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Mackerel salsify biscuit with Blueberry apple pudding:
Biscuit cake: 4 ounces salsify 1 ounce canned mackerel 3 tablespoons (.95 ounce) non roasted sunflower seeds 2 tablespoon (.8 ounce) bean flour 1 tablespoon (.2 ounce) flax meal 3 tablespoons (.75 ounce) corn flour 2 teaspoons (.34 ounce) sugar 1 pinch salt Pudding: 1 ounce peach, use 2 ounces if fruit is sweet and mild or 1 ounce (1 quarter cup) blueberries or 1 ounce concord grapes, seeds removed 2 tablespoons (non roasted sunflower seeds or 1 tablespoon 30 percent oil non roasted sunflower seed butter or 1 tablespoon tahini (use the seed butter if your processor is low speed or will not flow with the seeds) 1 tablespoon whole oat flour 1 tablespoon apple fiber powder or 1 teaspoon whole apple powder 1 to 3 teaspoons sugar according to sweetness of fruit 2 teaspoons waterInto a high speed 1 cup blender/processor put:
1 to 2 ounces fruit, 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds, 1 to 3 teaspoons sugar acording to sweetness of fruit, 1 teaspoon for very sweet fruit, 1 tablespoon for most peaches, and 1 tablespoon water and run until smooth, perhaps about 2 minutes.
Put the fruit/seed mixture into a microwaveable bowl add 1 tablespoon oat flour and 1 tablespoon apple fiber powder (or 1 teaspoon whole apple powder), and mix.
Cover, and heat to boil, 1 minute 45 seconds in a 1000 watt oven.
Add 5 seconds for oven to start heating.
Add 10 seconds to heat dish.
4 and 1 half ounces X 20 per ounce = 90 seconds.
Cut 4 ounces salsify into 1 half inch pieces.
Into a two cup blender put the salsify, 1 ounce mackerel, 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds, and 1 half cup water and process into a smooth slurry (about 2 minutes in a high speed processor, a low speed processor will takes a couple of minutes longer).
Put the vegetable/meat/seed mixture into a mixing bowl and add:
2 tablespoon bean flour, 3 tablespoons corn flour, 1 tablespoon flax meal, 2 teaspoons sugar, and 1 pinch salt.
Put equal amounts of batter into each of three 3-inch bowls, making the patties half thickness at their centers to encougage even heating.
Arrange the bowls in a circle in a microwave oven, separating the bowls by at least an inch.
Heat in a microwave oven until firm, 11 minutes in a 1000 watt oven; 18 minutes in a 600 watt oven.
Add 5 seconds for oven to begin heating.
Add 20 seconds to heat dishes.
To heat to boiling: 12 ounces X 20 seconds per ounce = 240 seconds.
Dry weight is total weight - total water (12 - 8) = 4 ounces.
Water to leave in is 20/80 X dry weight (20/80 X 4) = 1 ounce.
Water to remove is total water - water left in = (8 - 1) = 7 ounces.
To evaporate excess water: 46 seconds per ounce X 7 ounces = 322 ounces.
To replace heat lost to air: 322/60 minutes X 12 seconds per minute = 64 seconds plus 64/60 X 12 = 13 seconds for a total of 77 seconds.
(assumes meat is 40 percent water, vegetable is 90 percent, biscuit will be 20 percent water)
Serve the fruit pudding and the vegetable biscuit in separate dishes.
If desired, warm 30 seconds in a microwave oven just before serving.
Biscuit cake: the mackerel and salsify flavors combine to make an enjoyable flavor similar to both mackerel and the oyster flavor of salsify, pleasantly starchy from the corn, very slightly sweet, consistency varies according to measuring inaccurracies and variable moisture content of mackerel and vegetable, sometimes has thick pudding consistency, sometimes a soft, moist, biscuit consistency.
Peach pudding: mildly sweet, definite peach flavor, tangy, typical pudding smoothness and softness.
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