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chicken and rice – revisited

Posted by ernie on April 19, 2008

revisted?  well it’s the second time i’ve made it.  the first time was tradition chicken and rice.  “arroz con pollo” if you will.  i will.  in fact i did.  but it did not.  the end result was considerably less than spectacular.  across the board it was bland.  the rice was bland.  but it looked delicious.  here, take a look.

look but don\'t taste.

so that’s all there is to say about “my first time.”

moving on.

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burgers and fries

Posted by ernie on March 31, 2008

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for dinner tonight is burgers and fries.

it should have been beer can chicken, but i forgot to take the broiler chickens out of the freezer. let’s not talk about that. for dinner tonight is burgers and fries, and you’ll just have to deal with that.

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fettuccine and potato leek soup

Posted by ernie on March 31, 2008

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so i’ve been wanting to make a nice tasty soup for a while. maybe a soup i haven’t made or eaten a lot of instead of the broccoli cheddar and tomato i usually do (i won’t even link those). not that those soups aren’t delicious and favorites of mine, but i want to expand my menu rather than be doomed to repeat it. so i looked around the kitchen and the internet and settled on a potato soup. maybe a potato and leek soup. i’ve never worked with leeks before, so what the hell? there’s a first time for everything.

except some things. but i don’t want to talk about those things. because they never happen.

as for the fettuccine, it’s a delicious pasta. what else is there to discuss?

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pascetti squash

Posted by ernie on March 17, 2008

we happened upon a big ol’ squash and needed to do something with it.  so this is what we did:

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this was the perfect dish…and recipe.  it’s super easy, quick, and absolutely friggin’ delicious.  the squash comes out nicely pasta-esque with just enough of a crunch to keep you interested.  the flavors of all the vegetables mix together perfectly and although the dish would have been great without it, the crumbled feta is just the punch it needs to send it over the top.

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egg-tasm #2

Posted by ernie on March 6, 2008

on tonight’s menu: more eggs.

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eggs! form of, quiche!

inspired by food television, i decided to tackle my first quiche. i’ve had delicious quiche before, but never made it myself. in general, my “first time” endeavors into fooding are riddled with regret, remorse, and night terrors. in short: hunger wins.

tonight would be different. tonight i would tackle my foe with unfettered valor. i would not hold back and i would not back down. tonight i would hack and slash and bake until the agents of my pantry were sufficiently subdued.

tonight would be a long hard battle against the forces of egg and hunger.

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