Sunday, March 17, 2013

Kid Friendly Cabbage and Dad Friendly Green Beer

Kid Friendly Cabbage

  • 1 small head of cabbage
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3/4 C beef broth
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 T butter
  • 1T flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Smash the cabbage head on a sturdy counter, core side down, to release the cabbage core and remove and discard the core.
  2. Dice the cabbage.
  3. Add 1" of water to a double boiler over high heat.
  4. Steam cabbage until it is slightly wilted (about 10 minutes).
  5. Place a large fry pan over medium high heat and add olive oil and whole garlic clove and cook until golden brown.
  6. Remove garlic clove and set aside for a future use (you can store it in the refrigerator for a day or so).
  7. Add cabbage to fry pan and cook without stirring until the cabbage begins to brown.
  8. Make a circle in the center of the pan by moving the cabbage to the outside edge of the pan.
  9. Add butter and flour and whisk to combine.
  10. Add beef broth and stir to well combine.
  11. Cover and reduce heat to low.
  12. Cook for 10 minutes to allow sauce to reduce. 

Dad Friendly Beer

  • 1 12 once light beer
  • 1 drop of blue food coloring
  1. Add food coloring to one pilsner glass.
  2. Pour beer at a 45 degree angle.
  3. Remember that it is Sunday ;)