Monday, January 17, 2011
COLBY AS FOODIE: COUNTRY COOKIN'
What would you bring to a pot-luck dinner at a queer commune in rural Tennessee? How about ants-on-a-log cookies with real celery. A bit of desperate experimentation, these cookies actually turned out pretty damn well. I just wish the celery bits inside would have kept crunchy.
Just to add a few extra bonus points to the gay meter, I also made my very first soufflé. Such a beauty! A perfect golden dome of puffy eggy goodness. In a mad hungry rush I failed to snap a pic before it was gone. Guaranteed good forearm workout for all you gym rats and a hell of a lot of protein for a dessert (only a 1/3 a cup of sugar and 7 farm fresh eggs!).
My last day on the farm we decided to celebrate. But what to drink when the shelves are bare? Winter is the lean season afterall. . . Our tasty solution: coconut milk, rum, fresh snow, and a drizzle of honey. I highly recommend it. If only the Donner party had been so lucky.