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2012-03 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: March 1, 2012

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade spicy breakfast sausage on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: BLT , on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Kettle Chips salt and pepper potato chips.

Dinner: Nachos with homemade taco seasoned ground beef, black beans, jalapeños and cheddar cheese. And homemade guacamole . And 2 glasses of Sensual malbec.

What I ate: March 2, 2012

Breakfast: Pancakes and bacon. 

Lunch: Shrimp and onion stir-fry with spinach .

Dinner: Fried chicken fingers, boneless Buffalo 'wings' and French fries .

What I ate: March 3, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito . Reheat of the filling from last Wednesday.

Lunch: Zucchini and bacon stir-fry .

Dinner: Italian sausage spaghetti . And 2 glasses of The Seeker malbec.

What I ate: March 4, 2012

Breakfast: My traditional Sunday morning breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese . On a homemade whole-wheat bagel with red onion and tomato. And a mimosa.

Lunch: Spicy sesame beef with snow peas .

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese buffet with Mom and Dad. There was another plate before this, but the picture was out of focus. It looked pretty much like every other week , but a little smaller.

Sushi tuna tip

What I ate: March 5, 2012

Breakfast: Eggs, toast and bacon .

Lunch: Turkey and cabbage stir-fry .

Dinner: Asparagus and prosciutto pasta .

What I ate: March 6, 2012

Breakfast: Blueberry muffin and bacon .

Lunch: Pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry .

Dinner: Pork spare ribs and French fries. And 2 glasses of Gianni Russo Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

Fried food

What I ate: March 7, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito and a glass of orange juice.

Lunch: BLT . On one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips salt and pepper potato chips.

Dinner: Steak, baked potato and asparagus .

What I ate: March 8, 2012

Breakfast: Toasted bagel with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Sausage and green pepper stir-fry .

Dinner: Bacon cheeseburger and French fries.

Grinding your own beef

What I ate: March 9, 2012

Breakfast: Waffle and sausage.

Lunch: Shrimp and onion stir-fry with spinach .

Dinner: Tuna sushi and sashimi platter . And a glass of sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: March 10, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito . Reheat of the the filling I cooked last Wednesday on a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Hot dog . A grilled Hebrew National hot dog, previously vacuum sealed and frozen. Reheated in the sous vide, 30 minutes at 155°F. On a Barowski's whole wheat hot dog bug with Dijon mustard and pickle relish. And 3.0 oz. seasoned French fries.

Dinner: Chicken paprika , rice, asparagus.

What I ate: March 11, 2012

Breakfast: Homemade bagel, lox and cream cheese .

Lunch: Grilled bacon cheeseburger, baked Lays barbecue potato chips and a beer at Windham ski area.

Dinner: Japanese-stye curry with rice.

What I ate: March 12, 2012

Breakfast: Eggs, toast and bacon .

Lunch: Pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry.

Dinner: Grilled salmon, spicy green beans and rice .

What I ate: March 13, 2012

Breakfast: Pancakes and bacon. Both previously frozen.

Lunch: Chana masala . Previously vacuum sealed and frozen, reheated boil-in-bag for 22 minutes.

Dinner: Beef stroganoff . And 2 glasses of Blackstone pinor noir.

What I ate: March 14, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito ,

Lunch: Tofu, scallions and broccoli .

Dinner: Fish and chips . And 3/4 of a Saranac Adirondack Lager (the rest went into the beer batter for the fish).

What I ate: March 15, 2012

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese biscuit . With homemade sausage on a homemade buttermilk biscuit (previously frozen).

Lunch: Chicken soup with soba noodles spinach .

Dinner: Roast beef, rice, gravy and broccoli . And 2 glasses of Eagle's Rock malbec.

What I ate: March 16, 2012

Breakfast: Corned beef hash, egg and toast .

Lunch: Shrimp and onion stir-fry with spinach .

Dinner: Pasta with zucchini and meat sauce .

Pork Spare Ribs #2

Dry Barbecue Rub

What I ate: March 17, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin .

