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A flop of a meal, some days are diamonds...

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A flop of a meal, some days are diamonds...

RPMcMurphy | Mar 19, 2008 07:36 AM

some days are rocks

Girlfriend and I tried to cook up a skirt steak in a balsamic rosemary marinade and a simple potato pancake the other night for dinner.

What a flop! I figured, If it's one thing I could cook, its a steak...but I never cooked this cut before. Boy....did I screw that up. The balsamic marinade is very deceiving as far as color, and my instant read thermometer on a thin cut of meat didn't work so hot....so I undercooked the meat....

on her side, the potato pancake process...she left the grated potato out between paper towels to get as much moisture out (she heard this was better for the pancake) and when they were put in the pan, they turned VERY dark..still tasted ok, but the pancake stuck to the pan and just didn't hold well, so she threw it in a baking dish with some leftover cheese we had I threw some veggies on the grill that came out better than the whole meal....what a failure! just figured I'd share with you guys...

http://rtimko.smugmug.com/photos/2675...

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