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Steak Salad – Recipe # 1379

Paintings below, including all the paintings displayed in the living room, are by Hans Susser (Soupi)
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Since I got old, occasionally my mind starts wandering aimlessly all over the place, sometimes I’ll get these “WOW” moments, when I realize the obvious………. 🙂 .
Such as this bonbon :
“When I create a dish I have not seen, prepared or eaten previously, it feels nearly the same as when I used to create a beautiful painting”.
I utilized canvas (the serving dish), paints (the ingredients), garnish/final-touch (the varnish) and, most important, a picture of a finished painting in my mind (a picture of a finished dish in my mind).
And there you have it – creativity, skills, and experience, applied to very different mediums 🙂
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(I used to paint in my spare time and was rather successful at selling my art for rather good $$$. Maria used to gold-, silver- and bronze-leaf the raw-wood frames for these paintings, as well as bespoke frames for other artist’s paintings.
For a few years, this provided us with a handsome, additional income, until I started my web business and, later on, this blog). 🙂
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But back to the present time and the dish at hand.
This steak salad recipe makes for a super delicious entrée for lunch or dinner, a light snack or anything else you want it to be (Buffet, anybody?).

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Bon Appétit !   Life is Good !
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P.S.
Instead of the more traditional croutons, I used tarallini  (Small  Taralli , (sometimes marketed as “Italian Love Knots”)

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Preparation :
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” Why are chefs so poorly compensated? “ 2


Why are chef’s so poorly compensated ?
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Comment by John Rodriguez

“I remember in the 80’s and 90’s, Executive Chefs at top hotels were paid around
110,000 – 125,000 USD,now the same chef is making, well you guys know
(65,000- 85,000 USD)! so yes there are some truths in this! With all the young
talent fresh out of school our 20 some odd year professionals
salary caps have gone down “.

Seems to me the same thing is going on in other industries as well.  
In this age of  ” everything cookie cutter style “,
who need’s experienced managers anymore ?

For those who do not agree ask yourself
when is the last time
you got a substantial raise ?