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Salmon Burger with Roasted Potatoes
"Gods of Egypt"
5 oz salmon filet
Sesame seed bun
¾ lb Yukon potatoes
Bunch of dill
Tbs white wine vinegar
¼ cup bread crumbs
¼ cup sour cream
Cut potatoes length-wise into thirds. Place in bowl and add olive oil and salt and pepper. Place cut side down with skin up on pan and cook on 450 for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Season and cook salmon and then remove skin. Place salmon in bowl and break it up into little pieces with a fork. Add egg, bread crumbs and garlic and season again.
Hand toss to form burger. Let sit five minutes and then cook burger in pan with two tbs olive oil heated on medium high. Cook bun too if desired.
Thinly slice the cucumber and place in bowl. Add sugar and vinegar and salt and pepper. Let sit 10 minutes. Add sour cream and chopped dill and mix.
Spread mix on burger bun and serve with fries. We give it two thumbs up.
'Gods of Egypt'
A young petty thief and his royal handmaiden true love make it to the coronation, looking forward to their futures along with the new reign of King Horus. Just as Horus, the next in line to the throne, is about to be crowned king, his father’s twin brother shows up, kills their father and plucks Horus’ eyes out, rendering him helpless. Instead of killing him, though he banishes him to exile.
The young handmaiden is enslaved to work for the new regime’s architect and realizes the only hope for a bright future for the lovers and the kingdom is for the young thief to steal back Horus’ eyes.
She gives the plans to the heavily booby-trapped lair housing the all-seeing eyes of Horus to her lover who successfully completes the heist.
Just as the thief and handmaiden are about to exit the kingdom’s doors, an arrow pierces her heart and she dies.
Now the thief’s only hope is to bargain with Horus — his eyes for her life. The only problem is that bringing someone back to life is not really within the purview of the gods’ powers.
The movie was directed by Alex Proyas. It stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau , Brenton Thwaites,Chadwick Boseman, Élodie Yung, Courtney Eaton,Rufus Sewell, Gerard Butler, and Geoffrey Rush.
The directing and acting as well as the story line were excellent.
We both give it a two thumbs up.
(Editor's note: Jim and Carolyn Hasser's Dinner & a Movie is a regular feature in Mobile Bay Times. Jim is an attorney in Mobile and Carolyn is a Realtor with Roberts Brothers.)