Cursed Cabbage – An exercise in foods to avoid

Please turn on some dark, funeral type music.  This exercise in cooking ruined my day.

I decided that I would go ahead and try my hand at stuffed cabbage, a comfort food I usually enjoy.  I found a recipe that was within my casual food guidelines and was very simple.  I admit the recipe was simple, but 1. it tasted awful and 2. I hate it for many reasons.  Boiled cabbage is not very easy to handle.  Wet tissue paper would be easier to work with I think.  Did I mention this is more of a cautionary tale than anything else?  Cursed cabbage, thou art mine enemy!

After tasting  the awful creation that stunk up the whole house I decided to put it down the disposal and eradicate its existence.  DO NOT PUT CABBAGE DOWN THE DISPOSAL.  It completely clogged the drain and I had to call a plumber; a rather surly and unpleasant man.

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The cabbage and I are still friends at this point.

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I think cutting out its core is where the cabbage started hating me.

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The crime scene.

 

 

 

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Getting hot in there Mr. Cabbage?  Is it?  I’m glad for it!

 

 

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This doesn’t look good, does it?  This is the filling; brown rice, ground beef, an egg and garlic.

 

 

 

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All rolled up in the pot.  The liquid was tomato juice, vinegar, sugar, currants and a squirt of ketchup.

 

 

 

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Die cabbage die!

 

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We shall never meet again….unless I get to shred you for slaw!

 

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