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2017-01 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: January 1, 2017

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

Lunch: Reuben 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. Only one plate today; I had a big lunch!

What I ate: January 2, 2017

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

Lunch: Veggie chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat bun dill pickles and mayo. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

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

What I ate: January 3, 2017

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

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

Dinner: Miso marinated pork , rice and broccoli. And a glass of 90+ New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: January 4, 2017

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: DiGiorno rising crust supreme pizza. And 2 glases of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: January 5, 2017

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

Lunch: Bratwurst and sauerkraut with Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips and a Saranac Adirondack Lager.

Dinner: Turkey and cabbage stir-fry . And a half glass of 90+ New Zealand savuignon blanc.

What I ate: January 6, 2017

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

Dinner: Dad dropped by with a sausage McMuffin with egg, as he got the 2 for 1 deal and only wanted one. I wasn't planning on eating one, but it was still hot and it was only an hour away from when I was going to eat dinner so I had a change of plans.

What I ate: January 7, 2017

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 xxx.

Dinner: Meatloaf rice, gravy, and green beans.

What I ate: January 8, 2017

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 and a Saranac Legacy IPA.

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

What I ate: January 9, 2017

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: Steak and baked potato . And 2 glasses of Steeplechase merlot. And 4 small cookies. And a small bowl of popcorn.

What I ate: January 10, 2017

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

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

Dinner: Beef Stroganoff . And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: January 11, 2017

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 a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

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

What I ate: January 12, 2017

Breakfast: Canadian bacon, egg, and cheese English muffin breakfast sandwich.

Lunch: Veggie chicken patty sandwich on a whole wheat bun dill pickles and mayo. And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Salmon and risotto . And a half glass of 90+ New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: January 13, 2017

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 tuna salad sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: DiGiorno rising crust supreme pizza. And 2 glases of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: January 14, 2017

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 Adirondack lager.

Dinner: Chicken fried steak , mashed potatoes, and gravy. All previously frozen and first reheated from frozen in the sous vide at 134°F. Then the mashed potatoes reheated in a sauté pan with a little cream. Gravy reheated in a sauce pan, bringing back to a boil then simmering for a few minutes while stirring to get the correct texture back. Finally the chicken fried steak deep fried for 50 seconds to get it crispy again!

What I ate: January 15, 2017

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 Long Trail double bag.

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

What I ate: January 16, 2017

Breakfast: Egg, toast and bacon . With one egg, a small 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: Homemade turkey barley soup . And a half glass of 90+ New Zealand sauvignon blanc. And, later, 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: January 17, 2017

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

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

Dinner: Blazin' Texan burger and a Blue Moon beer at Applebee's in Vestal, NY, with Dad.

What I ate: January 18, 2017

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 a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and xxx dressing. And a few Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

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

What I ate: January 19, 2017

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

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. And some more chips from the bottom of the bag.

Dinner: Chili with beef and vegetables , cornbread, and a Long Trail Green Blaze IPA.

What I ate: January 20, 2017

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

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

What I ate: January 21, 2017

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 Long Trail double bag. And some more chips.

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

What I ate: January 22, 2017

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 Long Trail Flyin' Ryan IPA.

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

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 Long Trail Flyin' Ryan IPA.

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

What I ate: January 23, 2017

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: Spicy peanut chicken and broccoli . And a half glass of 90+ New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: January 24, 2017

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

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

Dinner: Roasted chicken, green beans, gravy and rice .

Sardines and spinach rice bowl

What I ate: January 25, 2017

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: Sardines and spinach rice bowl (new recipe). This was good; I like it this better than regular Sardines, spinach, and rice .

Dinner: Steak, baked potato and broccoli . And 2 glasses of Stepplechase cabernet sauvignon.

What I ate: January 27, 2017

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 and Kettle Chips hot jalaleño potato chips.

Dinner: Nachos . And a Patron anejo tequia.

What I ate: January 28, 2017

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 Long Trail Green Blaze IPA. And some more chips from the bottom of the bag.

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

What I ate: January 29, 2017

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 . And a Saranac pale ale.

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

What I ate: January 30, 2017

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

Lunch: Bacon cheeseburger and French fries.

Dinner: Chicken paprika , rice and broccoli. And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: January 31, 2017

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

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

Dinner: Chicken fried steak , mashed potatoes, and gravy. And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

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