius
07-03-2007, 09:07 AM
Instead of a baked potato do some of the twice baked potato's.

morphius
always such a huge help

Cave Johnson
07-03-2007, 09:07 AM
Asparagus.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:09 AM
Asparagus.
Bad idea for a date... funky smells, man. If you're looking for a little playtime after dinner, keep it fairly light and stay away from pungent veggies (like asparagus, lots of garlic, onion).

cdcox
07-03-2007, 09:09 AM
A few shrimp would make a tastey surf and turf.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:10 AM
A few shrimp would make a tastey surf and turf.
I was thinking that too. Or crab.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:10 AM
And AZChiefsFan, what kind of steaks? What's your budget?

AZORChiefFan
07-03-2007, 09:12 AM
Thanks for the suggestions. I am not dead set against corn and thought about grilling some. Just was hitting a road block as to anything else that might work. Grew up eating corn n potatoes with 70% of my meals.

I am fairly adventurous when it comes to cooking just don't want something that'll take hours to prepare.

Hog Farmer
07-03-2007, 09:15 AM
Nothing impresses a woman like a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And a pack of little Debbie swiss cake rolls for dessert.

mikeyis4dcats.
07-03-2007, 09:16 AM
find a recipe for creamed spinach.

or make a REAL baked potato. Once you've made them this way you will enjoy them a lot more.

Coat potato with canola or olive oil, sprinkle liberally with kosher salt, and bake at 350 for 1 hour or until done.

KCFalcon59
07-03-2007, 09:19 AM
Sauteed mushrooms,garlic, red,green,yellow,orange peppers, baby carrots, onions serve by itself or over a nice bed of rice. Throw in some Red chili peppers for added kick.

Sweet potatoes are nice, Asparagus.

AZORChiefFan
07-03-2007, 09:28 AM
And AZChiefsFan, what kind of steaks? What's your budget?
KC strip I think.

AZORChiefFan
07-03-2007, 09:29 AM
Nothing impresses a woman like a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And a pack of little Debbie swiss cake rolls for dessert.
I usually go for spaghettios and toasted wonder bread.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:32 AM
KC strip I think.
Have you already bought them? For the money I'd suggest a ribeye.

How are you seasoning the steaks?

chasedude
07-03-2007, 09:34 AM
Mmmmm you're all making me hungry!!!

Does she or you like carrots? You can make a glaze with brown sugar, butter and a little water in a skillet on the grill. Throw the carrots in and they'll be done in no time.

tooge
07-03-2007, 09:34 AM
One of my favorites is a play off of the old baked potato.

Boilabout 2 lbs of some new potatos (the little red ones) until fork tender. Then leave the skin on and halve them. Add 1 cup of sour cream, about 1/4 cup of chopped chives, a tablespoon of butter, a quarter cup of grated chedder cheese, and salt and pepper. It is basically a baked potato salad that rocks with beef.

Another would be broccoli au gratin. Just steam some broccoli and then melt some velveeta to pour over it. A hit of ground nutmeg, salt and pepper, and you are chowing.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:35 AM
Mmmmm you're all making me hungry!!!

Does she or you like carrots? You can make a glaze with brown sugar, butter and a little water in a skillet on the grill. Throw the carrots in and they'll be done in no time.
Just a suggestion... sounds good, but use a white wine instead. Use a liquid that adds flavor.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 09:36 AM
One of my favorites is a play off of the old baked potato.

Boilabout 2 lbs of some new potatos (the little red ones) until fork tender. Then leave the skin on and halve them. Add 1 cup of sour cream, about 1/4 cup of chopped chives, a tablespoon of butter, a quarter cup of grated chedder cheese, and salt and pepper. It is basically a baked potato salad that rocks with beef.

Another would be broccoli au gratin. Just steam some broccoli and then melt some velveeta to pour over it. A hit of ground nutmeg, salt and pepper, and you are chowing.
Broccoli is another food to stay away from if you wanna get a little action after the date. Broccoli creates gas... gas has to come out.

JBucc
07-03-2007, 09:37 AM
My favorite side to steak is more steak. Try that.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 09:40 AM
Bad idea for a date... funky smells, man. If you're looking for a little playtime after dinner, keep it fairly light and stay away from pungent veggies (like asparagus, lots of garlic, onion).
Unless both have 'em. Then neither one notices. :eek:

FAX
07-03-2007, 09:41 AM
Interesting situation you have there, Mr. AZChiefFan. I wish you nothing but success in your endeavor. And, as it is well known that squash is a female aphrodisiac, I submit for your consideration ...

