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IPad test and Paella Cook...

troutgeektroutgeek Posts: 456
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum
Had a hankering for paella all last week. This one was my best so far:

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Also wanted some pineapple with Dizzy's Pineapple Head (I could eat this every day):

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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,656
    Nice job on the paella! What kind of rice did you use & did you get any soccarat?
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,372
    Had pineapple yesterday as well. Nice job on paella.
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  • troutgeektroutgeek Posts: 456
    The closest rice I can find to bomba up here is Arborio. It works well though -- just don't stir it too much. I was very patient with this paella, and put the lid down until I heard the rice crackle. It had a decent soccarat, but wonder if it would be even better using bomba. No complaints though. It tasted great.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,742
    Where are you located?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • troutgeektroutgeek Posts: 456
    I'm in the Madison, WI area during the week. Arborio is probably considered a bit exotic here.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,742

    When you said up here I thought you might have meant Canada. These guys seem to ship to US though. The arroz works just as well to my tastes FWIW

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    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • troutgeektroutgeek Posts: 456
    Wisconsin, southern Canada, not much difference...
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  • I'm in the Madison, WI area during the week. Arborio is probably considered a bit exotic here.
    you can get it there. it's just risotto

    Probably available at most stores but at that Whole Foods on University for sure.


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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,742
    Well you have better football, hockey and baseball teams

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    Paella looks good... and grilled pineapple is the best!
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  • troutgeektroutgeek Posts: 456
    Arborio is accessible, but bomba is not. Can't even find it at Whole Foods. I haven't even been to the Trader Joe's yet. I'm just never on Monroe St.

    LS, are you insinuating you're a Packer and Badger fan?
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,742
    I love the Pack, the whole Black and Blue division to be honest. I was being facetious about hockey. No pro team in WI is better than the Leafs

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • troutgeektroutgeek Posts: 456
    Pro team?  Hockey?  Wisconsin?  Oh, I see what you did there...
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