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2012-09 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: September 1, 2012

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a homemade whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa. This is normally my Sunday breakfast, but I'm not going to be home tomorrow for breakfast so I'm having it a day early.

Lunch: Mom's salmon, rice and broccoli and Mom and Dad's with my nephew.

Dinner: Big dinner at The Otesaga in Cooperstown, New York. Appetizer: tomato with mozzarella.

What I ate: September 2, 2012

Breakfast: 1 1/2 Dunkin Donuts raspberry jelly donuts.

Lunch: Mom's tuna sashimi. I forgot to take a picture of it, but it looked just like this:

Dinner: Mom's barbecued pork.

What I ate: September 2, 2012

What I ate: September 3, 2012

Breakfast: Mom's toast and bacon.

Lunch: Mom's spare ribs.

Dinner: Homemade pizza . With homemade tomato sauce, Salame Toscano, mushrooms and mozzarella cheese. Previously made and frozen , just reheated today.

Sesame tofu with edamame

What I ate: September 4, 2012

Breakfast: Homemade blueberry muffin and bacon .

Lunch: McDonalds quarter pounder with cheese and French fries. I had a craving while I was out running errands.

Dinner: Sesame tofu with edamame (new recipe). Delicious!

CSA Week #14 (2012)

Mushroom risotto side for one

What I ate: September 5, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Beef with snow pea stir-fry .

Dinner: Grilled salmon and mushroom risotto (new recipe).

What I ate: September 6, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin .

Lunch: Chicken soup with soba noodles and spinach .

Dinner: Whole wheat pasta with prosciutto, tomato and zucchini .

What I ate: September 7, 2012

Breakfast: Fresh homemade whole wheat bagel, toasted, with butter. And a side of bacon.

Lunch: Roast beef sandwich and Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips. With 3.0 oz. homemade roast beef, lettuce, horseradish and mayo on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half.

Dinner: Fried chicken sandwich and French fries.  With a homemade breaded chicken breast (previously made and frozen) with lettuce and wasabi mayo on a wheat hamburger roll..

Tostones (fried green plantains)

Jerk chicken #2

Juicer!

What I ate: September 8, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Sautéed tat soi with pancetta , rice.

Dinner: Jerk chicken (new post) with tostones (fried green plantains, new post). Pretty tasty!

What I ate: September 9, 2012

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

Lunch: Salami toscano English muffin sandwich . With Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffer with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: September 10, 2012

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Ham and cheese sandwich . With 2.8 oz. black forest ham and 3/4 of a slice of Cabot Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Dijon mustard and Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Spaghetti with Italian sausage and homemade tomato sauce. And a slice of wheat French bread with olive oil.

What I ate: September 11, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon and cinnamon raisin toast with butter (made from homemade whole wheat cinnamon raisin bread ).

Lunch: Pork, broccoli and scallion with noodles .

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with rice .

CSA Week #15 (2012)

What I ate: September 12, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Grilled hot dog on a whole wheat hot dog bun with Dijon mustard and relish. And Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Tingua poblana - Pork with smoky tomato sauce and potatoes , previously frozen. With a flour tortilla on the side.

Apple zing juice

What I ate: September 13, 2012

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage made from a lean pork roast, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Ham and cheese sandwich . With 2.8 oz. black forest ham and 3/4 of a slice of Cabot Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Dijon mustard and Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Sesame tofu, broccoli and celeriac with sweet and spicy garlic sauce . And rice. With a glass of Kim Crawford New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: September 14, 2012

Breakfast: Western omelet with 2 eggs, ham, green pepper, onion and a little cheddar cheese. With one half slice of Barowski's wheat bread toast with butter.

Lunch: Tofu, broccoli and scallion stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Tonkatsu and rice with furikake.

What I ate: September 15, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I made on Wednesday with a fresh tortilla.

Lunch: Ham and cheese sandwich . With 2.8 oz. black forest ham and 3/4 of a slice of Cabot Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Dijon mustard and Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Rigatoni with tomato and prosciutto in spicy vodka cream sauce .

What I ate: September 16, 2012

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

Lunch: I finally finished off the package of deli ham that I bought so I can get off this ridiculous ham and cheese kick. This time it's a grilled ham and cheese with 2.8 oz. ham and 3/4 slice of Cabot Swiss cheese. I ran out of Kettle Chips so there's a Wheat Thins roasted garlic toasted crisps.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom.

What I ate: September 17, 2012

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Marinated tempeh fried wontons .

Dinner: Steak and baked potato .

What I ate: September 18, 2012

Breakfast: Blueberry muffin and bacon.

Lunch: Beef with snow pea stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Roasted summer squash lasagna . With a piece of wheat French bread.

CSA Week #16 (2012)

What I ate: September 19, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Zucchini and bacon stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Beef Stroganoff (modified recipe).

What I ate: September 20, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin .

Lunch: Tat soi with hana katso, rice with furikake and sardines.

Dinner: Asparagus prosciutto pasta .

Apple blues juice

What I ate: September 21, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon and cinnamon raisin toast with butter (made from homemade whole wheat cinnamon raisin bread ).

Lunch: Beet greens with hana katsuo, rice with furikake and sardines .

Dinner: Mom's fried rice, previously vacuum sealed and frozen and reheated boil-in-bag, 24 minutes.

What I ate: September 22, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I made on Wednesday with a freshly prepared tortilla.

Lunch: Tofu, broccoli and scallion stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Nachos . With homemade taco-seasoned ground beef (previously freshly ground from steak, cook, seasoned and frozen), black beans, tomatoes, jalapeños and cheddar cheese.

What I ate: September 23, 2012

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

Lunch: Turkey and cabbage stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: September 24, 2012

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one organic egg, half a slice of Barowski's wheat bread with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Sausage and green pepper stir-fry with rice.

What I ate: September 25, 2012

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon, both previously frozen.

Lunch: Chana masala and rice.

Dinner: Sesame tofu, broccoli and celeriac with sweet and spicy garlic sauce . And rice.

CSA Week #17 (2012)

What I ate: September 26, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg.

Lunch: Salame Toscano English muffin sandwich. With Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Homemade buttermilk double-dip fried chicken breast and homemade seasoned steak fries.

What I ate: September 27, 2012

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese biscuit . With homemade sausage and a homemade buttermilk biscuit. Apparently I used too small of a diameter cutter when I made the biscuits…

Lunch: Swiss chard with pancetta . With rice.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with rice . It was previously frozen; despite spending 7 hours cooking I neglected to make something for dinner. Oops.

What I ate: September 28, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the leftover filling from last Wednesday in a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Twice-cooked pork with broccoli and scallions .

Dinner: Homemade fish and chips . They were both previously homemade, vacuum sealed and frozen, but by defrosting and a quick trip through the deep fryer they were as good as freshly made!

Grilled ham and cheese sandwich

What I ate: September 29, 2012

Breakfast: French toast , made from wheat French bread, and bacon.

Lunch: Grilled ham and cheese sandwich (new post). With 2.2 oz. Black Forest deli ham and Cabot Swiss cheese on 1 slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice, gravy and asparagus. With 5.0 oz. homemade eye of round roast beef.

What I ate: September 30, 2012

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

Lunch: Beef with snow pea stir-fry.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

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