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Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art

This week The Daily Press photo challenge makes us really use our imagination.  We are asked to imagine the cover of a favorite book, music album, or magazine.  I had a lot of fun with this one!

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I wish these were real.  I also wish I could find a job doing this for real.  All job offers are welcome.

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Chinese Beef Pepper Steak

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1 pound beef, sliced into thin bite sized strips

15 green onions, cut to 1 inch lengths

2 green peppers, cut into 1 inch chunks

3 tomatoes, cut into 1 inch chunks

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup oil

 

 

 

Marinade:

1 teaspoon rice wine (Mirin)

½ teaspoon sugar

2 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon minced ginger root

¼ teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon cornstarch

2 tablespoon oil

 

Seasoning Sauce:

1 cup chicken broth (Erik, you can use beef broth)

1 tablespoon cornstarch

¼ cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon sugar

1/3 cup ketchup

 

Combine marinade ingredients. Add beef, mix well and set aside.

Combine ingredients for seasoning sauce and set aside.

Heat oil in wok. Stir fry beef until lightly browned. Remove beef and set aside. Using same oil, stir fry green onions for 1 minute then add green peppers and salt. Stir fry for 2 more minutes. Add tomatoes and stir fry for another minute. Add seasoning sauce. Stir fry until sauce is thickened then add cooked beef. Mix well and serve over steamed rice.