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2016-04 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: April 1, 2016

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 tuna salad sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Bacon cheeseburger with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: April 2, 2016

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's roasted garlic and peppercorn dressing. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Long Trail IPA.

Dinner: Leftover smokehouse platter (spare ribs, pulled pork and brisket) at Sloan's New York Grill in Oneonta, NY, previously vacuum sealed and frozen. Reheated sous vide.

What I ate: April 3, 2016

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

Lunch: Roast beef sandwich . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's roasted garlic and peppercorn dressing and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

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

What I ate: April 4, 2016

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 black bean veggie burger . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, green pepper, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana peppers, red onion and Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing.

Dinner: Rib-eye steak (4.7 oz.) and sautéed zucchini.

What I ate: April 5, 2016

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

Lunch: Cheeseburger and fries and 2 Fiddlehead beers at Killington ski resort in Vermont.

Dinner: Japanese-style beef curry .

What I ate: April 6, 2016

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 bun with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, and Drews Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Brooks barbecue chicken (previously vacuum sealed and frozen, reheated sous vide) and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

What I ate: April 7, 2016

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, one egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's 12-grain English muffin.

Lunch: Spicy chicken salad sandwich and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing. It's actually the same recipe as my tuna salad sandwich but I used the leftover chicken from dinner last night. And I had a few Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Chili with beef and vegetables . And a Long Trail Stand Out American pale ale.

What I ate: April 8, 2016

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 Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing. .

Dinner: Shrimp and onion stir-fry with spinach .

What I ate: April 9, 2016

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips, with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing. And a Red Hook Audible Ale. And a few more chips from the bottom of the bag.

Dinner: 2 slices of Digiorno supreme frozen pizza, previously cooked, vacuum sealed and frozen. Defrosted in water, the reheated on a perforated sheet pan, 13 minutes at 400°F. And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Annie's Tuscany Italian dressing.

What I ate: April 10, 2016

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

Lunch: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Annie's cowgirl ranch dressing.

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

What I ate: April 11, 2016

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 lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Rigatoni with tomato, spinach, and prosciutto in spicy vodka cream sauce . Actually, there's no cream in the sauce because my cream with kind of iffy. Probably healthier this way. And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

What I ate: April 12, 2016

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette with a homemade whole wheat bagel, baked yesterday, toasted, with butter.

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

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

What I ate: April 13, 2016

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 bun with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Rib-eye steak (4.7 oz.) and sautéed zucchini. And a glass of Bota Box malbec and Banrock Station shiraz.

What I ate: April 14, 2016

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

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, green pepper, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana peppers, red onion and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Leftover smokehouse platter (spare ribs, pulled pork and brisket) at Sloan's New York Grill in Oneonta, NY, previously vacuum sealed and frozen. Reheated sous vide. And 2 glasses of Banrock Station shiraz.

What I ate: April 15, 2016

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 Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Chili with beef and vegetables . And 2 glasses of Banrock Station shiraz.

What I ate: April 16, 2016

Breakfast: Refried black bean, egg and cheese breakfast burrito . And a mimosa. I accidentally deleted the picture before posting it, but it looked like the one from last week.

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing. And a Long Trail ale.

Dinner: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry . And 2 glasses of Banrock Station shiraz.

What I ate: April 17, 2016

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

Lunch: Turkey club sandwich with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a side salad with with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, green pepper, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana peppers, red onion and Drew's Thousdan Island dressing.

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

What I ate: April 18, 2016

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 lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Mom's fried rice. Previously vacuum sealed and frozen, reheated boil-in-bag, 18 minutes from frozen.

What I ate: April 19, 2016

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

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Spicy sesame shrimp with snow peas . And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: April 20, 2016

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 bun with lettuce, dill pickles and mayonnaise. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Beef with bean sprouts and scallion stir-fry and 2 glasses of Banrock Station shiraz.

What I ate: April 21, 2016

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . With homemade sausage, one egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's 12-grain English muffin.

Lunch: Spicy tuna salad sandwich and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing. And a few Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry . And 2 glasses of Banrock Station shiraz.

What I ate: April 22, 2016

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, celery, carrot, radish, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Chicken soup with soba noodles and spinach . And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: April 23, 2016

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Spaghetti with marinara sauce, shrimp and spinach and garlic bread. And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

What I ate: April 24, 2016

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

Lunch: Turkey club sandwich with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a side salad with with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, green pepper, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana peppers, red onion and Drew's roasted garlic and peppercorn dressing. And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

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

What I ate: April 25, 2016

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one 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, tomato, and Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Bok choy with kamaboko .

What I ate: April 26, 2016

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

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, green pepper, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana peppers, red onion and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice, gravy and broccoli.

What I ate: April 27, 2016

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 lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, banana pepper and red onion with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

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

What I ate: April 28, 2016

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

Lunch: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, green pepper, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Pasta with meat sauce and zucchini . And 2 glasses of Bertani Valpolicella, 2012.

What I ate: April 29, 2016

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 Indian veggie burger with cucumber yogurt sauce with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Reheated, previously frozen turkey dinner from Thanksgiving. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: April 30, 2016

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing. And a Long Trail Mostly Cloudy. And more chips.

Dinner: Rib-eye steak (5.9 oz.) and sautéed zucchini. And a glass of Bota Box malbe

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, celery, carrot, radish, pepperoncini, pickled banana pepper and red onion with Drew's Thousand Island dressing. And a Long Trail Mostly Cloudy. And more chips.

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