Allan is on a run with seasonal foods. Today’s ingredient is fresh figs. Dan and Ditch are lucky enough to try portable fig bread pudding also known as fig loaf.
Allan treats Jeff and Ditch to a simple chilled treat. Topped with strawberry flavored cream cheese, the center is blueberry and blackberry muffin over a layer of strawberry jelly. A simple and refreshing snack or dessert. The conversation gets hijacked by the news of smuggled edible snails which leads into where does our food really come from.
Allan takes Ditch and Jeff a whole direction for refreshing Summer snacking. He introduces them to chocolate dipped peppers. The guys enjoy chilled colopeno peppers stuffed with cream cheese and dipped in chocolate.
Allan brings in the Memphis classic, BBQ Pork Shoulder, for Ditch and Dan “The Lego Man”. The conversation is all about cooking times and controlling the heat including alternative cooking surfaces.
Allan springs the aromatic dish jerk chicken on Ditch and Jeff. They get into a full discussion as to why slow grilling is best.
Allan treats the morning crew to herbed potatoes made from Yukon golds and yellow onions. Everything except the salt and pepper came from Allan’s garden including the French tarragon.
Allan treats Ditch and Jeff to a simple and delicious black pepper tenderloin. They get into the details of cooking times to create different finished textures and flavors.
Allan , the Food Dude, feeds Ditch and Dan fresh strawberry bread made from fresh picked berries. Then Dan asks about grilling for Memorial Day. Allan hands out a lot of great tips and tricks.
Fresh picked strawberries become an amazing morning pastry.
It is all about the Spanish-style omelet.