Baked Squash!!!

2 lb. butternut or buttercup squash
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1/4 c. butter, melted
1 tbsp. flour
1 tsp. salt
2 baking apples, cored & cut into 1/2" slices

Heat oven to 350 degrees, cut each squash in half. Remove seeds and fibers; pare squash. Cut into 1/2" slices. Stir together remaining ingredients except apple slices. Arrange squash in ungreased baking dish, 11 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 1 1/2". Top with apple slices. Sprinkle sugar mixture over top; cover with foil. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until squash is tender. 6 servings.

Easy to make, the sweetness of the dish complements the steak, tastes good, and removes undergarments.

FAX

tooge
07-03-2007, 09:41 AM
Broccoli is another food to stay away from if you wanna get a little action after the date. Broccoli creates gas... gas has to come out.

Whats wrong with playing the fart game with your special lady friend. Take a bath together and make it a jacuzzi, yeah!

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 09:44 AM
Broccoli is another food to stay away from if you wanna get a little action after the date. Broccoli creates gas... gas has to come out.
That's just a lack of enzymes to digest it. It never does that to me. Besides, broccoli is the best veggie with steak imo.

Another is sauteed spinach in garlic (oops!) and olive oil.
Or just have lightly steamed. Swiss chard is even milder tasting and good lightly steamed. But she may not like it. Neither has any odious side effects although cooked spinach will block absorption of calcium. :huh:

tooge
07-03-2007, 10:02 AM
Or... just feed her the garlic, broccoli, or whatever, then each of you wear a mask after.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:04 AM
Unless both have 'em. Then neither one notices. :eek:
No... that means that there's twice as much gas and BOTH notice... that would be 2x the gas, 2x the smells.... for a net effect of 4x the bad vibes and roughly 1/4 the fun.

FAX
07-03-2007, 10:07 AM
I got to thinking, Mr. AZChiefFan, and decided to research a list of known aphrodisiacs and here's what I found.

Aniseed, Asparagus, Almond, Arugula, Asafetida, Avocado, Bananas, Sweet Basil, Chocolate, Carrots, Coriander, Fennel, Figs, Garlic, Ginger, Honey, Liquorice, Mustard, Nutmeg, Oysters, Pine Nuts, Pineapple, Truffles, and Vanilla.

Just throw all that in a pot, cook and serve. It may taste like crap, but who cares!!!

FAX

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:09 AM
I also did a little research, and I was wrong about the asparagus. Can't go wrong with the asparagus if you like it (and she does, too). Go exotic and find some white asparagus!

cdcox
07-03-2007, 10:13 AM
I also did a little research, and I was wrong about the asparagus. Can't go wrong with the asparagus if you like it (and she does, too). Go exotic and find some white asparagus!

The opinions retrieved by a Google of

asparagus semen

seem to offer a dissenting opinion.

KCChiefsMan
07-03-2007, 10:15 AM
how about a vegetable medley?

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:17 AM
The opinions retrieved by a Google of

asparagus semen

seem to offer a dissenting opinion.
That's what I was remembering... I knew, KNEW, there was something I'd heard a long time ago about asparagus!

Thanks. Rep to you.

chasedude
07-03-2007, 10:17 AM
Just a suggestion... sounds good, but use a white wine instead. Use a liquid that adds flavor.


Good Idea!! I'll add some white wine next time instead of water.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:18 AM
Good Idea!! I'll add some white wine next time instead of water.
I rarely use any liquid that doesn't bring something to the table. I learned that from Alton Brown. Something I'd never thought about, but made a lot of sense once I heard it.

cdcox
07-03-2007, 10:20 AM
That's what I was remembering... I knew, KNEW, there was something I'd heard a long time ago about asparagus!

Thanks. Rep to you.

Based on the strong smell asparagus imparts to urine (which I kind of like) I figured it would have to have some effect in that department as well.

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 10:20 AM
I am cooking my 'special lady friend' tonight and so far I have steak picked out. But was looking for something a little more exciting than corn and baked taters. Help me out Planet!!! One thing she doesn't like onions. Dunno how this can be but she doesn't.
ASPARAGUS:


toss in olive-oil sprinkle with kosher salt
bake on 300 for 20 minutes on cookie sheet
Pull out
group asparagus neatly
wrap middle with proscioutto ham
return to OFF oven for 7 minutes or so to take the chill off the proscioutto.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:22 AM
Based on the strong smell asparagus imparts to urine (which I kind of like) I figured it would have to have some effect in that department as well.
Wait... you like urine or the smell of urine?

