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2017-05 - Rick's Food Blog

What I ate: May 1, 2017

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

Lunch: Bratwurst and sauerkraut with a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle Thousand Island dressing. And a few Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

Dinner: Roasted pork and rice.

What I ate: May 2, 2017

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 and tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Steak and baked potato .

What I ate: May 3, 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: 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: Beef and zucchini lasagna . And 2 glasses of Château Vieux Manoir Bordeaux 2012.

What I ate: May 4, 2017

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

Dinner: Onions and spinach with kamaboko . And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: May 5, 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: Reuben sandwich . And 2.8 oz. French fries.

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

Mackerel and spinach rice bowl

What I ate: May 6, 2017

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun, a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing. And Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. And a Switchback Ale.

Dinner: Mackerel and spinach rice bowl (new recipe) and a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: May 7, 2017

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

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

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

What I ate: May 8, 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 . And a side salad with lettuce mix and tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Salmon and rice.

What I ate: May 9, 2017

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked Sunday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a Lender's frozen plain bagel, toasted, with butter.

Lunch: Veggie chicken Caesar salad . With lettuce mix, Romaine, tomato, cucumber, anchovies, Olivia's garlic and butter croutons, veggie chicken strips, and Drew's Caesar Romano dressing. And a half glass of Pomelo New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

Dinner: Meatloaf , rice, gravy and green beans.

Veggie chicken fingers, salad, and fries

What I ate: May 10, 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: Veggie chicken fingers, salad, and French fries (new post). This was good!

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

What I ate: May 11, 2017

Breakfast: Canadian bacon, egg and cheese English muffin .

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

Veggie Buffalo wings and salad

What I ate: May 12, 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: Veggie Buffalo "wing" and salad (new post). This was good!

Dinner: Bacon cheeseburger with barbecue sauce and fried jalapeños and a side Caesar salad. And a Long Trail Ale.

What I ate: May 13, 2017

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

Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun, chicken noodle soup (leftover, from Denny's), and a Goose Island IPA.

Dinner: Chicken fried steak and a glass of Scurati Nero d'Avola 2014.

What I ate: May 14, 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: Steak, wild rice mix , and broccoli.

What I ate: May 15, 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 . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

Dinner: Spicy peanut chicken and broccoli .

What I ate: May 16, 2017

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette . Filling cooked Sunday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. With a toasted Lender's frozen plain bagel with butter.

Lunch: Veggie Buffalo "wings" and salad .

Dinner: Beef with snow peas stir-fry .

Mongolian beef #1

What I ate: May 17, 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: Summer sausage English muffin sandwich and a side salad.

Dinner: Mongolian beef (new recipe). And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: May 18, 2017

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

Lunch: Veggie chicken Caesar salad . With lettuce mix, Romaine, tomato, cucumber, anchovies, Olivia's garlic and butter croutons, veggie chicken strips, and Drew's Caesar Romano dressing.

Dinner: Salmon , rice, and sautéed spinach. And a half glass of 90+ New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

What I ate: May 19, 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: 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: Chicken and cheese enchilada with Mexican rice and refried beans. And a Patron anejo tequila.

What I ate: May 20, 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 a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing. Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips, and a Saranac legacy IPA.

Dinner: 2 slices of Digiorno stuffed crust frozen supreme pizza.

What I ate: May 21, 2017

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

Lunch: Bacon and cheddar quiche and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's roasted garlic and peppercorn dressing. And a half glass of 90+ New Zealand sauvignon blanc. This was good; I got the quiche yesterday from The Meeting Place in Unadilla, NY and warmed it a little, 8 minutes at 350°F.

Dinner: Brooks barbecued chicken , previously vacuum sealed and frozen. Reheated in the sous vide.

What I ate: May 22, 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 . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing.

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

What I ate: May 23, 2017

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

Lunch: Veggie Buffalo "wings" and salad .

Dinner: Nachos . And a small Sauza Hornitos tequila.

What I ate: May 24, 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: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing. And a side of ranch dip and celery.

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

What I ate: May 25, 2017

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: Double bacon chicken sandwich (

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

What I ate: May 26, 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: Veggie chicken Caesar salad . With lettuce mix, Romaine, tomato, cucumber, anchovies, Olivia's garlic and butter croutons, veggie chicken strips, and Drew's Caesar Romano dressing.

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

What I ate: May 27, 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 a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's roasted garlic and peppercorn dressing. Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips, and a Switchback Ale.

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

What I ate: May 28, 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: Pork with scallion and broccoli stir-fry . And 2 glasses of Bota Box malbec.

What I ate: May 29, 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. And celery with ranch dip.

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

What I ate: May 30, 2017

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: Fried clams and French fries . And a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's Thousand Island dressing. And a Saranac Adirondack lager.

What I ate: May 31, 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: Roast beef sandwich and a side Caesar garden salad with lettuce mix, Romaine, cucumber, tomato and Drew's Caesar Romano dressing, and Olivia's garlic and olive oil croutons.

Dinner: Tonkatsu , rice, and sautéed cabbage. And a half glass of Ponga New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

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