Monday, November 27, 2006

No mas jamón, por favor

Tonight's Menu
  • popcorn shrimp
  • garlic butter potatoes
  • big-ass salad
Oh y'all, we are SO SICK of leftovers. The turkey and most of the side dishes are gone, but the ham! It lingers! I decided we needed a break so tonight I made some frozen popcorn shrimp -- the kind you bake in the oven -- and a fresh salad.

The potatoes were my usual tiny red potatoes, parboiled then chuffed up in a hot pan with butter, except that I tossed a couple of mashed garlic cloves in with them at the chuffing stage. SO yummy, though you have to be careful not to burn the garlic.

I dunno why but for me shrimp, especially breaded shrimp, REQUIRE(S) garlic. They just go together. I would have done garlic bread but we didn't have any nice loaves hanging around. They all went into the stuffing, I think!


Kristen said...

Give me no more ham. I'm making tortilla soup for dinner and putting that bad boy ham in the freezer.

Badger said...

The thing is, there is SO MUCH you can do with ham! Right? And yet, all I'm doing is re-heating it and serving it in big slabs. Oy. No wonder we're bored!

Kristen said...

Ha! Didn't make the tortilla soup. Because it is way too hot. Had frozen dinner instead.