Re: [gardeners] Great meal tonight

George Shirley (
Thu, 20 May 1999 08:27:33 -0500

John Harman wrote:

> On Wed, 19 May 1999, George Shirley wrote:
> > Just got up from the table and decided to check the email box. Did I
> > ever fix a good meal tonight. Here's what was cooked: Took my big T-Fal
> > skillet, light coat of spray olive oil, tipped in some bass fillets a
> > friend dropped off, the fillets were lightly coated with a mix of
> > paprika and cayenne. Cooked until flesh flaked easily with a wooden
> > fork. Took out the small wok, heated it with a little hot sesame oil,
> > tipped in half a very large 1015Y onion, chopped medium, two green
> > pimiento peppers, sliced thin, about 4 cloves of minced garlic, and a
> > peeled slivered black Spanish radish, when those were translucent I put
> > in the package of edible gourd removed from the freezer just moments
> > before. About the time that was ready I put in 1/4 cup of nastursium
> > vinegar from last year and a dash of white pepper. As another side dish
> > I cooked a small pot of green beans fresh from the garden lightly
> > embellished with green onion from the same bed. With a slice of freshly
> > baked bread and a glass of lemonade made from the juice of our lemons it
> > was an excellent meal. Miz Anne is still groaning around the family room
> > and Miss Sleepy Dawg is passed out under the desk. Blooming dog just
> > loves stir fried veggies.
>         You blew it George. Shoulda been washed down with an Aussie
>         Chardonnay. :)
> John

Would have liked that but have been avoiding even weak spirits since 1976. Not
a tee-totaller you know, just had a bad attack of Hepatitus A that messed my
liver up. I know, I know, an Aussie would have committed suicide rather than
give up spirits. I'm just a weak Texican.

George ;-)