GRAPEFRUIT PEEL STEAK Bistec de Toronja | HARD TIMES - recipes from times of food scarcity

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V. ?
V. ? - 11 hours ago
Try pomelo pith since it's less bitter
Corey Mondello
Corey Mondello - 13 hours ago
I’m not a cock, but have been a foodie at heart growing up watching Julia and always cooking for myself as a single person, but have never ever heard of this. However, not surprised as almost anything fried would taste good to me and I am a vegetarian who has eaten many meat alternatives.
Tekoa Jones
Tekoa Jones - 17 hours ago
Watched your video and instantly tried making it for breakfast. Garlic and ketchup definitely help to make it palatable, but was still a fun experience to try. Thanks!
Ayla Carter
Ayla Carter - Day ago
S Hess
S Hess - 4 days ago
Interesting... im travelling in Cubs... just today they talked about this and also making meat substitute out of banana skins.... boiled, ground up and seasoned
xingcat - 4 days ago
What a fun thing to make for a bit of snack to bring when there are people who don't eat meat in the mix. I love alternatives that are different fun!
Stacia Holmes
Stacia Holmes - 4 days ago
My psych teacher in high school said that children who talk a lot tend to do so because there was not enough social interaction with them growing up, and that can lead into adulthood. She also said a lot of people who talk really loud tend to do it because when they were children they were either ignored by other children or by the adults, and shouting seem to be the only way that they could get any attention drawn to them or feel like they were being listened to. At that point everyone in my class kind of looked at me because that is what happens with my loud Chatterbox mouth.
Maya Cascade
Maya Cascade - 4 days ago
I just had some in my fry daddy. I ran the steak roller over them after seasoning them. Then I floured them and rolled them again, and lightly floured them like chicken. Didn't use the egg though. Then I deep fried them. Tasted good, but the catsup took them to the next level. My family ate them😃. I even told them what it was., thank you for sharing. The pulp has vitamins and stuff.
PeaceLoveAndRico - 5 days ago
Love this recipe, no doubt I would quick pickle that rind, or poach in a savory broth before frying. Thanks for doing the hard times series!
Amber Koina
Amber Koina - 6 days ago
Would this work if you hate grapefruit?
kirsten johns
kirsten johns - 6 days ago
Love love love your videos! You are the BEST at describing the taste of everything you make. These videos are my morning coffee...with my morning coffee 😏
Dot Dot Dotty Dotty Dot Dot Matrix
I want to see someone make this as a signature dish on Hell's Kitchen! 😂😂😂😂
TriciaR419 - 7 days ago
Grapefruit steak: try soaking the "cutlets" in the buttermilk mixture you used for the friend chicken to counteract the bitter, then dredge in breadcrumbs.
lokahi27 - 7 days ago
When times were tight, my mom would make hot cocoa with rice. Basically it was Nestle quik chocolate powder, sugar, carnation milk, water, and cooked medium grain rice which was at room temp. Make sure cocoa mixture is hot, pour onto amount of rice you desire. Make sure you have a big enough bowl. Most of us here in Hawaii still eat it today!
Viv F
Viv F - 8 days ago
If you boil pith a couple of times (put in cold water, bring up to a boil) before cooking, it removes the bitter oils!
GarouLady - 8 days ago
I would say marinade the pith before breading and frying it up.
J W - 9 days ago
Try soaking the grapefruit pith in milk....overnight if possible.... you will be amazed how it neutralizes the bitterness.....also works for liver !!
John Hortons
John Hortons - 9 days ago
HAY hay
Heidi Haaland
Heidi Haaland - 9 days ago
Could you use a microplane? I do that when making citrus curds and the grapefruit version is really good and a beautiful color.
Christine Bernich
Christine Bernich - 9 days ago
Can you please try salad dressing
Thee Imanio
Thee Imanio - 10 days ago
This is was informative and makes me wanna try it just to taste it
Lydia Smith Jones
Lydia Smith Jones - 10 days ago
Wondering how it would taste with marinara sauce?
Victoria Carter
Victoria Carter - 10 days ago
smurfiennes blue
smurfiennes blue - 10 days ago
Cuba is in the tropic, how could people starve? It’s year round sunshine! Eat some fruits or vegetables and bury the seeds in the ground, several months later you can harvest them!
Amaris Beauty Pro
Amaris Beauty Pro - 11 days ago
Omg you burp talked at the end of this video! I officially love you !!
