So today was round two of our discussion (argument) about a particular subject, both of us think we are right, when he know good and well I AM-So I told him to do it himself that I wasn't doing it and he was right and I was wrong. (this tends to make him madder) he knows he can't argue with me, because I am as stubborn as they come.
This is a 3 day week for me as I am off on Thursday and Friday. Thursday is the last day of school for the kids and Friday I just don't want to work.
I tried to get some scrapbooking done yesterday, but kept getting interrupted by the kids and after that I just loose my enthusiasm. I ordered a bunch of stuff online so hopefully when it gets here it will stimulate my creativity and I can share my scrapping abilities once more. LOL
Mark printed off the recipe for the bread they serve at outback, (one of my distractions) so he made that for dinner Sunday night and boy was it good. This is a picture of before it was cooked.
*Added: Here it is ( we didn't add the food coloring):
Outback Steakhouse Bushman Bread Recipe #25456
by Mille® ™
3½ hours 3 hours prep SERVES 8 , 8 teeny weeny loaves
cups warm water
tablespoons butter, softened
cups bread flour
cups wheat flour
tablespoon granulated sugar
teaspoons instant coffee
drops red food coloring
drops blue food coloring
drops yellow food coloring
cornmeal, for dusting
Combine the flours, cocoa, sugar, coffee and salt in large bowl.
Make a depression or"well" in the middle of the dry mixture.
Pour the warm water into this"well," then add the butter, honey and yeast.
Combine the food coloring drops with ¼ cup of water and add that to the"well.
"Slowly mix the ingredients with a spoon, drawing the dry ingredients into the wet.
When you can handle the dough, begin to combine it by hand, kneading the dough thoroughly for at least ten minutes, until it is very smooth and has a consistent color.
Set the dough into a covered bowl in a warm place for an hour, to allow it to rise.
When the dough has risen to about double in size, punch it down and divide it into 8 even portions.
Form the portions into tubular shaped loaves about 8" long and 2" wide.
Sprinkle the entire surface of the loaves with cornmeal and place them on a cookie sheet, or two.
Cover the cookie sheet (s) with plastic wrap and let the dough rise once more for another hour in a warm location.
Preheat the oven to 350° degrees F.
Uncover the dough and bake it for 20-24 minutes in the hot oven.
Loaves should begin to darken slightly on top when done.
Serve warm with a sharp bread knife and butter on the side.
If you want whipped butter, like you get at the restaurant, just use an electric mixer on high speed to whip some butter until it's fluffy.