After trying raw oysters last week at a restaurant, I decided to get some to eat at home. I went to the Whalesbone Sustainable Oyster & Fish Supply where I got some oysters, horseradish, an oyster knife and some lessons on how to use it. I managed to shuck 6 oysters at home without hurting myself! They were yummy.
I’m still eating dairy-free. Most days have been nut-free as well. I’m not doing so great coming up with snack ideas other than eating lots of fruit. I might try to get back into making some coconut flour treats this week. The last batch of coconut flour pancakes I made only lasted about 2 days so I think muffins might be a better one to try. I’ll give a full update on the dairy-free situation later today.
I keep forgetting to show one of my favorite kitchen tools. I got this from my grandparents and we have used it every time we make homemade burgers. It’s just a simple burger press that can do a thin burger or full thick burger. You push a little disc into the side you want (thin or thick) and then pack it full of ground meat. Pop the disc + patty out by pushing on the backside of it and you get a perfectly shaped burger. I have seen electric burger makers or fancy things that make 8 at once, but I think this is easier to clean and works well.
Online Meat & Seafood e-Course
The cooking e-course I’m taking starts this week! I’m excited and have planned out a bit of time each week to be able to keep up with it. I’ll take pictures of everything I make while the course is going on. If you want to take it, Ann Marie has extended the enrollment until this Saturday, August 21. Click here to sign up!