What I ate: May 3, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin. And a glass of orange juice.


Lunch: Summer sausage English muffin sandwich. With Vermont Smoke and Cure summer sausage on a Barowski's wheat English muffin. Yes, I realize my breakfast and lunch look very similar. But I had a sudden craving for this lunch for some reason.

I have to stay home tomorrow morning to wait for repair people, so I moved my grocery shopping up a day. Grocery store day is also cooking day and I went a little crazy today!

I roasted a split breast of turkey to make 3 servings of sliced turkey dinner and 1 serving of turkey for stir-fry. That's a new recipe that only uses the oven, no sous vide this time.

All sliced, vacuum sealed and ready for the freezer.

I prepared a batch of tonkatsu, Japanese panko-breaded pork. It's delicious and one of my favorites, but so much work to make!

It starts with a center-cut pork loin roast. I thinly slice it, then pound the slices even thinner.

ate.2012.05.03.c9.jpgSeasoned and breaded. There are two layers here.

Deep fried. They're so thin they only take 2 minutes at 360°F.

All done!

Well, except for packaging in zip-lock bag in layers separated by wax paper for freezing.


And finally a pot of my favorite vegetarian chili. There's a slightly ridiculous amount of chopping involve with the green pepper, red pepper, jalapeño, onion, carrot, celery and garlic. Here is is cooked and cooling in the sink. (There should be ice in the sink as well, but the little ice maker in my freezer doesn't make enough ice to do that effectively.)

And all vacuum sealed and ready for the freezer.

Dinner: Tuna sushi plate. With a glass of Momokawa pearl sake. Not a glass of milk.

And 2 glasses of Aguaribay Malbec.

Weight at beginning of the day: 119.4 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 120.2 lbs.