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:24 AM
I... Arugula...
An arugula salad goes nice with steak.

Cook that steak in some red wine,with a tad of butter and some Worchestchire sauce....in an iron skillet under the broiler. Yummeee!

FAX
07-03-2007, 10:24 AM
Don't mind him, Mr. Fire Me Boy!. He's worked 33 hours this week and is, unfortunately, a little fixated on asparagus scented urine and trombones at this point.

He just needs a little rest.

FAX

cdcox
07-03-2007, 10:25 AM
Wait... you like urine or the smell of urine?

I like the smell of my own personal urine after I've eaten asparagus.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:26 AM
An arugula salad goes nice with steak.

Cook that steak in some red wine,with a tad of butter and some Worchestchire sauce....in an iron skillet under the broiler. Yummeee!
%(/

We grill outside of Boston. :harumph:

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:26 AM
I like the smell of my own personal urine after I've eaten asparagus.
Ummm..............




O..... K.....

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:28 AM
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We grill outside of Boston. :harumph:

OUCH!!!!

I grill 95% of the time too...and I have the weather all year round to do it.
But this one is an exceptional exception. I usually do it with filet mignon though. It makes a terrific sauce.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:30 AM
OUCH!!!!

I grill 95% of the time too...and I have the weather all year round to do it.
But this one is an exceptional exception. I usually do it with filet mignon though. It makes a terrific sauce.
:shake:

Actually, with fillet I sometimes go for a steak au poivre (http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,1977,FOOD_9936_32817,00.html). Crust that thing in cracked pepper and cook... use some cognac and cream for a nice sauce.... :drool:

But a strip or a ribeye... it's the grill.

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 10:31 AM
Simple Suggestion:
Yellow Squash and Zuchinni cut length way.
lightly toss in kosher salt and olive oil
Grill next door to the steak.
Brush as cooking (liberally) with balsalmic vinegar and additional olive oil
Get grill marks on both sides if you want to score that night.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:32 AM
But a strip or a ribeye... it's the grill.
T'is a tad red-necky...open up to new culinary techniques. :p

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:33 AM
Simple Suggestion:
Yellow Squash and Zuchinni cut length way.
lightly toss in kosher salt and olive oil
Grill next door to the steak.
Brush as cooking (liberally) with balsalmic vinegar and additional olive oil
Get grill marks on both sides if you want to score that night.
That would be a good idea. Get a good balsamic, though.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:34 AM
T'is a tad red-necky...open up to new culinary techniques. :p
Oh, I've tried it a ton of ways. But nothing beats the charcoal grill.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:35 AM
T'is a tad red-necky...open up to new culinary techniques. :p
Wait... you said that two posts after I talk about steak au poivre. There's something wrong with that accusation of red-neckedness after I talk about French cuisine.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:36 AM
Oh, I've tried it a ton of ways. But nothing beats the charcoal grill.
I'd have to agree. Was just messin' with ya' cowboy.

Now, if this gal is his special lady why is he not buyin' a filet mignon?
That is the REAL question.

BTW thanks for the new recipe.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:39 AM
Wait... you said that two posts after I talk about steak au poivre. There's something wrong with that accusation of red-neckedness after I talk about French cuisine.
No, no...
That was posted to this quote: "But a strip or a ribeye... it's the grill."—FireMeBoy ;) :evil:

Now I know why your moniker is "FireMeBoy" :)

StcChief
07-03-2007, 10:40 AM
I'd have to agree. Was just messin' with ya' cowboy.

Now, if this gal is his special lady why is he not buyin' a filet mignon?
That is the REAL question.

BTW thanks for the new recipe.

My thoughts too.... trying to impress with a side dish.?? But a File Mignon would start that.

tooge
07-03-2007, 10:41 AM
No... that means that there's twice as much gas and BOTH notice... that would be 2x the gas, 2x the smells.... for a net effect of 4x the bad vibes and roughly 1/4 the fun.

No cigarettes after unless you have proper ventilation

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:43 AM
No, no...
That was posted to this quote: "But a strip or a ribeye... it's the grill."—FireMeBoy ;) :evil:

Now I know why your moniker is "FireMeBoy" :)
I just teasing, too.

