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2013-10 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: October 1, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade blueberry muffin and bacon.

Lunch: Turkey, Swiss cheese and lettuce sandwich, with Dijon mustard. On one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips

Dinner: Veal Parmigiana, salad and bread at Roma Pizzeria and Restaurant in Sidney, NY with Mom and Dad. I ate half of the entree and boxed the other half and I was still too full! And a glass of primativo (Italian red wine, made from zinfandel grapes).

CSA Week #17 (2013)

What I ate: October 2, 2013

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

Lunch: Veggie sausage and green pepper stir-fry .

Dinner: Chicken and cheese enchiladas with salsa fresca and tortilla chips.

What I ate: October 3, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Fresh homemade potato leek soup and homemade ciabatta bread (previously frozen).

Dinner: Thai style pork with peppers, onions, and basil . This was really good, I should make this more often. With yellow peppers and a little red hot pepper from my CSA.

What I ate: October 4, 2013

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

Lunch: Turkey club sandwich . With turkey, bacon, lettuce and tomato on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half. With Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: One slice of leftover Hawaiian pizza, previously frozen. The last time I had this I had two slices which was way too much, so this time I made one, and it still was a lot!

What I ate: October 5, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade whole wheat mini-bagel with butter and a side of bacon. The mini-bagel is the one left over after dividing a batch of dough into 3.0 oz. portions.

Lunch: Potato leek soup (made on Thursday) and homemade ciabatta bread (previously frozen).

Dinner: Pasta with meat sauce and zucchini .

What I ate: October 6, 2013

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

Lunch: Chana Masala and rice. And a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: October 7, 2013

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: Beef with snow peas stir-fry .

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

What I ate: October 8, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon.

What I ate: October 8, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon.

CSA Week #18 (2013)

What I ate: October 9, 2013

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

Lunch: Buffet Star in Vestal, NY with Mom.

Dinner: A slice of Hawaiian pizza. Previously frozen, reheated for 16 minutes at 400°F on a sheet pan.

What I ate: October 10, 2013

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

Lunch: Homemade potato leek soup and wheat French bread with olive oil. I made two servings; there is one left in the refrigerator since this soup doesn't freeze well due to the cream and potatoes.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with rice. And 2 glasses of Alta Vista malbec.

What I ate: October 11, 2013

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

Lunch: Grilled Hebrew National hot dog with Cabot cheddar cheese and pickled jalapeños, Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Thai style pork with peppers, onions, and basil . And a glass of Pomelo New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: October 12, 2013

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa. This is normally my Sunday breakfast, but since I won't be home for breakfast on Sunday, I had it a day early.

Lunch: Turkey club at the Lost Dog Cafe in Binghamton, NY, with my sister. And a Lost Dog Oktoberfest beer. This was really good!

Dinner: Rack of lamb at The Farmhouse in Oneonta, NY with the family.

What I ate: October 13, 2013

Breakfast: A Dunkin Donuts jelly doughnut and 3 slices of bacon at the lake.

Lunch: Mom's fried rice at the lake. I forgot to take a picture but it looked like this:

Dinner: Mom's pot roast and salad at the lake.

What I ate: October 14, 2013

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: Mom's tuna sashimi at the lake.

Dinner: One slice of leftover Hawaiian pizza, previously frozen.

What I ate: October 15, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade Blueberry muffin and bacon.

Lunch: Ham and Swiss cheese sandwich . With deli baked ham and Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half and Dijon mustard. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: A slice of Hawaiian pizza, previously frozen. This is the last piece. I was going to cook something but I was really tired after cleaning up leaves at Mom and Dad's.

Repairing a wine chiller (part 2)

Lighting

What I ate: October 16, 2013

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

Lunch: Beef with snow peas stir-fry and rice.

Dinner: Beef Stroganoff .

What I ate: October 17, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese biscuit . With homemade sausage, an organic egg, Cabot extra sharp cheddar cheese on a homemade buttermilk biscuit.

