[Sca-cooks] Another little snippet on cold-weather foods...
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Mon Jan 22 13:09:36 PST 2007
Probably not an earth-shattering piece of info for some, but in the
so-simple-it's-a-crime-I-never-thought-of-it-before department, I'm
making some stuffed cabbage rolls using a cabbage previously frozen
(as in placed in the bag I bought it in in the supermarket produce
section and tossed it in the freezer), and defrosted for a few hours
in its bag on the countertop...
No more blanching, peeling off a few leaves, and blanching again,
peeling, etc. The leaves are still quite green, very flexible, and
Come to think of it, doesn't Le Menagier say something about cabbages
and the first frost? I'll have to check later...
"S'ils n'ont pas de pain, vous fait-on dire, qu'ils mangent de la
brioche!" / "If there's no bread to be had, one has to say, let them
-- attributed to an unnamed noblewoman by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,
"Why don't they get new jobs if they're unhappy -- or go on Prozac?"
-- Susan Sheybani, assistant to Bush campaign spokesman Terry
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