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Old 04-10-2011, 01:50 PM   #121
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Yesterday I had a piece of toast for lunch, then for supper we had catfish seasoned with garlic and different types of peppers. The catfish was cooked in a cast iron skillet on the outside grill. We also had oven baked potato wedges.

DH cooked last night. I've learned to stay out of the kitchen as he can get in a twist while cooking. Here's how it went....

DH....What temp should I use for the potatoes?

Me....350 degrees should be fine and you might want to spray some Pam on the baking sheet.

DH....Yeah, I know...I know...

About 20 minutes later...

DH...(while running in and out of the house).....I need another plate.......I have to make sure the potatoes aren't burning.......I need an oven mitt......I'm thirsty.........the pan is too hot, I need another oven mitt........open the door for me, it's ready!...

We sat down and began to eat. I didn't mention the potatoes were on the crunchy side, but he did see my expression when I took a bite of the fish. It wasn't cooked thoroughly... Fortunately he took a bite and agreed. Then the process started all over again....

Ahhh....but supper ended up being good after all.....
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We went to the local Legion for the monthly Auxiliary breakfast fundraiser. I had scrambled eggs, link sausage, BACON, a biscuit, and 2 pieces of French toast. I had a late lunch and no dinner yesterday, so I was starving this morning.
Dinner is pork chops marinating in garlic, bay leaf and diluted vinegar, a dish his Portguese grandmother made. Mr B will pan fry them in his usual high-fire mode. I always have to remind him to turn on the overhead hood fan.
We will split a baked Russet potato with sour cream and butter and freshly snipped chives.
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For lunch today we split a chicken caesar wrap at the Italian restaurant around the corner. Very healthy, and we have had it before.

Yesterday we ate at a restaurant in another part of town, and we weren't totally familiar with their food. So, even though we each ordered the healthiest looking thing on the menu, an $8 grilled chicken sandwich, we thought it would be small and didn't think to split it.

It was fabulous - - about 6-8 ounces of perfectly grilled chicken breast, with a very thick slab of gooey melted cheddar on top, and 4 (!) slices of BACON, with lettuce, tomato, onion, and plenty of mayonnaise, on a luscious homemade sesame seed bun, with homemade fries on the side.

After eating the whole thing and then counting up the Weight Watchers' points, I had used enough for the entire day! All I could have for dinner was an apple. It was worth it, though.
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After church, the young wife and I went to Uncle Willie's BBQ in West Haven for a pulled pork BBQ sandwich, collard greens and a root beer. Mmmm, mmm good.
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The other day I made nut butters out of some nuts we haven't been eating. I made peanut butter, almond butter, and pecan butter. They all had different strengths, so I mixed them all together. Not bad.

You just put the nuts in the food processor and turn it on, and after a while drizzle in some vegetable oil.
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I used 10 slices of prosciutto and coated one side with grated Gruyere cheese, sprinkled a dash of cayenne and rolled them up. Baked them in the oven atop some cubed potatoes.

Then stood the prosciutto up on a plate where I had made a layer of Hoisin covered with a layer of maple syrup.

Dumped the potatoes beside my eggs over easy, and thick Texas toast dripping butter.

Not a bad snack.
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So far, just a cup of coffee first thing this morning, then a salad at lunch time, washed down with about 1/2 a diet Dr. Pepper. Gonna oven-bake a big chicken breast for dinner. I'm down about 9 lbs right now. Woo hoo...only 41 lbs to go!
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Supper Dinner: two hotdogs with a slice of jalapeno cheese, some dill relish, onion, and mustard; handful of tortilla chips, milk

Prepped lunch for the next few days: grass-fed Italian meatballs, with a tomato, pepper, onion, mushroom, garlic, thyme, oregano sauce thingy. Steamed asparagus.
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Breakfast: oat cereal, banana, "whole" milk
Lunch: green salad with chicken, blue cheese dressing, milk
Snack: orange
Supper Dinner: two hotdogs with a slice of jalapeno cheese, some dill relish, onion, and mustard; handful of tortilla chips, milk

Prepped lunch for the next few days: grass-fed Italian meatballs, with a tomato, pepper, onion, mushroom, garlic, thyme, oregano sauce thingy. Steamed asparagus.
Who woulda thunk Italian meatballs feed on grass?


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I used 10 slices of prosciutto and coated one side with grated Gruyere cheese, sprinkled a dash of cayenne and rolled them up. Baked them in the oven atop some cubed potatoes.

Then stood the prosciutto up on a plate where I had made a layer of Hoisin covered with a layer of maple syrup.

Dumped the potatoes beside my eggs over easy, and thick Texas toast dripping butter.

Not a bad snack.
I tried to imagine the taste of prosciutto and Gruyere with Hoisin sauce and maple syrup, but just couldn't. I guess I would have to try this combination myself if I want to know what it tastes like.
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Dinner: Chicken wings and 5 bottles of beer at the pub
This is exactly my diet while in college. USC, 1973-75 for Masters in some engineering stuff, oh yeah, aerospace. Just the perfect diet for studying.
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Had a couple of pieces of cold fried chicken for lunch and some left over cold potato salad. Is there anything better for lunch than cold fried chicken? Don't thing so...
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DH...(while running in and out of the house).....I need another plate.......I have to make sure the potatoes aren't burning.......I need an oven mitt......I'm thirsty.........the pan is too hot, I need another oven mitt........open the door for me, it's ready!...

We sat down and began to eat. I didn't mention the potatoes were on the crunchy side, but he did see my expression when I took a bite of the fish. It wasn't cooked thoroughly... Fortunately he took a bite and agreed. Then the process started all over again....

Ahhh....but supper ended up being good after all.....
Your emoticons remind me of my DW in the kitchen.............
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