Lunch: Chana Masala with rice and a Saranac pale ale. This was delicious as usual, and the new, smaller 6.0 oz. (by weight) serving really is enough. Before it was 8.0 oz. per serving.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice and gravy and broccoli. With 5.2 oz. eye of round roast beef.

What I ate: October 18, 2013

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

Lunch: Pork with bean sprouts and scallion stir-fry .

Dinner: Rib eye steak and wild rice mix .

What I ate: October 19, 2013

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

Lunch: Spicy vegetarian chili and jalapeño corn bread.

Dinner: Bacon cheeseburger . With a homemade 6.0 oz. (before cooking) beef patty, pepper jack cheese, bacon, barbecue sauce and lettuce on a whole wheat hamburger bun. With 3.0 oz. Cascadian organic French fries, seasoned. And Woodstock organic pickles.

What I ate: October 20, 2013

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

Lunch: Ham and Swiss cheese sandwich . With deli baked ham and Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half and Dijon mustard. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese Buffet in Oneonta, NY with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: October 21, 2013

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: Veggie sausage and bell pepper stir-fry .

Dinner: Pasta with meat sauce and zucchini . Actually, there's no zucchini because I forgot to add it. But there 1.8 oz. penne pasta, homemade tomato sauce and ground beef. And garlic wheat French bread.

What I ate: October 23, 2013

Breakfast: Wheat French bread French toast and bacon. I defrosted a quarter of a wheat baguette yesterday, used part of it to make garlic bread, and this is most of what remained.

Lunch: Pork with bean sprouts and scallion stir-fry .

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry . Previously made, vacuum sealed and frozen. Reheated boil-in-bag for 20 minutes.

What I ate: October 23, 2013

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

Lunch: Grilled Hebrew National hot dog with Cabot cheddar cheese and pickled jalapeños on a whole wheat bun, Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Whole wheat penne pasta with chicken, zucchini and garlic scape pesto .

What I ate: October 24, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Chana Masala with rice and a Roscoe Beer Company American amber beer.

Dinner: Fried chicken fingers and French fries . The chicken I previously made and froze, and the French fries are Cascadian organic shoestring French fries, deep fried for 2 minutes from frozen and seasoned.

What I ate: October 25, 2013

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

Lunch: Pork with scallions, broccoli and noodles .

Dinner: Mom's tempura (previously frozen) and rice. Shrimp, fish, onions, green peppers and asparagus.

What I ate: October 26, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade whole wheat mini-bagel toasted, with butter, and bacon. The mini-bagel is the bit left over after I scale out the 9 regular-sized ones.

Lunch: Ham and Swiss cheese sandwich . With deli baked ham and Swiss cheese on one slice of Barowski's wheat bread, cut in half and Dijon mustard. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Thai style pork with peppers and onions .

What I ate: October 27, 2013

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

Lunch: Homemade clam chowder and a slice of homemade  ciabatta bread (previously frozen).

Dinner: Iron Chef Chinese buffet with Mom and Dad.

What I ate: October 28, 2013

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: Turkey and bacon club sandwich with French fries at the Roscoe Diner in Roscoe, NY.

Dinner: The leftovers from lunch. I often completely disassemble sandwich or burger leftovers so they can be saved and reheated, but a club sandwich is just a pain! I decided to have the leftover half sandwich before the bread got soggy. I reheated the fries in the deep fryer, and they were better than the first time.

What I ate: October 29, 2013

Breakfast: Homemade blueberry muffin and bacon.

Lunch: Homemade clam chowder (made Sunday) and a slice of homemade ciabatta bread (previously frozen). I defrosted the bread on Sunday, and even though it was wrapped in plastic and stored in my 55°F chiller it was not nearly as good as Sunday. Clearly, defrosting right before you need it is the way to go.

Dinner: Grilled chicken quesadilla with salsa fresca .

What I ate: October 30, 2013

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

Lunch: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry .

Dinner: Japanese-style crushed hamburger . Ground beef, onions, garlic, ginger, sake, a little sugar, soy sauce  and rice. I had a sudden craving for it.

What I ate: October 31, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Tuna salad sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. With Wild Plant line-caught tuna.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice and gravy .

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