As it turned out, Indiana Squash (sliced very thin and stir-fried with finely-diced bacon, courtesy of the talented CM) was a very worthy side dish last night.
Ah, but that was then, this is now! What culinary wonders lie in store at the Laundry Fairy's abode this evening, you may ask?
Tonight: Japanese curry rice.
This involves peeling and cutting up a few potatoes, a few more carrots, chopping up a big onion, and tossing them all into a hot oiled saucepan for a bit of sauteeing. Then I threw in some leftover pork roast, covered it all with water, brought to a boil and cooked until the potatoes and carrots were getting tender.
Then Miss V opened this box:
That's right, we like our curry ROBUST around here. Grr! Raghr! CURRY!!! HULK SMASH!
The curry roux inside looks a bit like chocolate. V tossed it in with the cooking vegetables and stirred it around until everything was thick and glossy brown. Meanwhile, CM was busy making rice.
So here's the fruit of our several labors:
To tell the truth, it's usually far less formal even than this -- we tend to just put rice in a bowl and dump the curry on the rice. Either way, it's tasty.
This concludes another chapter of Cooking with Soozcat. Tune in next time for Clean Out the Fridge Night!