I thought of that add on reply afterwards... found it kinda ironic.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:43 AM
My thoughts too.... trying to impress with a side dish.??
Might as well serve with a can of beans. :p

But a File Mignon would start that.
Yup! You got to go French when you want romance. :)

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 10:45 AM
If you do go with a sauteed mushroom.

I'd like to recommend; Kitchen Bouquet (google it) when the shrooms are about halfway home during the cooking process about 1/4 teaspoon will suffice. I like to throw in some red wine, small amount of minced garlic, salt, white pepper, pinch 0 sugar and finish with cream and parmesian and reduce (thicken a bit)

That is my steak mushroom recipe. PM me with any questions.

Whoarethechefs
07-03-2007, 10:46 AM
I'll be making these to go w/ my KC strips tomorrow, along with some grilled Asparagus.

1 LB white or baby bella Shrooms.
1 bottle Lee and Perins Steak and chop marinade.
1 Sweet onion
About 4 Oz of the cheese of your choice, (I prefer Jack)

Clean up the shrooms leave the stem on.

Pop the shrooms into a large ziploc and pour in about half of the bottle of marinade, put in the fridge for about twenty minutes.

After twenty minutes pop the shrooms into the oven on a baking sheet for about 15 minutes, pull out and let cool for a sec.

While the shrooms are in the oven, thinly slice the onion and saute in butter until almost caramelized.

As soon as the shrooms are cool enough to touch, carefully pop all of the stems off, put 5 or six of them to the side to add to the stuffing.

Finely chop up the Stems and combine with the Onion and cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

Stuff the shrooms, and broil for a sec or three to get the cheese bubblin.

These go great with everything , but fantastic with a good peice of beef.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 10:47 AM
Some GREAT recipes in this thread...I'm clicking and saving.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:47 AM
Geez. There for a second I thought you were going to marinade the strips.

Whoarethechefs
07-03-2007, 10:48 AM
Geez. There for a second I thought you were going to marinade the strips.

BLASPHEMY!!!!!!

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:49 AM
Some GREAT recipes in this thread...I'm clicking and saving.
I have a general steak rub at home that rocks. I'll try and remember to post it later. It's best on ribeye but works well on anything, even chicken, pork and veggies.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:49 AM
BLASPHEMY!!!!!!
No shit. I'm glad I read the post, I had my cursor over the neg rep button.

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 10:50 AM
Some GREAT recipes in this thread...I'm clicking and saving.
Your contribution certainly didn't hurt. :) I actually went to Johnson Cty. Comm. College for Culinary Arts. Now I'm in Sales, go figure. : )

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:51 AM
Your contribution certainly didn't hurt. :) I actually went to Johnson Cty. Comm. College for Culinary Arts. Now I'm in Sales, go figure. : )
How's the school there, learn anything useful?

Do they have a knife skills class?

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:52 AM
Your contribution certainly didn't hurt. :)
Except for the part about putting a steak in a pan. :harumph:



:p

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 10:55 AM
How's the school there, learn anything useful?

Do they have a knife skills class?
It was a good experience. This was back in 1991.
Best though is hands on.
I worked for the Buckhead Life Group http://www.buckheadrestaurants.com/index2.html for a few years and 2000 came and I decided that I'd rather not cook, for a living.

But like most anything knife skills come with practice.
Basically remember to tuck your knuckles and all else will fall into place over time.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 10:59 AM
It was a good experience. This was back in 1991.
Best though is hands on.
I worked for the Buckhead Life Group http://www.buckheadrestaurants.com/index2.html for a few years and 2000 came and I decided that I'd rather not cook, for a living.

But like most anything knife skills come with practice.
Basically remember to tuck your knuckles and all else will fall into place over time.
I'm really pretty good with a knife... just like the practice and am always looking for little tips and tricks.

Before I decided on filmmaking I really, REALLY considered culinary school.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 11:48 AM
I worked for the Buckhead Life Group

Great name! :thumb: :D

What's with the Comic Sans font?

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 11:50 AM
Before I decided on filmmaking I really, REALLY considered culinary school.
When I was in art school studing illustration,gd, advertising...I actually considered switching to filmaking...to be a movie director.

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 11:51 AM
I'm really pretty good with a knife... just like the practice and am always looking for little tips and tricks.

Before I decided on filmmaking I really, REALLY considered culinary school.
Based on your interview with GoSneeze, sounds like you made the right choice. Any plans on moving out of KC?

