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2012-10 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: October 1, 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 2.2 oz. Black Forest ham, 3/4 of a slice of Cabot Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Shrimp fra diavola at Stella Luna Ristorante in Oneonta, NY with Mom and Dad. There was also some salad, bread and wine involved.

What I ate: October 2, 2012

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

Lunch: Zucchini and bacon stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Braised beef short ribs and garlic mashed potatoes.

CSA Week #18 (2012)

Chicken and cheese enchiladas

What I ate: October 3, 2012

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

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

Dinner: Chicken and cheese enchiladas (new post), 1.0 oz. tortilla chips and Green Mountain Gringo hot salsa. With a Saranac Pale Ale.

What I ate: October 4, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin sandwich . With 3 slices of bacon, one organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Swiss chard with pancetta and rice.

Dinner: Rib eye steak and baked potato with butter and sour cream.

What I ate: October 5, 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: Spicy beef with snow peas . I forgot to take a picture of it, but it looked like this:

Dinner: Spaghetti with Italian sausage. With 2.0 oz. pasta, homemade tomato sauce and 1 slice of wheat French bread.

What I ate: October 6, 2012

Breakfast: French toast and bacon. Made with 2 slices of wheat French bread.

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

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

What I ate: October 7, 2012

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

Lunch: Spicy vegetarian chili and jalapeño cornbread .

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: October 8, 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: Twice-cooked pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Chicken paprika with sour cream sauce, broccoli and rice.

What I ate: October 9, 2012

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

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

Dinner: Tacos. With seasoned ground beef, tomato, lettuce and cheese in a hard corn taco shell. With 1.0 oz. tortilla chips and salsa.

Loaded baked potato with bacon, broccoli and cheese

What I ate: October 10, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. And a glass of orange juice.

Lunch: Loaded baked potato with bacon, broccoli and cheese.

Dinner: Chicken with mushrooms and balsamic vinegar sauce . And mushroom risotto .

What I ate: October 11, 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: Homemade chicken soup with soba noodles and spinach.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with rice. With beef, potatoes, carrots, celery, onion and green pepper.

What I ate: October 12, 2012

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

Lunch: Hot dog and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. With a grilled Hebrew National hot dog on a whole wheat hot dog bun.

Dinner: Mushroom and pepperoni pizza, takeout. There are two slices in this picture, but I had a third. The rest I froze in two packages, one with two slices and one with three.

What I ate: October 13, 2012

Breakfast: Pancakes and bacon.

Lunch: Grilled ham and cheese sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice, gravy and peas .

What I ate: October 14, 2012

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

Lunch: Salame Toscano English muffin sandwich on a Barowski's 12-grain English muffin.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: October 15, 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: Pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry with noodles .

Dinner: 2.0 oz. whole wheat penne with meat sauce with homemade tomato sauce.

What I ate: October 16, 2012

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

Lunch: Ham and cheese sandwich . With 2.4 oz. Virginia baked ham, 3/4 of a slice of Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Crab stuff blue fish, rice and vegetables at The Farmhouse in Oneonta, NY, with Mom and Dad. And a glass of Alamos malbec and Monkey Bay savuignon blanc.

Cheesesteak sandwich

What I ate: October 17, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. And a glass of orange juice.

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

Dinner: Cheesesteak sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

What I ate: October 18, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin sandwich . With 3 slices of bacon, one organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's 12-grain English muffin.

Lunch: Spicy vegetarian chili and jalapeño cornbread.

Dinner: Chicken paprika , rice and broccoli with sour cream sauce. And a half glass of Kono New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: October 19, 2012

Breakfast: Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. A reheat of the filling from Wednesday on a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Swiss chard with pancetta stir-fry and rice.

Dinner: Clams three ways : raw with sriracha horseradish sauce, beer steamed with garlic parsley butter and clams casino. And the rest of the Saranac Adirondack lager that I didn't use for steaming.

What I ate: October 20, 2012

Breakfast: Pancakes and bacon, both previously frozen.

Lunch: Grilled ham and cheese sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: 2 slices of pepperoni and mushroom pizza, previously frozen. And 2 glasses of 90+ malbec.

What I ate: October 21, 2012

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

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

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: October 22, 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: Swiss chard with pancetta and rice.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with potatoes, carrots, celery and onion.

What I ate: October 23, 2012

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

Lunch: Grilled Hebrew National hot dog with Dijon mustard and pickle relish on a whole wheat hot dog bun. With Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Grilled chicken and cheese enchiladas . With 2.8 oz. of grilled chicken. And 1.0 oz. tortilla chips, Green Mountain Gringo hot salsa and a Saranac pale ale.

What I ate: October 24, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. And a glass of orange juice.

Lunch: Turkey and cabbage stir-fry .

Dinner: Three slices of pepperoni and mushroom pizza from my local pizza place, previously frozen.

What I ate: October 25, 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: Beef with broccoli and scallion stir-fry and rice.

Dinner: Whole wheat pasta with prosciutto and green beans (updated recipe).

What I ate: October 26, 2012

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. A reheat of the filling from Wednesday on a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Grilled ham and cheese . With 2.8 oz. baked ham and 3/4 slice of Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Grilled filet mignon steak and salt and olive oil-rubbed baked potato with butter and sour cream.

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. A reheat of the filling from Wednesday on a freshly heated tortilla.

Lunch: Grilled ham and cheese . With 2.8 oz. baked ham and 3/4 slice of Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Grilled filet mignon steak and salt and olive oil-rubbed baked potato with butter and sour cream.

What I ate: October 27, 2012

Breakfast: Toasted homemade whole wheat bagel with butter and a side of bacon.

Lunch: Homemade chicken soup with soba noodles and spinach .

Dinner: Homemade spare ribs with homemade barbecue sauce and homemade hand-cut steak fries.

What I ate: October 28, 2012

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

Lunch: Barbecued pork sandwich and Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Dinner: Tonkatsu and rice with furikake.

What I ate: October 29, 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: Pork, broccoli and scallion stir-fry with rice.

Dinner: Beef stroganoff .

What I ate: October 30, 2012

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

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

Dinner: Grilled cheeseburger with Cabot cheddar cheese and French fries.

What I ate: October 31, 2012

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

Lunch: Grilled ham and cheese . With 2.6 oz. baked ham and 3/4 slice of Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with potatoes, carrots, celery and onion.

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