Random Thoughts on Food

  • I love Hemp Milk, I like Coconut Milk. I think Soy Milk, Almond Milk, and Oat Milk are OK. I think Rice Milk and Flax Milk are disgusting.
  • There is really no reason for you ever to buy applesauce or breadcrumbs. They are easy to make at home and taste delicious.
  • My Kombucha production is going well, although I am still playing around with particular steps.
  • About once a week, I order this:

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Yes, I do like my burritos with a serving of death.

Actually this is Freebird’s hottest sauce, which they sell in bottles. I actually get some extra, to go.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • I was going to eat one of those packaged microwaveable chicken sandwiches that I found in my parents’ freezer. But then I didn’t. Why? Two reasons. The first is that I have been trying to eat semi- or mostly-vegetarian lately. The second is because I was disturbed by the processed nature of the ingredients. Would you believe that  a chicken sandwich includes imitation “chicken-type flavor?” Apparently chicken needs the following ingredients added to actually taste like chicken: hydrolyzed corn gluten, autolyzed yeast extract, partiallyhydrogentated soybean and cottonseed oil, disodium inosinate, and disodium guamylate. Those are listed as the ingredients in said chicken-type flavor.
  • I have now made homemade pizza twice in the recent past – same style each time. It’s a Trader Joe’s crust baked for a couple minutes until it starts to brown. Then I brush on olive oil, (no pizza sauce), garlic, rosemary, and chili flakes. Then small eggplant chunks (chopped, salted, rinsed, and browned in a pan), a tiny bit of yellow onion, chopped kalamata olives, and strips of yellow bell pepper (roasted and skin peeled). Then covered with mozzarella. After it’s done cooking, I sprinkle some slivers of sliced parmesan (not grated) and some drizzles of good balsamic vinegar.  Does it sound good? It tastes great!
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One thought on “Random Thoughts on Food

  1. Your pizza recipe sounds really good! And the frozen chicken sandwiches sound awful. That’s horrible that for it to even taste chicken-like, they have to add in all that extra crap. Good for you for eating well. I need to work on that. I’m pretty sure I eat a lot more processed food than I think I do. Heck, I started out my day today with a big bowl full of Fruit Loops. With regular cow’s milk— I don’t think I knew there were so many different types of milk, holy cow!
    Kombucha = ew. In my opinion.

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