May the Fourth Be With You!
Sarah celebrates Star Wars Day by making Roast Porg!
We had some plans for The Project Today for Star Wars day.
One was to 3d print a 1/100 scale model of the Death Star. However, we didn’t feel dark side enough, and that would take too much time.
There was an option to go on an epic vision quest to learn the power of the fourth, gaining insight with the help of a muppet, and perhaps visiting a swamp. The problem was the fourth may come to all of us, but it is fleeting and there is little time to carry muppets around a swamp.
So we went the easy way out. That porg in The Last Jedi looked awfully tasty. We were also impressed that Chewbacca had learned to cook since he went after raw meat in Return of the Jedi. So Roast Porg it was!
Sadly the local Kroger, WalMart, and Sam’s Club don’t stock porg yet. There have been requests but the issue is that porgs live a long time ago in a galaxy far far away. Amazon may have recently struck a deal with USPS and NASA for interstellar delivery, but getting back in time will probably take help from UNIT and Torchwood. Also the Amazon grocery store doesn’t service our area yet. So porg was not available. 🙁
In the end, we substituted Cornish hens. It wasn’t too far a stretch to pretend they were porgs. The size was about right even though the drumsticks might have been a little big.
What does a Porg taste like?
The Cornish hens tasted… well… like chicken. We were uncertain if cooking a chicken in the same way would have had any difference in flavor. This was not a disappointment because the Cornish hen was still really good. It just wasn’t a unique flavor.
The potatoes, carrots, and onions were a different story. They were incredible. Somewhere in the mix of seasoning, pepper, lemon pepper, and Cornish hen juices, the vegetables were transformed into a work of art.
And the blue milk? Half milk, half blueberry ice cream, and a few drops of blue food coloring. Just like Aunt Beru used to make and really fitting to eat with Porg. Because we are NOT going to milk the strange creature on Luke’s island for green milk!
Just remember, hands of blue, two by two.