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 11:53 AM
Great name! :thumb: :D

What's with the Comic Sans font?
I don't know I've always liked it. So I use it to try to spice up my dull online personality. heh.

FAX
07-03-2007, 11:54 AM
My childhood dream was to be an international playboy.

But, that doesn't really have anything to do with what you guys are talking about, does it?

FAX

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 11:55 AM
If you were female it would. Then we could say you're a "maneater."

CoMoChief
07-03-2007, 11:56 AM
Some marinated grilled shrimp

Make surf n turf kabobs (sp?)

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 12:03 PM
I prefer NE lobster with steak.
I like shrimp in a revised fettucine alfredo carbonara or with salmon and other fish.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 12:05 PM
Based on your interview with GoSneeze, sounds like you made the right choice. Any plans on moving out of KC?
Not right now. I think I'm too artistic for H-town.

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 12:08 PM
Not right now. I think I'm too artistic for H-town.
Asheville NC or hell Atlanta may be a nice choice.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 12:13 PM
Asheville NC or hell Atlanta may be a nice choice.
As much as it would suck, the wife and I have considered Denver.

:Lin:

But for now, KC is a good town for it. In the least, KC Film Commission is pretty cool to work with.

bkkcoh
07-03-2007, 12:45 PM
A slight twist on the potatoes side dish.

Make smashed potatoes with butter, sour cream and cheese. Fantastic twist on the regular mashed potatoes.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 12:48 PM
A slight twist on the potatoes side dish.

Make smashed potatoes with butter, sour cream and cheese. Fantastic twist on the regular mashed potatoes.
Um yeah! I make that at Christmas, except with fresh chives instead of cheese.
Goes great with prime rib.

luv
07-03-2007, 01:04 PM
Chocolate covered strawberries for dessert.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 01:05 PM
Um yeah! I make that at Christmas, except with fresh chives instead of cheese.
Goes great with prime rib.
You probably do prime rib in the microwave. :shake:






:p

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 01:37 PM
You probably do prime rib in the microwave. :shake::p
ROFL Hilarious!

You haven't been paying attention to my posts...if ya' think that! :harumph:
Don'tcha remember your "healthy food" thread! :hmmm:

I don't microwave ANY food...not even water for tea.
Exception is popcorn, mainly for the kid...since it doesn't digest anyway.
Thinkn' of gettin rid of it altogether.
There now!
I crisp until blackened on a bonfire! :p

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 01:40 PM
BTW I do my Christmas prime rib dinner with giant popovers....better n' Yorkshire puddin'!

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 01:46 PM
... better n' Yorkshire puddin'!
:eek:



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Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 01:47 PM
ROFL Hilarious!

You haven't been paying attention to my posts...if ya' think that! :harumph:
Don'tcha remember your "healthy food" thread! :hmmm:

I don't microwave ANY food...not even water for tea.
Exception is popcorn, mainly for the kid...since it doesn't digest anyway.
Thinkn' of gettin rid of it altogether.
There now!
I crisp until blackened on a bonfire! :p
I know... just playing. After you tell me that I should expand my cooking methods.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 02:05 PM
Bright Idea for FireMeBoy!

You outta make a movie á la Stephen King'esque-style about a 5 Star Resort Jeffrey Dahmer'esque chef who kills the hotel guests and feeds them in exquisite food creations...or something like that.

Sure-Oz
07-03-2007, 02:11 PM
steamed veggies and some shrimp

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 02:27 PM
Bright Idea for FireMeBoy!

You outta make a movie á la Stephen King'esque-style about a 5 Star Resort Jeffrey Dahmer'esque chef who kills the hotel guests and feeds them in exquisite food creations...or something like that.
My style of horror wouldn't appeal to 90 percent of today's audiences.

I subscribe to the Alfred Hitchcock school of thought -- less is more. I could never show you anything that would be as frightening as what your mind would imagine. Audiences wouldn't like that I wouldn't show them blood and guts... Hitch once said: "There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it."

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 02:30 PM
My style of horror wouldn't appeal to 90 percent of today's audiences.

