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Fish Friday

Not for any religious reasons, just a coincidence.

Lunch - Baked Salmon with (imitation) Crab

Lunch – Baked Salmon with (imitation) Crab

From the lunch house. Not gourmet, but not bad, especially for the price. Found out the new owners are relatives of the original owners, how cool is that, the legacy continues.

Dinner - Tinned Tuna Salad

Dinner – Tinned Tuna Salad

On a bed of celery with green onions and capers. The Mouse’s “creation”. :)

Have a happy weekend!

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Only for today, it was a state holiday, The Mouse had a little more time to “play” in the kitchen. Usually The Cat’s ramen is a one pot dish (throw everything in … ).

Thought I’d try a “layered” dish today.

In the bowl.

Started with the broth. Simmered a little teriyaki SPAM from the previous post, added a salmon tail. Took the tail out and cooked tomato colored spaghetti.

Tomato Colored Spaghetti and Teriyaki SPAM

Tomato Colored Spaghetti and Teriyaki SPAM

Layered sautéed celery and Napa cabbage, deglazed with dark rum.

The Veggies

The Veggies

Added back  the tail.

Simmered Salmon Tail

Simmered Salmon Tail

Topped with pan-fried potato.

Bowl of Noodles

Bowl of Noodles

Probably won’t find this dish in any ramen shop. The Cat judged it yum. :)

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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At last, T.G.I.F. couldn’t come soon enough.

Actually, food-wise, today was a good day.

Breakfast.

French Toast?

Mystery Pastry

Came in a discount pack from the bakery in the mall (last night, while waiting for The Cat).

Bacon!

Bacon!

Mystery pastry (a couple of minutes in the toaster) + free office coffee = a good start to the day. I think it was a variation of French bread French toast with butter and bacon. Mmmmmm.

Mid-morning snack.

Box

Box

Gotta love the grease stains and stamped brand (nuthin’ fancy).

Banana Pie

Banana Pie

The bakery’s specialty. Not banana cream, just banana.

Slice

Slice

Co-worker brought in the pie because, according to him, tomorrow is “pi” day, get it? 3.14. Hee hee.

Since it’s Friday, some kind of Hawaiian themed lunch.

Laulau Plate

Laulau Plate

From the lunch house. One of the better ones in a long while. Told the owner/cook so. She’s proud that she adds a little bit of pork fat in the laulau (the old school way). Lately, other suppliers have been leaving out the fat thinking people want a healthier alternative — tooooooo tough and dry. I think we bonded a little, she gave me a sample of kalua pork (see bottom of picture). Cleaned my plate. :)

Since lunch was “heavy”, dinner was light (for The Mouse).

Bowl of Cereal

Bowl of Cereal

Raisin bran, sliced banana, prunes (big raisins?), and a sprinkle of turbinado sugar, topped with unsweetened almond milk (hence the sprinkle of sugar).

The Cat got a bowl of fish tale soup/stew.

Fish Tail Soup/Stew

Fish Tail Soup/Stew

Salmon tail, mung beans, quinoa, egg noodles, bamboo rice, napa cabbage, lemon slices, and a tablespoon of rum (happy soup).

T.G.I.F. indeed.

Oh and happy pi day tomorrow! Eat pie!

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Onion (diced)

Grape tomatoes (halved)

Turnip greens

Canned tuna (packed in water)

Prunes

Dried cranberries

Kimchi

No salad dressing

Lunch

Lunch

You may not think the flavors work together (worked for me). Spicy, sweet, tart, salty, bitter, all in one dish. :)

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Eating Weird

Even for me. Post holiday trying to get back to “normal”. Doctor’s appointment today, results not bad, could be better. Tells me to eat more fruits and vegetables, cut back on salt and sugar. Grumble grumble okay okay.

Dinner was a mixed bag.

Canned Tuna (packed in water), Prunes, Sweet Potato

Canned Tuna (packed in water) with Kinchi, Prunes, Sweet Potato

Asian Pear

Asian Pear

Fig Bars (toasted)

Fig Bars (toasted)

Has to be toasted, crunchy on  the outside, still chewy on the inside.

For The Cat, tried some new ingredients (or ingredients I haven’t used in a long time).

Dried Mung Beans

Dried Mung Beans

Dried Shrimp

Dried Shrimp

Fish Head Soup

Fish Head Soup

Fish head soup with Napa cabbage, dried mung beans, dried shrimp, dried wakame seaweed, fish head (of course), and whiskey/Shao Xing wine.

One of those throw everything together and hope for the best soups (turned out okay).

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

 

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