Didi G
Didi G - 11 days ago
would i dare say it??? :O
kay wrinkle
kay wrinkle - 12 days ago
You could probably soak the uncooked "steaks" in a broth and then drain and apply the dreg and coat. Was interesting to watch.
Rois Mac Connmhaigh
Rois Mac Connmhaigh - 13 days ago
I'll have to ask my husband about this and see if he ate something like this.
Marisa Stone O'Brien
Marisa Stone O'Brien - 13 days ago
What a cool fun channel. I love cooking and always look for find the most in expensive way to make things.
Thomas Danny Ice
Thomas Danny Ice - 14 days ago
I'm sort of a foodie,that's why i'm here and had just recently discoverd Clara' s "Great Depression Cooking" and wanted to compliment you on your enthusiasm for the "o!d ways". Thank you, your and old soul in a modern body,.lol😇
Moifi kea
Moifi kea - 14 days ago
"It's gonna be a little bit like a german Schnitzel" fyi Schnitzel is *Austrian*

But still nice video
Ron and Rhonda
Ron and Rhonda - 15 days ago
I was born in 1960 and was very poor the first several years of my life. We lived in rural Oklahoma without indoor plumbing, AC, or heat other than a wood stove. Water was heated and poured in a big tub for baths. We raised, grew, or killed what we ate which included rabbits, squirrel, opossum, raccoons, deer, fish, etc. In the cold months when the chickens reduced their egg production and we did not have as much milk, I remember "chili tomato gravy" because we always grew and canned lots of tomatoes. The tomato gravy was poured over everything. There was also a spoon cornbread made with hot water. I ate so much fish and deer that I said I would not eat it when I became an adult--and I don't. I do remember the mock apple pies because Ritz crackers were really cheap--but, this was after we moved to town where there was a grocery store. We also ate poke sallet--a greens dish from a poisonous plant. We also had watermelon rind preserves.
Elvis Cobb
Elvis Cobb - 7 days ago
Interesting story.Thanks for Sharing.
DeAnna Jeane
DeAnna Jeane - 15 days ago
If you cook it a bit longer the bitterness gets a little better. Also, you wouldn't eat this with no sauce. Also...marinating the cutlets in somethibg like worstechire helps a lot!
12Sisters 1bride
12Sisters 1bride - 16 days ago
Hmmm,wonder if pink grapefruit would be less bitter.try steak sauce
sonsie Hollingsworth
sonsie Hollingsworth - 16 days ago
Verrrry interesting 🤔🤔🤔
Patricia Masters
Patricia Masters - 16 days ago
I think I'd try what the person below said, salt it up, and then also like eggplant, press it for 30 minutes with something fairly heavy. That works for eggplant. Interesting channel. Just found it and I'll be back.
Kari Lynn
Kari Lynn - 16 days ago
what if you were to boil the pith steaks first??? Might remove the bitterness??
lovely leo Day
lovely leo Day - 16 days ago
If u soak it over night in salt water and then paper towel it and then egg and bread it its way better.
Lynda _Lee
Lynda _Lee - 17 days ago
Great video! I've never heard of this. It sure looked good. You make an excellent host for videos/TV!!
Nakia Skinner
Nakia Skinner - 17 days ago
Honey and mustard would be a great compliment maybe
knrasmus - 17 days ago
Just found you here at YT! For an educational and interesting channel! Your beautiful smile doesn't make it worse - and I'm a married woman :). I will follow you firmly now. Thank you so much for all the interesting things you are doing. Many greetings from Norway and a good New Year!
artsynova - 17 days ago
Delicious, now sprinkle a bit of lemon on top, to cut the oil, this is done on the italian "Milanese" steaks. Oishi kata!!!
Dixie H
Dixie H - 17 days ago
I love that you talk through the video. I wonder if naval Orange pith might be better.
Tonya Eggleston
Tonya Eggleston - 18 days ago
Marinate in soy & sugar
Denis Vincelette
Denis Vincelette - 18 days ago
I am not able to open your Winston site. Would like a T - Shirt
Nia Williams
Nia Williams - 18 days ago
lmaooo "drill" we gotcha emmy
Nerdy ASMR
Nerdy ASMR - 18 days ago
It looks good! Reminds me of fried fish. I wonder if tartar sauce would go well with it?
Susie Thomas
Susie Thomas - 19 days ago
I'll bet it's really high in vitamin C!