Lunch: Sausage and green pepper stir-fry .

Dinner: Spare ribs and 3.0 oz. seasoned French fries. And 2 glasses of Santa Cristina Chianti. I prepared the ribs, vacuum sealed and froze them earlier. And I reheated them for 45 minutes from frozen at 155°F in the sous vide. But the revelation this time was dropping them in the deep fryer for 45 seconds at 160°F to finish them. Amazing! These are the best ribs I've ever had!

What I ate: March 18, 2012

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a homemade whole wheat bagel. And a mimosa.

Lunch: Beef, broccoli and scallion stir-fry .

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: March 19, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito .

Lunch: Spicy beef with snow peas .

Dinner: Homemade sausage and green pepper pizza. The pizza dough, pizza sauce and pre-cooked Italian sauce were all frozen and I just defrosted them. And I had one more 1/6 of the pizza.

Barbecued pork sandwich

Grilled chicken for Caesar salad

What I ate: March 20, 2012

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon .

Lunch: Barbecued pork sandwich . It's the meat leftover from one pork spare rib with barbecue sauce on a Barowski's wheat hamburger bun. With Kettle Chips salt and pepper potato chips.

Dinner: Roasted chicken, rice, gravy and asparagus .

What I ate: March 21, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito . And a glass of orange juice.

Lunch: Grilled chicken Caesar salad and a homemade whole wheat and oat roll with butter.

Dinner: Crumb pork chop , rice, asparagus. And 2 glasses of 90+ pinot noir

What I ate: March 22, 2012

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade spicy pork breakfast sausage on a Barowski's wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Japanese-style " crushed hamburger ." There's 5.0 oz. (cooked weight) serving of the beef on the plate. It probably should be a little smaller, 4.0 to 4.5 oz.

Dinner: Asparagus and prosciutto pasta .

What I ate: March 23, 2012

Breakfast: Corned beef hash, egg and toast .

Lunch: Twice cooked pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry .

Dinner: Tonkatsu and rice with furikake. And 2 glasses of Aguribay malbec.

What I ate: March 24, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito .

Lunch: Spicy vegetarian chili and cornbread .

Dinner: Steak, baked potato and broccoli . With a strip steak this time.

Separating flour tortillas

What I ate: March 25, 2012

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese .

Lunch: Beef, broccoli and scallions .

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: March 26, 2012

Breakfast: Eggs, toast and bacon .

Lunch: Tuna salad sandwich with Kettle Chips salt and black pepper potato chips.

Dinner: Nachos. With homemade ground beef, black beans, jalapeños, tomato and cheddar cheese.

What I ate: March 27, 2012

Breakfast: Blueberry muffin and bacon . And a glass of orange juice.

Lunch: Sausage and green pepper stir-fry .

Dinner: Chicken Parmesan with spaghetti and homemade red wine tomato sauce . With 2 glasses of Sensual Malbec.

What I ate: March 28, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito and a glass of orange juice.

Lunch: Zucchini and bacon stir-fry . There's a whole zucchini and 2 1/2 slices of bacon in it.

Dinner: Chicken tenders, boneless Buffalo wings and French fries. And a Saranac Adirondack lager.

What I ate: March 29, 2012

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese biscuit . With homemade sausage on a homemade buttermilk biscuit.

Lunch: Beef with snow peas .

Dinner: Tingua poblano , smoky and spicy Mexican pork, potato and tomato stew. And 2 glasses of Aguaribay malbec.

What I ate: March 30, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito .

Lunch: Roast beef sandwich . With homemade eye of round roast beef, horseradish, mayo and lettuce on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips salt and black pepper potato chips.

Dinner: Chicken paprika , rice and broccoli. And 2 glasses of Souverain chardonnay.

What I ate: March 31, 2012

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese . On a homemade whole wheat bagel. And a mimosa.

Lunch: Twice-cooked pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry .

Dinner: Mom's barbecued pork, rice and asparagus at Mom and Dad's.

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