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2015-09 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: September 1, 2015

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked yesterday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a half slice of Barowski's wheat bread toast with butter.

Lunch: Sardines, spinach, and rice .

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry with rice. And 2 glasses of Paringa Shiraz.

What I ate: September 2, 2015

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

Lunch: Spicy Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with mixed spring greens, tomato, cucumber and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. With a Lake Placid Ubu Ale.

Dinner: Mom's barbecued pork (2.5 oz., previously frozen, reheated in the sous vide) with rice and a side salad with celery, carrot, cucumber, green pepper, red onion, tomato, lettuce mix and Annie's Asian sesame dressing.

What I ate: September 3, 2015

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: Veggie chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat roll with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing.

Dinner: Brooks barbecued chicken and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing.

What I ate: September 4, 2015

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

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips with my nephew. With a Lake Placid Big Slide IPA.

Dinner: Pork spare ribs and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: September 5, 2015

Breakfast: Refried black bean, egg and cheese breakfast burrito . And a mimosa.

What I ate: September 5, 2015

Breakfast: Refried black bean, egg and cheese breakfast burrito . And a mimosa.

What I ate: September 6, 2015

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

Lunch: Cheese hot dog on a whole wheat bun with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a Lake Placid Around the Bend Extra Pale Ale.

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

Onions and spinach with kamaboko

What I ate: September 7, 2015

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

Lunch: Spicy Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with mixed spring greens, tomato, cucumber and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. With a Lake Placid Ubu Ale.

Dinner: Onions and spinach with kamaboko (new recipe). This was really good! With rice and a glass of Starborough New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: September 8, 2015

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked yesterday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a homemade buttermilk biscuit (previously frozen).

Lunch: Spicy tuna salad sandwich with a Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Japanese-style curry with rice. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

Roasted garlic and quinoa veggie burger

What I ate: September 9, 2015

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

Lunch: Roasted garlic and quinoa veggie burger (new post) with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Ubu Ale.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice and gravy with broccoli. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: September 10, 2015

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: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Big Slide IPA.

Dinner: Veggie Buffalo "wings" with celery, cucumber and green pepper with ranch veggie dip. And a Lake Placid Around the Bend Extra Pale Ale.

What I ate: September 11, 2015

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

Lunch: Veggie chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat roll with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Big Slide IPA.

Dinner: Steak and sweet corn on the cob .

What I ate: September 12, 2015

Breakfast: Refried black bean, egg and cheese breakfast burrito . And a mimosa.

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Ubu Ale.

Dinner: Rigatoni with tomato, spinach, and prosciutto in spicy vodka cream sauce . And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

What I ate: September 13, 2015

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

Lunch: Roasted garlic and quinoa veggie burger and a Lake Placid Around the Bend Extra Pale Ale.

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

What I ate: September 14, 2015

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: Sardines, spinach, and rice .

Dinner: Pasta with meat sauce and zucchini . And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

What I ate: September 15, 2015

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked yesterday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a homemade buttermilk biscuit (previously frozen).

Lunch: Spicy Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with mixed spring greens, tomato, cucumber and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Ubu Ale.

Dinner: Digiorno rising crust supreme frozen pizza. I ate two slices and vacuum sealed and froze 3 more servings. With 2 glasses of Bota Box zinfandel. [Update September 28, 2015: Yes, it previously said 12 glasses of wine, which indeed was a typo!]

What I ate: September 16, 2015

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

Lunch: Bratwurst and sauerkraut with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Big Slide IPA.

Dinner: Fried clams and French fries and beer battered fish . With 2.0 oz. fried clams, 2.0 oz. French fries and 3.0 oz. fried fish. And a Lake Placid Adirondack lager.

What I ate: September 17, 2015

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin with 4 slices of bacon, an organic egg and Cabot extra sharp cheddar cheese.

Lunch: Spicy Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with mixed spring greens, tomato, cucumber and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Saranac Legacy IPA.

