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2016-12 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: December 1, 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: Roast beef sandwich with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Beef and zucchini lasagna . And 2 glasses of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

What I ate: December 2, 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: Lunch: Veggie chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat bun dill pickles and mayo. And a side Caesar salad.

Dinner: Chili, cornbread and a Saranac Pale Ale. And, later, a glass of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 3, 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 Saranac legacy IPA.

Dinner: Meatloaf rice, gravy, and green beans. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 4, 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 Saranac pale ale.

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

What I ate: December 5, 2016

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one egg, half a slice of Heidelberg multigrain toast with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

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

What I ate: December 6, 2016

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

Lunch: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Turkey, rice, gravy and broccoli.

What I ate: December 7, 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: Bratwurst and sauerkraut with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Saranac Session IPA.

Dinner: Homemade fried chicken and 3.0 oz. tater tots. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 8, 2016

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin with 4 slices of bacon, one egg and Cabot extra sharp cheddar cheese on a whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Roast beef sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Meatloaf rice, gravy, and green beans. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 9, 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: Salame Toscano English muffin sandwich with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Chicken and cheese enchilada with Mexican rice and refried beans. And tortilla chips and salsa. And a Patron anejo tequila.

What I ate: December 10, 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 Saranac lager.

Dinner: 2 slices of Digiurno rising crust frozen supreme pizza. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 11, 2016

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

Lunch: Chicken soup with soba noodles and spinach .

Dinner: Chili with beef and vegetables , cornbread, and a Saranac legacy IPA. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

Reuben sandwich

What I ate: December 12, 2016

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one egg, half a slice of Heidelberg multigrain toast with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Reuben sandwich (new recipe) with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. This was delicious; I don't know why I never made a homemade Reuben sandwich before!

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

What I ate: December 13, 2016

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked Sunday 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, celery, carrot, green pepper, red onion, pepperoncini, cucumber and tomato with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes.

What I ate: December 14, 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: Homemade clam chowder (previously frozen) and a side salad with lettuce mix, celery, carrot, green pepper, red onion, pepperoncini, cucumber and tomato with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing. And some homemade bread (previously frozen).

Dinner: Nachos and a margarita.

What I ate: December 15, 2016

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

Lunch: Spicy tuna salad sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And some more potato chips from the bottom of the bag.

Dinner: Bacon cheeseburger and Cascadian spud puppies. And a Saranac Legacy IPA.

What I ate: December 16, 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 black bean veggie burger . And a side salad with lettuce mix, celery, carrot, green pepper, red onion, pepperoncini, cucumber and tomato with Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Roast beef, rice, gravy and green beans. And 2 glasses of Bota Box zinfandel.

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

What I ate: December 17, 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 Saranac Legacy IPA.

Dinner: Turkey, rice and gravy. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 18 - 21, 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.

Dinner: "Blackened chicken ciabatta: Cast iron chicken, Plymouth big blue cheese, goat horn pepper aioli, jalapeño bacon jam." And Switchback beer. At Preston's in the Killington Grand Hotel, Killington, Vermont.

Breakfast: Canadian bacon, egg, and cheese English muffin breakfast sandwich. And a mimosa. And a spicy Bloody Mary.

Lunch: Cheeseburger and fries at the K-1 Cafeteria. And Fiddlehead beer.

Dinner: "Bourbon bacon salad: grilled leeks and radicchio tossed with spinach, candied pecans, dried cherries and warm bourbon bacon vinaigrette."

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin . And a mimosa. And a spicy Bloody Mary.

Lunch: Hot Reuben sandwich and pasta salad at the Peak Lodge. And a Fiddlehead beer.

Dinner: "Duck confit cassoulet: Lamb and pork belly ragout, baby kale, cannellini bean, butternut squash, parsley oil." And a side salad with citrus vinaigrette. And malbec, at Preston's. This was really good!

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin . And a mimosa.

Lunch: Quarter pounder with cheese at McDonalds on the drive back in Oneonta, New York.

Dinner: DiGiorno rising crust supreme pizza. And 2 glases of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

What I ate: December 22, 2016

Breakfast: Bacon, green pepper, jalapeño and cheese omelette . With a homemade buttermilk biscuit (previously frozen).

Lunch: Spicy tuna salad sandwich , a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing, and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Chicken and cheese enchilada with Mexican rice and refried beans.

What I ate: December 23, 2016

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one egg, half a slice of Heidelberg multigrain toast with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Spicy black bean veggie burger with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Mom's fried rice (8.0 oz.), previously vacuum sealed and frozen, reheated boil-in-bag. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 24, 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 xxx.

Dinner: Rosemary and garlic lamb chops , mashed potatoes and gravy.

What I ate: December 25, 2016

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

Lunch: Turkey club sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

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

What I ate: December 26, 2016

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one egg, half a slice of Heidelberg multigrain toast with butter and 3 slices of bacon.

Lunch: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Veal Marsala with polenta. And 2 glasses of Steeplechase Pinot Noir, California, 2015.

What I ate: December 27, 2016

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked Sunday 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 and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Spaghetti with Italian sausage . With 1.9 oz. pasta, 4.0 oz. marinara, and 1 spicy Italian sausage. And garlic bread. And 2 glasses of Steeplechase Pinot Noir, California, 2015.

What I ate: December 28, 2016

Breakfast: Toast with butter and a mug of ginger green tea.

Lunch: Homemade chicken soup (previously frozen) with soba noodles.

Dinner: 2 slices of Digiurno rising crust frozen supreme pizza.

What I ate: December 28, 2016

What I ate: December 29, 2016

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin with 3 slices of bacon, one egg and Cabot extra sharp cheddar cheese on a whole wheat English muffin.

Lunch: Roast beef sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Chicken and cheese enchilada with Mexican rice and refried beans.

What I ate: December 30, 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 black bean veggie burger with a side salad with romaine, cucumber, tomato, and Drew's Thousand Island dressing.

Dinner: Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: December 31, 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 Goose Island IPA. And a few more chips.

Dinner: Nachos and a margarita.

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