I subscribe to the Alfred Hitchcock school of thought -- less is more. I could never show you anything that would be as frightening as what your mind would imagine. Audiences wouldn't like that I wouldn't show them blood and guts... Hitch once said: "There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it."
You wouldn't have to....blood and guts would be elegantly disguised in the beautiful dishes. Besides, that type of horror appeals to me more. Anyway, I have a hard time with blood n' guts as I cover my eyes or go to the ladies room. Horror I avoid as it give me nightmares.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 02:35 PM
You wouldn't have to....blood and guts would be elegantly disguised in the beautiful dishes. Besides, that type of horror appeals to me more. Anyway, I have a hard time with blood n' guts as I cover my eyes or go to the ladies room. Horror I avoid as it give me nightmares.
OK... so you're part of the 10 percent. The problem is most audiences would want me to show the chef hacking and chopping up the bodies. Not gonna happen in a Fire Me Boy! production.

AZORChiefFan
07-03-2007, 02:39 PM
I'll have to look through again and make my decision. Hoped to check in earlier. Busy day at work, sooner I get done sooner I get to go home and make prepare this dinner.

I usually use a spice mix like Old Bay for a rub. Or just some kosher salt depending. Will probably go with the Old Bay, it's what I have and I like the flavor.

Like I said I am gonna reread and pick the side dish/es.

Might just open a can of Big Johns if I could find em.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 02:39 PM
Doesn't seem this production would need a high budget....and niche markets abound. Maybe the arty audiences would enjoy?

You and Simply Red can make the food, I'll style to some degree, art direct the sets...and you and Simply Red can also star. I'll be the screamin' female. :p

Dame McCloud can write the score and bankroll it with Logical or they can get other wealthy investors to pitch in.

The rest of CP can be extras for other guests.

Fire Me Boy!
07-03-2007, 02:41 PM
Doesn't seem this production would need a high budget....and niche markets abound. Maybe the arty audiences would enjoy?

You can Simply Red and make the food, I'll style to some degree...and you and Simply Red can also star. I'll be the screamin' female. :p
I don't get in front of the camera. Not gonna happen. Part of the reason I direct/produce.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 02:44 PM
I don't get in front of the camera. Not gonna happen. Part of the reason I direct/produce.
Okay, then Simply Red can play the lead killing Chef.
BTW I edited but meant to say Dane McCloud.

Tribal Warfare
07-03-2007, 02:46 PM
buttered baked potatoes

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 02:48 PM
Oh and just in case © BucEyedPea 2007.

Printing out thread page, folding it into an envelope, putting a stamp on it and mailing it to myself. :)

chief husker
07-03-2007, 02:49 PM
Cut of bottom third of asparugus spears. Soak in 3/4 soy sauce and 1/4 sesame oil overnight. Drain very well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and throw them on the grill when you turn your steaks. I never liked asparugus until I tried it this way. Recipe from Men's Health.

HemiEd
07-03-2007, 02:49 PM
buttered baked patatoes

Classic, and asparagus with a nice cabernet.

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 02:52 PM
Now, now listen to what the author of the thread was looking for:

But was looking for something a little more exciting than corn and baked taters.


Cabernet is a good choice though.

Simply Red
07-03-2007, 02:54 PM
Dane is much closer to a killer than I am. :)

J/K

BucEyedPea
07-03-2007, 03:05 PM
This cool Red and Fire...gotta come up with a title ( What's for Dinner??) ...I'll make a poster. We'll make a thread on it after the holiday. :)

Tribal Warfare
07-03-2007, 03:22 PM
Now, now listen to what the author of the thread was looking for:









alrighty I sidedish of sweet potatoes which tastes almost exactly like pumpkin pie.

Iowanian
07-03-2007, 03:42 PM
Sweet corn is coming into season in Iowania....If you can get some nice Peaches n Cream corn, soak the ears and cook them on the grill. A foil boat of sliced potatoes seasoned, and dribbled with Heinz 57(made in Iowania)....is easy and good.

If you're showing off simple....foil boat, butter and asparagus.

Slice some apples....brown sugar and cinnemon....foil boat, baked apples.

listopencil
07-03-2007, 03:43 PM
Has anyone suggested bread? You can get a loaf of sourdough and grill it up. Just melt and mix butter and cream cheese, then add salt, white pepper and garlic to taste. Smear it on the bread and grill it up. Good stuff. Be careful not to burn the bread.

R&GHomer
07-03-2007, 04:09 PM
This should be combined with the other thread containing all the good BBQ recipes. Quite a few really good ones I hadn’t seen before.

Phobia
07-03-2007, 05:38 PM
Sweet potato fries.

luv
07-03-2007, 05:40 PM
You'd better have an idea of what foods she likes.