Being the ravings of a frustrated chef trying to add culinary variety and nutrition to the diets of an Irishman and two young boys.
Friday, July 30, 2010
Le Pièce de Résistance
There's nothing like a buffet-style dinner to bring out the creativity in the kids! Recently here in the Northeast US we had a heat wave, so naturally I didn't want to heat up the kitchen by cooking. So I thought a savory salad would do the trick. I put a dry rub on a piece of steak, then cooked it up on the grill. The kids and I went out to the garden to pick some fresh lettuce. A couple of sliced peppers, cheese cubes, tomatz, and a drained can of beans later, dinner was done.
Henry surprised the heck out of me by piling on the veggies, then drizzling the ranch dressing around the rim of the plate like a sous at Babbo.
He wanted to make a video of his masterpiece, so I let him. Here it is: