What I ate: June 14, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin.

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Lunch: Spinach salad. With 1.0 oz. goat cheese, 0.5 oz. maple candied walnuts and homemade vinaigrette. With a homemade whole wheat and oat roll.

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Another grocery shopping and cooking day!

Made a batch of my homemade red wine pasta sauce. Here are the vegetables that go into it:

ate.2012.06.14.c1.jpgAll vacuum sealed and ready for freezing: 8 packages of 6.0 oz. each.

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This is what my boneless pork roast looked like from the supermarket:

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Broken down into the "white meat" and "dark meat" pieces, with all of the fat and silverskin separated out.

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The dark meat portion prepared for miso marinated pork, vacuum marinated and into the refrigerator.

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The white meat portion vacuum sealed and ready to go into the sous vide, 90 minutes at 155°F.

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Sliced, vacuum sealed and into the freezer: 4 servings of pork for stir-fry, 3.2 oz. each. The pork roast was $ 8.88 but I got 1 dinner and 4 lunches out of it, so that's not bad.

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Prepared salad veggies for the salads this week. With cucumber, carrot, mushrooms, green pepper and radishes. Vacuum sealed they're nearly perfect for up to 5 days or so.

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Prepared a batch of delicious garlic scape and basil pesto (new recipe) with the garlic scapes from CSA Week #2.

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Two packages for the freezer, one for the refrigerator.

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Made homemade ground beef from chuck steak, in the food processor. Here is is all spread out so I can pick out any  stringy bits.

ate.2012.06.14.c14.jpgAnd three packages vacuum sealed and ready for the freezer: 5.1 oz.., 6.0 oz. and 8.0 oz.

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That's it! It looks like it would have taken all day, but I really was done with everything and all cleaned up before 2 PM.


Snack: 0.7 oz. peanuts.


Dinner: Miso-marinated pork and rice.

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And 1 1/2 glasses of The Seeker malbec. The rest of the half bottle went into the tomato sauce I made this morning.


Weight at beginning of the day: 118.4 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 121.0 lbs.



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