Artari - 19 days ago
Try boil the peel first to remove the bitterness...aloha Emmy
lisarmia - 19 days ago's probably pretty good for you. :)
Trixie's Mom
Trixie's Mom - 19 days ago
Marinate it?
zimtower - 20 days ago
What if you added something very sweet and umami?
pickledshoe - 20 days ago
oh its kinda like fried eggplant
john poteat 3
john poteat 3 - 20 days ago
What is that your saying before you eat
Amythyst Parker
Amythyst Parker - 21 day ago
Marinate in teriyaki and soy sauce. Or pickle juice for a day or too. Than fry it to make a SHIT- FIL-A SANDWICH.
Amythyst Parker
Amythyst Parker - 21 day ago
Um is there a way to make this cruelty free and vegan! Lol just kidding it looks great!
SimBookie - 21 day ago
lol "drill". Thanks for the clarification. Not like I thought it was anything else. Just figured it was a statue.
Jamie Todd
Jamie Todd - 21 day ago
I’m going to find her and shave that shitty lesbian haircut on her head! The worst hairstyle ever
Julaine Fiasca
Julaine Fiasca - 22 days ago
So, calorie-wise, you are getting a quarter of an egg, a little garlic, and a tablespoon of breadcrumbs, with a side of oil. Does grapefruit pith have any nutritional value besides vitamin C?
Service Dogs
Service Dogs - 22 days ago
This is shocking I’m surprise the pit is edible I didn’t realize you could eat it
Mac-HD - 22 days ago
Once cooked it looks like breaded Veal but I wonder do it taste like it too? 🤔 Vegans would luv this
SingingintheDark - 23 days ago
i bet liquid smoke would make it taste like meat
WealthisoftheMind - 23 days ago
3:34 🙊
@alexcovers - 23 days ago
I wanna be Winston
TheReal Birdie
TheReal Birdie - 23 days ago
How many people love Emmy? Bringing different recipes from various cultures, truly awesome!
Global00Vintage - 24 days ago
I always was at the talking table. Don’t let anyone tell you you talk too much. We just have a lot to say! 🙂
Mike Du Pont
Mike Du Pont - 25 days ago
This is prime material for Willam’s Beatdown.
Paula Patio
Paula Patio - 25 days ago
lol .... you do talk too much ... best speed to watch this at is 2 ;)
LL T - 26 days ago
Rod Serling (the creater of the original Twilight Zone TV series) was often accused of talking too much. You know, before he was famous.
Chelsea McIlwain
Chelsea McIlwain - 26 days ago
Add nutmeg and cardamom to take the bitterness.
suexy32603 - 26 days ago
I grew up eating grapefruit pith not because we had to, but as another dish. My mom would cut it into thin slices and pickle it with salt to draw out the bitterness, and it would be eaten as a side dish or a relish. I always loved it growing up.
Jeanmarie Todd
Jeanmarie Todd - 26 days ago
These will be high in Vitamin C until you cook them, but there isn't much protein so it in no way substitutes for beef steak!
m b
m b - 27 days ago
Commie steak
Ava-Leigh Walker
Ava-Leigh Walker - 27 days ago
"Maybe we should have another kid" lol!
Danielle Anderson
Danielle Anderson - 27 days ago
I'm sad, because I really like grapefruit, but it reacts very poorly with one of the medications I take. Even a grapefruit-flavored cough drop completely messed me up.
Blanche Konieczka
Blanche Konieczka - 28 days ago
Noticed you're using Heinz ketchup and Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce. Please read your labels before buying condiments. Both of these contain high amounts of high fructose corn syrup which is essentially poison. HFCS began being used in the 1960s during a sugar shortage. Since it was so cheap companies continued using it after the shortage was over. 20 years later the number of diabetics began to soar and reached epidemic levels. Studies have pointed to HFCS being one of the main contributing factors, except for the studies paid for by the corn refiners of America...not surprising. HFCS is banned in many countries but not the U.S. Why is it still legal? Because the corn refiners have tons of money and many of our corrupt politicians love money. There are many condiments without HFCS. Heinz makes a delicious ketchup using sugar and it's not more expensive than their HFCS containing ketchup. Please protect your and your family's health and read ingredients before you purchase any food. HFCS is cheap so is used in many prepared food.
