Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sorry Readers!

Hi Tasty Eating Readers!

I'm sorry that it's been a while since I've last posted. Life got in the way as usual. Work was super busy. And I took a fantastic vacation to Spain. And yes, I will work on those posts for you. In the meantime while I get my reality back together, I'm just taking a short break in order to focus and prioritize. I haven't forgotten about you! I'll be back soon enough.

Thanks for staying with me through all this time. And if you're interesting in seeing what I'm doing in 140 characters or less, check out my Twitter feed (https://twitter.com/tastyeating).

Cheers!
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Friday, March 14, 2014

Lunch Week 10: Antipasti

So every Sunday, I head over to the kitchen to whip up a big batch of food for lunch the next week. Yes, I brown bag. And I almost always do it every week unless I become too busy to even buy cold cuts from the deli. I do it for several reasons being health, finance, and laziness. Now, you may think that spending hours on a day off to prep and cook five meals at once is hardly lazy. But let me remind you, I hate it when the time comes to decide what to eat for lunch every day. I work in Midtown so the choices are endless. My problem, the more choices, the harder it is for me. So it's much easier for me to have my lunch ready and already decided.

So my lunch for the week: Antipasti

In the past, I used to make antipasti from a lot premade/jarred/cured foods. But this time, I thought to try a bit harder and make more of the ingredients from scratch. Some things, however, I stuck with purchasing like the salami, cheese, and olives.
I'm not at the point where I would cure my own olives, make my own charcuterie, nor age my own cheese. These things are still best left to the professionals.
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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Happy Anniversary, Blog!

I'd like to take a break and just say Happy 5 Year Anniversary to my blog, Tasty Eating!

I have certainly surprised myself by how long I've kept this blog up. Here's to another 5 years.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Ferrara's

Mr. M&P and I have been trying to explore our neighborhood a bit. So we drove into Westfield one night to try Ferrara's, a bustling Italian restaurant.
It was a very cold winter night but Ferrara's was still pretty full. We looked over the menu and I decided on spaghetti and meatballs ($16). They offer this dish with marinara sauce or meat sauce. I picked the former because I thought the meatballs would be enough. And I was sure glad I did because when this plate landed on my side of the table, I noticed that the meatballs were huge. I mean fist sized. Holy moly!
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Bobby Van's Steakhouse

When Mr. Haribo Mule comes to town, it's steak time! We tried Bobby Van's Steakhouse this time. We always like to switch up the places when he visits.
I had the sirloin steak ($54) ordered medium rare with a side of creamed spinach ($14) and asparagus ($14). The steak came out as I ordered but it wasn't the best quality steak I've had. It was a bit chewy.
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Monday, March 10, 2014

Parsi Dinner Party

Another Parsi food party! Woo yeah!
Look at the vast array of appetizers. Look at that spread.
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Friday, March 7, 2014

Lunch Week 9: Soy Sauce Chicken and Egg with Chinese Broccoli

So every Sunday, I head over to the kitchen to whip up a big batch of food for lunch the next week. Yes, I brown bag. And I almost always do it every week unless I become too busy to even buy cold cuts from the deli. I do it for several reasons being health, finance, and laziness. Now, you may think that spending hours on a day off to prep and cook five meals at once is hardly lazy. But let me remind you, I hate it when the time comes to decide what to eat for lunch every day. I work in Midtown so the choices are endless. My problem, the more choices, the harder it is for me. So it's much easier for me to have my lunch ready and already decided.

So my lunch for the week: Soy Sauce Chicken and Egg with Chinese Broccoli
This week's lunch is a throwback to childhood. Delicious savory chicken thighs slowly cooked in a broth of soy sauce, spices, and herbs. Hard boiled eggs drowned in the still warm sauce to soaked up all that goodness.
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