Food Observations

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Archive for the month “January, 2012”

Pork & Beer

One of my wife’s signature dishes–slow cooker pulled pork. Although no smoke ring, it always turns out excellent…

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This is an interesting beer I found at Bev Mo last week. Double Old Thumper Ale from Maine. Best part is it’s 11.2 ABV!

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Penne with meat sauce

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Stone Brewery

This is the stone brewery bistro restaurant. Below is a delicious appetizer called Mac and beer cheese. It has wonderful smoked sausages…

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This is what they call the “chef’s special”. It is Australian Waygu beef top sirloin. Served atop a delicious Yukon Gold Brabant potato. Shown here with Stones Arrogant Bastard Ale…

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Lunch and dinner

This was lunch at a taco shop called Los Primos. I ordered flautas, but it came out looking more like chimichanga.

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Dinner at Tommy’s. This was the extra chili cheeseburger. Yes, there is a burger patty behind all of that. I like the fact that their chili does not have beans, but I am put off by the deep mahogany color.

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Portillo’s famous beef

At home…

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TGI Friday’s on Saturday

So we went to Friday’s tonight and just got appetizers. This was some chicken thing with a Panko crust and their Jack Daniels glaze sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds, it was tasty. Below that is a close-up of their loaded chicken nachos. I don’t get the red chips…

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Claim Jumper

This was happy hour at Claim Jumper. Barbecue chicken pizza and calamari. The calamari was fairly institutional, but I preferred not to have all those hideous spidery legs in there so it worked out for me…

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It’s not delivery…

… It’s frozen pizza on a fancy square white plate.

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My favorite vegetable

That’s right, macaroni and cheese. My wife made her signature dish tonight. All from scratch with a béchamel sauce and everything. Even had bacon. Also tried a side ramekin, and mixed in some crumbled blue cheese. It was excellent…

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Breakfast

I love a good biscuit and McDonald’s doesn’t disappoint…

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