[CnD] George Forman

ann bliss annbliss1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 14:16:25 GMT 2011


Can you use the quesadilla cooker to cook meat as on a George Forman?
I would assume so.  Conversely, why not make quesadillas on a large
Forman?  You just would not have triangle impressions.  Also, I would
use a light cooking oil instead of butter.  But sounds great.
Ann


On 6/25/11, Nicole Massey <nyyki at gypsyheir.com> wrote:
> It's like a large George Foreman grill, but with a pattern on the surfaces
> that aids in cutting the quesadilla into triangles. (For those unfamiliar
> with a George Foreman grill, it's two heated nonstick surfaces that close on
> top of each other to heat things, so that food is heated on both sides)
> I take two of the burrito sized flour tortillas and butter them. Then I
> place one butter side down on the cooker, and then put on a thin layer of
> cheddar, Monterrey Jack, or a blend of the two. Then I put on a mixture of
> canned shredded chicken, salsa, mushrooms, and mixed vegetables. Next comes
> another layer of cheese, and the other tortilla, butter side up. Then I
> close the cooker and plug it in, setting the timer for five minutes. (The
> manual calls for three minutes heated, and I find that it takes two minutes
> to get to temperature) When the timer goes off I unplug the cooker, open it,
> and use a big spatula to move it to a plate.
>
> I suspect it also does a great job on grilled cheese sandwiches, as I used
> to cook them on my George Foreman.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Lora Leggett
> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2011 4:25 AM
> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Introduction
>
> Hi Nicole,
> Could you describe your quesadilla cooker?  I really didn't know there was
> one, just figured you would put them on a cookie sheet and bake them.  I
> have never really made them but my daughter does.  I mostly enjoy eating
> them so I am very interested in what that is.
> Lora in Michigan
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shannon Wells" <oldtimechristian at gmail.com>
> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2011 5:10 AM
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Introduction
>
>
>> Hi, Nicole. Nicole is actually my middle name, and we spell it the same
>> way. I'm totally blind, as well. As for a pasta pot, well, we had one,
>> once, but a handle broke off while my hubby was draining spaghetti. So,
>> now we use it for the sterilizing pot. lol I bleached my little girls
>> sippie cups in it, once, and it's never been the same. lol
>> On Jun 24, 2011, at 9:05 PM, Nicole Massey wrote:
>>
>>> Since I'm new, I thought I'd introduce myself too.
>>>
>>> I'm Nicole Massey, most people call me Nyyki. I like to cook, and use
>>> things
>>> like my crock pot, quesadilla cooker, pasta pots, and just about any
>>> other
>>> tool that I need to cook. I work from both recipes and through
>>> improvisation, though I tend not to follow recipes exactly because I like
>
>>> to
>>> experiment. I tend to document my experiments, though, because that way I
>>> know what worked and what didn't.
>>> I'm completely blind and living alone, so I tend to make things that
>>> reheat
>>> well and don't require sighted help. (Unfortunately my guide dog doesn't
>>> like to read labels and such, so he's not much help in the kitchen unless
>
>>> I
>>> drop something edible, which gets a frown from me)
>>>
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