Sautéed Radishes in Orange Butter

1/4 pound one inch diced smoked bacon
6 tbsp undated butter
3 pounds radishes with their greens (quarter lengthwise with some stems still attached, then chop up the rest of the greens)
Salt
Pepper
3 large thin sliced shallots
1 tbsp sugar
1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice

In a big and deep skillet, cook the bacon over moderate heat until crisp for about four minutes. While using a slotted spoon transfer the bacon to paper towels. Pour off the bacon fat in the skillet.

Add two tablespoons of the butter into the skillet and melt over moderately high heat. Add the radish greens, season them with salt and pepper and cook. Stir for about 3 minutes until wilted. Now put them into a bowl.

Melt the remaining butter in the skillet. Then put the quartered radishes, sliced shallots and bacon in and cook over moderately high heat. Don’t forget to stir a few times while cooking. The radishes should turn a golden brown in about 6 minutes. Now add the sugar and cook for two minutes until the sugar dissolves. Now add the orange juice and bring to a boil while still stirring a few times. Cook until the radishes are barely tender and the sauce starts to become thick. This should take about two minutes. Now stir in the radish greens and season with salt and pepper.

Now get that scrumptious-ness out a that pan and into your tummy!!!

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The Snickering Red Tux Zebra

Are you an avid coffee snob? Do you like to create coffee drinks to see how wired and amped you can get?

Here is one of my expensive pleasures when I find myself in a Starbucks. (Get a gold card)

You tell the cashier this…

“I would like a hot quad grande, 2 pump mocha, 4 pump Raspberry, 4 pump toffee nut, whole milk, caramel drizzle, 2 pump white chocolate mocha.”

I used to work at Starbucks as a supervisor up north, so that is how they should say it in “Starbucks speak”.

The recipe is as follows (the order in which they should prepare it),

2 pumps white chocolate mocha sauce
2 pumps mocha sauce
4 long neck pumps of Raspberry Syrup
4 long neck pumps of Toffee Nut Syrup
4 regular shots of espresso
Regular temped whole milk with no foam
The top of the cup capped with whipping cream
Caramel sauce drizzled over the whipping cream

Sugar and caffeine overload-a-go-go. Please drink ‘responsively’. Know what this will do to your body. Don’t chug. And yes, be responsible too.

The Obnoxious Snickering Red Tux Zebra has all the ingredients above in a Venti cup with 2 shots of single malt scotch added in over the whipped cream.