Dinner: Mom's tempura, previously vacuum sealed and frozen and reheated on a sheet pan in the oven. With rice and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, green pepper and Annie's Asian sesame dressing. And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

Bok choy with kamaboko

What I ate: September 18, 2015

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

Lunch: Bok choy with kamaboko (new recipe). This was really good!

Dinner: Spicy peanut chicken and broccoli . I added more broccoli, less chicken, thinned and use less sauce and I really liked this version. With a glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: September 19, 2015

Breakfast: Refried black bean, egg and cheese breakfast burrito . And a mimosa.

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing and a Saranac Pale Ale.

Dinner: 2 slices of Digiorno supreme frozen pizza, previously cooked, vacuum sealed and frozen and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomatoes, green pepper and pickled banana peppers with Annie's Tuscany Italian dressing.

What I ate: September 20, 2015

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

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Saranac Legacy IPA.

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

What I ate: September 21, 2015

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 chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat bun with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Saranac Adirondack lager.

Dinner: Pasta with meat sauce and zucchini . With 1.8 oz. whole wheat penne, zucchini, 1.8 oz. ground beef with onions and garlic and 5.0 oz. marinara.

What I ate: September 22, 2015

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked yesterday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a homemade buttermilk biscuit (previously frozen).

Lunch: Roasted garlic and quinoa veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Saranac Black Forest black beer.

Dinner: Chicken and cheese enchilada (updated post) and a margarita .

Mediterranean chickpea veggie burger

What I ate: September 23, 2015

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

Lunch: Mediterranean chickpea veggie burger (new recipe). This was really good! With a side salad with lettuce and spinach mix, cucumber, tomato and pickled banana pepper with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Beef with bean sprouts and scallion stir-fry .

What I ate: September 24, 2015

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: Roasted garlic and quinoa veggie burger with cheese, lettuce, tomato, dill pickles, banana peppers and sriracha. And a side salad with lettuce mix, spinach, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing.

Dinner: Spicy peanut chicken and broccoli . I had leftover sauce from last week in the refrigerator, so I wanted to use it up.

What I ate: September 25, 2015

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

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Annie's Tuscany Italian dressing. And a Saranac Legacy IPA.

Dinner: Pork with bean sprouts and scallion stir-fry . And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d;Abruzzo.

What I ate: September 26, 2015

Breakfast: Refried black bean, egg and cheese breakfast burrito . And a mimosa. I forgot to take a picture of it, but it looked like this.

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a Lake Placid Ubu Ale.

Dinner: Spaghetti with Italian sausage . With 1.8 oz. spaghetti, 4.3 oz. marinara and 1 hot Italian sausage.

What I ate: September 27, 2015

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

Lunch: Veggie chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat roll with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber and tomato with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. And a Lake Placid Big Slide IPA.

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

What I ate: September 28, 2015

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: Blazing Texan burger (seared in onions & jalapeños with shredded BBQ brisket, fresh jalapeños, white cheddar, grill sauce) and seasoned French fries at Applebee's in Oneonta, NY, with Dad.

Dinner: 2 slices of Digiorno supreme frozen pizza, previously cooked, vacuum sealed and frozen. Defrosted in water, the reheated on a perforated sheet pan, 15 minutes at 400°F.

What I ate: September 29, 2015

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked Sunday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a homemade buttermilk biscuit (previously frozen).

Lunch: Spicy Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with mixed spring greens, tomato, cucumber and Annie's Goddess dressing. And a Saranac pale ale.

Dinner: Bratwurst and sauerkraut and a side salad with lettuce mix, spinach, cucumber, tomato and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing.

What I ate: September 30, 2015

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

Lunch: Bok choy with kamaboko .

Dinner: Pasta with meat sauce and zucchini . With 1.8 oz. whole wheat penne pasta, 1.7 oz. ground beef with onions and garlic, and 3.9 oz. marinara. And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

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

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