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    It's an Asian thing.

    We are throwing something together that's a little different.

    Sweet potato leaves.

    That is two sweet potato plants.



    Some of our fall lettuce crop.



    Cut some of the sweet potato vines and pulled the leaves off.





    Marinated some chicken in soy sauce, rice vinegar, hot pepper flakes, ginger, garlic and roasted sesame paste.


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    Sweet potato leaves are edible?
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    Yes grasshoppper the leaves are edible. we filipinos have been eating it for quite some time! ... along with you pet cat or dog....hahahahaha


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    My wife is Filipino, so I know all about the differant food. My wife makes some awesome lumpia and fish. I can eat 90% of our yard it seems. Of course my favorite is adobo made with pork.
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    Chicken ready to come off the grill



    Sliced the chicken and served with jasmine rice, sweet potato leaves, nuoc cham, herb plate (thai basil, mint, fresh baby lettuce, cucmber. Served with rice paper.



    assembly

    rice paper



    place selected ingredients



    roll up and place on top of baby lettuce



    notes: Sweet potato leaves are our favorite new green. the nuoc cham was not necessary with the spicy sweet chicken.

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    Now, that's funny.
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    si hic carrus commovet non quaerete

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    That looks good. I like Filipino food myself also
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    My sister in law is from the PI but they don't live locally so I don't get to sample like I should. Then again, I like not being 300 pounds and if she cooked for me often that is exactly how I'd wind up.
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    Looking at that chicken just made me hungry....looks damn good!!
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    do you ever eat "regular" stuff, like kraft macaroni and cheese or leftover meatloaf?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Loblaw View Post
    do you ever eat "regular" stuff, like kraft macaroni and cheese or leftover meatloaf?

    Oblviously the speciality of Iron Chef Loblaw's kitchen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Oblviously the speciality of Iron Chef Loblaw's kitchen.
    and peanut butter sandwiches for Junior! Actually, I made chili tonight (since I weigh what I eat and have it down to the last gram of protein, carb, fat and each and every calorie, it's easier to precook my food so I already know what I'm going to eat 3 days from now...chili is great because with the 1 to 1 1/2 hour of effort, I get 5 meals out of it!)
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    How do you know that the guy who burg'd your house was Chinese? (or Korean, or Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese, whatever)

    Your dog's gone and your kid's math homework is done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 121Traffic View Post
    How do you know that the guy who burg'd your house was Chinese? (or Korean, or Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese, whatever)

    Your dog's gone and your kid's math homework is done.

    And the cat knows how to use chopsticks? Or is hiding in the bottom of the closet....
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    Quote Originally Posted by 121Traffic View Post
    How do you know that the guy who burg'd your house was Chinese? (or Korean, or Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese, whatever)

    Your dog's gone and your kid's math homework is done.






 

 

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