Blanche Konieczka
Blanche Konieczka - 28 days ago
You can also candy citrus peel
Kara Amundson
Kara Amundson - 28 days ago
Try making them in little bite-sized pieces and serve as appetizers!
mariel g
mariel g - 29 days ago
I would use olive oil and pepper and fresh parsely for condiment
mariel g
mariel g - 29 days ago
and if ya still don't like it add some crushed fennel seed.
mariel g
mariel g - 29 days ago
Adrienne Holliday
Adrienne Holliday - 29 days ago
Is that Sweet Baby Ray bbq?....Emmy you are awesome.
William Kelly
William Kelly - 29 days ago
It looks delicious, I will try it when grapefruit season comes around here in North Texas
Joanne Boudrias
Joanne Boudrias - 29 days ago
Tip : the vinegar cuts the acidity of the grapefruit, so if you do not like the bitter taste you can soak 'the marrows' in vinegar before preparing them. (tr)
Dani O
Dani O - Month ago
Orange pith isnt bitter. I wonder if it would make a better pith steak? You'd need oranges with nice thick pith, though. Try saying 'thick pith steak' 3 times real fast!
Whatsaguy Gottado
Whatsaguy Gottado - Month ago
WOW! You go girl! It's a shame (or luckily) today's kids have NO idea about this kind of stuff. I would never have thought about grapefruit skins - but YES, I can see how it would work..... Nice job! I like your production values - but I can I suggest matching your music to the time / geography of the foods? Like --- Jazz for foods from the 20's & 30's, Tango for Cuban meals?
Evren Bicakci
Evren Bicakci - Month ago
I wonder if soaking the pith in water for a few hours to leach out the bitterness would help
Evren Bicakci
Evren Bicakci - Month ago
Lmao she said it before me. Salt's a good idea
Barbara Williams
Barbara Williams - Month ago
I learned A LOT in this 1!!!!!!!!!
Shayne Carter-Murray
Shayne Carter-Murray - Month ago
A recipe for the vegetarian guests you don't like lol
Jason Ware
Jason Ware - Month ago
If you squeeze a lemon over it before you eat it the citrus will balance the bitterness.
Dustin Rodriguez
Dustin Rodriguez - Month ago
Hmmm, I love these videos of recipes from hard times. I wonder, is there something you could do to reduce the bitterness? Maybe soak the peel in water for a day before cooking it? I know when I was a kid (my family was poor when I was a kid, but nothing like what those dealt with in the Great Depression, thankfully there was a Food Stamps program that made it so we could eat after the coal mine my dad worked at closed down) my mom made what she called 'hobo burgers', a recipe her own mother had made for them when she was young (and her family was MUCH more poor back then, for Christmas each kid would get a single candy bar). I really liked them and preferred them to regular hamburgers! I asked her years later for the recipe and still make them sometimes, they're basically just a way to stretch a small amount of ground beef by bulking it up with onions and crackers and such.
Lisa Kaye
Lisa Kaye - Month ago
My grandmother lived during the depression. She made potato soup all the time for us from a recipe from "hard times". She peeled and cubed potatoes, chop a med. onion. ( more or less depending on your onion taste). Then add water to cover potatoes, plus about 2 in. over them. Boil until done, then add in pasta. Any kind that fits a spoon is best. When pasta is done, potatoes will be slightly mushy. Add in butter, salt, pepper to taste. Remove from heat and add in milk, half and half, or heavy cream. She said they used evaporated milk during the Depression. Potatoes and pasta are both cheap! This soup fills you and is so tasty! Its still a family favorite!!! Try it, I know you'll love it. You can add anything in you like, cheese, veggies etc.
Aaron Cagle
Aaron Cagle - Month ago
Have you tried blanching the pith a few times first?
Groucho Marxist
Groucho Marxist - Month ago
Tastes as bitter as the communism that birthed it.
Brittney Klein
Brittney Klein - Month ago
I like your videos before they even begin because I know your greeting is always so sweet and welcoming 🤗
sherry jones
sherry jones - Month ago
Fried green tomatoes was a depression era staple. Still cooked in many restaurants!
Ali Brown
Ali Brown - Month ago
Definitely marinate next time I think that would make a big difference!
Do I Know You
Do I Know You - Month ago
3:33 you're welcome
Michael Naputi
Michael Naputi - Month ago
A bit of TikTok
Pudgyplumber - Month ago
Good to see she uses a decent brand of BBQ sauce.
K Mcleod
K Mcleod - Month ago
I cannot imagine having to season fruit peel and fry it. Seems so weird. But I am sure it has a meaty texture.
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